Photo #: NH 100797-KN (color)
USS Nahant (1862-1904)
Crewmen mending the U.S. flag on deck, 1898. Dents in the ship's turret armor were caused by Confederate gunfire during the Civil War, some thirty-five years earlier.
The original photograph was published on a color-tinted postcard by the Robbins Brothers Co., Boston. It was copyrighted by Waldon Fawcett, Washington, D.C., circa 1898.
Courtesy of Carter Rila, 1986.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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Rescanned 25 September 2001