Photo #: NH 100832
U.S. Navy Landing Party
Photographed on board ship, probably at the time of the Vera Cruz incident, circa April 1914.
These sailors are wearing Marine Corps flannel shirts and khaki trousers, with dyed "white hats". They are posing with M1903 "Springfield" rifles and at least one man is wearing an ammunition belt.
The ship may be USS South Carolina (BB-26).
Courtesy of Carter Rila, 1986.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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26 February 2001