Photo #: NH 103588
USS Besoeki (ID # 2534)
"Lt. John Hanson on U.S.S. Besoeki in New York 1918." (Hand written inscription from the reverse of the original print)
Photograph from the estate of Edwin ("Eddie") Hugh Ballinger, who served as an officer of USS Besoeki during the World War I era.
Note: "Navy Directories" for 1918-1919 do not list an officer of this name as assigned in USS Besoeki.
Donation of Dr. Mark Kulikowski, 2006.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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Image posted 9 March 2006