Photo #: NH 105306-A-KN (color)
USS Bennington (Gunboat # 4)
Reverse of a postcard published circa mid-1905 by Sewards' Post Cards, Los Angeles, California, commemorating the 21 July 1905 boiler explosion that killed many of USS Bennington's crew members.
For a view of the front of the original postcard, featuring a photograph of Bennington taken shortly after the tragedy, see: Photo # NH 105306-KN.
Courtesy of Harrell E. ("Ed") Coffer, 2007.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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Image posted 12 November 2007