Photo #: NH 106199
USS Connecticut (Battleship # 18)
Boxing match on board the ship, during New Year's Day celebrations while en route to the Suez Canal, 1 January 1909.
The original image is printed on post card stock. A hand-written note faintly visible on its lower right corner indicates that the boxers may have been named Daneilson and Kenney.
Donation of Mrs. Ruth Mayfield, 1973.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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Image posted 6 November 2008