Photo #: NH 106200
USS Connecticut (Battleship # 18)
Boxing match on board the ship, during New Year's Day celebrations while en route to the Suez Canal with the "Great White Fleet", 1 January 1909.
The original image is printed on post card stock. A hand-written note faintly visible on its upper edge indicates that the boxers may have been named Koch and Harrington.
Donation of Mrs. Ruth Mayfield, 1973.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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Image posted 6 November 2008