Photo #: NH 106258
USS Huntington (Armored Cruiser # 5, ex-West Virginia)
Crew members coaling the ship from U.S. Navy Coal Barge # 266, circa 1917-1918. Coal Barge # 305 is in the background.
Location is probably Hampton Roads or Norfolk, Virginia, as both coal barges were assigned to the Fifth Naval District.
The original image is printed on post card ("AZO") stock.
Donation of Charles R. Haberlein Jr., 2008.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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Image posted 19 November 2008