World War I era Yeomen (F) - Activities



This page features images of Yeoman (F) activities, including office work, inspections, parades and training.
Other images of Yeoman (F) activities

  • Yeomen (F) Activities - Scenes in Navy Department offices in Washington, DC
  • Yeomen (F) Activities - Victory Liberty Loan drive in New York City, May 1919
  • Yeomen (F) Activities - Recreation
    • For selected images and links to further pictorial coverage on Yeomen (F)


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      Photo #: NH 44939

      Captain George R. Slocum, USN (Retired)


      With a Yeoman (F) secretary, in his office at the Puget Sound Navy Yard, Bremerton, Washington, during the World War I period.
      Captain Slocum was a retired officer, recalled to active duty during the war, when he served as Commanding Officer of the Yard's Receiving Ship.

      Donation of Musician First Class J.H. Steen, USN.

      U.S. NHHC Photograph.

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      Photo #: NH 59493

      U.S. Naval Hospital, Chelsea, Massachusetts


      A Navy Nurse and a Yeoman (F) working in the hospital's laboratory, 2 June 1919.

      U.S. NHHC Photograph.

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      Photo #: NH 53165

      Yeomen (F)


      Being inspected by Rear Admiral Victor Blue (left center), Chief of the Bureau of Navigation, on the Washington Monument grounds, Washington, D.C., in 1918.

      U.S. NHHC Photograph.

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      Photo #: NH 53166

      Yeomen (F)


      Paraded in four companies on the Washington Monument grounds, Washington, D.C., in preparation for inspection by Rear Admiral Victor Blue, Chief of the Bureau of Navigation, 1918.

      U.S. NHHC Photograph.

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      Photo #: NH 65582

      Navy Yeomen (F)


      On parade in Washington, D.C., 1918.

      Courtesy of Mrs. Mabel Croft Graham, 1968.

      U.S. NHHC Photograph.

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      Photo #: NH 86039

      Yeoman (F) Drill Force


      Under the leadership of Chief Gunner's Mate David Walker, at the Puget Sound Navy Yard, Bremerton, Washington, circa August 1918.
      Drill team rifles appear to be M1903 types.

      Courtesy of Mrs. Omah (Munier) Swanson.

      U.S. NHHC Photograph.

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      Photo #: NH 95331

      Yeomen (F) Drill Team


      With drillmaster Rosa Ober holding the Supply Department flag, circa 1918-19.
      This group was probably stationed at the Norfolk Navy Yard, Portsmouth, Virignia.

      Donated by Clarence O. Garrett, Norfolk Naval Shipyard Supply Alumni, via the Hampton Roads Naval Museum, 1979.

      U.S. NHHC Photograph.

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      Photo #: NH 72832

      Yeomen (F)


      From Puget Sound Navy Yard who traveled to Spokane, Washington, in September 1918 to take part in the "Inland Empire Annual Fall Fair". They were quartered at Davenport Hotel and accompanied by Rear Admiral and Mrs. Robert E. Coontz, as well as by Chief Gunners Mate Dave Walker, who was the Drill Master.
      Mrs. Omah M. Swanson comments that RAdm. & Mrs. Coontz were "very wonderful people, deeply interested in all of the Yeoman (F) projects and activities".

      Courtesy of Mrs. Omah (Munier) Swanson, 1969.

      U.S. NHHC Photograph.

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      Photo #: NH 95082

      Yeomen (F), U.S. Naval Reserve Force


      New enlistees receive training in telegraphy from a Chief Petty Officer, at the Naval Training Center, Great Lakes, Illinois, in 1917.
      Some of these women are in uniform while others are still wearing civilian attire.

      Courtesy of the U.S. Naval Institute Photo Collection, 1983.

      U.S. NHHC Photograph.

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      Photo #: NH 97239

      Rear Admiral Joseph L. Jayne, USN
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      Commandant, Twelfth Naval District

      Bidding "adieu" to some of the "Yeomanettes" who served in Twelfth Naval District offices in San Francisco, California, during and shortly after the First World War. Photographed circa mid-1919.
      Halftone photograph, copied from the publication "The Compass", published by USS Boston, the Receiving Ship at Yerba Buena Naval Training Station, San Francisco, California, 1919.
      Note recruiting poster "Join the Navy and Naval Reserve" on the wall behind RAdm. Jayne.

      Collection of Ora Hirsch Merritt, 1968.

      U.S. NHHC Photograph.

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