Sandoval, a 106-ton gunboat, was launched at Clydebank, Scotland, in September 1895. Stationed in Cuba during the Spanish-American War, she was captured at Santiago on 17 July 1898. From then until 1919, the U.S. Navy employed her as USS Sandoval. She was a private yacht from 1919 to 1924.
This page features a photograph of Sandoval after she became a U.S. Navy ship.
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Photo #: NH 44246
Photographed in 1898, shortly after entering U.S. Navy service. She was a former Spanish gunboat, captured at Santiago, Cuba, on 17 July 1898.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
Online Image: 78,570 bytes; 740 x 590 pixels
25 October 1998