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USS Bainbridge (Destroyer # 1), 1902-1920 --
Part II


This page features additional views related to USS Bainbridge (Destroyer # 1).

For views of this ship taken prior to late 1940, see:

Photo #: NH 45896

USS Montauk (1862-1904) - at left, and
USS Lehigh (1863-1904) - at right

Laid up at the Philadelphia Navy Yard, Pennsylvania, circa late 1902 or early 1903.
Other ships present, at extreme left and in center beyond Montauk and Lehigh, include three other old monitors and two new destroyers (probably Bainbridge and Chauncey, both in reserve at Philadelphia from November 1902 to February 1903).

U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.

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Photo #: NH 98599-KN (color)

"First Torpedo Flotilla. During a Storm in the Mediterranean en-route to China February 23, 1904"

Painting by an unidentified artist, depicting the destroyers Bainbridge, Barry, Chauncey, Dale and Decatur in heavy seas.

Courtesy of the U.S. Navy Art Collection, Washington, D.C. Donation of Mrs. Anne Garagusi, 1981.

U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.

Online Image: 92KB; 740 x 530 pixels

 
Photo #: NH 52102

First Torpedo Flotilla

Steaming in close formation off Chefoo, China, in 1905, while under the command of Lieutenant Dudley W. Knox. Ships present are (as numbered):
1. USS Decatur (Destroyer # 5);
2. USS Dale (Destroyer # 4);
3. USS Barry (Destroyer # 2);
4. USS Chauncey (Destroyer # 3); and
5. USS Bainbridge (Destroyer # 1).

Donation of Mrs. J.R. Kean, 1938. Courtesy of Captain Dudley W. Knox, USN (Retired).

U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.

Online Image: 95KB; 740 x 600 pixels

 
Photo #: NH 52103

First Torpedo Flotilla

Forming a "wedge" formation while steaming off Chefoo, China, during the summer of 1905. Photographed from USS Dale (Destroyer # 4). The other ships present are (as numbered):
1. USS Decatur (Destroyer # 5);
2. USS Barry (Destroyer # 2);
3. USS Chauncey (Destroyer # 3); and
4. USS Bainbridge (Destroyer # 1).
The Flotilla was commanded by Lieutenant Dudley W. Knox.

Donation of Mrs. J.R. Kean, 1938. Courtesy of Captain Dudley W. Knox, USN (Retired).

U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.

Online Image: 78KB; 560 x 765 pixels

 
Photo #: NH 106700

USS Bainbridge (Destroyer # 1)

Damage to the ship's stern, possibly from a collision, prior to World War I.
Note the torpedo in Bainbridge's after torpedo tube (in the left center) and the rubbing strake on her hull side.

Donation of Charles R. Haberlein Jr., 2009.

U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.

Online Image: 68KB; 900 x 530 pixels

 
Photo #: NH 43036

Philadelphia Navy Yard, Pennsylvania

Destroyers awaiting decommissioning in the Navy Yard's Reserve Basin, during the Spring of 1919. Photographed by La Tour.
Ships present are identified in Photo # NH 43036 (complete caption).

U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.

Online Image: 80KB; 740 x 500 pixels

 
Photo #: NH 92301

Philadelphia Navy Yard, Pennsylvania

Old destroyers in the Reserve Basin, 13 June 1919, while awaiting decommissioning. Note the truck and liferafts on the pier.
These ships are (from left to right):
USS Worden (Destroyer # 16);
USS Barry (Destroyer # 2);
USS Hull (Destroyer # 7);
USS Hopkins (Destroyer # 6) -- probably;
USS Bainbridge (Destroyer # 1);
USS Stewart (Destroyer # 13);
USS Paul Jones (Destroyer # 10); and
USS Decatur (Destroyer # 5).
Ships further to the right can not be identified.

Courtesy of Frank Jankowski, 1981.

U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.

Online Image: 117KB; 740 x 595 pixels

 
Photo #: NH 54148

First Torpedo Flotilla

Group photograph of most of the Flotilla's officers, on board USS Chauncey (Destroyer # 3). Taken at the Norfolk Navy Yard, Virginia, in late 1903, shortly before the Flotilla left for its voyage to the Philippines. Those present are identified in Photo # NH 54148 (complete caption).

U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.

Online Image: 72KB; 740 x 465 pixels

 
Photo #: NH 88538

USS Bainbridge (Destroyer # 1)

Ship's officers and men pose on a pier, alongside Bainbridge, circa 1914-1916, while she was serving in Asiatic waters.
Note line neatly arranged on the pier and life rings on the ship.

Collection of C.A. Shively, 1978.

U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.

Online Image: 135KB; 740 x 615 pixels

 
Photo #: NH 88550

USS Bainbridge (Destroyer # 1)

A crewman poses with the ship's forward 3"/50 gun, on her bridge, circa 1914-1916. Bainbridge was then serving in Asiatic waters.

Collection of C.A. Shively, 1978.

U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.

Online Image: 74KB; 740 x 440 pixels

 
Photo #: NH 88543

USS Bainbridge (Destroyer # 1)

Washington's Birthday dinner on board, while the ship was serving in Philippine waters. Photographed on either 22 February 1915 or 22 February 1916.
Note awning spread over the mess table.

Collection of C.A. Shively, 1978.

U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.

Online Image: 86KB; 740 x 440 pixels

 
Photo #: NH 88542

USS Bainbridge (Destroyer # 1)

Seaman Claxton working aloft, atop the ship's foremast, circa 1914.

Collection of C.A. Shively, 1978.

U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.

Online Image: 60KB; 740 x 430 pixels

 

For views of this ship taken prior to late 1940, see:


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To the best of our knowledge, the pictures referenced here are all in the Public Domain, and can therefore be freely downloaded and used for any purpose.



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