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Photo # NH 53624:  USS Hancock at the Philadephia Navy Yard, 28 June 1919

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USS Hancock (1902-1926, later AP-3 and IX-12).
Previously U.S. Army Transport Hancock (1898-1902),
Originally built as S.S. Arizona (1879)


This page features additional views related to USS Hancock (1902-1926, later AP-3 and IX-12).

For other images concerning this ship, see:

  • USS Hancock (1902-1926, later AP-3 and IX-12).


    If you want higher resolution reproductions than the digital images presented here, see: "How to Obtain Photographic Reproductions."

    Click on the small photograph to prompt a larger view of the same image.

    Photo #: NH 53624

    USS Hancock
    (1902-1926, later AP-3)

    Dressed with flags at the Philadelphia Navy Yard, Pennsylvania, 28 June 1919.
    Note the men and women strolling on the waterfront, and the bus at left.

    U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.

    Online Image: 89KB; 740 x 520 pixels

     
    Photo #: NH 104681

    USS Hancock
    (1902-1926, later AP-3)

    Photographed circa Summer 1919.

    Collection of Rear Admiral Bradford Bartlett, USN.

    U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.

    Online Image: 57KB; 740 x 435 pixels

     
    Photo #: NH 43122

    USS Hancock
    (1902-1926, later AP-3)

    Probably photographed at the Philadelphia Navy Yard, Pennsylvania, in 1919.

    U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.

    Online Image: 46KB; 740 x 505 pixels

     
    Photo #: NH 104677

    USS Hancock
    (AP-3)

    At the Pearl Harbor Navy Yard, circa the early 1920s, while serving as the Yard's Receiving Ship.

    Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval History and Heritage Command.

    Online Image: 75KB; 740 x 605 pixels

     
    Photo #: NH 104678

    USS Hancock
    (AP-3)

    At the Pearl Harbor Navy Yard, Hawaii Territory, 27 November 1923. She was then serving as the Yard's Receiving Ship.
    Dry Dock # One runs horizontally across the middle of the image.

    Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval History and Heritage Command.

    Online Image: 90KB; 740 x 510 pixels

     
    Photo #: NH 105913-A

    USS Hancock
    (1902-1926, later AP-3)

    Reverse of a photograph of the ship, printed on post card stock, and featuring an undated message from a Sailor to his sister, Mrs. Edgar Hallett of Dorchester (Boston), Massachusetts, concerning his service in the ship's dynamo room. See Photo # NH 105913 for a view of the front side of this card.
    A second postcard, with an identical photograph, remains in the posession of the donor. Postmarked on Hancock on 2 December 1910, it features a message from the same Sailor to his mother, Mrs. Martha McCreedy, also of Dorchester, concerning his assignment to the ship for the next five months. Hancock was then the Receiving Ship at the New York Navy Yard.

    Donation of Captain Stephen S. Roberts, USNR (Retired), 2008.

    U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.

    Online Image: 90KB; 740 x 485 pixels

     
    Photo #: NH 94774-KN (Color)

    "Uncle Sam's Ships"

    Cover for sheet music composed and written by Chief Yeoman Daisy May Pratt Erd, USNRF, during World War I. It features the names of 109 U.S. Navy ships, from battleships to tugs and patrol boats.

    Donation of Miss G.H. Erd, 1973.

    U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.

    Online Image: 136KB; 585 x 765 pixels

     


    USS Hancock is visible in the right center background of the following panoramic photograph:

    Photo #: NH 98604

    Philadelphia Navy Yard, Pennsylvania


    Ships in the Navy Yard's Reserve Basin, circa spring 1919.
    Panoramic photograph taken by Keystone Photo Studios, 817 So. Broad St., Philadelphia.
    Ships that can be identified from among those present are listed in Photo # NH 98604 (complete caption).

    Collection of Eugene Bennett, donated by his daughter, Jene B. Hart, September 1988.

    U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.

    Online Image: 138KB; 1200 x 365 pixels

     


    In addition to the images presented above, the National Archives appears to hold other views of USS Hancock (1902-1926, later AP-3). The following list features some of these images:

    The images listed below are NOT in the Naval History and Heritage Command's collections.
    DO NOT try to obtain them using the procedures described in our page "How to Obtain Photographic Reproductions".



  • Photo #: 80-G-1025038
    USS Hancock (1902-1926) in port, circa 1919.
    Port bow surface view (relatively tight on the bow), with a derrick lighter alongside. The "cage" mast of a battleship is visible in the extreme left background.

  • Photo #: 80-G-1017213
    USS Hancock (AP-3) at the Pearl Harbor Navy Yard, Hawaii Territory, 23 July 1924.
    Starboard broadside aerial view. The Navy Yard's Dry Dock # 1 is in the foreground, with USS Baltimore (CM-1) inside it. All of Baltimore is visible from her mainmast to her stern.


    Reproductions of these images should be available through the National Archives photographic reproduction system for pictures not held by the Naval History and Heritage Command.

    The images listed in this box are NOT in the Naval History and Heritage Command's collections. DO NOT try to obtain them using the procedures described in our page "How to Obtain Photographic Reproductions".


  • For other images concerning this ship, see:

  • USS Hancock (1902-1926, later AP-3 and IX-12).


    NOTES:

  • 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.

  • Some images linked from this page bear obsolete credit lines citing the organization name: "Naval Historical Center". Effective 1 December 2008 the name should be cited as: "Naval History and Heritage Command".


    If you want higher resolution reproductions than the digital images presented here, see: "How to Obtain Photographic Reproductions."


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