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Online Library of Selected Images:
-- U.S. NAVY SHIPS --

USS Kentucky (Battleship # 6, BB-6) in 1900-1909, part II

This page presents more overall views of USS Kentucky from the time of her completion in 1900 until after her return from the World cruise in 1909.

For additional pictorial coverage of Kentucky during 1900-1909, see:
USS Kentucky in 1900-1909.

For links to pictorial coverage of Kentucky during other times, views taken on board her and miscellaneous items, see: USS Kentucky, Selected Views.

If you want higher resolution reproductions than the Online Library's digital images, see: "How to Obtain Photographic Reproductions."

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

Photo #: NH 52047-KN (Color)

USS Kentucky (BB-6)


Photograph taken circa 1900. It has been color-tinted and published on a post card.

U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

Online Image: 96KB; 740 x 495 pixels

 
Photo #: NH 52046-KN (Color)

USS Kentucky (BB-6)


Photograph taken circa 1905-08. It has been color-tinted and published on a post card.
Post card bears a hand-written note: "(and still the band play on)"

U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

Online Image: 99KB; 740 x 500 pixels

 
Photo #: NH 101224-KN (Color)

USS Kentucky (BB-6)


Color-tinted photograph of the ship in about 1905-08, published on a post card by the Hugh C. Leighton Company, Portland, Maine.

Courtesy of Commander Donald J. Robinson, USN(Retired), 1983.

U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

Online Image: 72KB; 740 x 490 pixels

 
Photo #: NH 83709

USS Kentucky (BB-6)


Entering Havana Harbor, Cuba, circa 1905.
Note photographer on rocks in the center foreground.

Courtesy of the Naval Historical Foundation, 1975.

U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

Online Image: 68KB; 740 x 575 pixels

 
Photo #: NH 100337

World Cruise of the "Great White Fleet", 1907-09


Battleships of the U.S. Atlantic Fleet in Sydney Harbor, Australia, in late August 1908. USS Kearsarge (BB-5) is in the center, with USS Kentucky (BB-6) beyond.
The original photograph was published on a stereograph card by the Rose Stereograph Company, Melbourne, Sydney, Wellington & London.

Donation of Louis Smaus, 1985.

U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

Online Image: 102KB; 590 x 675 pixels

A stereo pair version of this image is available as
Photo # NH 100337-A

Online Image of stereo pair: 64KB; 675 x 355 pixels

 
Photo #: NH 100304

USS Kentucky (BB-6)


Photograph copyrighted in 1908 and published on a stereograph card by Underwood & Underwood.

Donation of Louis Smaus, 1985.

U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

Online Image: 70KB; 590 x 690 pixels

A stereo pair version of this image is available as
Photo # NH 100304-A

Online Image of stereo pair: 54KB; 675 x 360 pixels

 

For additional pictorial coverage of Kentucky during 1900-1909, see:
USS Kentucky in 1900-1909.

For links to pictorial coverage of Kentucky during other times, views taken on board her and miscellaneous items, see: USS Kentucky, Selected Views.

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5 February 1999