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

USS Kentucky (BB-6) On Board and Close Up Views

This page features views on board USS Kentucky, and close up views of her structure, taken throughout her service.

For links to overall views of USS Kentucky and for 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 46715

USS Kentucky (BB-6)


Ship's officers on deck at the New York Navy Yard, prior to Kentucky's 25 October 1900 departure for the Far East.

Those present are identified in NH 46715 (Complete Caption).

U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

Online Image: 88KB; 740 x 585 pixels

 
Photo #: NH 46714

USS Kentucky (BB-6)


Ship's officers, photographed on board by J. Geiser, Algiers, circa January 1901, while Kentucky was en route to the Far East.

Those present are identified in NH 46714 (Complete Caption).

U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

Online Image: 120KB; 740 x 580 pixels

 
Photo #: NH 82668

USS Kentucky (BB-6)


Loading ammunition on the quarterdeck, circa 1900.
Halftone photograph, published on a stereograph card.

Courtesy of Commander Donald J. Robinson, USN(MSC), 1976.

U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

Online Image: 88KB; 590 x 635 pixels

A stereo pair version of this image is available as
Photo # NH 82668-A

Online Image of stereo pair: 62KB; 675 x 375 pixels

 
Photo #: NH 82666

USS Kentucky (BB-6)


Halftone photograph of 13-inch armor piercing shells on deck, circa 1900.
Published on a stereograph card.

Courtesy of Commander Donald J. Robinson, USN(MSC), 1976.

U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

Online Image: 95KB; 590 x 620 pixels

A stereo pair version of this image is available as
Photo # NH 82666-A

Online Image of stereo pair: 71KB; 675 x 375 pixels

 
Photo #: NH 94278-KN (Color)

USS Kentucky (BB-6)


Crewmembers and Marines photographed on the forecastle, during the early 1900s.
Color-tinted photograph, published on a postcard by Raphael Tuck & Sons under the title "Guns and Gunners of the Kentucky".
Note the superimposed 13-inch/8-inch gun turret behind the men, with a decorative eagle mounted on its face.

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

U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

Online Image: 93KB; 740 x 495 pixels

 
Photo #: NH 101259-KN (Color)

Playing Checkers on board a U.S. Man O'War.


Photograph by Enrique Muller, circa 1905. Color-tinted and published on a post card by the American News Company, New York.
Ship is probably USS Kentucky (BB-6), which had a turret decoration like that seen in upper right.

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

U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

Online Image: 114KB; 740 x 600 pixels

 
Photo #: NH 52044

USS Kentucky (BB-6)


Ship's officers, crew and Marines, circa 1914.
Most of the Marines are wearing khaki field uniforms.

U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

Online Image: 145KB; 740 x 605 pixels

 

For links to overall views of USS Kentucky and for miscellaneous items, see:
USS Kentucky, Selected Views.

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5 February 1999