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Photo # NH 104007:  Chief Petty Officers' mess hall on USS Mexican

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

USS Mexican (ID # 1655), 1917-1919 --
On Board and Close Up Views


This page features all the views we have taken on board or close to USS Mexican (ID # 1655).

For other images concerning this ship, see:

  • USS Mexican (ID # 1655), 1917-1919. Previously, and later, the civilian freighter Mexican (1907).


    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 104005

    USS Mexican
    (ID # 1655)

    Halftone reproduction of a photograph of the interior of the ship's wheel house, taken in 1918-1919.
    Note engine order telegraphs, steering wheel and binnacle.
    This image was published in 1918-1919 as one of ten photographs in a "Souvenir Folder" of views of and on board Mexican.

    Donation of Dr. Mark Kulikowski, 2006.

    U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.

    Online Image: 95KB; 740 x 510 pixels

     
    Photo #: NH 104012

    USS Mexican
    (ID # 1655)

    Halftone reproduction of a photograph taken in the ship's engine room in 1918-1919.
    This image was published in 1918-1919 as one of ten photographs in a "Souvenir Folder" of views of and on board Mexican.

    Donation of Dr. Mark Kulikowski, 2006.

    U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.

    Online Image: 95KB; 740 x 515 pixels

     
    Photo #: NH 104011

    USS Mexican
    (ID # 1655)

    Halftone reproduction of a photograph of the ship's commissary issue room, taken in 1918-1919.
    Note the wooden bulkheads and joiner work, racks for canned goods, key board, tool chest, and framed picture of the ship.
    This image was published in 1918-1919 as one of ten photographs in a "Souvenir Folder" of views of and on board Mexican.

    Donation of Dr. Mark Kulikowski, 2006.

    U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.

    Online Image: 93KB; 740 x 505 pixels

     
    Photo #: NH 104010

    USS Mexican
    (ID # 1655)

    Halftone reproduction of a photograph of the ship's sick bay, taken in 1918-1919.
    This image was published in 1918-1919 as one of ten photographs in a "Souvenir Folder" of views of and on board Mexican.

    Donation of Dr. Mark Kulikowski, 2006.

    U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.

    Online Image: 81KB; 740 x 510 pixels

     
    Photo #: NH 104009

    USS Mexican
    (ID # 1655)

    Halftone reproduction of a photograph of the crew's galley on the ship, taken in 1918-1919.
    This image was published in 1918-1919 as one of ten photographs in a "Souvenir Folder" of views of and on board Mexican.

    Donation of Dr. Mark Kulikowski, 2006.

    U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.

    Online Image: 92KB; 740 x 510 pixels

     
    Photo #: NH 104006

    USS Mexican
    (ID # 1655)

    Halftone reproduction of a photograph in the officers' ward room on the ship, taken in 1918-1919.
    This image was published in 1918-1919 as one of ten photographs in a "Souvenir Folder" of views of and on board Mexican.

    Donation of Dr. Mark Kulikowski, 2006.

    U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.

    Online Image: 89KB; 740 x 505 pixels

     
    Photo #: NH 104007

    USS Mexican
    (ID # 1655)

    Halftone reproduction of a photograph of the Chief Petty Officers' mess hall on the ship, taken in 1918-1919.
    Note fire extinguisher in the left corner, radiator on the opposite bulkhead and table set for a meal.
    This image was published in 1918-1919 as one of ten photographs in a "Souvenir Folder" of views of and on board Mexican.

    Donation of Dr. Mark Kulikowski, 2006.

    U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.

    Online Image: 84KB; 740 x 505 pixels

     
    Photo #: NH 104008

    USS Mexican
    (ID # 1655)

    Halftone reproduction of a photograph of a troops' mess hall on the ship, taken in 1918-1919.
    This image was published in 1918-1919 as one of ten photographs in a "Souvenir Folder" of views of and on board Mexican.

    Donation of Dr. Mark Kulikowski, 2006.

    U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.

    Online Image: 72KB; 740 x 505 pixels

     
    Photo #: NH 105873

    USS Mexican
    (ID # 1655)

    Troops boarding the ship for passage home, 1919.
    Probably taken at St. Nazaire, France.
    The original photograph is printed on post card ("AZO") stock.

    Donation of Dr. Mark Kulikowski, 2008.

    U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.

    Online Image: 86KB; 740 x 495 pixels

     


    Additional image: Photo # NH 103595, a retouched photograph of a six-inch gun identified as being mounted on USS Santa Paula (ID # 1590), is identical to the gun photograph included in the USS Mexican "Souvenir Folder" which also contains the images seen above and a halftone reproduction of Photo # NH 103457 (seen on another page).


    The following photographs were taken from (or probably taken from) USS Mexican:

    Photo #: NH 99396

    USS Walter A. Luckenbach
    (ID # 3171)

    Panoramic photograph of the ship crowded with troops, probably while leaving St. Nazaire, France, in 1919.
    Photographed from on board USS Mexican (ID # 1655).

    Courtesy of the Naval Historical Foundation. Collection of Lieutenant Charles Dutreaux.

    U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.

    Online Image: 97KB; 1200 x 410 pixels

     
    Photo #: NH 103578

    USS Mexican
    (ID # 1655)

    Troops of the U.S. Army's Third Pioneer Infantry lined up to board the ship for transportation home, at St. Nazaire, France, 1919.
    The original image was printed on postal card ("AZO") stock.

    Donation of Dr. Mark Kulikowski, 2006.

    U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph..

    Online Image: 79KB; 455 x 765 pixels

     
    Photo #: NH 105874

    USS Mexican
    (ID # 1655)

    Homeward bound troops boarding the ship at St. Nazaire, France, 1919.
    Note life boat in the left foreground, with Mexican's name and port of registry (New York) on its transom.
    The original photograph is printed on post card ("AZO") stock.

    Donation of Dr. Mark Kulikowski, 2008.

    U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.

    Online Image: 82KB; 740 x 480 pixels

     


    For other images concerning this ship, see:

  • USS Mexican (ID # 1655), 1917-1919. Previously, and later, the civilian freighter Mexican (1907).


    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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    Page made 16 August 2006
    New images added 7 January 2009