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

USS New Jersey (BB-16) Actions, Activities and Crew, 1906-1920

This page features views of USS New Jersey's activities and her crew during her service years.

For overall views of this battleship, see USS New Jersey (BB-16), 1906-1923

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The following photographs show the actions and activities of USS New Jersey, or of ships that may be her:

Photo #: NH 101466

Atlantic Fleet Battleships


Steaming in line abreast off Hampton Roads, Virginia, in 1907.
Ship nearest the camera is either USS New Jersey (BB-16) or USS Rhode Island (BB-17).

Collection of CQM John Harold.

U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

Online Image: 59KB; 740 x 460 pixels

 
Photo #: NH 45481

USS New Jersey (BB-16)


In a China Sea typhoon, during the "Great White Fleet's" cruise around the World, 1908.

Courtesy of Donald M. McPherson, 1967.

U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

Online Image: 49KB; 740 x 460 pixels

 
Photo #: NH 101064

Atlantic Fleet Battleships


Steaming down Chesapeake Bay after visiting Annapolis, Maryland, circa 1913.
Photographed by Sargent, probably from on board USS Rhode Island (BB-17). Next ship ahead is USS New Jersey (BB-16), with USS Georgia (BB-15) ahead of her. Six "Dreadnought" type battleships are leading the column.

From the album of Francis Sargent; Courtesy of Commander John Condon, 1986.

U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

Online Image: 62KB; 740 x 335 pixels

 
Photo #: NH 101062

USS New Jersey (BB-16)


Firing her forward turret's guns during short-range gunnery practice, circa 1913.
Photographed by Sargent.

From the album of Francis Sargent; Courtesy of Commander John Condon, 1986.

U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

Online Image: 54KB; 740 x 340 pixels

 


The following photographs show members of USS New Jersey's crew:

Photo #: NH 91202

USS New Jersey (BB-16)


Four sailors of the ship's landing party, with cartridge belts and M1903 rifles, March 1915.
They are identified as (left-to-right): Bell, Johnson, Thomas and Marshall.
Note base of one of New Jersey's "cage" masts behind them.

Donated by Lieutenant Colonel Elton M. Manuel, 1979.

U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

Online Image: 93KB; 740 x 500 pixels

 
Photo #: NH 45484

USS New Jersey (BB-16)


Ship's football team, circa 1906.
Note young boy in foreground, wearing a sailor's uniform.

U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

Online Image: 86KB; 740 x 545 pixels

 

For overall views of New Jersey, see USS New Jersey (BB-16), 1906-1923

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16 November 1998