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Photo # NH 105816: Lighter Rin Tin Tin coming alongside USS Mount Vernon in Brest Harbor, France, circa May 1919.

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Lighter Rin Tin Tin (1918-1932)
-- On Board and Close Up Views.
Later renamed Freight Lighter # 160, Water Barge # 30 and YW-30


This page features all the views we have taken on board, or close to, the U.S. Navy lighter Rin Tin Tin.

For other views concerning this vessel, see:

  • Lighter Rin Tin Tin (1918-1932). Later renamed Freight Lighter # 160, Water Barge # 30 and YW-30.


    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 104704

    Lighter Rin Tin Tin
    (1918-1932)

    Alongside USS Connecticut (Battleship # 18), transferring U.S. troops to be transported home from France, 1919.
    Note the motor launch on Connecticut's deck.

    Donation of Dr. Mark Kulikowski, 2007.

    U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.

    Online Image: 76KB; 740 x 460 pixels

     
    Photo #: NH 105978

    USS Connecticut
    (Battleship # 18)

    Troops of the U.S. Army's 136th Field Artillery, 37th Division, on the ferry lighter Rin Tin Tin in Brest harbor, France, ready to board Connecticut for passage to the United States, 11 March 1919.

    Donation of Charles R. Haberlein Jr., 2008.

    U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.

    Online Image: 75KB; 740 x 455 pixels

     
    Photo #: NH 106020

    Ferry Lighter RinTinTin


    Comes alongside USS Connecticut (Battleship # 18) in Brest harbor, France, 11 March 1919. She is delivering troops of the 136th Field Artillery, 37th Division, for transportation home to the United States.
    Another U.S. Navy battleship, also employed as a troop transport, is faintly visible in the center distance.
    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: 94KB; 740 x 455 pixels

     
    Photo #: NH 105979

    USS Connecticut
    (Battleship # 18)

    Troops of the U.S. Army's 136th Field Artillery, 37th Division, on the ferry lighter Rin Tin Tin in Brest harbor, France, ready to board Connecticut for passage to the United States, 11 March 1919.

    Donation of Charles R. Haberlein Jr., 2008.

    U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.

    Online Image: 87KB; 740 x 470 pixels

     
    Photo #: NH 105980

    USS Connecticut
    (Battleship # 18)

    Troops of the U.S. Army's 136th Field Artillery, 37th Division, boarding the ship from the ferry lighter Rin Tin Tin, in Brest harbor, France, for passage to the United States, 11 March 1919.
    Note the round 37th Division patch on the left shoulders of these men's uniforms.

    Donation of Charles R. Haberlein Jr., 2008.

    U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.

    Online Image: 113KB; 740 x 470 pixels

     
    Photo #: NH 105981

    USS Connecticut
    (Battleship # 18)

    Troops of the U.S. Army's 136th Field Artillery, 37th Division, on the ferry lighter Rin Tin Tin in Brest harbor, France, preparing to board Connecticut for passage to the United States, 11 March 1919.

    Donation of Charles R. Haberlein Jr., 2008.

    U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.

    Online Image: 102KB; 740 x 460 pixels

     
    Photo #: NH 105816

    Lighter Rin Tin Tin


    Coming alongside USS Mount Vernon (ID # 4508) to transfer troops for passage home to the United States, in Brest Harbor, France, circa May 1919.
    USS Imperator (ID # 4080) is in the background.

    Donation of Charles R. Haberlein Jr., 2008.

    U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.

    Online Image: 84KB; 740 x 535 pixels

     
    Photo #: NH 103640

    USS Susquehanna
    (ID # 3016)

    In a French port, embarking troops of the U.S. Army's 319th Engineers for their passage home, 15 August 1919.
    The Lighter Rin Tin Tin is alongside, transferring the Soldiers to the ship.

    Donation of Dr. Mark Kulikowski, 2006.

    U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.

    Online Image: 94KB; 740 x 455 pixels

     
    Photo #: NH 103641

    Lighter Rin Tin Tin


    Alongside a transport in a French port, circa mid-1919, transferring U.S. troops for passage home.

    Donation of Dr. Mark Kulikowski, 2006.

    U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.

    Online Image: 101KB; 740 x 480 pixels

     


    The following photographs show a ferry lighter that is either Rin Tin Tin or the nearly identical Nenette:

    Photo #: NH 105417

    USS Georgia
    (Battleship # 15))

    Troops of the 32nd (Division ?) coming on board the ship at Brest, France, for passage home to the United States, 1919. They are disembarking from a steam lighter, which is either Nenette or Rin Tin Tin.
    The original image is printed on postcard ("AZO") stock.

    Donation of Dr. Mark Kulikowski, 2007.

    U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.

    Online Image: 102KB; 740 x 460 pixels

     
    Photo #: NH 104816

    U.S. Troops


    On board a ferry lighter, awaiting transfer to a transport for passage home to the United States in 1919. Probably photographed at at Brest, France.
    The lighter, seen from on board the transport, appears to be either Rin Tin Tin or Nenette. Another smaller ship, equipped with a crane boom, is outboard of the lighter.
    The original photograph was printed on post card ("AZO") stock.

    Donation of Dr. Mark Kulikowski, 2007.

    U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.

    Online Image: 92KB; 740 x 460 pixels

     


    For other views concerning this vessel, see:

  • Lighter Rin Tin Tin (1918-1932). Later renamed Freight Lighter # 160, Water Barge # 30 and YW-30.


    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 13 September 2006
    New images added and page divided 8 January 2009