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

USS Saint Louis (C-20; CA-18) Onboard and Closeup Views

This page features views taken aboard USS Saint Louis.

For overall views of this cruiser, see USS Saint Louis (C-20; CA-18), 1906-1930.

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Photo #: NH 81433

USS Saint Louis (C-20)


Ship's junior officers, circa 1907.

Collection of Rear Admiral B.F. Hutchison; Courtesy of Mrs. Worth Sprunt, 1974.

U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

Online Image: 82KB; 740 x 560 pixels

 
Photo #: NH 81434

USS Saint Louis (C-20)


Presentation of awards on the quarterdeck, circa 1907.

Collection of Rear Admiral B.F. Hutchison; Courtesy of Mrs. Worth Sprunt, 1974.

U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

Online Image: 80KB; 590 x 565 pixels

 
Photo #: NH 66298

USS Saint Louis (C-20)


Ship's Signalmen, with the tools of their trade, 1908.
Photographed by J.C. Muller.
Note semaphore flags, binoculars, telescope, notebooks and megaphone. Several of these men are wearing the "Figure-Eight" knot badge of former Navy Apprentices and Quartermasters' rating badges.

Collection of Rear Admiral Ammen C. Farenholt, USN(MC), 1931.

U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

Online Image: 91KB; 740 x 605 pixels

 
Photo #: NH 83564

"Lige"


Valet to Captain Albert Gleaves, USN, Commanding Officer of USS Saint Louis (C-20), circa 1909.
He is standing by one of the ship's 6"/50 guns.

Courtesy of the Naval Historical Foundation; Collection of Rear Admiral Albert Gleaves.

U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

Online Image: 69KB; 590 x 620 pixels

 
Photo #: NH 49906

USS Saint Louis (C-20)


Christmas dinner in the ship's wardroom, 25 December 1918, showing officers wearing life jackets and the mess table fitted with "storm racks" to keep the plates in place.
The meal was eaten as the ship was steaming in a heavy Atlantic ocean gale.

U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

Online Image: 93KB; 740 x 460 pixels

 

For overall views of this cruiser, see USS Saint Louis (C-20; CA-18), 1906-1930.

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20 November 1998