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Photo # NH 50081:  Troops waiting to board USS Huntington for passage home from France, 1919.

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-- U.S. NAVY SHIPS --

USS West Virginia, later renamed Huntington (Armored Cruiser # 5), 1905-1930 --
Miscellaneous Views


This page features all the miscellaneous views we have related to USS West Virginia (Armored Cruiser # 5, named Huntington after November 1916).

For other pictures concerning this ship, see:

  • USS West Virginia (Armored Cruiser # 5, later CA-5), 1905-1930. Renamed Huntington in November 1916 -- Selected Views.


    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 54134

    USS Fairfax
    (Destroyer # 93)

    Underway with the survivors of S.S. Lucia on board, circa 18 October 1918. They were later transferred to USS Huntington (Armored Cruiser # 5).
    Note Fairfax' pattern camouflage.

    U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

    Online Image: 55KB; 740 x 415 pixels

     
    Photo #: NH 41728

    Sinking of S.S. Lucia
    , 17 October 1918

    Motor launch from USS Huntington (Armored Cruiser # 5) leaving USS Fairfax (Destroyer # 93) with survivors from the American steamship Lucia.
    Fairfax is visible in the background.

    U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

    Online Image: 71KB; 740 x 455 pixels

     
    Photo #: NH 41727

    Sinking of S.S. Lucia
    , 17 October 1918

    Motor launch arrives alongside USS Fairfax (Destroyer # 93) with a load of survivors from the American steamship Lucia.
    This boat is from USS Huntington (Armored Cruiser # 5).

    U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

    Online Image: 70KB; 740 x 455 pixels

     
    Photo #: NH 77175

    USS Huntington
    (Armored Cruiser # 5, ex-West Virginia)

    Troops on board the lighter Tudno, ready to board Huntington for their passage home, in Brest harbor, France, 17 April 1919.
    Photographed by Sponagle & Haynie.

    Courtesy of Donald M. McPherson, 1973.

    U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

    Online Image: 97KB; 740 x 490 pixels

     
    Photo #: NH 46892

    USS Huntington
    (Armored Cruiser # 5, ex-West Virginia)

    Lighter Knickerbocker bringing troops of the 356th Infantry and casual companies out to the ship for passage home, in Brest harbor, France, 16 May 1919.
    Photographed by "S & H" (probably Sponagle and Haynie).

    Courtesy of Lieutenant Commander Ellis M. Zacharias, USN, 1931.

    U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

    Online Image: 93KB; 740 x 485 pixels

     
    Photo #: NH 103097

    Return of U.S. Forces from France, 1919


    Troops arriving at USS Huntington (Armored Cruiser # 5) for passage home from Brest, France, 24 June 1919. They are embarked on the small steamer Amackassin. Another U.S. Navy armored cruiser is in the right distance.

    The original image is printed on postal card ("AZO") stock.

    Donation of Dr. Mark Kulikowski, 2005.

    U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

    Online Image: 73KB; 740 x 480 pixels

     
    Photo #: NH 50081

    USS Huntington
    (Armored Cruiser # 5, ex-West Virginia)

    Troops on board the lighter Amackassin, waiting to board Huntington for their passage home from France, 1919.
    Probably photographed in Brest harbor on 24 June 1919.

    Courtesy of Lieutenant Commander Ellis M. Zacharias, USN, 1931.

    U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

    Online Image: 85KB; 740 x 440 pixels

     
    Photo #: NH 94774-KN (Color)

    "Uncle Sam's Ships"

    Cover for sheet music composed and written by Chief Yeoman Daisy May Pratt Erd, USNRF, during World War I. It features the names of 109 U.S. Navy ships, from battleships to tugs and patrol boats.

    Donation of Miss G.H. Erd, 1973.

    U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

    Online Image: 136KB; 585 x 765 pixels

     


    For other pictures concerning this ship, see:

  • USS West Virginia (Armored Cruiser # 5, later CA-5), 1905-1930. Renamed Huntington in November 1916 -- Selected Views.


    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 September 2006
    Picture caption updated 21 March 2008