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H-013-6: Arrival of Battleship Division Nine at Scapa Flow 

7 December 1917 


Photo #: NH 58841-KN "Arrival of the American Fleet at Scapa Flow, 7 December 1917"

"Arrival of the American Fleet at Scapa Flow, 7 December 1917." Oil on canvas by Bernard F. Gribble, depicting the U.S. Navy's Battleship Division Nine being greeted by British Admiral David Beatty and the crew of HMS Queen Elizabeth. Ships of the American column are (from front) USS New York (BB-34), USS Wyoming (BB-32), USS Florida (BB-30) and USS Delaware (BB-28). Courtesy of the U.S. Navy Art Collection, Washington, DC NH 58841-KN).

H-Gram 013, Attachment 6
Samuel J. Cox, Director NHHC
December 2017 

Published: Tue Feb 27 10:37:27 EST 2018