Naval History and Heritage Command

Naval History and Heritage Command

Suez Canal, Egypt, and Turkey

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Connecticut, Suez Canal, January 1909.

NH 41504. Connecticut, Suez Canal, January 1909. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command. Download image.

View of camel caravan at canal ferry crossing, taken from one of fleet's battleships during transit of Suez Canal, January 1909.

NH 106126. View of camel caravan at canal ferry crossing, taken from one of fleet's battleships during transit of Suez Canal, January 1909. Collection of Chief Quartermaster John Harold, U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command. Download image.

Fleet nearing Port Said, Egypt, circa 5-6 January 1909. Ohio is right center.

NH 101494. Fleet nearing Port Said, Egypt, circa 5-6 January 1909. Ohio is right center. Collection of Chief Quartermaster John Harold; U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command. Download image.

Local workers coaling one of fleet's battleships at Port Said, Egypt, following January 1909 Suez Canal transit.

NH 106128. Local workers coaling one of fleet's battleships at Port Said, Egypt, following January 1909 Suez Canal transit. Collection of Chief Quartermaster John Harold; U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command. Download image.

Sailors at base of Sphinx during fleet's visit to Egypt, circa 4 January 1909.

NH 101495. Sailors at base of Sphinx during fleet's visit to Egypt, circa 4 January 1909. Collection of Chief Quartermaster John Harold; U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command. Download image.

View of the River Nile, Egypt, during sightseeing tour for Sailors at the time of fleet's January 1909 Suez Canal transit.

NH 106129. View on the River Nile, Egypt, during sightseeing tour for Sailors at the time of fleet's January 1909 Suez Canal transit. Collection of Chief Quartermaster John Harold; U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command. Download image.

The Pyramids at Giza, seen from railroad car line during sightseeing tour for some of the fleet's Sailors, January 1909.

NH 106131. The Pyramids at Giza, seen from railroad car line during sightseeing tour for some of the fleet's Sailors, January 1909. Collection of Chief Quartermaster John Harold; U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command. Download image.

Sailors (wearing Fez hats) accompanied by local guides on camels at base of one of the Giza Pyramids during Egyptian sightseeing tour, January 1909.

NH 106132. Sailors (wearing Fez hats) accompanied by local guides on camels at base of one of the Giza Pyramids during Egyptian sightseeing tour, January 1909. Collection of Chief Quartermaster John Harold; U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command. Download image.

Sailors pose at the Sphinx with their guides during sightseeing tour to Giza, Egypt, January 1909.

NH 106134. Sailors pose at the Sphinx with their guides during sightseeing tour to Giza, Egypt, January 1909. Collection of Chief Quartermaster John Harold; U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command. Download image.

Sailor checking his funds, perhaps preparing to pay for camel ride. Photographed at Ephesus in January 1909 when ships of fleet's third division visited Turkey.

NH 106136. Sailor checking his funds, perhaps preparing to pay for camel ride. Photographed at Ephesus in January 1909 when ships of fleet's third division visited Turkey. Collection of Chief Quartermaster John Harold; U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command. Download image.

Published:Tue Nov 28 08:12:31 EST 2017