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NH 43378 USS OLYMPIA (CL-15), view on the bridge deck, while she was on exhibit at the Philadelphia Navy Yard.

USS OLYMPIA (CL-15), view on the bridge deck, while she was on exhibit at the Philadelphia Navy Yard.
Title: USS OLYMPIA (CL-15), view on the bridge deck, while she was on exhibit at the Philadelphia Navy Yard.
Caption: View on the bridge deck, with painted on footprints showing where Commodore George Dewey stood when he ordered "You may fire when ready, Gridley" at the start of the Battle of Manila Bay, May 1, 1898. Photographed June 15, 1926, while she was on exhibit at the Philadelphia Navy Yard. Note other signs on the forecastle identifying features of the ship for visitors. USS CONSTELLATION is in the background.
Description:
Catalog #: NH 43378
Copyright Owner: Naval History and Heritage Command
Original Creator:
Original Date: 1926-06-15
After this Year: 1920
Before this Year: 1929
Original Medium: BW Photo
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  • Monuments & Memorials
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  • Spanish-American War 1898
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