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NH 61544-A USS Chauncey

Photo #: NH 61544-A  USS Chauncey
Title: USS Chauncey
Description: (Destroyer # 3) Taking on coal at sea off Ferro, Canary Islands, during the First Torpedo Flotilla's voyage from the Atlantic Coast to the Philippines by way of the Suez Canal, circa late 1903 or early 1904. Chauncey had run out of coal, necessitating this refueling at sea. The coal was carried in boats from USS Buffalo, which escorted the Flotilla on its cruise. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
Catalog #: NH 61544-A
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