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NH 61544-B Dust Storm off the African Coast

Photo #: NH 61544-B  Dust Storm off the African Coast
Title: Dust Storm off the African Coast
Description: Photograph taken from the bridge of USS Decatur (Destroyer # 5) by Machinist's Mate May, during the First Torpedo Flotilla's transit of the Mediterranean Sea, en route to the Philippines by way of the Suez Canal, circa late 1903 or early 1904. The air was filled with red dust from the desert. USS Dale (Destroyer # 4) is in the foreground, with USS Chauncey (Destroyer # 3) in the left distance. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
Catalog #: NH 61544-B
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