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NH 100275 Captain Cornelius M. Schoonmaker, USN

Photo #: NH 100275  Captain Cornelius M. Schoonmaker, USN
Description: Cabinet card photograph by J. Williams, Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii. It was probably taken in 1887-1889, when Captain Schoonmaker commanded USS Vandalia on the Pacific Station. He was drowned when Vandalia was wrecked in the 15-16 March 1889 hurricane at Apia, Samoa. Courtesy of the Naval Historical Foundation. Collection of Rear Admiral R.R. Belknap, USN. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
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