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NHF-107 Gratton Colley Dichman Collection

1 scrapbook and approximately 60 loose prints from the naval career of Gratton Colley Dichman during the years 1907-1921. Primarily focused on early aviation, particularly in Pensacola, Florida. Many photos have been assigned NH numbers.
Title: Gratton Colley Dichman Collection
Caption: Collection Photo # NHF-107-E.01: US Navy airship C-7 over Washington D.C. and the Washington Monument
Description: 1 scrapbook and approximately 60 loose prints from the naval career of Gratton Colley Dichman during the years 1907-1921. Primarily focused on early aviation, particularly in Pensacola, Florida. Many photos have been assigned NH numbers.
Accession #: NHF
Catalog #: NHF-107
Donor: Naval Historical Foundation
Copyright Owner: Naval History and Heritage Command
After this Year: 1906
Before this Year: 1922
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NHF-107-A
Scrapbook containing photographs, documents, pamphlets, and newspaper clippings.  Topics include: USS Cleveland (C-19), USS Wilmington (PG-8), many sailors and civilians, Hawaii, China, Norfolk, Pensacola, USS Quiros (PG-40), Dewey drydock, USS Samar (PG-41), USS Kearsarge (BB-5), USS Kentucky (BB-6),  Curtiss aircraft, balloons, and numerous foreign warships. Binding is wearing out and pages are fragile.

NHF-107-B
18 black and white images  of aviation activities at Pensacola, Florida, including launch of AB-2’s from USN Coal Barge #214, and the first flight from a ship underway, USS North Carolina (CA-12) by Lieutenant Commander Henry Mustin, 25 November 1915.

NHF-107-C
15 black and white images of balloons on the ground and in the air, at Pensacola, Florida, 1915.

NHF-107-D
20 aerial black and white images of Pensacola, Florida, 1915-1916.

NHF-107-E
6 black and white images of airship C-7 over Washington, DC, and 1 composite view of the Italian airship Roma disaster, 1922.

NHF-107-F
2 black and white photographs, showing unidentified coastline, and USS Conyngham (DD-58). Miscellaneous paper materials, transferred to Navy Department Library.

 

NHF-107-G
2 black and white oversized photographs related to USS Sicard (DD-346), one is the starboard side of the destroyer in the harbor and the other is the officers and crew on the dock next to the ship in 1920.  



Topic
  • Aviation
Document Type
  • Photograph
Wars & Conflicts
File Formats
  • Image (gif, jpg, tiff)
Location of Archival Materials