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NHF-027 Early 20th Century Ships and Personnel Collection

15 miscellaneous photographs of ships’ officers and crews in the early 20th century.  Views of ships and personnel, scenes on board ships including commissioning ceremonies.  Many are filed in oversize prints. Some have been removed from collection to NH series.
Caption: Collection photo# NHF-027.01: Commissioning ceremony, USS Arizona (BB-39) at the New York Navy Yard in October, 1916
Description: 15 miscellaneous photographs of ships’ officers and crews in the early 20th century. Views of ships and personnel, scenes on board ships including commissioning ceremonies. Many are filed in oversize prints. Some have been removed from collection to NH series.
Accession #: NHF
Catalog #: NHF-027
Donor: Naval Historical Foundation
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NHF-027-A: Commissioning ceremonies USS NEW YORK (BB-34) at the BROOKLYN Navy Yard on April 15, 1914 (Photo: Wm. WARNESLY, N.Y. Evening World); USS GLEAVES (DD-423) at the BOSTON Navy Yard in June, 1940. (Possible donor: Mrs. Albert M. COHEN); USS ARIZONA (BB-39) at the N.Y. Navy Yard in October, 1916

 

NHF-027-B: Formal portraits-officers & crews USS BOSTON, c. 1905. Note “B” on whale boat hoisted starboard davit. Donor: Robert F. BRADFORD, USN, August 1914. (Photo: FITCH, San Diego, California) Also note: photo of unidentified woman is located underneath photo of USS BOSTON. Condition: was badly torn on sides, has now been removed and replaced by printout of its NHHC website page.; USS MUGFORD (DD-389); USS MINNESOTA (BB-22), c. 1910; USS OLYMPIA (C-6), c. 1901-1905. (Photo: W.E. SANDERS, Portsmouth, Virginia), Personnel: Lieutenant William Lord LITTLEFIELD; USS HIST (1898-1911); USS RALEIGH (C-8) after winning the speed trials for cruisers, GULF OF PECHILI, July 31st, 1905. Seen: Giles Ammen FARENHOLT, Surgeon; Otto BARTH, Carpenter; H.B. WORDEN, Paymaster (?); WILLIAMS, USMC; Lieutenant Commander George W. KLINE; Lieutenant Leland F. JAMES; Ensign Charles W. EARLY; McNAIR; Pat LAMIN (?); Lieutenant W.D. BROTHERTON; BAKER; USS ALBANY (CL-23) ASIATIC FLEET, June 1, 1911 at Yokohama, Japan. Persons include: Ensign H.E. PARSONS; Ensign H.A. JONES; Lieutenant E.S. ROBINSON; Lieutenant A.B. CLIFFORD, USMC; Lieutenant F.W. OSBORNE; Commander C.S. WILLIAMS; Lieutenant J.F. CUTY (SC); Lieutenant G.M. BAUM; Ensign W.C. OWEN; Ensign W.D. WALLACE; Ensign H.D. MCGUIRE; Pay Clerk M.E. MITCHELL; USS VIRGINIA (BB-13)

 

NHF-027-C Hospital Corps, Mare Island, California, c. 1917-1919. Donor: Rear Admiral A. FARENHOLT (MC), USN, 1944. Of persons seen in this photo, T.C. HART, pharmacist, is identified. Possibly HMS NEW ZEALAND (battle cruiser) during WWI. Photo of crew. First row of men are seated in hammocks.                        

Topic
  • nhhc-topics:installations
  • nhhc-topics:commemorations
  • nhhc-topics:cruiser
  • nhhc-topics:battleship
Document Type
  • nhhc-document-types:photograph
Wars & Conflicts
File Formats
  • nhhc-file-format:image
Location of Archival Materials