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NHF-066 Hanbery Collection

49 photographs and postcards originally donated to the Naval Historical Foundation by AMC Ruel V. Hanbery, Jr.  12 black and white photos of the wreck of the SS Albert Watts, torpedoed off Genoa, Italy by a submarine on 28 November 1917. Postcards showing: Naval Militia, possibly in Wisconsin; USS Arkansas (BM-7); USS Wolverine (IX-31); U.S. Lifesaving Station, possibly on the Great Lakes; occupation of Vera Cruz, 1914; Confederate Memorial Hall, Savannah, Georgia.
Title: Hanbery Collection
Caption: Collection Photo # NHF-066.01: SS Albert Watts burning after being torpedoed off Genoa, Italy by a submarine on 28 November 1917
Description: 49 photographs and postcards originally donated to the Naval Historical Foundation by AMC Ruel V. Hanbery, Jr. 12 black and white photos of the wreck of the SS Albert Watts, torpedoed off Genoa, Italy by a submarine on 28 November 1917. Postcards showing: Naval Militia, possibly in Wisconsin; USS Arkansas (BM-7); USS Wolverine (IX-31); U.S. Lifesaving Station, possibly on the Great Lakes; occupation of Vera Cruz, 1914; Confederate Memorial Hall, Savannah, Georgia.
Accession #: NHF
Catalog #: NHF-066
Donor: Naval Historical Foundation
Copyright Owner: Naval History and Heritage Command
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Topic
  • Boats-Ships--Submarine
Document Type
  • Photograph
Wars & Conflicts
  • World War I 1917-1918
File Formats
  • Image (gif, jpg, tiff)
Location of Archival Materials