Collection photo number S-099.12: Secretary of the Navy John D. Long (seated, center) on board the yacht Lawson, off Winthrop, Massachusetts. To his left, seated, is George Brett.
18 black and white and sepia photos donated by Edward Leavitt Horton, showing naval and maritime activities around New England circa 1900. US Navy warships shown include USS Kearsarge (BB-5) and USS Kentucky (BB-6). Secretary of the Navy John D. Long is seen on a private yacht. Many views of private and merchant sailing vessels and yachts, including: barque Saxony; schooner Collier; SS Etrusco aground at Scituate, Massachusetts, circa 1897; schooner Governor Ames; sloop Almira; Vanderbilt’s steam yacht North Star at Newport 1914. Views of Port Clyde Lighthouse, Maine; Portland Head Lighthouse, Maine; and Isle of Shoals Hotel, Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Some photos have been assigned NH numbers.