Naval History and Heritage Command

Naval History and Heritage Command

2018.06 W.H. Jacobsen Collection

23 photographs related to Midshipman W.H. Jacobsen and life at the Naval Academy, circa 1920s. Imagery includes general scenes at the US Naval Academy (including an airship overhead), playing lacrosse, drills and formations, and graduation; views aboard an unknown ship (likely training), including holystoning the deck, coaling, and rough seas; and a visit to San Francisco. Also included are two unidentified photos of a sailor in uniform – this may be donor W.H. Jacobsen.
Title: W.H. Jacobsen Collection
Caption: Collection photo #2016.06.01 - holystoning aboard an unknown vessel
Description: 23 photographs related to Midshipman W.H. Jacobsen and life at the Naval Academy, circa 1920s. Imagery includes general scenes at the US Naval Academy (including an airship overhead), playing lacrosse, drills and formations, and graduation; views aboard an unknown ship (likely training), including holystoning the deck, coaling, and rough seas; and a visit to San Francisco. Also included are two unidentified photos of a sailor in uniform – this may be donor W.H. Jacobsen.
Accession #: 2018
Catalog #: 2018.06
Donor: W.H. Jacobsen
Copyright Owner: Naval History & Heritage Command
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