75 photographs (mostly commercial postcards) of locations apparently visited by Ketch aboard USS Nevada. Locations identified in the post cards include: Brazil; Lima, Peru (scenic images, at bars, tourist shots); Chile; Mexico; Panama City, Panama; Cuba; Hampton Roads, VA; and Newport, RI. These post card locations match USS Nevada’s cruise to various South American countries between 1920 and 1922. Also included are several photographs of USS Nevada, including views aboard ship, visitor’s day, sailing in the Panama Canal, the race boat crew, crewmembers, swabbing the deck, and the ship’s mascot. Crossing the Line ceremonies aboard USS Alywin, circa 1936, are included.
Photo album containing 42 photographs taken while Ketch was serving aboard USS Nevada (BB-36) circa 1921. Specific subjects include views of the ship; Crossing the Line ceremonies; several views of battleships (including Nevada) at sea and in fleet formation; target practice; sailing to the Panama Canal (including locks and channels); sailing through San Francisco Bay (including views of the Golden Gate Bridge); US Fleet visit to Lima, Peru in 1921 (showing sailors in bars and in ceremonies); and in Panama City, Panama (sailors in bars). Additional ships seen include USS Hogan (DD-178) and USS Navigator (YT-39) in San Francisco Bay.
Photo album containing 135 photographs taken while Ketch was service aboard USS Nevada (BB-36), circa 1919-1923. Specific subjects seen include: Crossing the Line ceremony activities; ship’s cooks; ship’s band; ship’s mascots (dogs, cat, & monkey); boxing team; USS Iowa (BB-4) being sunk as a target, 1923; USS Arizona (BB-39); as well as USN destroyers laying smokescreens. Commercial post cards show the following locations (likely places USS Nevada visited): San Francisco; Port Angeles, WA; Honda Point disaster (with USS Young, USS Delphy, USS S.P. Lee, and USS Woodbury); New York City; Newport, RI; Norfolk Naval Station; Guantanamo Bay Naval Station; Peru; Rio De Janeiro, Brazil (sailors, including Ketch, on liberty in bars); Panama Canal Zone (sailors on liberty); and Cuelebra Navy Base, Puerto Rico. Also included are several photos of family/friends of Ketch.
Photo album containing 60 photographs taken while Ketch was service aboard USS Nevada (BB-36), circa 1919-1923. Specific subject matter includes: general onboard activities; Crossing the Line ceremony; minstrel show; ship’s cooks; crewmembers; boxing; swimming; and sailing through the Panama Canal. Other ships seen include: USS Schenck (DD-159); wrecked USS Delphy, USS Chauncey, and USS S.P. Lee at Honda Point; memorial service for victims of USS Mississippi (BB-41) turret explosion, 1924; and submarines along their tender. Locations visited include: Los Angeles, CA (general scenery); Port Angeles, WA (waterfront); Guantanamo Bay, Cuba (fleet in harbor); Cuelebra, Puerto Rico (liberty and fleet boxing championship); Panama (sailors on liberty -scenery and bars); and Rio De Janeiro.
Photo album containing 30 photographs taken while Ketch was service aboard USS Nevada (BB-36), circa 1919-1923. Specific subjects include views of the ship; gunfire and target practice; boxing; band playing and crewmembers dancing; Crossing the Line ceremony activities; and a stage production. Other ships viewed include USS Pennsylvania (BB-38), USS Tennessee (BB-43) and USS Relief (AH-1). Locations visited include Panama City, Panama; Panama Canal Zone; and Lima, Peru (during the 1921 US Fleet visit, includes boxing match).
Photo album with 150 photographs from Ketch’s service aboard USS Nevada (BB-36) and USS Aylwin (DD-355). The images related to USS Nevada include general onboard activities; boxing match; ship’s mascot; crewmembers; target practice; in drydock at Norfolk Navy Yard and at Hunter’s Point, San Francisco; and sailing through the Panama Canal. The USS Aylwin photographs relate to her shakedown cruise to Europe in June-July, 1935. Specific subjects include general onboard scenes of the ship and CDR Gulbranson (commanding officer). Locations (mostly in the form of commercial post cards) consist of Portugal; Spain; France; German; Sweden; and Belgium (King Leopold III of Belgium with Queen Astrid visiting USS Alywin).