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NHF-023 W. Beverly Mason Collection

20 prints, primarily on double-sided papers, taken between 1867 and 1883. Some taken by Surgeon S.D. Kennedy, USN. This was donated by Mr. W. Beverley Mason Jr. to the Naval Historical Foundation in June 1962.
Caption: Collection photo# NHF-023.01:Officers of USS Hartford photographed in the wardroom, 8 August 1882, while at sea, by Surgeon S.D. Kennedy.
Description: 20 prints, primarily on double-sided papers, taken between 1867 and 1883. Some taken by Surgeon S.D. Kennedy, USN. This was donated by Mr. W. Beverley Mason Jr. to the Naval Historical Foundation in June 1962. Ships include: USS HARTFORD; USS OSSIPPEE (NH51182) at Honolulu, T.H., 1867; Bark ORDOVIC; Chelsea Ferry CITY OF MALDEN. Places: BOSTON, U.S.A.; MONTEVIDEO, URUGUAY; HONOLULU, T.H.; MADEIRA, AZORES. Other images show various aspects of shipboard life, c. August-September 1882, including gun and sword drill; ship’s officers in wardroom; spar deck; auction of items in ship’s “Lucky Bag” washing down decks, etc. Some images have been assigned NH numbers.
Accession #: NHF
Catalog #: NHF-023
Donor: Naval Historical Foundation
Circa this Year: 1882
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