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Naval History and Heritage Command

NHF-009 Officers Group Photos Collection

This collection consists of 12 photographs of US and foreign naval officers as well as civilians. The works contain formal and informal portraits, and themes such as the GREAT WHITE FLEET, SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR, and WWI. Various donors and photographers, listed with individual photos.  Some images have been assigned NH numbers or removed to the NH series.
Caption: Collection photo# NHF-009-B.01: The officers of USRC ONONDAGA, February, 1903 at NORFOLK, VA. Seen are: Quincy B. NEWMAN, 2nd Assistant Engineer; J. DORRY, Chief Engineer; J. DEMMICK, Executive Officer; N.A. SHAY, Lieutenant j.g.; Worth D. ROSS, Captain.
Description: This collection consists of 12 photographs of US and foreign naval officers as well as civilians. The works contain formal and informal portraits, and themes such as the GREAT WHITE FLEET, SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR, and WWI. Various donors and photographers, listed with individual photos. Some images have been assigned NH numbers or removed to the NH series.
Accession #: NHF
Catalog #: NHF-009
Donor: Naval Historical Foundation
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NHF-009-A

6 photographs of officers and civilians in which the majority of the subjects are unidentified. Includes: Spanish ship CRISTOBAL COLON, c. 1898 (Royden R. Danford, App 1 class USS Oregon, 3 July, 1898-possibly owner of Photo.) Brazilian cruiser, ALMIRANTE-BARROSCO, after its crew visited WEST POINT in June, 1884 (Photo: LITIUSTHAL & CO., New Orleans, LA.) Officers of USS BALTIMORE (C-3) while in MANILA BAY (note black arm bands) Officers of USS MISSISSIPPI (BB-23) and members of the PRENTIS CLUB in NATCHEZ, MISS. May, 1909 during that ship’s tour up the Mississippi River Assistant SecNav Theodore ROOSEVELT standing with the president, faculty and class of the NAVAL WAR COLLEGE, c. 1897, Commander Casper F. GOODRICH (then president) stands to Roosevelt’s left. (Donor: Rear Admiral Henry Williams, 7/7/67). The collection also contains this photo’s negative. [COLLECTION PHOTO] There is also an unidentified photograph of potentially foreign officers aboard and unidentified ship.

 

NHF-009-B

6 photographs in which most of the personnel and the location of the event can be identified. Includes: GENERAL BOARD OF THE NAVY, c. 1949. Seen are: Captain George W. STOTT, Rear Admiral Robert P. MCCONNELL, Vice Admiral John J. BALLENTINE, Vice Admiral Harry W. HILL, Rear Admiral Edmund W. BURROUGH, Colonel Nels H. NELSON The officers of USRC ONONDAGA, February, 1903 at NORFOLK, VA. Seen are: Quincy B. NEWMAN, 2nd Assistant Engineer; J. DORRY, Chief Engineer; J. DEMMICK, Executive Officer; N.A. SHAY, Lieutenant j.g.; Worth D. ROSS, Captain. The officers of Squadron 2 Patrol Force, Atlantic Fleet in GIBRALTAR, SPAIN in 1918, from the collection of Admiral A.P. NIBLACK, 1952. (Photo taken by: M.A. BENYUNES, Gibraltar). Seen are: A.P. NIBLACK, Commander Patrol Force; Rufus KING, Lieutenant Commander; William R. SMITH, Lieutenant Commander; H.J. NELSON, Lieutenant; WM. C. ASSERSON, Captain. The commanding officers from the US Navy Cruise of 1907-1909 (Great White Fleet) in Sydney, Australia with their hosts. This photo has a copy filed in oversize prints. Seen are: Lieutenant D.D. WURTSBAUGH; the Honorable Victor N. HOOD; Rear Admiral Richard WAINWRIGHT; Rear Admiral Seaton SCHROEDER; Lieutenant T.T. Craven; Mr. H.H. SHARE, Royal Navy; Captain G.B. STEPHENS, ADC to Northcote; Lieutenant R.D. HENDERSON, USN; Lieutenant S.C. ROWEN, USN; Captain H. FYERS, ADC to Northcote; Rear Admiral C.S. SPERRY; Lady NORTHCOTE; Governor-General NORTHCOTE; Lady GIBSON-CARMICHAEL; Rear Admiral William H. EMORY, USN; Sir Thomas GIBSON-CARMICHAEL, Governor of Victoria. Photograph, location and event unidentified. Seen are: Captain Robert E. COONTZ and Lieutenant Commander LITTLEFIELD Photograph, location and event unidentified. Seen are: personnel of the Office of Naval Records and Library, December 15th, 1938: Lieutenant Commander F.C. VENSEL; Miss L.I. MACCRINDLE; Miss Catherine MACDONNELL; Mrs. A.R. LAWRENCE; Mr. H.L. LUNENBURG; Mrs. C.R. COLLINS; Captain D.W. KNOX, O in C.

Topic
  • Fleet
  • Great White Fleet
Document Type
  • Photograph
Wars & Conflicts
  • nhhc-wars-conflicts:spanish-american-war, nhhc-wars-conflicts:world-war-i
  • Spanish-American War 1898
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  • Image (gif, jpg, tiff)
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