Collection photo #: UA 76.03.01 - launching of USS Galveston, 1903
Collection of 35 photos related to early 20th century ships (1901-1905). A disassembled album of ships at the Norfolk Navy Yard consists of USS Ajax, 1901; US Navy Coal Barge No. 57, 1904; USS Galveston (CL-19), 1905; USS Glacier (AF-4), 1905; USS Hannibal (AG-1), 1900; USS Hist, 1901; USS Marcellus, 1902; USS San Francisco (C-5), 1902; USS Vixen (PY-4), 1900; and USS Wasp, 1901. The collection also contains a five image series of the 1903 launching of USS Galveston. Several other unidentified ships are included in the collection.