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2016.05 Jo Ann Strickland Collection

Jo Ann Strickland Collection
Caption: Collection photo # 2016.05.01: Submarine R-15 (SS-92) at left with unidentified submarine at right, original caption reads "This causes them to use hand steering"
Description: 5 photo scrapbooks plus assorted loose images, from the US Navy service of Lloyd Arthur Plansky, who served from 1917-1937, and was recalled for service during World War II. Focus is on protected cruiser USS Chicago and various submarines, primarily in Hawaii and the Caribbean. Selected images of interwar period naval aviation. In addition to photos of his naval service, there is extensive imagery of his home life and travel throughout the United States. Family photos and ship photos have some captioning, but individual and group photos of sailors are mostly unidentified. Loose Images Crossing the Line ceremony; loss of destroyers at 1923 Honda Point disaster; Chief’s Mess; Admiral Joseph Mason Reeves; Aerial view of New York City; COMSCOFOR 1931; Battalion Organization, US Submarine Base San Pedro 1920; Captain Flavel M. Williams; Bomb damage to Sicily during World War II also showing a barrage balloon. Scrapbook 1 Series of images showing passage through locks and waterways of Panama Canal; Unidentified civilians, possibly at home in the US (Wisconsin?); a subchaser in NYC 1917; USS Jouett (DD-41); protected cruiser USS Chicago including scenes onboard the ship. Scrapbook 2 Protected cruiser USS Chicago cruise Sept 1918 to April 1919. Also shown are scenes ashore at Bermuda, Azores, Columbia, Cuba, Barbados, Brazil. Scrapbook 3 Civilians and sailors on board submarines and ashore at Hawaii and Texas, mostly unidentified; Submarines on the surface and underway including USS R-11 (SS-88), USS R-14 (SS-91), USS R-15 (SS-92), USS R-19(SS-96), USS V-1 (SS-163), USS V-2 (SS-164), USS V-3 (SS-165); Unidentified submarine damaged in wreck; German submarine UB-88; USS Widgeon (AM-22) towing USS R-16 (SS-93)and USS R-19 (SS-96); USS Maui (ID-1514); Unidentified battleship; Destroyers making smoke; Pontoon scoutplanes taking off. Scrapbook 4 USS S-26 (SS-131); USS Tern (AM-31); USS Seagull (AM-30); German submarine U-111 with possibly USS R-4 (SS-81); Dutch submarine K XIII; USS Pennsylvania (BB-38); Commander John Rodgers flying PN-9 to Hawaii 1925; Aerial refueling; Float plane launched from catapult; Merchant ship Pere Marquette; Merchant ship Peter Reiss; Destroyer launching torpedoes; Submarine torpedo room; Destroyers laying smoke; images of unidentified sailors and civilians. Scrapbook 5 Primarily civilians on various outings in 1920’s, Michigan, Montana, Wisconsin, South Dakota, Minnesota; USS R-15 (SS-92), USS R-19 (SS-96); USS Langley (CV-1); USS Parrot (DD-218) making smoke; USS Maui (ID-1514); loss of destroyers at 1923 Honda Point disaster; USS S-51 (SS-162) in drydock after salvage; Pearl Harbor and Hawaii; USS Patoka (AO-9) with dirigible moored; USS V-1 (SS-163) and other unidentified submarines; German U-boats; Fleet maneuvers and gunnery practice.
Accession #: 2016
Catalog #: 2016.05
Tags: NHHC_Tags:conflicts-and-wars/world-war-i-wwiNHHC_Tags:phototags/aviation
Donor: Jo Ann Strickland
Copyright Owner: Naval History and Heritage Command
Related Content

Loose Images
Crossing the Line ceremony; loss of destroyers at 1923 Honda Point disaster;  Chief’s Mess; Admiral Joseph Mason Reeves; Aerial view of New York City; COMSCOFOR 1931; Battalion Organization, US Submarine Base San Pedro 1920; Captain Flavel M. Williams; Bomb damage to Sicily during World War II also showing a barrage balloon.

 

Scrapbook 1
Series of images showing passage through locks and waterways of Panama Canal; Unidentified civilians, possibly at home in the US (Wisconsin?); a subchaser in NYC 1917; USS Jouett (DD-41); protected cruiser USS Chicago including scenes onboard the ship.

 

Scrapbook 2
Protected cruiser USS Chicago cruise Sept 1918 to April 1919. Also shown are scenes ashore at Bermuda, Azores, Columbia, Cuba, Barbados, Brazil.

 

Scrapbook 3
Civilians and sailors on board submarines and ashore at Hawaii and Texas, mostly unidentified; Submarines on the surface and underway including USS R-11 (SS-88),  USS R-14 (SS-91), USS R-15 (SS-92), USS R-19(SS-96), USS V-1 (SS-163), USS V-2 (SS-164), USS V-3 (SS-165); Unidentified submarine damaged in wreck; German submarine UB-88; USS Widgeon (AM-22) towing USS R-16 (SS-93)and USS R-19 (SS-96); USS Maui (ID-1514); Unidentified battleship; Destroyers making smoke; Pontoon scoutplanes taking off.

 

Scrapbook 4
USS S-26 (SS-131); USS Tern (AM-31); USS Seagull (AM-30); German submarine U-111 with possibly USS R-4 (SS-81); Dutch submarine K XIII; USS Pennsylvania (BB-38); Commander John Rodgers flying PN-9 to Hawaii 1925; Aerial refueling; Float plane launched from catapult; Merchant ship Pere Marquette; Merchant ship Peter Reiss; Destroyer launching torpedoes; Submarine torpedo room; Destroyers laying smoke; images of unidentified sailors and civilians.

 

Scrapbook 5
Primarily civilians on various outings in 1920’s, Michigan, Montana, Wisconsin, South Dakota, Minnesota; USS R-15 (SS-92), USS R-19 (SS-96); USS Langley (CV-1); USS Parrot (DD-218) making smoke; USS Maui (ID-1514); loss of destroyers at 1923 Honda Point disaster; USS S-51 (SS-162) in drydock after salvage; Pearl Harbor and Hawaii; USS Patoka (AO-9) with dirigible moored; USS V-1 (SS-163) and other unidentified submarines; German U-boats; Fleet maneuvers and gunnery practice.

Topic
  • Boats-Ships--Submarine
Document Type
  • Photograph
Wars & Conflicts
File Formats
  • Image (gif, jpg, tiff)
Location of Archival Materials