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NHF-049 Nathan Sargent Collection

2 photo albums plus 45 loose photographs from the U.S. Navy service of Nathan Sargent. Shown are USS Baltimore (C-3) cruise in 1905 on Asiatic Station with Sargent as commanding officer. Expedition to Panama and Columbia in 1900. China and Russia in the late 1890’s including USS Petrel (PG-2) and other U.S. Navy warships. Some photos filed in NHF Oversize. Many photos have been assigned NH numbers or removed to the NH collection.
Title: Nathan Sargent Collection
Caption: Collection Photo # NHF-049-G.01: USS Petrel (PG-2) in 1896
Description: 2 photo albums plus 45 loose photographs from the U.S. Navy service of Nathan Sargent. Shown are USS Baltimore (C-3) cruise in 1905 on Asiatic Station with Sargent as commanding officer. Expedition to Panama and Columbia in 1900. China and Russia in the late 1890’s including USS Petrel (PG-2) and other U.S. Navy warships. Some photos filed in NHF Oversize. Many photos have been assigned NH numbers or removed to the NH collection.
Accession #: NHF
Catalog #: NHF-049
Donor: Naval Historical Foundation
Copyright Owner: Naval History and Heritage Command
After this Year: 1890
Before this Year: 1906
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NHF-049-A
Photo album showing cruiser USS Baltimore (C-3) in 1905 on Asiatic Station, with Captain Sargent as commanding officer. Scenes in China, particularly Peking. Photos of crew including Marines; gunnery drills; recreation including Christmas, swim call, boat races, and Neptune ceremony; Menu card from Shanghai Club, 1906. Personnel seen include: Captain Sargent, Admiral Folger, Lieutenant Commander Purcell, Captain Leonard, Captain Marix, Lieutenant Miller. Some photos have become loose and are sleeved separately from album.

NHF-049-B
Photo album showing a naval expedition to Panama and Colombia, May-July 1900. Sites and people with captions. Colon is featured prominently, as are the campsites of the expedition. Views of jungle, huts, ruins, forts. USS Supply.

NHF-049-C
9 black and white photos: torn photo of Sargent;  ship’s wardroom decorated for Christmas; officers of USS Patoka (AO-9); photos of other individuals and groups. 2 of these photos have been removed to the NH collection

NHF-049-D
Photo of USS Scorpion marker 1899-1900; pencil sketch of plan for a cabin on a gunboat, taken from sketch of SS Renio 1863, filed in NHF Oversize.

NHF-049-E
6 black and white mounted photographs: USS Indiana (BB-1); multiple views of USS Yosemite (1898-1900) including captain’s bath, cabin, and other interior spaces.


NHF-049-F
24 oversize images with some duplicates: USS Petrol (PG-2) under repair in Manchuria, China; Petropavlofski, Siberia; images from Sino-Japanese War 1894-1895.


NHF-049-G
4 oversize photos of USS Petrel (PG-2) variously showing the ship and also officers of International Landing Force, Shanghai, China, 1894. 1 image (with an identical copy) is color tinted.

Topic
  • Boats-Ships--Cruisers
Document Type
  • Photograph
Wars & Conflicts
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  • Image (gif, jpg, tiff)
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