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NHF-103 Bert Sheldon Collection

24 postcards, 3 photographs, and several pages from magazines and booklets, showing late 19th and early 20th century US Navy and Royal Navy ships. Some photos have been assigned NH numbers.
Title: Bert Sheldon Collection
Caption: Collection Photo # NHF-103-B.01: US Coast Guard Cutter Tallapoosa at Alaska
Description: 24 postcards, 3 photographs, and several pages from magazines and booklets, showing late 19th and early 20th century US Navy and Royal Navy ships. Some photos have been assigned NH numbers.  
Accession #: NHF
Catalog #: NHF-103
Donor: Naval Historical Foundation
Copyright Owner: Naval History and Heritage Command
After this Year: 1890
Before this Year: 1946
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NHF-103-A
24 black and white postcards of activities on board the battleship USS New York (BB-34). Coaling ship, swabbing decks, firing secondary batteries. Also seen are USS Wyoming (BB-32) and USS Utah (BB-31). Personnel include Bert Sheldon and Curtis D. Wilbur.

NHF-103-B
3 photographs: black and white image of US Coast Guard Cutter Tallapoosa at Alaska; sepia image of the Squadron of Evolution, USS Chicago, USS Boston, USS Yorktown, USS Atlanta; color tinted image of USS Oregon (BB-3).

NHF-103-C
March 1905 edition of The Burr McIntosh Monthly, showing US Navy warships including USS Kearsarge (BB-5), USS Texas (BB-2), USS Alabama (BB-8), USS Stewart (DD-13), USS Worden (DD-16), USS Newark (C-1), USS Tacoma (C-18), USS Nevada (BM-8), USS Arkansas (BM-7), USS Florida (BM-9), USS Kentucky (BB-6). Black and white magazine page show HMS Agincourt, assigned NH number.

Topic
  • People-Places-Things--British
Document Type
  • Photograph
Wars & Conflicts
File Formats
  • Image (gif, jpg, tiff)
Location of Archival Materials