S-006-A (includes photos NH 77612 – NH 77638, see NH series for detailed captions of individual photos). Voyage of USS Wilmington up Orinoco River and tributaries in Venezuela. Shots of crew including gun crews, coal passers, bugler, a goat mascot, and scenes on deck. Photo of ship’s officers showing Captain Todd with Army Captain Collins and Minister Loomis. Locations seen include: Port of Spain Harbor, Trinidad, Imataca River, village of Manoa, Cana Grande, Cana Santa Catalina, Guarampa Hill, Barrancas, Cana Paloma, Las Tablas, Guiana Viejo, Fort Campo Elias, Fort Vallpol, Rosario Island, Punta Conejo, Barrancas, Carupano, Guanta, Barcelona. Various scenes at Ciudad Bolivar including Wilmington firing a salute to the Governor and many taken ashore such as the U.S. Consul’s office. A breakfast on board the Aspure.
S-006-B (includes photos NH 77639 – NH 77642, see NH series for detailed captions of individual photos). USS Wilmington February 1899 cruise showing Georgetown, British Guiana and the Amazon River. Shows buildings and scenes around Georgetown, penal settlement, and gold miners.
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