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S-006 RADM Chapman C. Todd Collection

S-006 RADM Chapman C. Todd Collection, donated December 1972 by his wife (no first name given). Two scrapbooks, disassembled due to mold and deterioration of covers and bindings. Several loose photos in addition to the scrapbooks. Black and white photos of 1899 cruise of USS Wilmington (PG 8) up the Amazon and Orinoco Rivers. Many photos of ship, crew, and areas visited in Brazil and Venezuela. A significant number of these images were assigned NH numbers. Some originals were removed from the collection and physically mounted on NH 77643 – NH 77658.
Title: RADM Chapman C. Todd Collection
Caption: Collection photo number S-006.01: USS Wilmington at anchor, Ciudad Bolivar (see also NH 77625)
Description: S-006 RADM Chapman C. Todd Collection, donated December 1972 by his wife (no first name given). Two scrapbooks, disassembled due to mold and deterioration of covers and bindings. Several loose photos in addition to the scrapbooks. Black and white photos of 1899 cruise of USS Wilmington (PG 8) up the Amazon and Orinoco Rivers. Many photos of ship, crew, and areas visited in Brazil and Venezuela. A significant number of these images were assigned NH numbers. Some originals were removed from the collection and physically mounted on NH 77643 – NH 77658.
Accession #: S File
Catalog #: S-006
Donor: Mrs. Chapman C. Todd
Copyright Owner: Naval History and Heritage Command
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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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