Collection photo # 2015.15.01 - HS-2L zooming one of the battleships
Photo album consisting of the naval service of Henry B. Weibke, an airship rigger A.R. 3/c. The images date from 1920-1922 and depict Wiebke’s time at the Great Lakes Naval Training Station (buildings, aircraft, instruction, sporting activities, etc.); Coco Solo, Canal Zone (aerials of the base, dirigible hangers, buildings, pilots, sporting teams, show/review, sailors on leave in Panama, photos of the men of 1st squadron - 1st division, aircraft – including HS-2L, Curtiss R-6L, kite balloons, and Felixstowe F5L flying boat); Sub Chaser 285 (SC 285) in dry dock with crew; Submarine Base at Coco Solo, Canal Zone (submarines USS S-9, R-26 & O-28); various buildings and city scenes in Colon, Panama. Several family photos are also included.