Collection Photo # UA 468.15.01 "Funeral At Sea"
A scrapbook of photographs from the service of Frank Earl Way onboard USS Chattanooga (C-16) between 1908 and 1911. Photographs show many aspects of life on a ship in the early 20th century. Tasks shown include: Barbershop; Wireless Operator; Galley & Cooks; Holystoning; Coaling; Racing Row Boats; Semaphore; Inspections; Court Martial; Mascots; Fishing from the ship. Other vessels shown in the photographs: USS Galveston (CL-19); USS Denver (CL-16); USS Charleston (C-22); USS Monterey (BM-6); USS Helena (PG-9); USS Adder (SS-3); HMS Kent; Empress of China; unidentified Torpedo Boat Destroyers; Submarines in dry dock; and divers preparing to descend. Locations shown in photos: Port Arthur, China; Honolulu, Hawaii; Hong Kong Harbor; Japanese military personnel and facilities in Tokyo, Japan; Yokohama, Japan; Nimrod Sound, China; Amoy, China; Shanghai; Tien-Tsin, China; Pekin, China; Vladivostok, Russia; Manila, Philippines; Olongapo, Philippines and the Dewey Dry Dock there.