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KN-10865 Rear Admiral Richmond P. Hobson, USN (Construction Corps, Retired)

Photo #: KN-10865 Rear Admiral Richmond P. Hobson, USN (Construction Corps, Retired)
Title: Rear Admiral Richmond P. Hobson, USN (Construction Corps, Retired)
Description: , (1870-1937) Oil on canvas, 52 x 40, by Olive Bigelow, dated 1937. Hobson received the Medal of Honor for his role in the sinking of USS Merrimac on 3 June 1898. He is depicted standing before an artwork of that event. Painting in the U.S. Naval Academy Museum Collection. Gift of Herbert Pell, 1949. Official U.S. Navy Photograph.
Catalog #: KN-10865
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