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NH 103189 Light Minelayers

Photo #: NH 103189  Light Minelayers
Title: Light Minelayers
Description: (ex-destroyers) At the Boston Navy Yard, Charlestown, Massachusetts, circa mid- 1921. Photographed by H.J. Darley, 46 Water Street, Charlestown, Massachusetts. These ships, all still wearing their destroyer bow numbers with the mine force insignia painted on immediately behind, are (from left to right): USS Mahan (DM-7, formerly DD-102); USS Lansdale (DM-6, formerly DD-101); USS Maury (DM-5, formerly DD-100); and USS Israel (DM-3, formerly DD-98). The original print bears a hand-written note referring to a Commandant, Boston Navy Yard letter of 4 October 1921. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
Catalog #: NH 103189
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