The Adler before the Hurricane Artwork by Rear Admiral Lewis A. Kimberly, contained in his personal journal of the Apia Hurricane. It shows the German gunboat Adler at anchor in Apia Harbor prior to the storm, and before she had made heavy weather preparations. Courtesy of the Naval Historical Foundation. Donation of Miss Elsie S. Kimberly, January 1958. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.