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NH 42121 Hurricane at Apia, Samoa, 15-16 March 1889

Photo #: NH 42121  Hurricane at Apia, Samoa, 15-16 March 1889
Title: Hurricane at Apia, Samoa, 15-16 March 1889
Description: Trenton dragging along the reefs with 90 feet on her riding cable. Three others carried away. Artwork by Rear Admiral Lewis A. Kimberly, contained in his personal journal of the Apia Hurricane. It shows USS Trenton being driven toward the southern end of Apia Harbor by the force of wind and waves. Courtesy of the Naval Historical Foundation. Donation of Miss Elsie S. Kimberly, January 1958. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
Catalog #: NH 42121
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