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NH 46225 USS Memphis

Photo #: NH 46225  USS Memphis
Title: USS Memphis
Description: (Armored Cruiser # 10) Wrecked at Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, where she was thrown ashore by tidal waves on the afternoon of 29 August 1916. This view probably was taken during the late afternoon or early evening, as Memphis was being abandoned. Note water streaming from her decks. Men are visible atop her forward gun turret, at her port deck edge and on her bridge. Photographed by the local U.S. Consul, Carl M.J. von Zeilinski. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
Catalog #: NH 46225
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