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NH 59638 German Vice Admiral von Spee's cruiser squadron

Photo #: NH 59638  German Vice Admiral von Spee's cruiser squadron
Title: German Vice Admiral von Spee's cruiser squadron
Description: Leaving Valparaiso, Chile, circa 3 November 1914, following the Battle of Coronel. The German ships are in the distance, with the armored cruisers Scharnhorst and Gneisenau in the lead, followed by light cruiser Nürnberg. Chilean Navy warships in the middle distance include (from left to right): cruisers Esmeralda, O'Higgins and Blanco Encalda and old battleship Capitan Prat. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
Catalog #: NH 59638
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