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NH 75566 USS Olympia (C-6)

Photo #: NH 75566  USS Olympia (C-6)
Title: USS Olympia (C-6)
Description: View of the ship's forward 8/35 gun turret, showing plaque between the guns commemorating the Battle of Manila Bay, 1 May 1898. Plaque ribbon inscription is Gridley you may fire when ready. Photographed circa 1900. Note sailor in front of the turret, wearing a red cross armband. Courtesy of the Naval Historical Foundation, 1972. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
Catalog #: NH 75566
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