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NH 75768 USS Bruce (DD-329)

Photo #: NH 75768  USS Bruce (DD-329)
Title: USS Bruce (DD-329)
Description: Officers on the ship's open bridge, during engineering, gunnery and torpedo exercises in early 1921. Those present are (from left to right): Commander Henry C. Gearing, Jr., Commanding Officer, USS Bruce; Captain William V. Pratt, Commander, Destroyer Force, Pacific Fleet; Lieutenant Homer L. Grosskopf, Executive Officer, USS Bruce; and Captain Franck Taylor Evans, Chief of Staff, Destroyer Force, Pacific Fleet. Note pelorus at right and cigarettes and pipes in use. Courtesy of the Naval Historical Foundation. Collection of Admiral William V. Pratt. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
Catalog #: NH 75768
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