Naval History and Heritage Command

Naval History and Heritage Command

NH 77555 Eugene B. Ely

Photo #: NH 77555  Eugene B. Ely
Title: Eugene B. Ely
Description: On board USS Roe (Destroyer # 24) on 14 November 1910, shortly after his flight off the deck of USS Birmingham (Scout Cruiser # 2). This was the first airplane takeoff from a warship. Photograph from the Eugene B. Ely scrapbooks. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
Catalog #: NH 77555
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