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NH 99957 USS Memphis

Photo #: NH 99957  USS Memphis
Title: USS Memphis
Description: (Armored Cruiser # 10) Seen from astern at Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, where she was wrecked by tidal waves on 29 August 1916. This photograph was taken shortly afterwards, as the ship's guns, equipment and supplies were being removed. Note the tips of Memphis' propeller blades above the water surface, and U.S. Ensign flying from her stern. Collection of Lieutenant Commander Abraham DeSomer, USN. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
Catalog #: NH 99957
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