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NH 496 America (Peruvian Warship)

Photo #: NH 496  America (Peruvian Warship)
Description: Beached and partially dismasted at Arica, Chile, following the 13 August 1868 tidal wave that washed her and other vessels ashore. Photographed from the seaward side. Ship in the distance, beyond America's bow, is USS Wateree. This photograph was received from Captain Dudley W. Knox in 1934. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
Catalog #: NH 496
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