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NH 96016 Navy Memorial Museum, Building 76, Washington Navy Yard, Washington, D.C.

Photo #: NH 96016  Navy Memorial Museum, Building 76, Washington Navy Yard, Washington, D.C.
Title: Navy Memorial Museum, Building 76, Washington Navy Yard, Washington, D.C.
Description: View in the Civil War exhibit area, March 1980, showing the sternpost of USS Kearsarge with an unexploded shell from CSS Alabama embedded in it, a relic of the 19 June 1864 battle between those two ships. Other artificts visible include the Historical Data Plaque of USS Cushing (DD-797), immediately to the right of the Kearsarge sternpost. Photographed by PH3c F. Brownson. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
Catalog #: NH 96016
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