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Photo #: NH 49909 USS Memphis
Title: USS Memphis
Description: (Armored Cruiser # 10) View of the ship's wreck at Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, in July 1917. She had been cast ashore by a tidal wave on 29 August 1916, and by this time had been largely stripped of guns, supplies and equipment. Note walkway on cables leading from shore to the ship's boat deck and chute running out from theafter port main deck six-inch gun casemate. Collection of John G. Krieger, 1967. He was serving in USS Eagle when the photograph was taken. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
Catalog #: NH 49909

Published: Tue Mar 09 10:29:58 EST 2021