Captain Charles J. Badger on the bridge of U.S.S. KANSAS
Badger served at the time as commanding officer of KANSAS (BB-21). During World War I, Badger held the rank of admiral and served as President of the General Board of the Navy.
Note 9-foot rangefinder to the left of Capt. Badger and searchlight platforms on the foremast behind him. Courtesy of the Naval Historical Foundation, Cohen Collection. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.