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Online Library of Selected Images -- Photo Albums --
(Naval History and Heritage Command Lot # S-582)
USS Arkansas (Battleship # 33) Photo Album:
"Our European Cruise. October 25th, to December 15th, 1913"
Front Cover and Pages 1-9
This page provides textual information, thumbnails, and
links to larger images concerning the front cover and pages 1
through 9 of a photo album covering USS Arkansas' visit to the
Mediterranean in October-December 1913.
For introductory information on this album, see:USS Arkansas (Battleship # 33)
Photo Album: "Our European Cruise. October 25th, to December
15th, 1913" -- General Description.
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Left: Front Cover
This album's front cover is of very dark green fabric, embossed
(in gold in the upper left of its exterior): "Photographs".
It has no other markings on its exterior or interior.
Right: Page 1
in harbor, circa October 1913, with text extolling the virtues
of the ship, her Officers and her men.
Left: Page 2 (reverse
of page 1) Upper photo: After twelve-inch guns of
USS Arkansas firing during target practice, circa October
Lower photo: Rear Admiral Cameron McR. Winslow, Commanding
the First Division, U.S. Atlantic Fleet, on board USS Arkansas.
Right: Page 3 Captain
Roy C. Smith, Commanding Officer of USS Arkansas.
Left: Page 4 (reverse
of page 3) Upper photo: Ships of the Atlantic Fleet
in Hampton Roads, Virginia, October 1913.
Lower photo: Bringing provisions (including cases
of Libby's pork and beans) on board USS Arkansas, October
Right: Page 5 Upper
photo: Coaling USS Arkansas, October 1913.
Lower photo: Recruits board USS Arkansas from
a tug, by way of a coal barge, October 1913.
Left: Page 6 (reverse
of page 5) Upper photo: Rear Admiral C.J. Boush, Commander
Third Division, U.S. Atlantic Fleet, visits USS Arkansas,
Lower photo: Assistant Secretary of the Navy Franklin
D. Roosevelt visits USS Arkansas, October 1913.
Note the text's very prescient comment concerning Mr. Roosevelt.
Right: Page 7 Upper
photo: U.S. Navy collier (either Jason
or Orion) steams out of Hampton Roads, Virginia, October
Lower photo: Atlantic Fleet battleships steam out
of Hampton Roads, October 1913, seen from the masthead of USS
Arkansas. Nearest ship is Utah,
followed immediately by Florida
Left: Page 8 (reverse
of page 7) Upper photo: Fortress Monroe, by Hampton
Roads, Virginia, October 1913.
Lower photo: USS Dolphin
off the Virginia Capes, signalling "Good Bye, pleasant voyage"
to Atlantic Fleet ships bound for the Mediterranean, 25 October
Right: Page 9 Upper
photo: Battleships of the Atlantic Fleet en route to the
Mediterranean, October 1913. Seen from USS Arkansas, with
USS Utah at left.
Lower photo: Crewmen dancing and relaxing on board
USS Arkansas, while en route to the Mediterranean, October
NOTES:To the best of our knowledge, the pictures referenced here
are all in the Public Domain, and can therefore be freely downloaded
and used for any purpose.
Some images linked from this page may bear obsolete credit lines
citing the organization name: "Naval Historical Center".
Effective 1 December 2008 the name should be cited as: "Naval
History and Heritage Command".
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Coding updated 22 April 2009