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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"
This page provides textual information, thumbnails, and
links to larger images concerning pages 10 through 19 of a photo
album covering USS Arkansas' visit to the Mediterranean in October-December
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: Page 10 (reverse
of page 9) Upper photo: Crewmen relaxing on deck as
steams across the Atlantic, October 1913.
Lower photo: Crewmen exercising on board Arkansas,
Right: Page 11 Upper
photo: Crewmen perform the recently introduced "Swedish
exercise" on board USS Arkansas, October 1913.
Lower photo: Cleaning fittings on board Arkansas,
Left: Page 12 (reverse
of page 11) Upper photo: Instruction in taking soundings,
on board USS Arkansas, October 1913.
Lower photo: Artist Henry Reuterdahl at work on board
Arkansas, October 1913.
Right: Page 13 Upper
photo: Captain Roy C. Smith, Commanding Officer of USS Arkansas,
inspecting the crew during her Atlantic passage, October 1913.
Lower photo: Crewmen dancing on board Arkansas,
Left: Page 14 (reverse
of page 13) Upper photo: USS Arkansas crewmen
play a game of "Acey-Deucy", October 1913.
Lower photo: Exercising on the parallel bars on board
Arkansas, October 1913.
Right: Page 15 Upper
photo: Atlantic Fleet battleships steaming across the Atlantic
in late October 1913, seen from USS Arkansas.
Lower photo: Battleships in an Atlantic storm, circa
late October or early November 1913, photographed from Arkansas.
USS Utah is
in the foreground, with USS Delaware
Left: Page 16 (reverse
of page 15) Married crewmen ("benedicts") on USS
Arkansas wear cotton in their ears to avoid being lured
by the Sirens' song, while their ship was steaming near the Italian
coast in early November 1913.
Right: Page 17 Text
concerning sightseeing in Italy by the crew of USS Arkansas,
Left: Page 18 (reverse
of page 17) Blank page.
Right: Page 19 Upper
photo: Scene at Naples, Italy, during USS Arkansas's
visit in November 1913.
Lower photo: Naples Harbor and Mount Vesuvius seen
from USS Arkansas, November 1913. Ship partially visible
at right is USS Celtic.
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