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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"
Pages 80-88 and Back Cover
This page provides textual information, thumbnails, and
links to larger images concerning pages 80 through 88 and the
back cover 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: Page 80 (reverse
of page 79) Upper photo: (This print was missing when
the album was cataloged.)
Lower photo: Restored tomb at Pompeii, Italy, November
Right: Page 81 Upper
photo: House of Vettii, Pompeii, Italy, November 1913.
Lower photo: Dutch Navy sailors at Naples, Italy,
Left: Page 82 (reverse
of page 81) Sunset seen as USS Arkansas was steaming
away from Naples, Italy, 30 November 1913.
Right: Page 83 Upper
photo: Sunrise in the Mediterranean Sea, seen from USS Arkansas
while en route to Gibraltar, circa 1 December 1913.
Lower photo: Gibraltar seen from USS Arkansas,
3 December 1913.
Left: Page 84 (reverse
of page 83) Captain Roy C. Smith, Commanding Officer of USS
Arkansas, presents gunnery "E" awards to the
crew of Turret Number Four, December 1913. Lieutenant (Junior
Grade) Jonas H. Ingram was in charge of the turret.
Right: Page 85 Upper
photo: Feeding a mascot goat on board USS Arkansas,
circa December 1913.
Lower photo: Infantry drill on board USS Arkansas,
circa December 1913. Note the text reference to ongoing turmoil
Left: Page 86 (reverse
of page 85) Upper photo: Clothing inspection on board
USS Arkansas, while returning to the U.S. from Italy in
December 1913. Captain Roy C. Smith in in the left center foreground.
Lower photo: The East River, New York City, seen from
USS Arkansas upon her return from Europe, on 15 December
Right: Page 87 Blank
Left: Page 88 (reverse
of page 87) Blank page.
Right: Inside of the back
cover A black paper liner is glued over most of the
two covers' inner sides, with dark green cloth over the outer
Album's back cover Like the front cover, this
is covered with dark green cloth.
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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Page made 8 August 2004
Coding updated 22 April 2009