Photo #: NH 2233-KN (Color)
"A Critical Situation"
Screened color print of an oil painting by Burnell Poole. It depicts USS Stockton (Destroyer # 73) narrowly averting a collision with a large troopship she was escorting in thick weather during 1918.
Courtesy of the U.S. Navy Art Collection, Washington, D.C.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
Online Image: 101KB; 740 x 525 pixels
NOTE: At the time of this writing (October 2004) the original painting was in poor condition and awaiting restoration.
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4 October 2004