Photo #: NH 42128
Hurricane at Apia, Samoa, 15-16 March 1889
"Jury Rudder for the Nipsic. 22 feet-long, with Bollards filled with grape shot for weights. Made at Apia, it worked satisfactorily on a voyage of over 3000 miles from Pango-Pango -- to Fanning Island and Honolulu -- called by the sailors The 'Admiral's Fiddle'"
Artwork by Rear Admiral Lewis A. Kimberly, contained in his personal journal of the Apia Hurricane, photographed against the text of one of the journal's pages. It shows the jury rudder made for USS Nipsic.
Courtesy of the Naval Historical Foundation. Donation of Miss Elsie S. Kimberly, January 1958.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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3 April 2002