Photo #: NH 74113 (complete caption)
U.S. Navy rifle team that first won the Auckland Cup
At Auckland, New Zealand, during the "Great White Fleet"'s visit there in 1908.
The team members, all 1906-1907 graduates of the U.S. Naval Academy, include bottom row, left to right:
Midshipman Richard T. Keiran;
Midshipman Robert C. Giffen;
Midshipman Thaddeus A. Thomson, Jr.;
Midshipman Stephen Doherty;
Midshipman Francis A.L. Vossler; and
Midshipman Ezra G. Allen.
top row, left to right:
Midshipman Carl T. Osburn;
Midshipman Richard Hill;
Midshipman William F. Amsden;
Midshipman Vaughn V. Woodward;
Midshipman John W. Lewis; and
Midshipman Roy L.C. Stover.
Note their .30 caliber Krag-Jørgensen rifles, woven cartridge belts and variety of headgear.
Donation of Captain Ridley McLean, USN.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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15 May 2002