Photo #: NH 99450
USS Penguin (Minesweeper # 33)
Close astern of USS Scranton (ID # 3511), as a Chief Petty Officer is "putting the heaving line 60 ft." between the two ships, circa 28 March 1919.
Note the line's weight in the air above Penguin's bow.
Photograph from the USS Scranton photo album kept by J.D. Bartar, one of her crew members.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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5 July 2004