Uss Constellation-visual Signaling Training-newport-1918

Date:
1918
Creator:
Unknown

Amidships views of USS Constellation. Recruits/Apprentices are engaged in semaphore visual signaling practice. Seven are standing on hammock rail, remainder are on pier. Written in white along bottom: "Views from U.S. Naval Training Station....Signal School". In red at top left, "Newport, R.I. Visual Signaling". Print on reverse in brown ink. Manuscript reads Well how is Henry?/I am getting anxious/to see. Suppose you/are hine a fine/time at Grandma's/With love,/Matilda". Addressed to "Master Henry Rohing/527 South Street/ Mauch Chunk/Pa."

Description (physical):

5.375x3.5

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
PC1.35
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum