Brutus (AC-15): Photographs

These photographs were selected to show the original configuration of this class and major subsequent modifications. For most classes many other photographs exist.
For more complete online collections of U. S. Navy ship photographs see in particular the NHHC Online Library of Selected Images and the NavSource Photo Archive.

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USS Brutus (1898-1922)

Being repainted off the Mare Island Navy Yard on 28 May 1898.
She was commissioned one day later and her formal sale to the Government followed on 3 June 1898.

Photo No. NH 71722
Source: U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command.

 
USS Brutus (1898-1922)

Photographed in March 1902.

Photo No. NH 19-N-14260
Source: U.S. National Archives, RG-19-N box 9.

 
USS Brutus (1898-1922)

Photographed by the New York Navy Yard on 3 October 1911, probably in the Hudson River during that year's Presidential Naval Review.
Her bow bears the markings Auxiliary - U.S. Navy - Brutus," showing that she was now part of the Naval Auxiliary Service, established in 1905.

Photo No. 19-N-61-8-7
Source: U.S. National Archives, RG-19-A-31.

 
USS Brutus (1898-1922)

At Corinto, Nicaragua, a few years before World War I.

Photo No. NH 92194
Source: U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command.

 
USS Brutus (1898-1922)

Photographed during or after World War I.

Photo No. Unknown
Source: U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command.