USS Nero (1898-1922, later AC-17).
Previously S.S. Whitgift (British Freighter, 1895).

This page features,or provides links to, views of USS Nero.

For other images concerning this ship, see:

  • USS Nero -- 1912 Alaskan Radio Expedition
  • USS Nero -- 1912 Alaskan Radio Stations and Settlements
  • USS Nero -- 1912 Alaskan Radio Equipment

  • Click on the small photograph to prompt a larger view of the same image.

    Photo #: NH 102991

    USS Nero
    (1898-1922)

    Fine screen halftone reproduction of a photograph of the ship aground on Block Island, 1 August 1906. Two tugs are standing by.
    The original photograph is printed on a postal card.

    Donation of Dr. Mark Kulikowski, 2005.

    U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

     
    Photo #: NH 78128

    USS Nero
    (1898-1922, later AC-17)

    Photographed prior to World War I.

    Courtesy of Donald M. McPherson, 1973.

    U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

     
    Photo #: NH 105433-A

    USS Nero
    (1898-1922, later AC-17)

    At Dutch Harbor, Alaska, during the 1912 Alaskan Radio Expedition.
    Nero made frequent stops here between early June and early September 1912, often to take shelter from storms while erecting a radio station at nearby Unalga.
    This image is cropped from the original print for Photo # NH 105433.

    Courtesy of the Naval Historical Foundation (NHF-165-A).

    U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

     
    Photo #: NH 92197

    USS Nero
    (1898-1922, later AC-17)

    In a Pacific Coast harbor, before World War I.
    The original photograph is printed on post card ("AZO") stock.

    Collection of Thomas P. Naughton, 1973.

    U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

     
    Photo #: NH 105437

    USS Nero
    (1898-1922, later AC-17)

    Returning to Mare Island, California, on 23 November 1912 at the conclusion of the 1912 U. S. Navy Alaskan Radio Expedition.
    Note the long homeward bound pennant flying from the top of the main mast.

    Courtesy of the Naval Historical Foundation (NHF-165-A).

    U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

     


    For other images concerning this ship, see:

  • USS Nero -- 1912 Alaskan Radio Expedition
  • USS Nero -- 1912 Alaskan Radio Stations and Settlements
  • USS Nero -- 1912 Alaskan Radio Equipment

    Page made 18 May 2008