USS Buffalo -- 1914 Alaskan Radio Expedition -- Crew

 

Included on this page are group photographs of the crew of USS Buffalo taken during the 1914 Alaskan Radio Expedition. Two of the images also show the ship's mascot, a bear cub named Teddy.

This page features views of the crew of USS Buffalo during the 1914 Alaskan Radio Expedition.

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Photo #: NH 105463

USS Buffalo
(1898-1927, later AD-8)

The ship's officers posing on the main deck near the stern during the 1914 Alaskan Radio Expedition.
The ship's Commanding Officer, Commander Montgomery M. Taylor, USN, is on the left.

Collection of Admiral Montgomery M. Taylor, donated by Louisa R. Alger, 1962 (NHF-164-B).

U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

 
Photo #: NH 105464

USS Buffalo
(1898-1927, later AD-8)

One of the ship's divisions posing on the main deck in front of the pilot house during the 1914 Alaskan Radio Expedition.
This division probably worked in this part of the ship. Note the Sailors inside the pilot house and the mascot, a bear cub, on a leash held by one of the division officers.

Collection of Admiral Montgomery M. Taylor, donated by Louisa R. Alger, 1962 (NHF-164-B).

U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

 
Photo #: NH 105596

USS Buffalo
(1898-1927, later AD-8)

"Teddy," a ship's mascot, on the ship's forecastle circa mid-1914 during the 1914 Alaskan Radio Expedition.
"Teddy," probably an Alaskan bear cub, is also shown posing with one of the ship's divisions in Photo # NH 105464 above.
Note the ship's capstain in the background.

Collection of Admiral Montgomery M. Taylor, donated by Louisa R. Alger, 1962 (NHF-086).

U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

 
Photo #: NH 105468

USS Buffalo
(1898-1927, later AD-8)

Sailors posing on one of the ship's steam launches during the 1914 Alaskan Radio Expedition.
The launch has been run up on the beach. The group may be one of the divisions that operated the ship's numerous boats. It may also include some of the civilian personnel embarked on the expedition.

Collection of Admiral Montgomery M. Taylor, donated by Louisa R. Alger, 1962 (NHF-164-B).

U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

 
Photo #: NH 105469

USS Buffalo
(1898-1927, later AD-8)

The ship's baseball team posing on the main deck near the stern during the 1914 Alaskan Radio Expedition.

Collection of Admiral Montgomery M. Taylor, donated by Louisa R. Alger, 1962 (NHF-164-B).

U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

 


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