USS Buffalo (1898-1927, later AD-8)
Previously S.S. El Cid and the Brazilian auxiliary cruiser Nictheroy.

This page features, or provides links to, views of USS Buffalo and the Brazilian auxililary cruiser Nictheroy.

For other images concerning this ship, see:

  • USS Buffalo -- Activities and Crew
  • USS Buffalo -- In Drydock
  • USS Buffalo -- 1914 Alaskan Radio Expedition (Part 1: April-June 1914)
  • USS Buffalo -- 1914 Alaskan Radio Expedition (Part 2: May-September 1914)
  • USS Buffalo -- 1914 Alaskan Radio Expedition (Part 3: September-October 1914)
  • USS Buffalo -- 1914 Alaskan Radio Expedition -- Crew
  • USS Buffalo -- 1914 Alaskan Radio Radio Stations and Settlements
  • Nictheroy (Brazilian Auxiliary Cruiser, 1893-1898)

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

    Photo #: NH 754

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

    Photographed on 29 November 1898 soon after having been commissioned as an auxiliary cruiser.

    U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

     
    Photo #: None

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

    Photographed at the Brooklyn Navy Yard as an auxiliary cruiser circa 1898-1900.

    Source: Shipscribe.

     
    Photo #: NH 57991

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

    Watercolor by D'Esposito, 1900.
    The artist may have been Gaetano D'Esposito (1858-1911) or Vicenzo D'Esposito (1886-1946). Both painted many maritime scenes in and near Malta.

    Courtesy of Lieutenant H. C. Allen, 1940, from the collection of Admiral C. T. Hutchins.

    U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

     
    Photo #: NH 56660-A

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

    Probably photographed while serving as a training ship between 1900 and 1905.

    Courtesy of Howard I. Chapelle, Smithsonian Institution.

    U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

     
    Photo #: NH 56645

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

    Probably photographed while serving as a training ship between 1900 and 1905.

    U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

     
    Photo #: None

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

    Probably photographed while serving as a training ship between 1900 and 1905.

    Source: Shipscribe.

     
    Photo #: NH 56644

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

    Photographed in 1902 while serving as a training ship.

    U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

     
    Photo #: NH 434

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

    Photographed at Algiers in January 1904 while serving as a training ship.

    Courtesy of Rear Admiral Ammen Farenholt, USN (MC), 1933.

    U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

     
    Photo #: NH 105102

    USS Buffalo
    (1898-1927)

    Probably photographed while serving as a transport between 1906 and 1917.
    The original image is printed on postcard ("AZO") stock.

    Donation of Charles R. Haberlein Jr., 2007.

    U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

     
    Photo #: NH 105444

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

    At Kodiak, Alaska, on 4 July 1914 during the 1914 Alaskan Radio Expedition.

    Courtesy of the Naval Historical Foundation (NHF-086).

    U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

     
    Photo #: NH 92202

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

    In San Francisco Bay on 28 March 1916 while serving as a transport.
    Note the ferry Berkeley to the left and the large pier in the distance to the right.

    Courtesy of Thomas P. Naughton, 1973

    U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

     
    Photo #: NH 56642

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

    On 12 November 1918 in European waters wearing pattern camouflage paint.
    Photographed by E. J. Kelty.

    U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

     
    Photo #: NH 56643

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

    At Gibraltar circa December 1918 with USS Schley (Destroyer No. 103 ) alongside and the collier USS Jupiter (Fuel Ship No. 3) in the background.
    Buffalo and Jupiter are no longer wearing pattern camouflage paint while Schley still is.

    U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

     
    Photo #: NH 105907

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

    At Villefranche on the French Mediterranean coast in late 1918 or early 1919.

    Donation of Captain Stephen S. Roberts, USNR (Retired), 2008.

    U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

     
    Photo #: NH 105908

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

    Photographed in the Azores by St. Jacques circa early 1919.
    The ships in the distance to the right include a large armed yacht with two funnels and a merchant ship still wearing her World War I camouflage paint.

    Donation of Captain Stephen S. Roberts, USNR (Retired), 2008.

    U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

     
    Photo #: None

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

    Photographed on 3 May 1919 in the Azores by St. Jacques at full dress ship for a local holiday.
    The original image is printed on postcard stock.

    Source: Shipscribe.

     
    Photo #: NH 42539-A

    USS Buffalo
    (AD-8)

    In "Red Lead Row" at the Destroyer Base, San Diego, California, at the end of 1922. The similar ship behind her is USS Prairie (AD-5).
    This image is an enlargement of part of Photo # NH 42539, which also shows at least 65 destroyers in this reserve fleet.

    U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

     


    For other images concerning this ship, see:

  • USS Buffalo -- Activities and Crew
  • USS Buffalo -- In Drydock
  • USS Buffalo -- 1914 Alaskan Radio Expedition (Part 1: April-June 1914)
  • USS Buffalo -- 1914 Alaskan Radio Expedition (Part 2: May-September 1914)
  • USS Buffalo -- 1914 Alaskan Radio Expedition (Part 3: September-October 1914)
  • USS Buffalo -- 1914 Alaskan Radio Expedition -- Crew
  • USS Buffalo -- 1914 Alaskan Radio Radio Stations and Settlements
  • Nictheroy (Brazilian Auxiliary Cruiser, 1893-1898)

    Page made 23 February 2008