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Photo #  NH 107040:  Looking aft on USS Minnesotan, 1919.

Online Library of Selected Images:
-- U.S. NAVY SHIPS --

USS Minnesotan (ID # 4545), 1918-1919.
-- On Board and Close Up Views


This page features all available views taken on board, or close to, USS Minnesotan (ID # 4545).

For more pictures concerning this ship, see:

  • USS Minnesotan (ID # 4545), 1918-1919.


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

    Photo #: NH 107048

    USS Minnesotan
    (ID # 4545)

    Workmen outfitting the ship at Shooters Island, New York, during her conversion to a troop transport, circa January-March 1919.
    Note the pneumatic rivetting gun in the center of this view.
    The original image is printed on post card ("AZO") stock.

    Donation of Dr. Mark Kulikowski, 2010.

    U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.

    Online Image: 83KB; 900 x 520 pixels

     
    Photo #: NH 107041

    USS Minnesotan
    (ID # 4545)

    View looking aft from the foremast's upper lookout platform, 1919.
    This view was probably taken in about March 1919, as Minnesotan was nearing completion of conversion to a troop transport.
    Note the lumber piled on deck, men working on and near the temporary deckhouses in the foreground, and the unfurled name banner on the face of the ship's bridge bulwark.
    The original image is printed on post card ("AZO") stock.

    Donation of Dr. Mark Kulikowski, 2010.

    U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.

    Online Image: 109KB; 555 x 925 pixels

     
    Photo #: NH 107040

    USS Minnesotan
    (ID # 4545)

    View looking aft from the foremast's upper lookout platform, while the ship was underway at sea, 1919.
    Note cargo stowed on deck, forward of the superstructure, and the furled name banner on the face of her bridge bulwark.
    The original image is printed on post card ("AZO") stock.

    Donation of Dr. Mark Kulikowski, 2010.

    U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.

    Online Image: 109KB; 555 x 925 pixels

     
    Photo #: NH 107039

    USS Minnesotan
    (ID # 4545)

    View looking forward from the bridge in 1919, while the ship was transporting American troops home from France.
    The original image is printed on post card ("AZO") stock.

    Donation of Dr. Mark Kulikowski, 2010.

    U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.

    Online Image: 82KB; 900 x 550 pixels

     
    Photo #: NH 107043

    USS Minnesotan
    (ID # 4545)

    Homeward bound troops relaxing on deck near the forecastle break, while the ship was at sea in 1919. Photographed from the foremast.
    Note the hatch gratings, capstan and cowl ventilators.
    The original image is printed on post card ("AZO") stock.

    Donation of Dr. Mark Kulikowski, 2010.

    U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.

    Online Image: 128KB; 900 x 550 pixels

     
    Photo #: NH 107042

    USS Minnesotan
    (ID # 4545)

    View looking aft from the bridge, while the ship was at sea in 1919.
    Note the small boat stowed atop the upper midships deckhouse in the center of the view, and port side lifeboats hung from davits (at right).
    The original image is printed on post card ("AZO") stock.

    Donation of Dr. Mark Kulikowski, 2010.

    U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.

    Online Image: 91KB; 900 x 545 pixels

     
    Photo #: NH 107044

    USS Minnesotan
    (ID # 4545)

    Homeward bound troops relaxing on deck in 1919.
    The original image is printed on post card ("AZO") stock.

    Donation of Dr. Mark Kulikowski, 2010.

    U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.

    Online Image: 96KB; 900 x 550 pixels

     
    Photo #: NH 107045

    USS Minnesotan
    (ID # 4545)

    Homeward bound troops on board the ship in 1919.
    Note the curious device in the upper right center.
    The original image is printed on post card ("AZO") stock.

    Donation of Dr. Mark Kulikowski, 2010.

    U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.

    Online Image: 111KB; 900 x 550 pixels

     
    Photo #: NH 107046

    USS Minnesotan
    (ID # 4545)

    Two Navy officers on board the ship in 1919.
    The Lieutenant Commander at right may be Edelbert L. Smith, USNRF, who was Minnesotan's Commanding Officer. The Lieutenant at left may be Frederick Heimerdinger, USNRF, or Gerald R. Crosby, USNRF.
    The original image is printed on post card ("AZO") stock.

    Donation of Dr. Mark Kulikowski, 2010.

    U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.

    Online Image: 62KB; 530 x 925 pixels

     


    For more pictures concerning this ship, see:

  • USS Minnesotan (ID # 4545), 1918-1919.


    NOTES:

  • To the best of our knowledge, the pictures referenced here are all in the Public Domain, and can therefore be freely downloaded and used for any purpose.

  • Some images linked from this page may bear obsolete credit lines citing the organization name: "Naval Historical Center". Effective 1 December 2008 the name should be cited as: "Naval History and Heritage Command".


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