Snapshot of U.S. Navy and Marine Corps personnel sitting around on the deck of what is believed to be the U.S. Navy battleship USS New Hampshire (BB-25) around 1917 or 1918 during World War I. Pictured are (with numbers above their heads): 1. Cpl. Bloomer [or Bloomn?]; 2. Espey [or Espery?]; 3. Beavers; 4. Kiser; 5. H. B. Tilden; 6. Furan; 7. McCruden [spelling?]; 8. Mebges [spelling?]; and 9. C. B. Olson. Photograph believed to have been taken or collected by a U.S. Marine named Karlen while he was serving in a Marine Corps detachment on the New Hampshire [circa 1917-1918].
Owner: State Archives of North Carolina
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