Mystery Individual Discovered in Paintings and Photographs

The U.S. Navy is currently on a worldwide search to identify a mysterious individual found in our nation’s most celebrated moments of naval history. Recent photographic evidence found deep in the archives of the U.S. Navy suggests one singular man appearing in navy art and photographs throughout the 240 history of the Navy. The man

8 Groups of Sailors Ready for the Weekend

1. A Good Weekend Requires Planning (NARA Photo: 80-G-431069) 2. Playing Cards Will Help Pass the Time (LOC Image: LC-DIG-det-4a14373) 3. It Might Require Travel (LOC Image: LC-USF34-039283-D) 4. Get Plenty of Rest the Night Before   (NARA Image: 80-G-471182) 5. Grab a Snack Before Heading Out (Image: San Diego History Center) 6. Grab Your

Battleship Iowa Departs for Los Angeles

Our good friend Bob Fish from the Aircraft Carrier USS Hornet Museum was on hand for the departure of the battleship ex-USS Iowa from Richmond, CA. You may recall that he shared some great photos in November of the battleship arriving in Richmond for much-needed repair work, see our earlier story. On Saturday, 26 May

New Photo Donation: Submarine USS Besugo (SS 321)

From time to time, we get something interesting or surprising in the mail. We recently received a wonderful collection of photographs – completely unsolicited – from Marie Gennette. Upon opening this unexpected package, we were delighted to find dozens of black and white images from the 1940’s. The photographs were from the collection of her

Volunteers Needed: Naval History and Heritage Command, Photo Section

The Photograph Section at the Naval History & Heritage Command is announcing a call for volunteers in and out of the DC Metro area. A list of potential duties can be found below. If interested in any of the volunteer positions, please contact the Photograph Section at NHHC by email at nhhcfacebook@gmail.com. Work to be done