|Catalog Number||WF 2369|
|Caption||Navy Destroyers, #276, 277|
View of ships at dock on the Guemes Channel. They are docked at the Anacortes Cannery at the foot of J and I Avenue; note the sign above the bow of the ships. The postcard view is labeled, "#22, Destroyers # 276-277 at Anacortes (sic), Wash. Brady." this is the USS Moody which was launched in 1919 and decommissioned in 1930. Hollywood bought the ship & filmed it in a movie in which the Moody was destroyed by a submarine. In 1924, the Moody cruised the Pacific coast on goodwill tours. (information from Peyton Kane, 04/09/2012) Rear ship is the USS McCawley, #276. Military ships often visited Anacortes during town festivals such as July 4th or the Marineers Festival. These 2 ships came with the USS Nevada.
Published in the ANACORTES AMERICAN on July 29, 1926. They were in port from Friday, July 23 to Monday, July 26, 1926
|Collection||Wallie Funk Collection|
Maritime - Boat
Place - Anacortes, WA
|Credit line||Donated by Wallie Funk, Wallie Funk Collection|