WW1 NYC stereoscopic photo troop transport USS Louisiana c.1919

$18.00 CAD

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Attractive photo of a the battleship USS Louisiana docked in NYC harbor.

On back long text U.S. battleships serving as troop transports.

19127 – U.S. Battleships Serve as Transports in Bringing our Troops Home – The Louisiana at Dock in New York Harbor.
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Curbed as in normal, condition VF.

9 x 18 cm.

USS Louisiana (BB-19) was a Connecticut-class battleship of the United States Navy. Louisiana was laid down in February 1903, launched in August 1904, and commissioned in June 1906.

From 1913, she began to become involved in the Mexican Revolution, as the US Navy began to send ships to protect American interests in the country. This activity culminated in the US occupation of Veracruz in April 1914. During World War I, Louisiana was employed as a training ship before serving as a convoy escort in late 1918. After the war ended that year, she was used to ferry American soldiers back from France. With this work completed, she was decommissioned in October 1920.


The company expanded rapidly and by 1905, the year the Keystone View Company was incorporated, it was the largest business of its kind in the world. All of the manufacturing was done in Meadville, but branch offices were in New York, St. Louis, San Francisco, Portland, Oregon, Chicago, Toronto, Canada and London, England. Salesmen and photographers were scattered around the world, and the company was offering 20,000 different views