Attractive photo of a the battleship USS Louisiana docked in NYC harbor.
On back long text U.S. battleships serving as troop transports.
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.
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