U. S. Navy Pier, Newport, Rhode Island

This image shows both warships and transports docked at the Navy Pier in Newport, Rhode Island. This is part of the much larger Naval Station, Newport.

Published for H. B. Settle Co., Newport, R. I.

The description states simply:

U. S. NAVY PIER – NAVAL STATION

NEWPORT, RHODE ISLAND

–The markings on the leftmost ship identify it as the destroyer Charles J. Badger, a Fletcher class destroyer built in 1943 and decommissioned in 1957. The larger ship docked to pier 2 is a transport of some kind.

The presence of the Charles J. Badger indicates this image is from the 1950s.

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