You're viewing this item in the new Europeana website. View this item in the original Europeana.

Flag hoist exercise.
"Flag hoist exercise" is one of those incidental duties of the sailor, which the landsmen know little about. Here's the result of the drill - every bit of bunting of the U.S.S. California flying in the breeze on a recent morning, in waters hard by the southern coat of the state of California.