Zafiro (AF, 1898): Photographs

These photographs were selected to show the original configuration of this class and major subsequent modifications. For most classes many other photographs exist.
For more complete online collections of U. S. Navy ship photographs see in particular the NHHC Online Library of Selected Images and the NavSource Photo Archive.

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USS Zafiro (1898-1910)

Photographed by the Construction & Repair Dept. of the Cavite Naval Station, Philippines, on 8 October 1903.
The handwritten caption calls her a collier (U.S.N.C.).

Photo No. 19-N-11439 ex 24-19-1
Source: Steamship Historical Society of America (, used with permission.