USS Florida (Battleship # 30)
Officers, photographed on board the ship on 1 March 1912.
Those present include (Front row, mostly seated on deck):
Lieutenant (Junior Grade) Joseph S. Evans;
Ensign John F. Meigs, Jr.;
Ensign Lucien B. Green II;
Second Lieutenant Joseph C. Fegan, USMC;
Ensign Alexander Macomb.
Ensign James M. Cresap;
Ensign Delavan V. Downer;
Ensign Thaddeus A. Thomson, Jr.; and
Ensign Ezra G. Allen.
(Ssecond row, mostly seated in chairs):
Lieutenant Richard Wainwright, Jr.;
Ensign Leland Jordan;
Lieutenant (Junior Grade) Alfred W. Atkins.
Major William C. Harlee, USMC;
Lieutenant William Norris;
Surgeon Middleton S. Elliott;
Chaplain Curtis H. Dickins;
Captain Harry S. Knapp, Commanding Officer;
Rear Admiral Aaron Ward, Commanding 3rd Division, Atlantic Fleet;
Commander Jay H. Sypher, Executive Officer;
Lieutenant Commander Ridley McLean;
Paymaster John R. Sanford;
(Standing, third row):
Ensign Norman R. Van der Veer;
Chief Carpenter Thomas W. Richards;
Ensign Newton H. White, Jr.;
Ensign John H. Magruder, Jr.;
Lieutenant Leigh Noyes;
Chief Boatswain Gustav Freudendorf;
Lieutenant Roger Williams;
Chief Gunner (unidentified);
Lieutenant Commander Zachariah H. Madison;
Passed Assistant Surgeon Thomas W. Raison.
Lieutenant Commander Walter G. Roper; and
Lieutenant Samuel M. Robinson.
Donation of Captain Joseph S. Evans, USN.