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"The Old Navy" or

"Old Salts of the Square Rigger Navy"

Photograph taken on board USS Mohican in 1888 by Assistant Surgeon H.W. Whitaker, USN.

The Sailors in the photograph are (from left to right): David Ireland, Gilbert H. Purdy, John T. Griffith and John King.

The five Sullivan Brothers

On board USS Juneau (CL-52) at the time of her commissioning ceremonies at the New York Navy Yard, 14 February 1942. All were lost with the ship following the 13 November 1942 Naval Battle of Guadalcanal.

The brothers are (from left to right): Joseph, Francis, Albert, Madison and George Sullivan.

U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.