A brochure from a November 2, 1917 celebration dinner. The standard-issue 3"/23 caliber deck gun on the chasers was manufactred by Poole.
This is an item in the collection of the Research Center at the Baltimore Museum of Industry. BMI is currently working to restore the SteamTug Baltimore, the oldest surviving hand-fired coal burning steam tug in the United States, built in Baltimore in 1906. BMI recently received a Saving America's Treasures grant and is looking for matching donations, volunteers and in-kind materials for the tugr.
Poole gun brochure, courtesy of the Research Center at the Baltimore Museum of Industry.