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M22   US Navy Cruiser USS  Marblehead CL-2  in dry dock #2, in the Boston      

          Navy Yard, June 1932


USS Marblehead (CL-12) was an Omaha-class light cruiser, originally classified as a scout cruiser, of the United States Navy. She was the third Navy ship named for the town of Marblehead, Massachusetts.

USS Marblehead was in dry dock #2, Boston Navy Yard, June 1932. The carpenter shop is visible to the left and the Bunker Hill Monument (obelisk) is behind the Star Spangled Banner. (Caption updated by Curtis Tammany)

From the Leslie Jones Collection at the Boston Public Library. (

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