Fireman 2nd Class Oscar Lycurgus Scarborough USN Collection
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September 7, 1917: The graduating class which Oscar L. Scarborough was a member in formation for a
surprise birthday party for Mrs. Arthur C. James at Beacon Hill House, Newport, Rhode Island. James was the commodore of the New York City Yacht Club.


September 7, 1917: The James family and members of the graduating class.


Close-up of the previous photograph, Seaman Apprentice Oscar L. Scarborough is identified as the man with
the large lack dot on his uniform.


Beacon Hill House, Newport, Rhode Island, the James home as it was in 1917. The house no longer exists.


1917: The crew of USS Vermont Battleship #20.

All photos from the collection of Oscar L. Scarborough
courtesy of Cdr. Roger Scarborough USN (ret.)


Many thanks to Commander Roger Scarborough USN (ret.) for submitting these photos and for allowing
MaritimeQuest to be the first to publish his father's collection.

Oscar L. Scarborough Collection
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Page published Mar. 19, 2009