Photo #: NH 41602
U. S. Navy Ambulance Boat No. 1
Launching at the Mare Island Navy Yard, California, 24 July 1919. Note that much of her ambulance boat deckhouse is already in place.
This craft was converted before or during the early stages of construction from Motor Tug No. 97 and was classified YH-1 in July 1920.
Collection of Rear Admiral Ammen C. Farenholt, USN (Medical Corps).
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval Historical Center.
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Image posted 17 January 2007