Photo #: NH 53887
USS George Washington (ID # 3018)
View of the ship's after starboard side, taken while she was underway at sea on 10 May 1918. Photographed from USS Whipple (Destroyer # 15), which was then serving off western France.
Note lifeboats suspended from George Washington's davits, ready position for quick launching, a necessary precaution while operating in the war zone.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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Image posted 12 October 2004