Photo #: NH 65082
S.S. Willimantic (American freighter, 1918)
Being launched at the Seattle Construction and Dry Dock Co., Seattle, Washington, on 29 May 1918. Note the elaborate bow decorations. The tug Prosper of Seattle is assisting. This freighter was in commission as USS Willimantic (ID # 3549) from 2 November 1918 to 21 April 1919.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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Image posted 11 October 2007