Photo #: NH 100105
Alert (American Motor Boat, 1913)
Photographed prior to World War I by Edwin Levick, New York City.
This craft was leased by the Navy in May 1917 and commissioned as USS Alert (SP-511). Her name was later changed to SP-511. Following World War I service as a patrol boat, she was returned to her owner in late 1918.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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7 May 2002