Photo #: NH 100237
Photographed prior to 1917, while still in civilian service.
Built in 1906, this 113-foot tug was acquired by the Navy from the Panama Canal Commission and commissioned on 1 February 1918 as USS Mariner. She had no "SP" or "ID" number. The tug was returned to her owner on 13 January 1919.
The original is in National Archives' Record Group 19-LCM.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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5 January 2001