Photo #: NH 100257-A
West Maximus (U.S. Freighter, 1918)
Photographed immediately after her launching, at the Skinner & Eddy Corp. shipyard, Seattle, Washington, on 28 December 1918.
She was to have been taken over by the U.S. Navy as USS West Maximus (ID # 3924) but was completed too late for this to take place.
The original is in National Archives' Record Group 19-LCM.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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19 January 2001