Photo #: NH 100658
USS Arabia (ID # 3434)
Hauled out of the water, probably while undergoing a formal material inspection at Boston, Massachusetts, circa 23 September 1918.
This fishing schooner was acquired by the Navy on 13 August 1918 and commissioned the next day to serve as a decoy vessel in the World War I anti-submarine effort. She was stricken on 27 March 1919 and sold on 11 November 1919.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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11 March 2003