Photo #: NH 100661
Arcturus (American Motor Boat, 1911)
Photographed prior to her World War I Navy service, with what appears to be an amusement park in the background.
This craft was acquired by the Navy on 25 May 1917 and commissioned on 18 August 1917 as USS Arcturus (SP-182). Her name was changed to SP-182 in 1918, and she was sold on 3 November 1919.
The original print is in National Archives' Record Group 19-LCM.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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25 August 2003