Photo #: NH 100662
USS Arcturus (SP-182)
In an icy port, circa 1917-1919.
Built in 1911, the motor boat Arcturus was acquired by the Navy on 25 May 1917 and commissioned as USS Arcturus (SP-182) on 18 August 1917. Her name was changed to SP-182 in 1918 to avoid confusion with another vessel. 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