Photo #: NH 100870
Comet (American Fishing Boat, 1910)
At what appears to be the Puget Sound Navy Yard, Bremerton, Washington, possibly when she was taken over by the Navy for World War I service.
Comet was acquired by the Navy on 26 November 1917 and placed in commission on 15 February 1918 as USS Comet (SP-772). She was returned to her owner, the San Juan Fishing & Packing Company of Seattle, Washington, on 23 August 1918.
The original print is in National Archives' Record Group 19-LCM.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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Image posted 9 March 2005