Photo #: NH 100871
S.S. Havana (American Passenger Ship, 1906)
Photographed prior to World War I.
Initially taken over by the U.S. Army for wartime service as USAT Havana, she was acquired by the Navy on 19 July 1917 and converted to a hospital ship. Commissioned as USS Comfort on 18 March 1918, she was laid up at the Mare Island Navy Yard in 1919, stricken on 26 May 1924 and sold on 1 April 1925.
The original print is in National Archives' Record Group 19-LCM.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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Image posted 12 March 2005