Photo #: NH 102108
Eagle (American Freighter, 1917)
Photograph taken prior to her World War I Navy service.
Renamed Peerless on 5 August 1918, this freighter was acquired by the Navy and commissioned on 8 December 1918 as USS Peerless (ID # 1639). She was returned to her owner on 22 September 1919 and later was again named Eagle.
The original print is in National Archives' Record Group 19-LCM.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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26 August 2002