Photo #: NH 102175
Samoset (American Ferry Steamship, 1897)
Photographed prior to her World War I Naval Service, with the ferry steamer Norumbega ited up astern. Both belonged to the Maine Central Railroad Company.
Formerly named Annie L. Vansciver, this ship was acquired by the Navy on 20 March 1918 and subsequently served as USS Samoset (ID # 2000). She was sold on 16 June 1922.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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4 March 2003