Photo #: NH 102220
Siwash (American Motor Boat, 1916)
Underway prior to her World War I Navy service.
Photographed by Morris Rosenfeld, New York.
This pleasure craft was acquired by the Navy on 18 June 1917 and commissioned on 18 August 1917 as USS Siwash (SP-12). She was transferred to the Department of Commerce on 16 June 1919.
The original print is in National Archives' Record Group 19-LCM.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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12 August 2003