Photo #: NH 102345
Acoma (American Motor Boat, 1917)
Underway, prior to her World War I Navy service.
This craft was acquired by the Navy on 25 September 1917 and commissioned on 18 October as USS Acoma (SP-1228). She was returned to her owner on 25 November 1918.
Photographed by M. Rosenfeld, New York.
Note: Contemporary Navy clerks marked the original with the name of Acoma's sister, which served as USS Velocipede (SP-1258).
The original print is in National Archives' Record Group 19-LCM.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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13 October 2003