Photo #: NH 103457
USS Mexican (ID # 1655)
Photographed circa late 1918, possibly while undergoing conversion from an animal transport to a troopship.
She appears to in the process of having her World War I "dazzle" camouflage replaced by an overall gray color scheme.
The original image was printed on postal card ("AZO") stock, the reverse of which bears the following pencilled inscription: "Left St. Nazair (sic) France Apr. 3 1918 in U.S. Ship Mexican".
Donation of Dr. Mark Kulikowski, 2006.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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Image posted 21 January 2006