Photo #: NH 104072
S.S. Lake Arthur (American Freighter, 1918),
S.S. Lake Weston (American Freighter, 1918), and
S.S. Lake Stirling (American Freighter, 1918)
-- listed from left to right --
Fitting out at the Detroit Shipbuilding Company shipyard, Wyandotte, Michigan, circa Spring 1918.
Originally named War Palm, and later named Virginia Limited, Lake Arthur served as USS Lake Arthur (ID # 2915) in 1918-1919.
Lake Weston (originally named War Swift) served as USS Lake Weston (ID # 2926) in 1918.
Lake Stirling (originally named War Thrush) had no World War I era U.S. Navy service.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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Image posted 17 October 2006