Photo #: NH 104663
USNS General M. C. Meigs (T-AP-116)
Photographed pierside between July 1950 and September 1953, probably at Seattle, Washington, where she was based.
Photographed by Balint.
The original contemporary photo caption reads: "First M.S.T.S. North Pacific ship on which Naval Reserve of the 13th Naval District inaugurated training program enabling Volunteer Reservists to hold regularly scheduled drills was the U.S. Naval Ship (General M.C.) Meigs. Reservists earn points for promotion and retirement."
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the Military Sealift Command collection at the Naval Historical Center.
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Image posted 21 February 2007