Photo #: NH 104969-A-KN (Color)
S.S. Boston Floating Hospital
Reverse of a postcard published in 1908 by the Boston Floating Hospital, Incorporated, 54 Devonshire Street, Boston, Massachusetts. The card was mailed at Boston on 18 August 1908 addressed to Cecil Moore of Lowellville, Ohio.
See Photo # NH 104969-KN for a view of the front of this postcard, which was mailed on 18 August 1908.
Note printed and hand-written messages concerning this charitable children's floating medical facility.
This ship served as USS Boston Floating Hospital (ID # 2366) for several months in 1918.
Donation of Captain Stephen S. Roberts, USNR (Retired), 2007.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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Image posted 16 September 2007