Photo #: NH 105242
S.S. Puritan (American Passenger Steamship, 1901)
Underway in commercial service before World War I. This ship was acquired by the Navy in April 1918 and after conversion at Chicago served in commission on the Great Lakes as USS Puritan (ID # 2222) from 20 November 1918 to 23 July 1919.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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Image posted 13 August 2007