Photo #: NH 106232
USS West Galoc (ID # 3347)
Ship's Officers and Crew on her after well deck, at the time of her commissioning ceremonies at Naval Naval Station, San Pedro, California, 21 August 1918.
The officer in the right center foreground (in "Blue" uniform) is West Galoc's commanding officer, Lieutenant Commander Charles Clarkson, USNRF.
Note the cracks in the wooden cargo-handling booms in the center foreground.
Donation of Dr. Mark Kulikowski, 2008.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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Image posted 14 November 2008