Photo #: 19-N-19-16-10
USS Viking (1898-1899)
Off the New York Navy Yard, Brooklyn, New York, after being fitted for naval service, 21 May 1898.
Ship in right background is probably USS Aileen (1898-1920), another yacht converted for use in the Spanish-American War.
Photograph from the Bureau of Ships Collection in the U.S. National Archives.
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Image posted 29 March 1998
Coding updated 14 December 2002