Photo #: 19-N-25097
USS American Legion (AP-35)
Undergoing conversion to a Navy transport, at the Atlantic Basin Iron Works, Brooklyn, New York, on 28 August 1941.
She appears to be undergoing repainting from her white U.S. Army Transport color scheme to dark grey Navy camouflage paint. Note the weathered neutrality flag painted on her hull side amidships.
The tanker Royal Arrow is visible in the right background.
Photograph from the Bureau of Ships Collection in the U.S. National Archives.
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15 January 2002