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Photo #  NH 99365:  Fishing vessel G.H. McNeal, photographed prior to her World War I era Navy service


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G.H. McNeal (U.S. Menhaden Fishing Boat, 1911).
Served in 1917-19 as USS G.H. McNeal (SP-312)

G.H. McNeal, a 244-gross-ton steam-powered menhaden fishing vessel, was built in 1911 at Millford, Delaware. She was purchased and placed in commission by the Navy in May 1917 as USS G.H. McNeal (SP-312). For the rest of World War I she operated out of Norfolk, Virginia, on patrol and minesweeping duties in the Virginia Capes area. The ship was decommissioned in May 1919 and sold in July of that year.

This page features our only views of the fishing vessel G.H. McNeal, which served as USS G.H. McNeal (SP-312) in 1917-1919.


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Photo #: NH 99365

G.H. McNeal
(American Fishing Vessel, 1911)

In port, prior to her World War I era Naval service.
This "menhaden fisherman" was acquired by the Navy and placed in commission as USS G.H. McNeal (SP-312) on 26 May 1917. Stricken from the Navy list on 17 May 1919, she was sold on 10 July 1919.

U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

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Photo #: NH 101989

G.H. McNeal
(U.S. Menhaden Fishing Boat, 1911)

Photographed prior to her World War I U.S. Navy service.
She was acquired by the Navy and commissioned on 26 May 1917 as USS G.H. McNeal (SP-312). Stricken on 17 May 1919, she was sold on 10 July 1919.

The original print is in National Archives' Record Group 19-LCM.

U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

Online Image: 57KB; 740 x 480 pixels

 


If you want higher resolution reproductions than the digital images presented here, see: "How to Obtain Photographic Reproductions."


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Page made 23 September 2001
New image added 2 June 2004