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Photo # NH 104685:  Officers of USS America, 16 September 1919

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USS America (ID # 3006), 1917-1919 -- On Board, Close Up and Miscellaneous Views


This page features all the images we have taken on board and close to USS America (ID-3006), and miscellaneous views related to her.

For more pictures concerning this ship, see:

  • USS America (ID # 3006), 1917-1919.


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

    Click on the small photograph to prompt a larger view of the same image.

    Photo #: NH 57601

    USS America (ID # 3006)


    View on deck, taken at the Boston Navy Yard, Massachusetts, on 17 October 1917, after completion of conversion to a troopship.
    View looks aft from her midships superstructure, with cargo-handling booms and winches in the foreground.

    U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

    Online Image: 127KB; 740 x 585 pixels

     
    Photo #: NH 104685

    USS America
    (ID # 3006)

    Ship's Officers pose on board, in front of her forward superstructure, 16 September 1919.
    Photographed by H.A. Helm, 121 West 68th Street, New York City.
    The ship's Commanding Officer, seated in the front row 6th from right, is probably Captain Andre M. Procter, USN.

    Donation of Dr. Mark Kulikowski, 2007.

    U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

    Online Image: 96KB; 740 x 605 pixels

     
    Photo #: NH 104239-KN (color)

    USS America (ID # 3006)

    Troop Billet Ticket, used circa 1917-1919, while the ship was transporting service personnel between the United States and Europe.

    Donation of Dr. Mark Kulikowski, 2006.

    U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

    Online Image: 80KB; 405 x 765 pixels

     
    Photo #: NH 82951

    "The Original U.S. Troop Transports"


    Chart compiled 16 August 1919, showing the number of trans-Atlantic "turn arounds" and their average duration for thirty seven U.S. Navy troop transports employed during and immediately after World War I.

    Collection of the USS Pocahontas Reunion Association, 1974.

    U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

    Online Image: 157KB; 690 x 655 pixels

    Click here to rotate chart 90 degrees clockwise

     


    The following images show a postcard that was mailed by a man who may have been a passenger on USS America in August 1919:

    Photo #: NH 105778-KN (color)

    YMCA Postcard for Returning Troops

    Front side of a card provided to Soldiers and Sailors for use in reporting their arrival in the United States from Europe. This example, postmarked Hoboken, New Jersey, 14 August 1919, was sent to his family by Richard McLaughlin. He may have been a passenger on USS America (ID # 3006), as this card was obtained with Photo # NH 105777, which is a photograph of that ship.
    The reverse side of this card is seen in Photo # NH 105778-A-KN.

    Donation of Charles R. Haberlein Jr., 2008.

    U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

    Online Image: 85KB; 740 x 460 pixels

     
    Photo #: NH 105778-A-KN (color)

    YMCA Postcard for Returning Troops

    Reverse side of a card provided to Soldiers and Sailors for use in reporting their arrival in the United States from Europe. This example, postmarked Hoboken, New Jersey, 14 August 1919, was sent to his family by Richard McLaughlin. He may have been a passenger on USS America (ID # 3006), as this card was obtained with Photo # NH 105777, which is a photograph of that ship.
    The front side of this card is seen in Photo # NH 105778-KN.

    Donation of Charles R. Haberlein Jr., 2008.

    U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

    Online Image: 57KB; 740 x 460 pixels

     


    For more pictures concerning this ship, see:

  • USS America (ID # 3006), 1917-1919.


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


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    Page made 13 April 2007
    New images added 8 May 2008