U.S. Navy Medical Ships



In war and peace, U.S. Navy hospital ships have been a welcome sight to those in need of medical care.

This section presents a broad selection of our images that relate to Navy hospital ships and their service in the United States Navy.


USS  Relief (AH-1) (1920-1946)

USS  Solace (AH-2) (1898-1905, 1908-1909, 1909-1921)

USS  Comfort (AH-3) (1907-1921)

USS  Mercy (AH-4) (1917-1934)

USS  Solace (AH-5) (1941-1946)

USS  Comfort (AH-6) (1944-1946)

USS  Hope (AH-7) (1944-1946)

USS  Mercy (AH-8) (1944-1946)

USS  Bountiful (AH-9) (1944-1946)

USS  Samaritan (AH-10) (1944-1946)

USS  Refuge (AH-11) (1944-1946)

USS  Haven (AH-12) (1945-1947), (1950-1957)

USS  Benevolence (AH-13) (1945-1947, 1950)

USS  Tranquillity (AH-14) (1945-1946)

USS  Consolation (AH-15) (1945-1955)

USS  Repose (AH-16) (1945-1950, 1950-1954, 1965-1970)

USS  Sanctuary (AH-17) (1945-1946, 1966-1971, 1972-1975)

USS  Rescue (AH-18) (1945-1946)

USNS Mercy (T-AH-19) (1986-)

USNS Comfort (T-AH-20) (1987-)



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