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NH 102436 USS Charles Whittemore

Photo #: NH 102436  USS Charles Whittemore
Title: USS Charles Whittemore
Description: (ID # 3232) In port, probably at the time she was acquired for U.S. Navy service in August 1918. During August and September 1918 this schooner was briefly employed as a decoy ship, in an attempt to lure German U-boats into range of a submerged U.S. submarine. She was subsequently used along the East Coast for logistics support purposes. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
Catalog #: NH 102436
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