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Henderson and Leviathan

Photograph of the two troop transports
Title: HENDERSON and LEVIATHAN at sea
Caption: USS Henderson (Transport # 1), at left, and USS Leviathan (ID # 1326), center Photographed circa May 1918, probably at Brest, France. They were members of a convoy escorted by USS Wakiva (SP-160), from which this photograph was presumably taken. Wakiva was lost in a collision on 22 May 1918. Note both ships' dazzle camouflage.
Catalog #: NH 105585
Original Location: ourtesy of James A. Turner, Jr., from the collection of Samuel A. Turner, Jr., who served in USS Wakiva during World War I.
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