(American Tanker, 1918) Photographed in 1918, while painted in pattern camouflage. This ship was USS W.L. Steed (ID # 3449) between September 1918 and March 1919. On 2 February 1942, while in commercial service, she was torpedoed and sunk by the German submarine U-103. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.