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Photo #: NH 75516
USS Warren J. Courtney (SP-375)
Off the Norfolk Navy Yard, Virginia on 18 August 1917.
She is painted in pattern camouflage, which appears to be nearly identical to that painted on USS Wilbert A. Edwards (SP-315) -- see Photo # NH 75514.
By a July 1917 Navy General Order, this former civilian fishing vessel's name was ordered shortened to Courtney. However, her longer name often continued in use.
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Image posted 19 January 2011
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