Photo #: NH 103197
USS Suwanee (ID # 1320)
In port in 1919, while serving as a troop transport.
Built in 1913 as the German freighter Mark, and renamed Suwanee after being seized by the U.S. Government in 1917, she was transferred to the Navy on 11 April 1919. The ship was returned to the U.S. Shipping Board on 4 October 1919.
The original image was printed on postal card ("AZO") stock.
Note this ship's extremely tall ventilation cowls.
Donation of Dr. Mark Kulikowski, 2005.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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Image posted 25 October 2005
Caption corrected 25 November 2005