The sixth USS Relief (AH-1), the first ship of the United States Navy designed and built from the keel up as a hospital ship — John’s Navy and other Maritime or Military News

The sixth USS Relief (AH-1), the first ship of the United States Navy designed and built from the keel up as a hospital ship, was laid down 14 June 1917 by the Philadelphia Navy Yard; launched 23 December 1919; and commissioned 28 December 1920 at Philadelphia, Commander Richmond C. Holcomb, Medical Corps, USN, in command.

The sixth USS Relief (AH-1), the first ship of the United States Navy designed and built from the keel up as a hospital ship

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1 Response to The sixth USS Relief (AH-1), the first ship of the United States Navy designed and built from the keel up as a hospital ship — John’s Navy and other Maritime or Military News

  1. SLIMJIM says:

    Glad they are builiding this ship

    Liked by 1 person

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