This is an original 1924 black and white halftone print of the Grace Liner "Santa Teresa." Built in 1918 in Philadelphia as a passenger liner, the ship was used by the U.S. Navy during World War I as a transport and hospital vessel. After being decommissioned and returned to the private sector, the ship was renamed the SS Kent. In 1941 the ship was officially purchased by the U.S. government for use in WWII, and renamed the Ernest Hinds.
This 87+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects.No surface rub.No tears. No water damage. Please note: There is printing on the verso.
Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
Dimensions: Approximately 6 x 4 inches; 15 x 10 cm
Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)
Keywords specific to this image: Boat, Cruise, Smoke Stack