SCROLL DOWN PAST DESCRIPTION TO SEE ADDITIONAL SAMPLE IMAGES FROM THIS ALBUM & SEPARATE PHOTOS/POSTCARDS. Included is a photo album, loose photos and a bunch of loose real photo postcards. A total of 248 photographs and real photo postcards. Was laid down 14 June 1917 by the. Launched 23 December 1919; and commissioned 28 December 1920 at Philadelphia, Commander. Medical Corps, USN, in command. With a bed capacity of 550 patients. Relief was one of the world’s most modern and best equipped hospital ships. Assigned to the Atlantic Fleet, she departed. 26 February 1921 to provide fleet units on Caribbean maneuvers with all the facilities of a modern shore hospital. Included are the following. Photo Album 158 photographs (a few are real photo postcards). Owners name written on first page of log and then about 20 pages of the log are filled in with the first date being the commission date and then leaving Philadelphia, stopping in Hampton Roads Virginia and then to the Atlantic and eventually to Guantanamo Bay Cuba where it was stationed for several months before returning back to the United States and then trips along the Atlantic seaboard including New York City. Therefore all photographs could easily be removed from the album with no damage. Total of 158 photos that are about postcard size. Many have white lettering identification. About 50 of the photos are taken in Cuba with images of the base at Guantanamo, other places in Cuba, baseball games, etc. No missing photos and overall the album is in excellent condition. 51 Real Photo Postcards. 51 loose real photo postcards. Looks like all are unused and have not been glued in album and are clean unmarked backs. Almost all postcards have white lettering identification. Distribution is as follows. 4 of Philadelphia Navy Yard. 11 of at sea showing people on board. 30 taken in Cuba. Various photographs, many showing crew members and a few of doctors performing surgery. Please see my other auctions. The item “1921 USS Relief Navy Medical Ship Photo Album & RPPCs Archive Maiden Voyage” is in sale since Saturday, June 20, 2020. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Postcards\Military”. The seller is “patricka” and is located in San Francisco, California. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Antigua and barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Turks and caicos islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Viet nam, Uruguay.
- Branch of Military: Navy
- Subject: Ship