S.S. Manhattan on the Delaware River

Around July, 1932. Photograph by Aero Service Corporation. “Aerial view of the S.S. Manhattan on the Delaware River. The ship was built by the the New York Shipbuilding Corporation, which is visible along the Camden, New Jersey waterfront. In 1941, the Manhattan was requisitioned and leased by the US Navy, and was subsequently commissioned as the troopship USS Wakefield. Image probably taken July 1932.”

From the Library Company of Philadelphia.