An Army repair ship in New Orleans circa 1943
An Army repair ship. Official caption: "Lake type vessel J.M. Davis at Army Wharf, NOPE 10 Aug. 1943. This vessel was taken over by the War Department from the War Shipping Adn. under date of 9 Aug. 1943, at New Orleans under Bareboat Charter. This vessel is assigned to the Seattle Port of Embarkation for service in Alaska. Official U.S. Army Photograph. New Orleans Port of Embarkation. Publication Prohibited Unless Authorized. When published credit line must read: 'Photograph by U.S. Army.' 420-3-43." New Orleans, Louisiana.