Submarine chaser SC 291 was commissioned at Puget Sound on 27 March, 1918, and was assigned to the Third Naval District (New London).
Photo 1: Submarine chaser SC 291 under way. Collection of Gary Andrashko.
Photo 2: Caption: "Crossing the Caribbean Sea SC 291." Photograph of submarine chaser SC 291, from a set of photos purchased in Chicago in 1959 by a resident of Minnesota. Thanks to K.S. Christian for permission to post the scan. Another photo of SC 291, after being damaged while assisting with rescue operations of the grounded USS Northern Pacific is included in the photo set on that topic.