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|Pre World War II Merchant Service
Photo - S. Davies Warfield in Arcadia, Florida, 7 January 1927, celebrating the inaugural run of the Orange Blossom Special into southwest and southeast Florida.
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|64k||SS President Warfield probably shown here early in her career. This ship was operated by the Baltimore Steam Packet Co. on the Chesapeake Bay between Baltimore and Norfolk.||Mike Green|
|USS President Warfield (IX-169)
|157k||USS President Warfield (IX-169) moored at Omaha Beach, Normandy serving as Station and Accommodations Ship, circa 1944. Photo was taken from LCT-647||John N. Wolslegel|
|104k||USS President Warfield (IX-169) moored on the Seine River, France, circa 1944-1945. President Warfield was serving as a Base and Accommodations Ship for LCIs. Alongside, from left to right;
USS LCI(L)-401 and
USS LCI(L)-556. In the right foreground is an LCT and HMS ML-248.
US Army Signal Corps Photo # SC-222893, from the collections of the US Naval History and Heritage Command.
|Robert G. Morrissey|
|131k||USS President Warfield (IX-169) moored pierside at Norfolk, VA., July 1945.
US National Archives, RG-80-G, Photo # 80-G-354623, a US Navy Bureau of Ships photo now in the collections of the US National Archives, courtesy Shipscribe.com.
|76k||Ex-USS President Warfield (IX-169) moored in the National Defense Reserve Fleet, James River Group, Lee Hall, Va., in 1946.
She is alongside the Liberty ship SS John B. Hood, which entered the reserve fleet in March 1946. Note that the cover over her forecastle has been removed.
US Naval History and Heritage Command, photo # NH 85399, courtesy Shipscribe.com.
|Post World War II Merchant Service
|123k||The former Baltimore Steam Packet Company's SS President Warfield steaming off Cape Hatteras in February 1947, enroute to Europe where she would be renamed SS Exodus.
US Coast Guard photo by the Coast Guard Air Station, Elizabeth City, N.C., reprinted in "Steam Packets on the Chesapeake", 1961. J.G. Howes.
|260k||Jewish immigrants boarding SS Exodus (ex-SS President Warfield) at the French port of Sete, 9 July 1947.
Photos from "The Jews' Secret Fleet" by Murray S. Greenfield and Joseph M. Hochstein, Gefen Publishing House, Jerusalem and New York.
|244k||SS Exodus following the British takeover (note damage to makeshift barriers). Banner says: "HAGANAH Ship EXODUS 1947".||Robert Hurst|
|01||LTjg. Boyer, Gregor William, USN||21 May 1944 - 13 September 1945|
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