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|191k||Fulton (AS 1) at the Naval Submarine Base New London, Groton, Connecticut, during World War I. Ardent is partially visible on the opposite side of the pier.
U.S. Navy photo NH 53972
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|146k||Fulton (Submarine Tender # 1) at the Naval Submarine Base New London, Groton, Connecticut, during the World War I period. A motor launch is in the center foreground, and Ardent is at
U.S. Navy photo NH 93121
|120k||Off the Naval Submarine Base New London, Groton, Connecticut, circa 1918.
Photographed by LaTour.
U.S. Navy photo NH 45275
|106k||In an icy southern New England port, circa 1917-1919. The ship immediately behind Ardent appears to be USS Eugene F. Price (SP-839).
U.S. Navy photo NH 99269
Ardent was fitted out as a minesweeper and assigned to the Mining Force, 2d Naval District. She carried out minesweeping duties and tended nets in the Newport, R. I., and Block Island sections throughout the remainder of World War I. In 1919, the ship was stationed at the submarine base in New London, Conn, where she became involved in torpedo work and worked at that task until early 1921, when she was decommissioned. The ship was sold on 16 May 1921 to Mr. Wigo Rasmussen, Brooklyn, N. Y.
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