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In Greek mythology the Argo was a ship built with the help of the gods that Jason and the Argonauts sailed from Iolcos to Colchis to retrieve the Golden Fleece.
Photo - A 1490 painting by Lorenzo Costa of the Argo.
The Yorck Project (2002) 10.000 Meisterwerke der Malerei (DVD-ROM), distributed by DIRECTMEDIA Publishing GmbH. ISBN: 3936122202 (Wikipedia)
|SS Munargo escorted by unidentified harbor tug, probably leaving New York.
Photo from "Hospital Ships of World War II: An Illustrated Reference" by Emory A. Massmam.
|Munson Steamship Co. West Indies Cruise rate sheet for Winter, 1931 for SS Munargo and SS Evangeline with destinations of; New York, Nassau Bahamas, Miami Florida, Havana Cuba, Kingston Jamaica.
|SS Munargo officer listing, Voyage No. 370 Southbound, New York to Havana, Saturday February 22, 1936.
|SS Munargo stateroom
|SS Munargo underway, date and location unknown
| USS Munargo (AP-20)
|USS Munargo (AP-20) near New York Navy Yard, 11 December 1941.
US National Archives, RG-19-LCM, Photo # 19-N-26133, a US Navy Bureau of Ships photo now in the collections of the US National Archives, courtesy Shipscribe.com.
|USS Munargo (AP-20) near New York Navy Yard, 26 May 1942.
Two gun tubs have been added on the poop deck with two more 3"/23 antiaircraft guns, and the positions for the eight .50 caliber machine guns on the superstructure have
US National Archives, RG-19-LCM, Photo #'s 19-N-37279, and 19-N-30515, US Navy Bureau of Ships photos now in the collections of the US National Archives, courtesy Shipscribe.com.
|USS Munargo (AP-20) sortieing from Halifax harbor anchorage, 2 June 1942. She will join convoy AT16 heading for Iceland and
ports in the British Isles.
Photo by HB Jefferson, Nova Scotia Archives. Used for educational and non-commercial purpose.
|USS Munargo (AP-20) underway, date and location unknown.
| USAHS Thistle
Photo from flagstaffotos [at] gmail.com GNU Free Documentation License 1.2
|USAHS Thistle, date and location unknown
|US Army Hospital Ship Thistle web page
|USAHS Thistle arriving at Port of Embarkation, Charleston, S.C., date unknown.
US Army Signal Corps. photo
|USAHS Thistle leaving Charleston, South Carolina, for Europe, 4 August 1944.
US Coast Guard photo from "Hospital Ships of World War II: An Illustrated Reference" by Emory A. Massmam.
|USAT Thistle at anchor, date and location unknown.
US Navy photo now in the collections of the US Naval Institute.
Photos and text from "U.S. Army Ships and Watercraft of World War II" by David H. Grover
| USAT Thistle
|USAT Thistle sporting a light grey paint scheme photographed at the Army's Fort Mason port facilities at San Francisco, CA., 23 July 1946.
US Army photo from "Hospital Ships of World War II: An Illustrated Reference" by Emory A. Massmam.
|USAT Thistle underway, Seattle to Yokohama, Japan in 1948
From the album of Elizabeth Terry, a Department of Army Civilian aboard from February 10 through the 26th of 1948, Wikipedia Commons
|USAT Thistle passing Aquatic Park Pier on her way to Fort Mason in San Francisco Bay circa 1946-48, Magic Carpet voyage.
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