U.S. Navy, Presidential Yacht, USS Potomac, Franklin D. Roosevelt.
USS Potomac (AG-25), Presidential Yacht used by Franklin D. Roosevelt. It was commissioned on October 25, 1934 as the USCGC Electra (WPC-187) and renamed the USS Potomac (AG-25) on January 30, 1936. This black and white image shows the USS Potomac under way on 9 June 1939, with President and Mrs. Franklin .D. Roosevelt and King George V1 and Queen Mary of the United Kingdom embarked during a royal visit to Washington, D.C. Note the flag of the British Royal family on the foremast and the Presidential flag at the main top.
From the collections of the US Naval History and Heritage Command
NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive
June 9, 1939
US Navy photo # NR&L(M) 24730 & NR&L(M) 24731 , courtesy Shipscribe.com .
US Naval History and Heritage Command, courtesy Shipscribe.com.
JPG image 900 x 664 pixels
US Navy photo # NR&L(M) 24730 & NR&L(M) 24731
Photographer unknown, “U.S.S. Potomac,” Norumbega, accessed May 24, 2019, http://norumbega.org/items/show/75.