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Pictures of United States Navy Ships 1775-1941

Index: Pictures of United States Navy Ships 1775-1941

Auxiliary Ships

Note: This Select List describes photographs and photographs of artworks or models. No original artworks are included in this collection. [Order by Select List number. Example: Navy Ships 25.]

Wright (AV1). Aircraft tender. Aerial, starboard side, underway
53. Wright (AV1). Aircraft tender. Aerial, starboard side, underway. 1931.

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Patoka (AV6), formerly oiler AO9. Aircraft tender. Aerial, starboard side, airship Shenandoah (ZR1)  moored at mast
54. Patoka (AV6), formerly oiler AO9. Aircraft tender. Aerial, starboard side, airship Shenandoah (ZR1) moored at mast. 1925.

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Nitro (AE2). Ammunition ship. Port bow, at wharf
55. Nitro (AE2). Ammunition ship. Port bow, at wharf. 1938.

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Houston (AK1), formerly Liebenfels. Cargo ship. Starboard bow, at wharf
56. Houston (AK1), formerly Liebenfels. Cargo ship. Starboard bow, at wharf. 1918.

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Jupiter. Collier 3. Starboard bow
57. Jupiter. Collier 3. Starboard bow. 1913.

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Melville (AD2). Destroyer tender. Aerial, port bow, with destroyers alongside
58. Melville (AD2). Destroyer tender. Aerial, port bow, with destroyers alongside. 1932.

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Aroostock (AOG14). Gasoline tanker. Port side
59. Aroostock (AOG14). Gasoline tanker. Port side. 1943.

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YT161. Harbor tug. Starboard bow
60. YT161. Harbor tug. Starboard bow. 1941.

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Relief (AH1). Hospital ship, Aerial, starboard side, underway
61. Relief (AH1). Hospital ship, Aerial, starboard side, underway. 1931.

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Owl (AM2). Minesweeper. Port side, underway
62. Owl (AM2). Minesweeper. Port side, underway. 1927.

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Allegheny (AT19), formerly the Huron. Oceangoing tug. Port stern quarter, underway
63. Allegheny (AT19), formerly the Huron. Oceangoing tug. Port stern quarter, underway. 1921.

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Salamonie (AO26), formerly the Esso Columbia. Oiler. Starboard side, underway
64. Salamonie (AO26), formerly the Esso Columbia. Oiler. Starboard side, underway. 1941.

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Medusa (AR1). Repair ship. Aerial, starboard side
65. Medusa (AR1). Repair ship. Aerial, starboard side. 1926.

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Gannet (AVP8), formerly Minesweeper AM41.  Small seaplane tender. Port bow
66. Gannet (AVP8), formerly Minesweeper AM41. Small seaplane tender. Port bow. 1937.

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Arctic(AF7), formerly the Yambill. Storeship. Aerial, starboard bow, underway
67. Arctic(AF7), formerly the Yambill. Storeship. Aerial, starboard bow, underway. 1924.

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Holland (AS3). Submarine tender. Aerial, starboard bow, with six submarines alongside
68. Holland (AS3). Submarine tender. Aerial, starboard bow, with six submarines alongside. 1926.

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Henderson (AP1). Transport. Starboard bow, camouflaged
69. Henderson (AP1). Transport. Starboard bow, camouflaged. 1918.

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Please note: Based on leaflet Pictures of United States Navy ships, 1775-1941. Published by the National Archives Trust Fund Board, 1974. 14 pages. Web version differs in content from printed version. Printed version also contains fewer illustrations.
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