Adria (AF-30) class: Photographs

These photographs were selected to show the original configuration of this class and major subsequent modifications. For most classes many other photographs exist.
For more complete online collections of U. S. Navy ship photographs see in particular the NHHC Online Library of Selected Images and the NavSource Photo Archive.

Click on the small photograph to prompt a larger view of the same image.

USS Karin (AF-33)

Photographed near Galveston, Texas, probably in February 1945 upon completion of conversion.

Photo No. 19-N-78305
Source: U.S. National Archives (RG-19-LCM)

 
USS Latona (AF-35)

Photographed near Galveston, Texas, probably in February or March 1945 upon completion of conversion.

Photo No. 19-N-78310
Source: U.S. National Archives (RG-19-LCM)

 
USS Kerstin (AF-34)

Photographed near or soon after the end of World War II, possibly at San Francisco, with the original armament for the class of one 3"/50 slow-fire gun aft and six 20mm single mounts, including two on the upper bridge wings. The single 20mm guns were later replaced in most of these ships by four twin mounts, freeing up the bridge wings.

Photo No. NH 82219
Source: U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command

 
USS Karin (AF-33)

Photographed soon after the end of World War II, possibly at San Francisco. A probable 3"/50 gun is visible on the stern, as is a probable 20mm twin mount on the superstructure.

Photo No. NH 82220
Source: U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command

 
USS Corduba (AF-32)

Off the naval base at Norfolk, Virginia, on 10 April 1952.

Photo No. 80-G-446287
Source: U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command

 
USS Merapi (AF-38)

Shown in a photograph possibly taken in early 1958 near the end of her active naval career. The gun visible aft is a 3"/50 slow fire weapon.

Photo No. KN-8837
Source: U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command

 
USNS Valentine (T-AF-47)

In MSTS service during the 1950s.

Photo No. Unknown
Source: U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command