Gwinnett (AVS-5) 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.

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USS Nicollet (AVS-6)

Probably photographed in San Francisco Bay in 1946.

Photo No. NH 84653
Source: U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command

 
USS Pontotoc (AVS-7)

Probably photographed in San Francisco Bay circa early 1946.

Photo No. NH 84654
Source: U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command

 
Ex USS Gwinnett (AVS-5)

In the initial stages of conversion to the French merchant ship Ste. Helene circa September 1947.
Most of her military features are gone but she still has her Navy hull number on the bow. Photo by Albert C. Silveria, San Francisco, Calif.

Photo No. None
Source: Shipscribe