Ocelot (IX-110) 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 Ocelot (IX-110)

A post-conversion view taken on 23 January 1944 in Chesapeake Bay off the Maryland Drydock Co., Baltimore.

Photo No. Unknown
Source: U.S. National Archives, RG-19-LCM

 
USS Ocelot (IX-110)

Photographed on 6 May 1944 by an aircraft from the Norfolk Naval Air Station.

Photo No. 80-G-229574
Source: U.S. National Archives, RG-80-G

 
USS City of Dalhart (IX-156)

Near the U.S. Naval Drydocks, Hunters Point, San Francisco, Calif., on 3 June 1944.

Photo No. Unknown
Source: U.S. National Archives, RG-19-LCM

 
USS City of Dalhart (IX-156)

Near the U.S. Naval Drydocks, Hunters Point, San Francisco, Calif., on 3 June 1944.

Photo No. 19-N-77664
Source: U.S. National Archives, RG-19-LCM

 
USS Orvetta (IX-157)

Near the U.S. Naval Drydocks, Hunters Point, San Francisco, Calif., on 3 June 1944.

Photo No. Unknown
Source: U.S. National Archives, RG-19-LCM

 
USS Orvetta (IX-157)

Near the U.S. Naval Drydocks, Hunters Point, San Francisco, Calif., on 3 June 1944.

Photo No. 19-N-76758
Source: U.S. National Archives, RG-19-LCM

 
USS Unicoi (IX-216)

Photographed circa 1945.
The thin stack with the large square base was fitted to the ship when she was converted to diesel propulsion in the mid-1920s.

Photo No. NH 84655
Source: U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command

 
USS Ocelot (IX-110)

Photographed in November 1945 after being driven ashore and wrecked at Buckner Bay, Okinawa by Typhoon Louise on 9 October 1945.

Photo No. NH 105658
Source: U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command

 
Wrecks at Buckner Bay, Okinawa

On 9 October 1945 Typhoon Louise drove the bow of USS Nestor (ARB-6) completely through the stern of USS Ocelot (IX-110). The crew of the semi-sunken Nestor took refuge on the barracks barge APL-14, which had been driven into Nestor's stern. A harbor tug also fetched up in the pile of wreckage.

Photo No. NH 105655
Source: U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command

 
USS Orvetta (IX-157)

Moored to the buoys in the Whangpoo River below the customs jetty at Shanghai, China, in late 1945 or early 1946. Orvetta was used as a receiving ship for incoming and outgoing personnel. Note the additional accommodations built on deck forward.

Photo NH 68798
Source: U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command