Lassen (AE-3) 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 Lassen (AE-3)

Off the Norfolk Navy Yard on 24 October 1941. This ship had a taller stack than did the three later ships of her class.

Photo No. 19-N-25823
Source: U.S. National Archives (RG-19-LCM)

 
USS Shasta (AE-6)

Off the Mare Island Navy Yard on 26 October 1943.

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

 
USS Shasta (AE-6)

Off the Mare Island Navy Yard on 26 October 1943.

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

 
USS Rainier (AE-5)

Off the Mare Island Navy Yard on 28 September 1944.

Photo No. 19-N-73188
Source: U.S. National Archives (RG-19-LCM)

 
USS Mount Baker (AE-4)

Pierside, probably in the 1950s.

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

 
USS Shasta (AE-6)

Underway, probably in the early or mid-1950s.

Photo No. USN 1044022
Source: U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command

 
USS Rainier (AE-5)

Replenishing USS Antietam (CV-36) and USS Wisconsin (BB-64) off Korea in early 1952.
Note the relative sizes of the three ships.

Photo No. 80-G-649648
Source: U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command