Basilan (AG-68) 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 Baham (AG-71)

Near the Charleston, S.C. Navy Yard on 23 August 1944.
Compare this view with the overhead view below of the much-altered USS Basilan (AG-68) in March 1945.

Photo No. 19-N-70271
Source: U.S. National Archives (RG-19-LCM)

 
USS Zaniah (AG-70)

Near Pensacola, Florida, on 9 September 1944 after completing conversion at Mobile, Alabama.

Photo No. 80-G-244943
Source: U.S. National Archives (this copy in RG-19-LCM)

 
USS Burias (AG-69)

In Mobile Bay, Alabama, on 10 October 1944 after completing conversion.

Photo No. 19-N-75123
Source: U.S. National Archives (RG-19-LCM)

 
USS Basilan (AG-68)

At San Francisco on 27 March 1945 after alterations.

Photo No. 19-N-48750
Source: U.S. National Archives (RG-19-LCM)

 
USS Basilan (AG-68)

At San Francisco on 27 March 1945 after alterations.

Photo No. 19-N-48750
Source: U.S. National Archives (RG-19-LCM)

 
USS Basilan (AG-68)

At San Francisco on 28 March 1945.
The ship has had many features added since her original conversion. New items (possibly fitted during this overhaul) include the radar test stands (with antennas) on the bow, additional cargo booms, and the landing craft carried above the large ship's boats forward.

Photo No. 19-N-91481
Source: U.S. National Archives (RG-19-LCM)

 
USS Basilan (AG-68)

In the Whangpoo (Huangpu) River at Shanghai, China, on 14 October 1945.

Photo No. None
Source: Shipscribe