Appalachian (AGC-1) 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 Rocky Mount (AGC-3)

Photographed on 23 October 1943.

Photo No. 19-N-54447
Source: U.S. National Archives (RG-19-LCM)

 
USS Catoctin (AGC-5)

Photographed by the Philadelphia Navy Yard on 5 February 1944.

Photo No. 19-N-60806
Source: U.S. National Archives (RG-19-LCM)

 
USS Catoctin (AGC-5)

Probably photographed by the Philadelphia Navy Yard on 5 February 1944.

Photo No. 19-N-60806
Source: U.S. National Archives (RG-19-LCM)

 
USS Appalachian (AGC-1)

Photographed circa February 1944, at the time of the Marshalls operation.

Photo No. NH 82932
Source: U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command

 
USS Catoctin (AGC-5)

Photographed on 22 August 1944, shortly after the landings in southern France. She was force flagship for that operation, and is probably anchored off one of the invasion beaches.

Photo No. 80-G-362811
Source: U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command

 
USS Rocky Mount (AGC-3)

Photographed during 1944 or 1945.

Photo No. 19-N-73761
Source: U.S. National Archives (RG-19-LCM)

 
USS Appalachian (AGC-1)

Photographed circa early 1946. This photograph was released on 17 May 1946 with a press story stating that she was to be the floating press headquarters for 169 journalists covering Operation Crossroads, the atomic bomb tests at Bikini.

Photo No. NH 97724
Source: U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command