Oyster Bay (AGP-6) 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 Oyster Bay (AGP-6)

Off the Puget Sound Navy Yard on 28 November 1943, shortly after commissioning.

Photo No. 19-N-54733
Source: U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command

 
USS Oyster Bay (AGP-6)

Off the Puget Sound Navy Yard on 28 November 1943, shortly after commissioning.

Photo No. 19-N-54735
Source: U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command

 
USS Oyster Bay (AGP-6)

Off the Puget Sound Navy Yard on 28 November 1943, shortly after commissioning.

Photo No. 19-N-54734
Source: U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command

 
USS Willoughby (AGP-9)

Off her builder's yard at Houghton, Washington, on 24 June 1944, a few days after commissioning.

Photo No. 19-N-69688
Source: U.S. National Archives (RG-19-LCM)

 
USS Willoughby (AGP-9)

Off her builder's yard at Houghton, Washington, on 24 June 1944, a few days after commissioning.
Her camouflage scheme is Measure 32 Design 2Ax.

Photo No. 19-N-69687
Source: U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command

 
USS Willoughby (AGP-9)

Off her builder's yard at Houghton, Washington, on 24 June 1944, a few days after commissioning.

Photo No. 19-N-69689
Source: U.S. National Archives (RG-19-LCM)

 
USS Oyster Bay (AVP-28)

Photographed by the San Francisco Naval Shipyard on 3 September 1957 after being reactivated for transfer to Italy as the tender Pietro Cavezzale.
Modifications for Italy included a full-size crane and an armament reduced to 1-3"/50 gun.

Photo No. 80-G-1024168
Source: U.S. National Archives (RG-19-LCM)