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Pontus (AGP-20): Photographs

These photographs were selected to show the original configuration of this class and major subsequent modifications. For more views see the former NHHC (now Hyperwar) Online Library of Selected Images and the NavSource Photo Archive.

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Floating Drydock Assigned to USS LST-201

Repairing a PT boat in the Philippines circa 1944. USS LST-201, a PT-boat tender, towed a drydock wherever she went because she lacked an A-frame crane to lift the boats. She was later named and reclassified USS Pontus (AGP-20).

Photo No. NH 44491
Source: U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command