Kittery (AK-2): 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 Kittery (1917-1933)

Departing the Philadelphia Navy Yard for the Virgin Islands on 18 July 1917.

Photo No. 19-N-3109
Source: U.S. National Archives, RG-19-N box 47.

 
USS Kittery (1917-1933)

At Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, in August 1917

Photo No. NH 52074
Source: U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command.

 
USS Kittery (1917-1933)

In pattern camouflage, probably in the West Indies, circa 1918.

Photo No. NH 106030
Source: U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command.

 
USS Kittery (AK-2)

Probably in the West Indies circa the 1920s.
Her superstructure has been enlarged, with the pilot house moved up a level and the deckhouses on the boat decks amidships and aft expanded.

Photo No. NH 52073
Source: U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command.

 
USS Kittery (AK-2)

Leaving Hampton Roads on 7 May 1925.
Note the new pilot house on top of the original one and the expanded superstructure.

Photo No. NH 105296
Source: U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command.

 
USS Kittery (AK-2)

Leaving Hampton Roads on 7 May 1925.
Note the enlarged superstructure and the position of her four liferafts.

Photo No. NH 52072
Source: U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command.

 
USS Kittery (AK-2)

Underway in the 1920s or early 1930s.

Photo No. NH 52071
Source: U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command.