Beaufort (AK-6): 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 Beaufort (ID-3008)

This wretched photo that probably accompanied the ship's inspection report circa late 1917 shows her original configuration with a small well forward in the hull and no raised bridge island.

Photo No. NH 99318
Source: U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command.

 
USS Beaufort (AK-6)

Tied up at Berth G, Naval Operating Base, Norfolk, Va., on 7 May 1925.
The well in the hull forward has been filled in and the ship now has a raised bridge island, both alterations probably made in 1922 to enable the ship to carry a few passengers.

Photo No. NH 98481
Source: U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command.