Boulder Victory (AK-227) 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 Boulder Victory (AK-227)

At Ulithi on 9 June 1945 after being drydocked there in USS ABSD-2 to replace mine damage.
While leaving Kossol Passage in the Palaus on 20 December 1944 a mine had blown an 18 by 32 foot hole in hold number three but miraculously did not detonate any of the ammunition stowed there or injure any of the crew.

Photo No. 80-G-334493
Source: U.S. National Archives, RG-80-G

 
USS Bucyrus Victory (AK-234)

Probably photographed when she returned to San Francisco from the Western Pacific in December 1945.

Photo No. NH 78547
Source: U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command

 
USS Mayfield Victory (AK-232)

Probably photographed when she returned to San Francisco from the Western Pacific in February 1946 after a stop at Seattle.

Photo No. NH 78575
Source: U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command

 
USS Las Vegas Victory (AK-229)

Probably photographed in Puget Sound at the end of 1945 or at San Francisco after arriving there in February 1946.
Her armament was removed soon after the end of the war, probably during the Puget Sound stop.

Photo No. NH 51241
Source: U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command

 
USS Lakewood Victory (AK-236)

Probably photographed when she returned to San Francisco in March 1946 after a postwar voyage to the Western Pacific.
Her armament had been removed, probably during repair work at Puget Sound in October and November 1945.

Photo No. NH 83248
Source: U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command