Hercules (AK-41): 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 Hercules (AK-41)

In San Francisco Bay on 10 December 1942 after conversion for navy manning and commissioning.

Photo No. 19-N-39847
Source: U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command

 
USS Hercules (AK-41)

In San Francisco Bay on 10 December 1942 after conversion for navy manning and commissioning.

Photo No. 19-N-39849
Source: U.S. National Archives, RG-19-LCM

 
USS Hercules (AK-41)

In San Francisco Bay on 10 December 1942 after conversion for navy manning and commissioning.

Photo No. 19-N-39848
Source: U.S. National Archives, RG-19-LCM