Alcoa Pennant (AK-50) and Auriga (AK-98): 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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S.S. Alcoa Pennant

In merchant service following World War II.

Photo No. None
Source: Collection of the World Ship Society Photo Library. Used with permission.

 
USS Auriga (AK-98)

In San Francisco Bay on 1 April 1943 following conversion.

Photo No. 19-N-44223
Source: U.S. National Archives, RG-19-LCM

 
USS Auriga (AK-98)

In San Francisco Bay on 21 June 1945.

Photo No. 19-N-87736
Source: U.S. National Archives, RG-19-LCM

 
USS Auriga (AK-98)

In San Francisco Bay on 21 June 1945.

Photo No. 19-N-87737
Source: U.S. National Archives, RG-19-LCM