Larranga (AK-59): 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. Dicto

The funnel marking suggests this image shows the ship while she was being operated by the Norwegian firm E. B. Aaby between 1928 and 1933.
This typical American-built medium-sized freighter was completed as Dicto at Alameda, California, for a Norwegian owner in mid-1917.

Photo No. 3644
Source: Steamship Historical Society of America (Graham Collection). Used with permission.

 
S.S. Larranga

Photographed by the U.S. Coast Guard while arriving at an American port on 16 November 1942.
This ship was named Larranga (often spelled Larranaga) between 1941 and 1947.

Photo No. None
Source: Steamship Historical Society of America (Shaw Collection). Used with permission.

 
S.S. Dvora

Shown under her second Israeli name circa the late 1950s.
This ship was bought by the Israeli Hagana in 1948 to run a cargo of arms from Mexico to Israel and then joined the Israeli merchant marine as Dromit.

Photo No. None
Source: Shipscribe