Mana (AK-61): 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. Moravia Bridge (ID # 4462)

The future S.S. Mana being launched on 31 December 1919 at Newark, N.J.
This was one of 150 relatively small freighters mass-produced by the Submarine Boat Co. at Newark in 1919-1921 as part of the American World War I shipbuilding effort.

Photo No. None
Source: U.S. National Archives, RG-32-UB

 
S.S. Davidson County (ID # 4213J)

A sister to the future S.S. Mana showing the configuration of this class as delivered by the shipyard.
Davidson County was delivered in August 1919 and scrapped in 1925 after only two years of active service.

Photo No. None
Source: U.S. National Archives, RG-32-UB Box 34

 
S.S. Mana

Operating for the Matson Line in the late 1920s or 1930s.

Photo No. 2460
Source: Steamship Historical Society of America (Boyles Collection). Used with permission.

 
S.S. Mana

Photographed by the U.S. Coast Guard arriving at an American East Coast port on 12 September 1942.

Photo No. 8782
Source: Steamship Historical Society of America (USCG Collection). Used with permission.