Indus (AKN-1) 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 Indus (AKN-1)

Photographed around the time of her completion in February 1944.

Photo No. 19-N-62101
Source: U.S. National Archives, RG-19-LCM

 
USS Tuscana (AKN-3)

In Chesapeake Bay near Baltimore on 5 April 1944.

Photo No. 19-N-63634
Source: U.S. National Archives, RG-19-LCM

 
USS Sagittarius (AKN-2)

Off San Francisco on 17 January 1945.

Photo No. 19-N-85162
Source: U.S. National Archives, RG-19-LCM

 
USS Sagittarius (AKN-2)

Preparing to lower a Sea Mule over the side in April or May 1945 during the invasion of Okinawa.
The Sea Mule helped deploy the nets, bundles of which are piled high on deck.

Photo No. 80-G-327857
Source: U.S. National Archives, RG-80-G