Cohoes (AN-78) 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 Passaic (AN-87)

Photographed by her builder near Sturgeon Bay, Wisc., on 16 February 1945.

Photo No. 19-N-78555
Source: U.S. National Archives, RG-19-LCM

 
USS Cohoes (AN-78)

Photographed by her builder near Portland, Ore., on 21 March 1945.

Photo No. 19-N-82025
Source: U.S. National Archives, RG-19-LCM

 
USS Passaconaway (AN-86)

Photographed by her builder near Duluth, Minn., on 23 April 1945 in the original configuration of the class.
Her armament consists of one 3"/50 aft and 4-20mm guns, one in a high tub forward of the smokestack, two on top of the bridge, and one just aft of the stack.

Photo No. 19-N-82538
Source: U.S. National Archives, RG-19-LCM

 
USS Marietta (AN-82)

Photographed by her builder near Portland, Ore., on 19 June 1945 in the revised configuration of the class.
The high gun tub forward of the smokestack is gone, and the other three 20mm gun positions carry the new twin 20mm gun.

Photo No. 19-N-85499
Source: U.S. National Archives, RG-19-LCM

 
USS Marietta (AN-82)

Photographed by her builder near Portland, Ore., on 19 June 1945.

Photo No. 19-N-85500
Source: U.S. National Archives, RG-19-LCM

 
USS Marietta (AN-82)

Photographed by her builder near Portland, Ore., on 19 June 1945.

Photo No. 19-N-85502
Source: U.S. National Archives, RG-19-LCM

 
USS Cohoes (AN-78)

At San Francisco, Calif., on 19 April 1946.
Her 20mm armament appears to have been reconfigured as in Marietta, above.

Photo No. NH 77391
Source: U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command

 
USS Cohoes (AN-78)

Off Oahu, Hawaii, on 6 May 1968 before deploying to Vietnam.

Photo No. USN 1132272
Source: U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command