Kennebec (AO-36) 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 Kankakee (AO-39)

Near the Mare Island Navy Yard on 23 August 1942.

Photo No. 19-N-33809
Source: U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command

 
USS Kennebec (AO-36)

Photographed on 4 October 1942.

Photo No. 80-G-14108
Source: U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command

 
USS Kennebec (AO-36)

Photographed circa 1944 with an upgraded armament including four 40mm twin AA mounts.

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

 
USS Lackawanna (AO-40)

In San Francisco Bay after her return from the Western Pacific in October 1945.

Photo No. NH 78572
Source: U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command

 
USS Merrimack (AO-37)

Photographed circa late 1945.

Photo No. NH 73251
Source: U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command

 
USS Kankakee (AO-39)

With the greatly reduced armament of 2-40mm twin and 4-20mm twin mounts that the ship received circa 1951.

Photo No. None
Source: U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command

 
USS Kennebec (AO-36)

Coming alongside USS Bon Homme Richard (CVA-31) on 16 September 1963 off the U.S. West Coast.

Photo No. USN 1086796
Source: Shipscribe

 
USS Kennebec (AO-36)

Photographed circa the 1960s.

Photo No. None
Source: Shipscribe