Patapsco (AOG-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 Susquehanna (AOG-5)

Photographed by her builder running trials in Puget Sound on 28 May 1943.

Photo No. None
Source: U.S. National Archives, RG-19-LCM

 
USS Wabash (AOG-4)

Shown in camouflage in a photograph received by the Bureau of Ships in November 1944.

Photo No. 19-N-75175
Source: U.S. National Archives, RG-19-LCM

 
USS Kishwaukee (AOG-9)

In the Mississippi River off New Orleans, La., on 2 June 1944.

Photo No. 19-N-66594
Source: U.S. National Archives, RG-19-LCM

 
USS Namakagon (AOG-53)

Photographed on 5 June1947 after completing an overhaul at San Pedro, California.

Photo No. 19-N-126272
Source: U.S. National Archives, RG-19-LCM

 
USS Namakagon (AOG-53)

Photographed on 5 June1947 after completing an overhaul at San Pedro, California.

Photo No. 19-N-126270
Source: U.S. National Archives, RG-19-LCM

 
USS Elkhorn (AOG-7)

Off Oahu, Hawaii, on 9 January 1963.

Photo No. KN-4872
Source: Shipscribe

 
USNS Maquoketa (T-AOG-51)

In MSTS service in the early or mid-1950s before the ship's bow was reinforced for service in the Arctic.

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

 
USNS Wacissa (T-AOG-59)

In MSTS service in the mid-1950s after the bow was reinforced for service in the Arctic. Kern, Wabash, Maquoketa, and possibly others including Chestatee were similarly modified, while Namakagon received an earlier and less visible Arctic modification.

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