Kenmore (AP-162) 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 Kenmore (AK-221, ex AP-162)

In San Francisco Bay, California, circa December 1945.
This Liberty ship and her three Navy sisters were converted to troopships by the War Shipping Administration and underwent no additional Navy conversions.

Photo No. NH 78569
Source: U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command

 
USS Kenmore (AK-221, ex AP-162)

In San Francisco Bay, California, circa December 1945.
The most conspicuous recognition feature of this class (probably including their WSA sisters) is the large but light tripod mast over the bridge, where other Liberty ships had a light pole.

Photo No. NH 98732
Source: U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command

 
USS Livingston (AK-222, ex AP-163)

In San Francisco Bay, California, circa January 1946.

Photo No. NH 98738
Source: U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command

 
USS De Grasse (AK-223, ex AP-164)

In San Francisco Bay, California, circa January 1946.
The rails are crowded with troops returning home on this Magic Carpet voyage.

Photo No. NH 77387
Source: U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command