Thomas H. Barry (AP-45): 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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S.S. Morro Castle

Burning off the coast of New Jersey on 8 September 1934.
The sister of this ill-fated ship, Oriente, became the Army transport Thomas H. Barry in World War II.

Photo No. None
Source: Maritime History Museum, Fort Schuyler, N.Y., via Wikipedia

 
USAT Thomas H. Barry

Photographed in 1941 in peacetime paint with neutrality markings and without armament.
She was scheduled to be manned and acquired by the Navy and the hull designation AP-45 was reserved for her.

Photo No. NH 85266
Source: U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command

 
USAT Thomas H. Barry

Photographed by USS Tangier (AV-8) on 12 March 1942 at Noumea, New Caledonia.
Her two 5"/51 guns are probably mounted side by side on the stern. The Navy formally abandoned its plan to acquire this ship at the end of March 1942.

Photo No. 19-N-25782
Source: U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command

 
USAT Thomas H. Barry

Photographed between 1946 and 1950 during her postwar service as a transport for Army dependents.

Photo No. None
Source: Shipscribe