Ormsby (APA-49) 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 Sheridan (APA-51)

Off the Mare Island Navy Yard on 1 September 1943.

Photo No. 19-N-50851
Source: U.S. National Archives, RG-19-LCM

 
USS Ormsby (AP-49)

At San Francisco on 18 July 1943, a few weeks after commissioning.

Photo No. 19-N-48854
Source: U.S. National Archives, RG-19-LCM

 
USS Sheridan (AP-51)

Off the Mare Island Navy Yard on 1 September 1943.

Photo No. 19-N-50852
Source: U.S. National Archives, RG-19-LCM

 
USS Pierce (APA-50)

Off Hunters Point, San Francisco, on 17 July 1945.
Note the twin 40mm mount in the enlarged gun tub outboard of the forward goalpost mast. Two such mounts were added forward and two more replaced the 1.1" quadruple mounts aft in all three ships of this class in 1945.

Photo No. 19-N-90208
Source: U.S. National Archives, RG-19-LCM

 
USS Pierce (APA-50)

Off Hunters Point, San Francisco, on 17 July 1945.

Photo No. 19-N-90207
Source: U.S. National Archives, RG-19-LCM

 
USS Pierce (APA-50)

Off Hunters Point, San Francisco, on 17 July 1945.
Note the armament aft, including the two twin 40mm mounts that replaced the ship's original two 1.1" quadruple mounts.

Photo No. 19-N-90209
Source: U.S. National Archives, RG-19-LCM