Amphion (AR-13) 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 Amphion (AR-13)

Fitting out at Tampa, Florida, on 4 January 1946.
She was commissioned at the end of the month.

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

 
USS Amphion (AR-13)

On builder's trials near Tampa, Florida, on 15 January 1946. The ship was not yet in commission.

Photo No. 80-G-361643
Source: U.S. National Archives, RG-80-G

 
USS Cadmus (AR-14)

On trials near Tampa, Florida, on 14 July 1946.
She had been commissioned in April.

Photo No. 19-N-120497
Source: U.S. National Archives, RG-19-LCM

 
USS Cadmus (AR-14)

Underway between around 1958 and 1965.
She has lost her 40mm twin mounts but still has both 5"/38 guns. Note the extra enclosed level added above the bridge in both ships.

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

 
USS Amphion (AR-13)

Underway off Hampton Roads, Virginia, on 7 November 1969.
The ship has lost its forward 5"/38 gun, and a small deckhouse near the bow has been greatly enlarged.

Photo No. K-79354
Source: U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command

 
USS Deucalion (AR-15)

On the building ways at Tampa, Florida, on 17 August 1945, showing her state of advancement when her construction was cancelled on 12 August.
Her sister Mars (AR-16) is in a less advanced state on the right. Prefabricated material, some of which is visible on the left, was also laid out in platen areas near the building ways for both ships.

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