Anchor (ARS-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 Swivel (ARS-36)

On builder's trials on 28 September 1943 shortly before commissioning.

Photo No. 19-N-54788
Source: U.S. National Archives, RG-19-LCM

 
USS Restorer (ARS-17)

Running the measured mile off Rockland, Maine, on 5 October 1943 one day before commissioning.

Photo No. 19-N-61961
Source: U.S. National Archives, RG-19-LCM

 
USS Protector (ARS-14)

On builder's trials on 22 December 1943 shortly before commissioning.

Photo No. 19-N-57121
Source: U.S. National Archives, RG-19-LCM

 
USS Protector (ARS-14)

On builder's trials on 22 December 1943 shortly before commissioning.

Photo No. 19-N-57119
Source: U.S. National Archives, RG-19-LCM

 
USS Protector (ARS-14)

On builder's trials on 22 December 1943 shortly before commissioning.

Photo No. 19-N-57120
Source: U.S. National Archives, RG-19-LCM

 
USS Weight (ARS-35)

Underway on 27 April 1945.
Her flag is at half mast for Franklin D. Roosevelt, who died on 12 April 1945.

Photo No. 80-G-323299
Source: U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command

 
USS Weight (ARS-35)

Underway on 27 April 1945, probably in Hampton Roads, Va.
Her flag is at half mast for Franklin D. Roosevelt, who died on 12 April 1945.

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

 
USS Anchor (ARS-13)

Photographed near the end of World War II, possiby in July 1946 during a brief stop at San Francisco enroute decommissioning at Seattle.

Photo No. NH 83809
Source: U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command