Gypsy (ARSD-1) 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 Gypsy (ARSD-1)

Photographed by her builder, Brown Shipbuilding Co., Inc., Houston, Texas, on 20 February 1946, a week before commissioning.

Photo No. 19-N-113936
Source: U.S. National Archives, RG-19-LCM

 
USS Gypsy (ARSD-1)

Photographed by her builder, Brown Shipbuilding Co., Inc., Houston, Texas, on 20 February 1946, a week before commissioning.

Photo No. 80-G-362636
Source: U.S. National Archives, RG-80-G

 
USS Gypsy (ARSD-1)

Photographed by her builder, Brown Shipbuilding Co., Inc., Houston, Texas, on 20 February 1946, a week before commissioning.

Photo No. 19-N-113935
Source: U.S. National Archives, RG-19-LCM

 
USS Gypsy (ARSD-1)

Photographed on 25 June 1947 a few days after completing overhaul at the Terminal Island (Long Beach), Calif., Naval Shipyard.
Note the second, lighter, set of lifting gear added forward on all units of this class after their initial completion.

Photo No. 19-N-126293
Source: U.S. National Archives, RG-19-LCM

 
USS Gypsy (ARSD-1)

Photographed on 25 June 1947 a few days after completing overhaul at the Terminal Island (Long Beach), Calif., Naval Shipyard.
The bow of her sister, Mender (ARSD-2), which underwent overhaul at Terminal Island at the same time, is barely visible beyond her bow. Both ships have the second, lighter, set of lifting gear that was added forward on all units of this class after their initial completion.

Photo No. 19-N-126290
Source: U.S. National Archives, RG-19-LCM

 
USS Salvager (ARSD-3)

Probably photographed during the 1950s.

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