Antona (IX-133) 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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S.S. Salina (American tanker, 1920)

On builder's trials near San Francisco, Calif., on 21 June 1920, with flags and pennants flying.
This ship, a typical EFC Design 1041 tanker built by the Moore Shipbuilding Co., Oakland, Calif., just after World War I, never served in the Navy, but three of her sisters were acquired late in World War II as Antona (IX-133), Arethusa (IX-135), and Dawn (IX-186).

Photo No. None
Source: U.S. National Archives, RG-32-S

 
S.S. Sapulpa (American tanker, 1920)

On builder's trials near San Francisco, Calif., circa June 1920.
This ship, a typical EFC Design 1041 tanker built by the Moore Shipbuilding Co., Oakland, Calif., just after World War I, never served in the Navy, but three of her sisters were acquired late in World War II as Antona (IX-133), Arethusa (IX-135), and Dawn (IX-186).

Photo No. None
Source: U.S. National Archives, RG-32-S

 
S.S. Gargoyle (American tanker, 1921)

Steaming in convoy on 6 June 1942 off Jacksonville, Florida.
This ship became USS Arethusa (IX-135) in 1944.

Photo No. None
Source: Arthur D. Baker III

 
USS Dawn (IX-186)

At Norfolk, Va., awaiting decommissioning between February and April 1946.

Photo No. None
Source: Navsource