Vandalia (IX-191) 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. Walter Jennings (American Tanker, 1921)

Photographed between the World Wars.
This large flush decked tanker became USS Vandalia (IX-191) in 1944.

Photo No. None
Source: Shipscribe

 
S.S. Walter Jennings (American Tanker, 1921)

Photographed between the World Wars.
This ship became USS Vandalia (IX-191) in 1944.

Photo No. 221083
Source: The Steamship Historical Society of America

 
S.S. E. T. Bedford (American Tanker, 1921)

Wearing neutrality markings between 1939 and 1941.
This ship became USS Guardoqui (IX-218) in 1945.

Photo No. 221269
Source: The Steamship Historical Society of America

 
S.S. E. T. Bedford (American Tanker, 1921)

Wearing neutrality markings between 1939 and 1941.
This ship became USS Guardoqui (IX-218) in 1945.

Photo No. 221269
Source: The Steamship Historical Society of America

 
USS Vandalia (IX-191)

Shown after being wrecked at Naha, Okinawa, by a typhoon on 9 October 1945.

Photo No. None
Source: Navsource