Briarcliff (IX-3) 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 Newton (IX-33)

At Jersey City, N.J., in 1935 with USS YP-11 in the foreground and Eagle No. 55 in the background.
The after well deck of this EFC Design 1001 wooden cargo ship has been filled in with a deckhouse for accommodations and the mainmast has been removed.

Photo No. NH 66889
Source: U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command

USS Newton (IX-33)

At the Armed Guard Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., circa 1944. A second deckhouse for accommodations has been added in the forward well deck and the foremast has been removed. The two story barracks building on the left of the bow was erected circa 1944. The factory building was occupied by the E.W. Bliss Co., which manufactured punch presses. The photo is from the Nov./Dec. 1997 issue of The Pointer, a newsletter for U.S. Navy Armed Guard World War II veterans.

Photo No. None
Source: Shipscribe

USS Newton (IX-33)

In use as the brig at the Armed Guard Center, Brooklyn, New York, circa 1945.

Photo No. None
Source: Navsource