Baranof (YAG-11): 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. Western Trader

Possibly shown in February 1942 arriving at the Lake Washington Shipyards, Houghton, Washington for conversion to USS Baranof (YAG-11).
The Navy moved the foremast from the forecastle to just in front of the bridge.

Photo No. 19-N-30762
Source: U.S. National Archives (RG-19-LCM)

 
USS Baranof (YAG-11)

On trials circa 7 April 1942 after completing conversion.

Photo No. 19-N-30765 (30763?)
Source: U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command

 
USS Baranof (YAG-11)

On trials circa 7 April 1942 after completing conversion.

Photo No. 19-N-30764
Source: U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command

 
USS Baranof (YAG-11)

On trials on 7 April 1942 after completing conversion.

Photo No. 19-N-30765
Source: U.S. National Archives (RG-19-LCM)