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UNITED STATES NAVY
TEMPORARY AUXILIARY SHIPS
WORLD WAR I

Photo # NH 83223:  USS Calamares, photographed on 24 November 1943

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USS Calamares (AF-18, previously ID # 3662), 1918-1919 and 1943-1946
-- Overall Views taken during the World War II Era


This page features all the overall views that are available of USS Calamares (AF-18) during the World War II era.

For more images related to this ship, see:

  • USS Calamares (ID # 3662, later AF-18), 1918-1919 and 1943-1946; and
  • USS Calamares (AF-18, previously ID # 3662) -- On Board and Close Up Views taken during the World War II Era.


    Click on the small photograph to prompt a larger view of the same image.

    Photo #: NH 99747

    USS Calamares
    (AF-18)

    At anchor off Alameda, California, 23 April 1943.

    Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval History and Heritage Command.

    Online Image: 74KB; 740 x 630 pixels

     
    Photo #: NH 99748

    USS Calamares
    (AF-18)

    Seen from ahead while underway off Alameda, California, 23 April 1943.

    Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval History and Heritage Command.

    Online Image: 66KB; 740 x 630 pixels

     
    Photo #: NH 99749

    USS Calamares
    (AF-18)

    Seen from astern while underway off Alameda, California, 23 April 1943.

    Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval History and Heritage Command.

    Online Image: 50KB; 740 x 625 pixels

     
    Photo #: NH 99757

    USS Calamares
    (AF-18)

    Off San Francisco, California, 21 August 1943.

    Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval History and Heritage Command.

    Online Image: 64KB; 740 x 630 pixels

     
    Photo #: NH 99758

    USS Calamares
    (AF-18)

    Off San Francisco, California, 21 August 1943.

    Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval History and Heritage Command.

    Online Image: 75KB; 740 x 625 pixels

     
    Photo #: NH 99759

    USS Calamares
    (AF-18)

    Off San Francisco, California, 21 August 1943.

    Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval History and Heritage Command.

    Online Image: 72KB; 740 x 625 pixels

     
    Photo #: NH 99760

    USS Calamares
    (AF-18)

    Seen from almost directly ahead, while off San Francisco, California, on 21 August 1943.

    Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval History and Heritage Command.

    Online Image: 60KB; 740 x 630 pixels

     
    Photo #: NH 99761

    USS Calamares
    (AF-18)

    Seen from almost directly astern, while underway off San Francisco, California, on 21 August 1943.

    Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval History and Heritage Command.

    Online Image: 57KB; 740 x 625 pixels

     
    Photo #: NH 99765

    USS Calamares
    (AF-18)

    Plan view, aft and amidships, taken from off the ship's starboard quarter while she was docked at San Francisco, California, 21 August 1943.
    Note 5"/51 gun on Calamares' stern, with two 3"/50 guns mounted on elevated platforms further forward. Open Lighter YC-883 is in the left center background.

    Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval History and Heritage Command.

    Online Image: 95KB; 595 x 765 pixels

     
    Photo #: NH 83223

    USS Calamares
    (AF-18)

    Photographed on 24 November 1943.

    Courtesy of Donald M. McPherson, 1975.

    U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.

    Online Image: 61KB; 740 x 460 pixels

     


    For more images related to this ship, see:

  • USS Calamares (ID # 3662, later AF-18), 1918-1919 and 1943-1946; and
  • USS Calamares (AF-18, previously ID # 3662) -- On Board and Close Up Views taken during the World War II Era.


    NOTES:

  • To the best of our knowledge, the pictures referenced here are all in the Public Domain, and can therefore be freely downloaded and used for any purpose.

  • Some images linked from this page bear obsolete credit lines citing the organization name: "Naval Historical Center". Effective 1 December 2008 the name should be cited as: "Naval History and Heritage Command".


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