Ship’s Photographs

Collection of USS Calvert photographs. Sources are indicated for each photograph (when known). Click on each photograph to open a full-sized image in a new window.

The photo of the USS Calvert shown below is from 1942, September 30 – “Near Baltimore, Md. off Sparrows Point on 30 September 1942 after conversion. Note the plain appearance of the ship as initially converted, with no raised gun positions forward, the two 3″/50 guns there being on deck, and a single level position aft for the two 3″/50 guns there. The gun on the stern is a 5″/38 dual purpose weapon.” Photo No. 19-N-35762 – Source: U.S. National Archives, RG-19-LCM

USS Calvert - Photo No. 19-N-35762 - USNAR #RG-19-LCM

 

 

The photo of the USS Calvert shown below is from of 1943, August 17 – “Off the Norfolk Navy Yard on 17 August 1943. As a result of the addition of two twin 40mm twin mounts in 1943, this ship received a two level structure on the bow with one 3″/50 gun (the other forward 3″/50 was deleted) and one twin 40mm mount, and acquired an even taller three level structure aft with a twin 40mm mount on top, some 20mm guns in the middle, and two 3″/50 guns on the bottom. The original 5″/38 gun remains on the stern.” Photo No. 19-N-53214 – Source: U.S. National Archives, RG-19-LCM

USS Calvert - Photo No. 19-N-53214 - USNAR #RG-19-LCM

 

 

 

The photo below, showing the USS Calvert’s “duck tail” stern and aft 5″ gun, is from circa 1944. Source: H.W. “Mack” McClellan

APA32-Stern-Aft-3inch-gun-001-sourced

 

 

The photo below shows the USS Calvert in Hiro Wan, Japan, 1945. Found on Ebay, additional information here.

USS Calvet (APA-32) - 1945 - 600dpi-GS

 

The following photograph of the USS Calvert was likely taken about the same time as the photo directly above. Photo provided by Himler Anderson’s family.

 

 

 

The photo below is from the personal collection of Sterling Funck. Date and location are unknown. This photograph is high resolution and opens to a very large size in a new window.

UssCalvert-APA32-VeryLargeImage

 

 

The date and location of the photo below is unknown. Source: William Clarke, National Archives 16-44-36

USS Calvert (APA-32) Source William Clarke - National Archives _2013-02-17_16-44-36

 

 

The date and location of the photo below is unknown. Source:  National Archives 16-45-00

USS Calvert (APA-32) National Archives 16-45-00

 

 

The photo below was taken in Japan, 1951. Source: Irving Hall

USSCalvert(APA-32)-1951-Japan

 

 

The photo below was taken in the early 1950s. Source: Irving Hall

USSCalvert(APA-32)-1950s-a

 

 

The photo below was taken in the early 1950s. Source: Irving Hall

USSCalvert(APA-32)-1950s-b

 

 

The photo below was taken in the early 1950s. Source: Ivan Roy Vail

USS Calvert - 1950s - (B&W)The below photograph provided by Ivan Roy Vail was taken sometime between 1956 and 1958.

USS Calvert - 1950s (from IRV - pic2)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The photo below is a scan of the USS Calvert from sometime in the mid–to-late 1950s, or early 1960s: Provided by <add>,

 

The photo below shows the USS Calvert (APA-32) after a regular overhaul off the San Francisco Naval Shipyard, California (USA), circa 1958. Source/copyright: National Archives – Here is a full series of the Calvert from this timeframe.

USS_Calvert_(APA-32)_after_overhaul_in_1958

 

 

 

The photo below shows the USS Calvert (APA-32) between 1962 and 1964. Source: Steve Straka

Straka_APA-32-1-enhanced

 

 

 

The photo below shows the USS Calvert (APA-32) between 1962 and 1964. Source: Steve Straka

Straka_APA-32-Bow-01-enhanced

 

 

The date and location of photograph shown below are unknown. Source location no longer known (Found on the Internet circa 2010).

APA32 from bow

 

The following photograph of the USS Calvert was found at an Argentinian history site, here, in reference to the Calvert’s original design for cargo and passenger service to South America. The date and location of photograph are unknown, but likely from the late 1950s or sometime during the 1960s.

USS Calvert - APA-32 - (SS Delorleans II)

 

 

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