Photo #: 80-G-215098
USS Steady (AM-118)
Off Sicily, during the invasion there, 12 July 1943.
Photographed from USS Ancon (AGC-4).
Note that this ship lacks the pair of bulky smokestacks that were typical of Raven/Auk class minesweepers. Also note diamond marking on her side.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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Image posted 24 May 1999
Coding updated 28 March 2004