Photo #: 19-N-24272
USS Aroostook (AK-44, ex CM-3)
At the Puget Sound Navy Yard, Bremerton, Washington, 18 June 1941, while being dismantled in preparation for an abortive attempt to return her to active Navy service. She had been laid up since March 1931.
Note the mine laying rails at her stern, and her generally rusty condition.
Photograph from the Bureau of Ships Collection in the U.S. National Archives.
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5 October 2004