Photo #: 19-N-25856
USS Arctic (AF-7)
View on board, looking forward from the bridge, showing splinter protection recently installed around the ship's forward 3"/50 guns.
Taken at the Mare Island Navy Yard, California, 25 October 1941.
Note cargo handling booms, bell mounted on the foremast, and paravanes on deck.
Photograph from the Bureau of Ships Collection in the U.S. National Archives.
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18 May 2004