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Photo # 80-G-466194: USS Orizaba and other ships of Convoy WS-12, seen from USS Ranger while en route to Capetown, 21 November 1941

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USS Orizaba (ID # 1536 and AP-24), 1918-1919 and 1941-1945 --
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This page features miscellanous views related to USS Orizaba (ID # 1536 and AP-24).

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  • Orizaba (ID # 1536, later AP-24), 1918-1919 and 1941-1945.


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    Photo #: 19-N-26136

    USS Relief
    (AH-1)

    At the Norfolk Navy Yard, Portsmouth, Virginia, while undergoing overhaul on 29 September 1941.
    Note details of her bridge, and the illuminated hospital ship recognition cross just forward of and above the spread awning (in the right center).
    The ship ahead of Relief appears to be USS Orizaba (AP-24). An oiler and the sludge removal barge YSR-1 are in the upper right, with two old "flush deck" destroyers beyond.

    Photograph from the Bureau of Ships Collection in the U.S. National Archives.

    Online Image: 142KB; 740 x 620 pixels

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    Photo #: 80-G-466194

    Convoy WS-12


    View looking aft from USS Ranger (CV-4), with USS Orizaba (AP-24) -- center -- and USS Joseph T. Dickman (AP-26) steaming in column astern, while en route to Capetown, South Africa, on 21 November 1941.
    A Vought SB2U scout bomber, of Scouting Squadron 41 (VS-41) is parked at right. Visible on the flight deck is the letter "G" of Ranger's pre-war identification marking "RNGR".

    Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.

    Online Image: 78KB; 740 x 600 pixels

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    Photo #: 80-G-2274

    Convoy WS-12


    En route to Capetown, South Africa, in mid-November 1941.
    USS Ranger (CV-4) is in the center, followed by USS Orizaba (AP-24). The next column is led by USS Quincy (CA-39), at far left, followed by USS Wakefield (AP-21), USS Mount Vernon (AP-22) and USS West Point (AP-23).

    Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.

    Online Image: 76KB; 740 x 615 pixels

    Reproductions of this image may also be available through the National Archives photographic reproduction system.

     
    Photo #: 80-G-2275

    Convoy WS-12


    Steaming toward Capetown, South Africa, in November 1941.
    USS Quincy (CA-39) leads the nearest column, followed by USS Wakefield (AP-21), USS Mount Vernon (AP-22), USS West Point (AP-23) and USS Cimarron (AO-22). The second column is led by USS Ranger (CV-4), followed by USS Orizaba (AP-24), USS Leonard Wood (AP-25), USS Joseph T. Dickman (AP-26) and USS Vincennes (CA-44). The other ships present are destroyers.

    Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.

    Online Image: 59KB; 740 x 605 pixels

    Reproductions of this image may also be available through the National Archives photographic reproduction system.

     
    Photo #: NH 82951

    "The Original U.S. Troop Transports"


    Chart compiled 16 August 1919, showing the number of trans-Atlantic "turn arounds" and their average duration for thirty seven U.S. Navy troop transports employed during and immediately after World War I.

    Collection of the USS Pocahontas Reunion Association, 1974.

    U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

    Online Image: 157KB; 690 x 655 pixels

    Click here to rotate chart 90 degrees clockwise

     

    For other images concerning this ship, see:

  • Orizaba (ID # 1536, later AP-24), 1918-1919 and 1941-1945.


    If you want higher resolution reproductions than the digital images presented here, see: "How to Obtain Photographic Reproductions."


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