Images related to USS Agile are related to its time in Alaska, circa 1943 to 1944. Scenes include the ship trapped in ice, at sea, scenic views of the wilderness, the ship docked, and crewmembers. The ship performed patrols in the Kodiak area as part of the Northwest Sea Frontier. In April 1944, she was assigned to the newly established Alaskan Sea Frontier.
Photographs of YMS-340 are associated with its cruise from Seattle, WA to Panama. The subject matter consists of crewmembers aboard ship, ship’s mascot (dog), and general onboard scenes.
Photographs of USS Bridge (AF-1) were taken while Wickre was Commanding Officer and consist of: overall ship views; the ship in dry dock in San Francisco; ship’s officers; making port at Eniwetok and Marshall Islands (1945); scenes of village life; making port at Okinawa (1945); general village life; scenes of damaged buildings; monument to Ernie Pyle; damaged Japanese ships at sea; unidentified ships at sea off Okinawa; visit to Pearl Harbor September 1945; luau scenes, fellow crewmembers, scenic views of Hawaii, and views of below ship (including machinery and equipment). Of particular note is imagery associated with the ship having struck a mine while operating off Korea on 1 November 1945. Photographs show the crew in lifeboats; crewmembers above deck with life jackets; damage to the ship; ship post repairs at Sasebo, Japan; ship’s officers. Also seen in Japan are midget submarines in Nagasaki.
USS Maquoketa (AOG-51) imagery related to views of the ship at sea and the ship sailing towards the Golden Gate Bridge (1946) at San Francisco.