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19-N-30508 USS Southard (DMS-10)

Photo #: 19-N-30508  USS Southard (DMS-10)
Title: USS Southard (DMS-10)
Description: Photographed from directly astern, off the Mare Island Navy Yard, California, 10 June 1942. The actual date of the photo may be 9 June 1942. Note details of her conversion to a fast minesweeper: squared-off triangular transom, with her name visible; sweep gear and davits on the stern; depth charge tracks angled out over the propeller guards; .50 caliber anti-aircraft machineguns at the rear of her after deckhouse. Photograph from the Bureau of Ships Collection in the U.S. National Archives.
Catalog #: 19-N-30508
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