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NH 106713 USS Thetis Bay

Photo #: NH 106713  USS Thetis Bay
Title: USS Thetis Bay
Description: (CVHA-1, later LPH-6) Underway at slow speed, 17 September 1956. Originally constructed during World War II as an escort aircraft carrier (CVE-90), Thetis Bay completed conversion to an assault helicopter aircraft carrier (CVHA) in early September 1956. Her classification was changed to amphibious assault ship (LPH-6) in May 1959. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval History and Heritage Command.
Catalog #: NH 106713
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