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USS Albemarle (AV-5)

Please see below for item level images and donated collections containing photographs of USS Albemarle (AV-5). 

USS Albemarle (AV-5) was laid down on 12 June 1939 at Camden, N.J., by the New York Shipbuilding Corp.; launched on 13 July 1940; sponsored by Mrs. Beatrice C. Compton, the wife of the Honorable Lewis Compton, Assistant Secretary of the Navy; and commissioned at the Philadelphia Navy Yard on 20 December 1940, Comdr. Henry M. Mullinnix in command.

For a complete history of USS Albemarle (AV-5) please see its DANFS page.