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|SS Yaquina (ID 3851) [United States Shipping Board]
|53k||SS Yaquina (ID 3851) on her maiden voyage, circa 1920, loading 1500 tons of rice from San Francisco to New York City. Shipped by M. S. Cowen and Company. Yaquina is painted in Type 21 design D camouflage. Photo from Pacific Marine Review magazine.||Aryeh Wetherhorn|
|USS Boreas (AF-8)
|90k||Broadside view of USS Boreas (AF-8) underway soon after commissioning. Major modifications included installation of two
single 5"/51 guns, one at the bow and one at the stern, and four single 3"/50 guns at the corners of the amidships superstructure. The boat deck amidships was also
enclosed, distinguishing her from her sisters.
US National Archives, RG-19-NS Box 2, Photo No. 19-N-23753, a US Navy Bureau of Ships photo now in the collections of the US National Archives, courtesy Shipscribe.com.
|100k||USS Boreas (AF-8) near Mare Island Navy Yard, 10 October 1941. Shipyard modifications included splinter protection bulwarks
around her 5"/51 guns.
US National Archives, RG-19-LCM, Photo No. Unknown, a US Navy Bureau of Ships photo now in the collections of the US National Archives, courtesy Shipscribe.com.
|47k||Broadside view of USSBoreas (AF-8) off Mare Island, 6 June 1943.
Mare Island Navy Yard photo # AF 8 4161-43, dated 6/6/43.
|143k||Forward plan view of USS Boreas (AF-8) at Mare Island Navy Yard, Vallejo, CA., 6 June 1943. The floating crane is YD-33 and the cruiser on the opposite pier is USS Minneapolis (CA 36).
Mare Island Navy Yard photo # AF 8 4174-43, dated 6/6/43.
|120k||Aft plan view of USS Boreas (AF-8) at Mare Island Navy Yard, Vallejo, CA., 6 June 1943. The floating crane is YD-33 and the cruiser on the opposite pier is USS Minneapolis (CA 36).
Mare Island Navy Yard photo # AF 8 4176-43, dated 6/6/43.
|533k||A souvenir piece of the 188 ft. long homeward bound pennant from USS Boreas (AF-8).
Photo taken, 20 October 2015 by BDMatch (real name unknown).
|01||CDR. O'Rear, George McFadden, USN (USNA 1919)||24 April 1941 - 10 March 1942|
|02||CDR. Davis, Ransom Kirby :RADM||10 March 1942 - 1 January 1943|
|03||CDR. Burgess, Elwood Eclair, USN (USNA 1922)||1 January 1943 - 14 December 1943|
|04||CDR.Taylor, Cyril Echard||14 December 1943 - 12 March 1945|
|05||LCDR. Dennis, Bruce George||12 March 1945 - 15 February 1946|
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