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|82k||USS Acontius (AGP-12) underway, 24 December 1943, enroute to her conversion yard, two days after delivery to the Navy by the Maritime Commission and the builder. Features not required in the conversion to AGP - including the entire merchant ship rig forward of the bridge - were omitted by the builder.
US National Archives, RG-80-G, Photo # 80-G-299221, a US Navy Bureau of Ships photo now in the collections of the US National Archives.
|103k||USS Acontius (AGP-12) underway in Chesapeake Bay off Port Covington, Baltimore, MD., 5 July 1944, shortly after completing conversion
US National Archives, RG-80-G, Photo #s 19-N-68352, 19-N-68351 & 19-N-68353, US Navy Bureau of Ships photos now in the collections of the US National Archives.
|108k||Aerial view of USS Acontius (AGP-12) taken from a blimp from NAS Lakehurst, N.J. while underway off the eastern seaboard, 12 August 1944. The ship is pained in Measure 31, design 2F camouflage (dull black, ocean green and Navy green). The ship appears complete, note the cradle for repairing PT boats on deck forward under the ship's 50-ton main boom.
US National Archives photo # 80-G-453343, a US Navy photo, now in the collections of the US National Archives.
|Joe Radigan MACM USN Ret. and Robert Hurst|
|01||LCDR. Heppard Robert Gerard, USNR||23 June 1944 - ?|
|02||LT. Liberty, Franklin Paul, USNR||31 October 1945 - 22 March 1946|
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