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Photo - Engineer-in-Chief of the U.S. Navy Benjamin F. Isherwood by Mathew Brady -Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Online Catalog
|148k||Benjamin Isherwood (T-AO-191) under construction at the Pennsylvania Shipbuilding yard at Chester, PA., circa 1986-1989.||Ron Reeves|
|91k||Benjamin Isherwood (T-AO-191) being tied up at the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard. 27 October 1989, after being towed from the Pennsylvania Shipbuilding yard at Chester, PA.||Ron Reeves|
|69k||Benjamin Isherwood (T-AO-191) at Tampa Shipbuilding ready for Christening and turn over to the Maritime Administration in December 1991.||Jack Smith|
|260k||Christening ceremony pamphlet for Benjamin Isherwood (T-AO-191) held at Tampa Shipbuilding, 7 December 1991||Ron Reeves|
|99k||Benjamin Isherwood (T-AO-191) Christening ceremony, 7 December 1991, at Tampa Shipbuilding, Tampa, FL.||Tommy Trampp|
|327k|| Henry Eckford (T-AO-192) and (inboard) Benjamin Isherwood (T-AO-191) are moored at Tampa, FL., 19 February 1994. The two ships have been under construction since 1986, partially completed first by Penn Shipbuilding and then Tampa Shipbuilding. Final disposition has not yet been decided upon. The feasibility of converting them into ammunition ships is being studied.
DVIC photo # DN-SC-94-02344 by OS2 John Bouvia, a US Navy photo now in the collections of the Defense Visual Information Center
|310k||Benjamin Isherwood (T-AO-191) tied up at the Norfolk Ship Building and Dry Dock Corp. Norfolk, VA., 26 August 1994. NORSHIPCO is preparing the ship for long term storage since the feasibility of converting her to an ammunition ship has been discarded. The guided missile cruiser USS Normandy (CG-60) on the right, is under routine overhaul at NORSHIPCO.
DVIC photo # DN-SC-95-00678 by Don S. Montgomery, a US Navy photo now in the collections of the Defense Visual Information Center
|307k||A starboard bow view of Henry Eckford (T-AO-192) and Benjamin Isherwood (T-AO-191) tied up at the Norfolk Ship Building and Dry Dock Corp. Norfolk, VA..26 August 1994. The two ships are being prepared by NORSHIPCO for long term storage as the feasibility of converting them to ammunition ships proved cost prohibitive.
DVIC photo # DN-SC-95-00677 by Don S. Montgomery, a US Navy photo now in the collections of the Defense Visual Information Center
|71k||Ex- Henry Eckford (T-AO-192) (left) and Ex- Benjamin Isherwood (T-AO-191) (right) in reserve. Laid up in the MARAD National Defense Reserve Fleet, James River Group, Lee Hall, VA., April 2009. According to MARAD both ships are priced too high for foreign sale and cannot be used in US waters because they are single hulled tankers.||Photos by Mike Hibbard|
|29k||Ex- Benjamin Isherwood (T-AO-191) laid up in the MARAD National Defense Reserve Fleet, James River Group, Lee Hall, VA.||Ron Reeves|
|434k||Aerial view of Unit 7 of the National Defense Reserve Fleet, James River Group, Lee Hall, VA., 28 January 1999.
From bottom to top;
2 unidentified APs,
GEN. N.M. Walter (T-AP-125),
GEN. Wm. O. Darby (IX-510),
Benjamin Isherwood (T-AO-191) and
Henry Eckford (T-AO-192). These two oilers were both lay-berthed incomplete.
|114k||Ex- Benjamin Isherwood (T-AO-191) bing dismantled at Brownsville, TX., August 2011.
Photos courtesy Captain United.
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