Please report any broken links or trouble you might come across to the Webmaster. Please take a moment to let us know so that we can correct any problems and make your visit as enjoyable and as informative as possible.
|Campaign and Dates||Campaign and Dates|
Capture and occupation of Saipan, 15 to 24 June 1944
Lingayen Gulf landings, 9 January 1945
|Western Caroline Islands operation
Capture and occupation of southern Palau Islands, 15 to 27 September 1944
|Iwo Jima operation
Assault and occupation of Iwo Jima, 10 to 17 March 1945
Leyte landings, 22 October 1944
|Click On Image |
For Full Size Image
|USS Storm King (AP-171)
|72k||USS Storm King (AP-171) near the Norfolk Navy Yard, 3 April 1944. This ship can easily be distinguished from her sister by
the radar mast forward of the stack, the lookout station on top of the foremast, the two separate kingposts in the bow, and the lack of any Welin davits for
US National Archives, RG-19-LCM, Photo # 19-N-64628 a US Navy photo now in the collections of the US National Archives, courtesy Shipscribe.com.
|736k||USS Storm King (AP-171) under way off Norfolk, VA., 5 April 1944, wearing camouflage Measure 32/1f. The colors
are dull black, ocean gray and light gray. Although not fitted as an APA, Storm King could carry enough landing craft to be used as an APA.
US National Archives, Photo No.'s 80-G-224684 and 80-G-224605, courtesy of C. Lee Johnson, (usndazzle.com).
|103k||USS Storm King (AP-171) in San Francisco Bay at the conclusion of a Magic Carpet voyage between October 1945 and July 1946.
The ship appears to have lost her armament, suggesting that the photo was taken in 1946.
US Naval History and Heritage Command Photo # NH 96685, courtesy Shipscribe.com.
|399k||USS Storm King (AP-171) bronze plaque presented to crew member Richard W. Pumphrey.||Russell C. Zaccari|
| Merchant Service
Gulf and South American SS Co.
Battery SS Co.
|88k||Ex-USS Storm King (AP-171) in merchant service as SS Gulf Farmer (Gulf & South America SS Co. Inc.) berthed at Galveston, TX, early 1960s.||Gerhard Mueller-Debus|
|382k||Gulf & South America SS Co. Inc.'s SS Gulf Farmer berthed at New Orleans LA., circa 1950s.
Photo copyrighted by A. Duncan
|260k||Battery Steamship Corp's SS Ranger underway, circa 1964, location unknown.||Gerhard Mueller-Debus|
|62k||Ex-USS Storm King (AP-171) in merchant service as Battery Steamship Corp's SS Ranger working cargo during a severe snow storm at Bremerhaven, Germany, February 1966.||Photo by Gerhard Mueller-Debus|
|415k||Battery Steamship Corp's SS Ranger working cargo during an increasingly severe snow storm at Bremerhaven, Germany, February 1966.||Photo by Gerhard Mueller-Debus|
|01||CAPT. Krick Sr., Harold David, USN (USNA 1923)||10 February 1944 - 25 July 1944|
|02||CDR. Hansen, Harry James, USN :RADM||25 July 1944 - 2 August 1946|
|Back To The Navsource Photo Archives Main Page||Back To The Service Force Ship Type Index||Back To The Transport (AP) Photo Index|
|Comments, Suggestions, E-mail Webmaster.|
This page is created and maintained by Gary P. Priolo|