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The Hecatonchire Briareus used as an allegory of the multiple threat of labour unrest to Capital in a political cartoon, 1890.
Source - The Guttenburg Ebook Project.
|106k||USS Briareus (AR-12) underway near New York Navy Yard, 16 November 1943, a day after commissioning. Note, Briareus had a pair of kingposts with booms that replaced the rotating crane found on some other Repair Ships.
US National Archives photos # 19-N-55823, RG-19-LCM and 19-N-55822, RG-19-LCM, US Navy Bureau of Ships photos now in the collections of the US National Archives.
|53k||USS Briareus (AR-12) underway, date and location unknown.||Hyperwar US Navy in WWII|
|71k||USS Briareus (AR-12) at anchor, 17 February 1944, location unknown.||Robert Hurst|
|285k||USS Briareus (AR-12) moored at Espiritu, 20 or 21 July 1944, with
USS George (DE-697) alongside while undergoing a seven-day tender availability. LCIs outboard of George are from right to left;
Briareus had a long tour of duty at Espiritu from 11 Mar to 26 Sept 1944.
Photo from the USS Lunga Point (CVE-94) cruise book.
|60k||USS Briareus (AR-12) underway, date and location unknown.
US Navy photo.
|192k||USS Taconic (AGC-17) and USS Briareus (AR-12) at anchor, 4 June 1946, probably at Norfolk, VA.||Brian Miller|
|189k||Aerial view of USS Briareus (AR-12) underway, circa early-1950s, location unknown.
US Navy photo.
|Richard Miller BMCS USNR Ret.|
|195k||USS Briareus (AR-12) laid up in reserve in the Atlantic Reserve Fleet, Norfolk, VA., 23 June 1966.||Dave Schroeder and John Chiquoine|
|01||CDR. Warris, John Ford, USN||15 November 1943 - 26 September 1944|
|02||CDR. Corbin, Clifford Thomas, USN (USNA 1926)||26 September 1944 - 11 August 1945|
|03||CDR. Wilkes, Charles, USN (USNA 1920)||11 August 1945 -|
|Decommissioned||15 October 1946 - 22 September 1951|
|04||CAPT. O'Brien, William John, USN (USNA 1935)||22 September 1951 - 22 November 1952|
|05||CAPT. Wyatt, Joe Earle, USN (USNA 1928)||22 November 1952 - ?|
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