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A Special series of photos by Oscar Wilbert Thorin, a former crew member, showing USS Panamint (AGC-13) accepting the surrender of northern Japan at Ominato Anchorage. northern Honshu Island. The surrender was carried out aboard Panamint on 9 September 1945, by Commodore R. E. Robinson, Jr., representing Vice Admiral Fletcher, Commander North Pacific Force and Area, and Rear Admiral Den-suke Kanome for the government of Japan.
Vice Admiral Frank Jack Fletcher USN
Radio Technician Gang
Left to Right: Al Stearns; Leon Silberschein; Ed Farrell;
Wes Foster; Bob Lacy; Mel Reidberger; Jack Corson
watch in Radio 2
Tom Mansur of Swampscott, MA.
makes a familiar fashion statement
A Special series of photos by Dave Anthony RT2/c, a former crew member, showing USS Panamint (AGC-13) being moved by tug from Mare Island Navy Yard, where she was in drydock undergoing overhaul, to an anchorage off Sausalito, in San Francisco Bay during late April or early May 1946.
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|93k||USS Panamint (AGC-13), view of the bridge from forecastle.||Dave Anthony|
|73k||USS Panamint (AGC-13), looking up at the bridge.||Dave Anthony|
|53k||USS Panamint (AGC-13), looking up at superstructure from deck, aft.||Dave Anthony|
|125k||USS Panamint (AGC-13), view aft through kingposts.||Dave Anthony|
|65k||USS Panamint (AGC-13), fantail with spectators "supervising."||Dave Anthony|
|56k||View from USS Panamint (AGC-13), looking down on tug alongside.||Dave Anthony|
|69k||Tug pulling USS Panamint (AGC-13) into the stream.||Dave Anthony|
|71k||USS Panamint (AGC-13), underway, starboard side, forward.||Dave Anthony|
|60k||USS Panamint (AGC-13) figures on bridge, starboard side.||Dave Anthony|
|69k||USS Panamint (AGC-13), at Sausalito anchorage, boom and boats.||Dave Anthony|
|54k||One of USS Panamint (AGC-13)'s, boats at Sausalito anchorage, May 1946.||Dave Anthony|
|59k||USS Panamint (AGC-13), at Sausalito anchorage, boom and boats. May 1946.||Dave Anthony|
|59k||USS Panamint (AGC-13), at Mare Island, looking down on the quarterdeck area, May 1946.||Dave Anthony|
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