Tuscarora (AT-77): Photographs

These photographs were selected to show the original configuration of this class and major subsequent modifications. For most classes many other photographs exist.
For more complete online collections of U. S. Navy ship photographs see in particular the NHHC Online Library of Selected Images and the NavSource Photo Archive.

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USS Tuscarora (AT-77)

Probably shown around the time of her delivery by her builders in December 1941.
The gun forward is a 3"/23 AA gun; there are two firefighting nozzles on top of the forward superstructure.

Photo No. None
Source: Cleveland Diesel (G.M.) brochure, loose pages held by the U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command (CUP, L-file)

 
USS Tuscarora (AT-77)

At the Charleston, S.C., Navy Yard on 7 January 1942.

Photo No. 19-N-26537
Source: U.S. National Archives, RG-19-LCM

 
USS Tuscarora (AT-77)

Near the Charleston, S.C., Navy Yard on 8 January 1942.

Photo No. 19-N-26540
Source: U.S. National Archives, RG-19-LCM

 
USS Tuscarora (AT-77)

Near the Charleston, S.C., Navy Yard on 8 January 1942.

Photo No. 19-N-26539
Source: U.S. National Archives, RG-19-LCM

 
USS Tuscarora (YT-341)

Photographed circa 1943.
Her small 3" gun has been removed but she retains her two firefighting nozzles on the superstructure.

Photo No. 80-G-171215
Source: Shipscribe

 
USS Tuscarora (YTB-341)

Probably photographed soon after World War II.
Although she is now a service craft, her motor whaleboat still bears her original designation of AT-77.

Photo No. None
Source: Shipscribe

 
Ex-USS Tuscarora (ATA-245)

Laid up in the James River Reserve Fleet in Maritime Administration custody, 1975.
She went on to a long career as a commercial tug. Photographed by Martin Holbrook.

Photo No. NH 96607
Source: Naval History and Heritage Command