The Virtual Nitro Class Ammunition Ship Aft Kingpost Pictures





Helicopter Control Station

Helicopter Control Station, USS Nitro (AE-23)

Helicopter control staion on board USS Nitro (AE-23). This is the station from which the helicopters coming to and from the AEs are controlled by the "air boss" (1968)



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Transfer Station 7

Transfer Station 7, USS Nitro (AE-23)Transfer Station 7, USS Suribachi (AE-21)

Left - View of aft kingpost, transfer station 7 and covered machinery, on board USS Nitro (AE-23) as the USS Forrestal (CVA-59) is coming along side for an UNREP. (1968)


Barrel transfer from USS Suribachi (AE-21), aft kingpost, transfer station 7 during 1988 Med cruise. Photo courtsey of MM2 Anthony Fitzgerald (1988-90) - Right




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Transfer Station 8

Transfer Station 8, USS Nitro (AE-23)

Transfer Station 8 on board USS Nitro (AE-23) during UNREP. (1968)



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