The Virtual Nitro Class Ammunition Ship Helicopter Deck Pictures

Helodeck

Vert Rep USS Haleakala (AE-25)Vert Rep USS Nitro (AE-23)

Left - Helicopter VERTREP on board
USS Haleakala (AE-25) (1966)


VERTREP on board USS Nitro (AE-23) (1968) - Right



Vert Rep USS Suribachi (AE-21)Vert Rep USS Suribachi (AE-21)

VERTREP on board USS Suribachi (AE-21) during 1988 Med. cruise.
Photos are courtsey of MM2 Anthony Fitzgerald (1988-90)





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Aft Gun Mount

Aft Gun Mount USS NitroAft Gun Mount USS Pyro

Pictures of aft gun mounts on (1) USS Nitro (AE-23) and (2) USS Pyro (AE-24) prior to fantail conversions on these ships in mid 1960s.



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