USS Ponaganset (AO-86) seen from the port in camouflage 32/3AO in San Francisco Bay on June 24, 1944. The colors are dull black, ocean gray and light gray. Panaganset had been commissioned on May 15, 1944. Photo source: NARA BS 81446.
Another view of USS Ponaganset (AO-86) from the starboard bow again in camouflage 32/3AO in San Francisco Bay on May 24, 1944. The circles on the photo identify changes. Photo source: NARA BS 81447.
AO-86USS Ponaganset (AO-86) seen on May 16, 1945, still in camouflage 32/3AO. The official caption claims Panaganset is at Peleliu and watering the other vessels. From left, they are LCI-78, LST-610, LST-990, then LST-?? and LST-487. If the date is correct this is more likely Ulithi or Guam. Photo source: NARA 80-G-319061.