At 0709 hours on 26 June 1945, the USS Davenport departed the Naval Ammunition Depot in Charleston, South Carolina. Per CTF dispatch 11224June and FAO dispatch 191723June, the Davenport was headed for Argentia, Newfoundland, from where she would conduct weather patrols in the North Atlantic Ocean. The photos on this page were taken as the Davenport sailed in Charleston Harbor on her way out to sea.

(Source: National Archive and Records Administration, College Park, MD, Still Photos Research Room,
Record Group 19-LCM, Box 515; these photos were marked "Confidential" and have been declassified per NND-983067)