Sonar Hoist

Picture

Ships fitted with SQQ-14 sonars have a massive external hoist forward of the bridge,
in place of the single 40mm gun formerly mounted there.
USS Adroit (MSO-509)
Scott & Brad Hines, 1981
(personally I think they upstage the hoist.)
Photo courtesy Al Hines, USS Adroit

Picture

USS Defender (MCM-2), AN/SQQ-32 Sonor Hoist area
This photo was taken in June, 2000, 19 years later, of my grandson, Cain, at Milwaukee, Wisc. during Great Lakes Cruise 2000
A picture of progress
Photo courtesy Dick Lewis


 
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