Coast guard weather cutter USS "Lowe", 1952
Supplementary material reads: "Gershon. Illus. New Coast Guard Weather Cutters. On bridge of former Destroyer Escort now Coast Guard Cutter 'Lowe' added among six vessels to Pacific fleet. Left: Lt. Commander Lloyd Anderson, executive officer, right, Commander William Ellis, ship's captain. Alongside dock not heavy wartime basis of Coast Guard Cutter Lowe's armament. Note depth charges in racks ready for use. Two shots show Coast Guard Cutter Lowe moving along San Pedro's main channel to fuel just before she sailed for weather-keeping station between here and Hawaii".