Help ID this naval ship 1920's Asiatic Fleet

captainsimos
24th February 2012, 20:44
I am trying to ID this ship. I think the photo is from the 1920's and the ship is probably a US Naval ship and either part of the Asiatic Fleet or in the China service. The planes appear to be float planes carried as cargo. Any help or ideas would be appreciated.
Regards,
simos

John Rogers
24th February 2012, 21:11
With those side doors reminds me of a Armed Merchant Ship, or a German Raider.

captainsimos
24th February 2012, 21:37
It is the USS Ajax in Shanghai harbor 1924. Thanks for the help.

http://www.history.navy.mil/photos/images/h76000/h76073.jpg

clevewyn
24th February 2012, 21:40
Possible USS Oglala.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/sdasmarchives/4822528612/lightbox/