23 Jan 1942

United States
3 Aug 1943

Photo(s) dated 3 Aug 1943
USS Hoel in San Francisco Bay, California, United States, 3 Aug 1943. Note the depth charge racks on the stern as well as depth charge launchers along the rail abreast the No. 3 and No. 4 gun turrets.
7 Aug 1943

Photo(s) dated 7 Aug 1943
USS Hoel underway in San Francisco Bay, California, United States, 7 Aug 1943 with the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge in the background.
15 Sep 1943

Photo(s) dated 15 Sep 1943
USS Yorktown (Essex-class) steaming across San Francisco Bay with a deck load of Jeeps, Dodge WC51 weapons carriers, and other vehicles, 15 Sep 1943.
10 Jun 1944

Photo(s) dated 10 Jun 1944
Escort carrier USS Long Island in San Francisco Bay, California, United States, on 10 Jun 1944 with a deck load of F6F Wildcat, SBD Dauntless, and J2F Duck aircraft bound for Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.
18 Mar 1945

Photo(s) dated 18 Mar 1945
US battleship Iowa in her brand new Measure 22 paint off Hunter’s Point Naval Shipyard, San Francisco Bay, California, United States, 18 Mar 1945. Note that the rounded areas of the bridge have been squared off.
30 May 1945

Photo(s) dated 30 May 1945
USS Archerfish underway, probably in the San Francisco Bay area, California, United States, 30 May 1945, photo 1 of 2USS Archerfish underway, probably in the San Francisco Bay area, California, United States, 30 May 1945, photo 2 of 2
24 May 1947

Photo(s) dated 24 May 1947
Battleship USS Iowa on display in San Francisco Bay, California, United States, 24 May 1947. Note San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge and Yerba Buena Island in the background.

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis




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