US Navy blimp L-8 making rendezvous with Doolittle Raiders fleet, off California, United States, 11 Apr 1942

Caption   US Navy blimp L-8 making rendezvous with Doolittle Raiders fleet, off California, United States, 11 Apr 1942 ww2dbase
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Photos on Same Day 11 Apr 1942
Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 25 Aug 2012

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1. Commenter identity confirmed David Stubblebine says:
20 Jul 2012 09:10:13 PM

The ship seen in the foreground is one of two accompanying fleet oilers: USS Cimarron (AO-22) or USS Sabine (AO-25) [I think it’s the Cimarron, but I have nothing solid to back that up]. The ship in the background is one of the four accompanying Gleaves-class destroyers: USS Gwin (DD-433), USS Meredith (DD-434), USS Grayson (DD-435), or USS Monssen (DD-436).

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