USS Ancon at anchor, Manila Bay, Philippine Islands, mid-Aug 1945, photo 1 of 2; note Measure 31a, Design 18Ax camouflage

Caption   USS Ancon at anchor, Manila Bay, Philippine Islands, mid-Aug 1945, photo 1 of 2; note Measure 31a, Design 18Ax camouflage ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States Navy Naval History and Heritage Command
Identification Code   NH 99150
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Ancon   Main article  Photos  
Photos in Series See all photos in this series
Photos on Same Day 20 Aug 1945
Photos at Same Place Manila Bay, Philippines
Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 25 Mar 2014

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1. Ken H. says:
8 Nov 2015 09:22:05 AM

this picture was taken in the Pacific because the Ancon traveled thru the Panama Canal December 31, 1944 from the Atlantic to the Pacific. My father was on board from 1942-1945.

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