USS Enterprise at anchor in Puget Sound, Washington, US, 7 Jun 1945 still with no forward elevator that was blown off the ship three weeks earlier. Note damage to deck planks and Seattle ferry ‘City of Sacramento’

Caption   USS Enterprise at anchor in Puget Sound, Washington, US, 7 Jun 1945 still with no forward elevator that was blown off the ship three weeks earlier. Note damage to deck planks and Seattle ferry ‘City of Sacramento’ ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseNational Museum of Naval Aviation RL Lawson Collection
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Added By David Stubblebine
Added Date 1 Jan 2006

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1. Commenter identity confirmed David Stubblebine says:
8 Aug 2015 09:28:35 PM

Note the large deck number painted on the forward flight deck – upside down. This number is aligned correctly for a ‘9’ but wrong way around for the ‘6’ that should appear on the Enterprise. Wasp (Essex-class) also had her ‘18’ bow number applied upside down for several weeks and Yorktown (Essex-class) briefly had her bow ‘10’ painted upside down.

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