96 items in this album on 5 pages.

An A6M Zero special attack aircraft crashed through the flight deck of USS Enterprise and lodged in the forward elevator pit. 250kg bomb exploded and propelled the elevator several hundred feet in the air, 14 May 1945As seen from the USS Essex, the USS Enterprise burns furiously after a Japanese Special Attack aircraft struck the carrier at the forward elevator off Kyushu, Japan, 14 May 1945Crews aboard USS Enterprise controlling fires from a Japanese bomb that blew the forward elevator completely out of the ship, off Kyushu, Japan, 14 May 1945.Crews aboard USS Enterprise controlling fires from a Japanese bomb that blew the forward elevator completely out of the ship, shearing off the tail of an F6F Hellcat as it exited, off Kyushu, Japan, 14 May 1945.
An A6M Zero special attack aircraft crashed through the flight deck of USS Enterprise and lodged in the forward elevator pit. 250kg bomb exploded and propelled the elevator several hundred feet in the air, 14 May 1945As seen from the USS Essex, the USS Enterprise burns furiously after a Japanese Special Attack aircraft struck the carrier at the forward elevator off Kyushu, Japan, 14 May 1945Crews aboard USS Enterprise controlling fires from a Japanese bomb that blew the forward elevator completely out of the ship, off Kyushu, Japan, 14 May 1945.Crews aboard USS Enterprise controlling fires from a Japanese bomb that blew the forward elevator completely out of the ship, shearing off the tail of an F6F Hellcat as it exited, off Kyushu, Japan, 14 May 1945.
Two sailors from USS Enterprise stand on a section of the forward elevator awaiting rescue from USS Waldron after being blown into the water by the same explosion that sent the elevator high into the air, 14 May 1945.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’Enterprise making 20 knots during post-overhaul trials, Puget Sound, 13 Sep 1945Carriers Saratoga, Enterprise, Hornet, and San Jacinto, Alameda, California, Sep 1945
Two sailors from USS Enterprise stand on a section of the forward elevator awaiting rescue from USS Waldron after being blown into the water by the same explosion that sent the elevator high into the air, 14 May 1945.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’Enterprise making 20 knots during post-overhaul trials, Puget Sound, 13 Sep 1945Carriers Saratoga, Enterprise, Hornet, and San Jacinto, Alameda, California, Sep 1945
Enterprise en route to New York, early Oct 1945USS Washington and USS Enterprise transiting the Panama Canal, early Oct 1945Enterprise underway toward Panama Canal, 10 Oct 1945USS Enterprise steaming in the Caribbean en route New York, United States, 12 Oct 1945
Enterprise en route to New York, early Oct 1945USS Washington and USS Enterprise transiting the Panama Canal, early Oct 1945Enterprise underway toward Panama Canal, 10 Oct 1945USS Enterprise steaming in the Caribbean en route New York, United States, 12 Oct 1945
USS Enterprise being pushed by tug boats, New York, New York, United States, 17 Oct 1945USS Augusta, USS Midway, USS Enterprise, USS Missouri, USS New York, USS Helena, and USS Macon in the Hudson River in New York, New York, United States for Navy Day celebrations, 27 Oct 1945Alaska, Guam, North Carolina, Washington, Enterprise, Franklin, and other ships at  Bayonne Naval Supply Depot, New Jersey, United States, 15 Apr 1953Enterprise at New York Navy Yard 10 days before her scrapping, Brooklyn, New York, United States, 22 Jun 1958
USS Enterprise being pushed by tug boats, New York, New York, United States, 17 Oct 1945USS Augusta, USS Midway, USS Enterprise, USS Missouri, USS New York, USS Helena, and USS Macon in the Hudson River in New York, New York, United States for Navy Day celebrations, 27 Oct 1945Alaska, Guam, North Carolina, Washington, Enterprise, Franklin, and other ships at Bayonne Naval Supply Depot, New Jersey, United States, 15 Apr 1953Enterprise at New York Navy Yard 10 days before her scrapping, Brooklyn, New York, United States, 22 Jun 1958

96 items in this album on 5 pages.

Further Reading

Read more about Enterprise



Search WW2DB & Partner Sites


Famous WW2 Quote
"Goddam it, you'll never get the Purple Heart hiding in a foxhole! Follow me!"

Captain Henry P. Jim Crowe, Guadalcanal, 13 Jan 1943