155 items in this album on 8 pages.

USS San Diego assisting USS Haggard after the latter was hit by Japanese special attack, off Okinawa, Japan, 29 Apr 1945Essex underway at sea during the Okinawa Campaign, 20 May 1945; note the F4U and F6F aircraft on the flight deckUSS Wasp (Essex-class) just before departing Puget Sound Navy Yard, Bremerton, Washington, United States bound for San Francisco, California, 9 Jun 1945. Note new Measure 21 paint scheme, all over sea blue. Photo 1 of 5USS Wasp (Essex-class) just before departing Puget Sound Navy Yard, Bremerton, Washington, United States bound for San Francisco, California, 9 Jun 1945. Note new Measure 21 paint scheme, all over sea blue. Photo 3 of 5
USS San Diego assisting USS Haggard after the latter was hit by Japanese special attack, off Okinawa, Japan, 29 Apr 1945Essex underway at sea during the Okinawa Campaign, 20 May 1945; note the F4U and F6F aircraft on the flight deckUSS Wasp (Essex-class) just before departing Puget Sound Navy Yard, Bremerton, Washington, United States bound for San Francisco, California, 9 Jun 1945. Note new Measure 21 paint scheme, all over sea blue. Photo 1 of 5USS Wasp (Essex-class) just before departing Puget Sound Navy Yard, Bremerton, Washington, United States bound for San Francisco, California, 9 Jun 1945. Note new Measure 21 paint scheme, all over sea blue. Photo 3 of 5
USS Wasp (Essex-class) just before departing Puget Sound Navy Yard, Bremerton, Washington, United States bound for San Francisco, California, 9 Jun 1945. Note new Measure 21 paint scheme, all over sea blue. Photo 4 of 5USS Wasp (Essex-class) just before departing Puget Sound Navy Yard, Bremerton, Washington, United States bound for San Francisco, California, 9 Jun 1945. Note new Measure 21 paint scheme, all over sea blue. Photo 5 of 5Damage from Typhoon Connie to the forward flight deck of USS Bennington as seen after the ship’s arrival in San Pedro Bay, Leyte, Philippines, 12 Jun 1945. Photo 1 of 3.The after-flight deck of the USS Bunker Hill in Puget Sound Naval Shipyard’s Dry Dock No. 5 shortly after arriving at Bremerton, Washington, United States, 16 Jun 1945. Note the collapsed aircraft elevator.
USS Wasp (Essex-class) just before departing Puget Sound Navy Yard, Bremerton, Washington, United States bound for San Francisco, California, 9 Jun 1945. Note new Measure 21 paint scheme, all over sea blue. Photo 4 of 5USS Wasp (Essex-class) just before departing Puget Sound Navy Yard, Bremerton, Washington, United States bound for San Francisco, California, 9 Jun 1945. Note new Measure 21 paint scheme, all over sea blue. Photo 5 of 5Damage from Typhoon Connie to the forward flight deck of USS Bennington as seen after the ship’s arrival in San Pedro Bay, Leyte, Philippines, 12 Jun 1945. Photo 1 of 3.The after-flight deck of the USS Bunker Hill in Puget Sound Naval Shipyard’s Dry Dock No. 5 shortly after arriving at Bremerton, Washington, United States, 16 Jun 1945. Note the collapsed aircraft elevator.
USS San Diego at Yokosuka Naval Base, Japan, 30 Aug 1945, photo 1 of 2USS San Diego at Yokosuka Naval Base, Japan, 30 Aug 1945, photo 2 of 2Carriers Saratoga, Enterprise, Hornet, and San Jacinto, Alameda, California, Sep 1945USS Ticonderoga arriving at Tacoma, Washington, United States as part of Operation Magic Carpet, Oct 27, 1945. Note the deck numbers already repainted in peace-time white & balloons supporting the Homeward Bound Pennant
USS San Diego at Yokosuka Naval Base, Japan, 30 Aug 1945, photo 1 of 2USS San Diego at Yokosuka Naval Base, Japan, 30 Aug 1945, photo 2 of 2Carriers Saratoga, Enterprise, Hornet, and San Jacinto, Alameda, California, Sep 1945USS Ticonderoga arriving at Tacoma, Washington, United States as part of Operation Magic Carpet, Oct 27, 1945. Note the deck numbers already repainted in peace-time white & balloons supporting the Homeward Bound Pennant
USS San Diego in drydock No. 2 of Mare Island Naval Shipyard, Vallejo, California, United States, 1 Nov 1945, photo 1 of 2USS San Diego in drydock No. 2 of Mare Island Naval Shipyard, Vallejo, California, United States, 1 Nov 1945, photo 2 of 2Forward twin 5”/38 caliber gun turrets aboard Allen M. Sumner-class destroyer USS O’Brien at Mare Island Naval Shipyard, 26 Aug 1961. Note the Hedgehog launchers behind the turrets.
USS San Diego in drydock No. 2 of Mare Island Naval Shipyard, Vallejo, California, United States, 1 Nov 1945, photo 1 of 2USS San Diego in drydock No. 2 of Mare Island Naval Shipyard, Vallejo, California, United States, 1 Nov 1945, photo 2 of 2Forward twin 5”/38 caliber gun turrets aboard Allen M. Sumner-class destroyer USS O’Brien at Mare Island Naval Shipyard, 26 Aug 1961. Note the Hedgehog launchers behind the turrets.

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