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F6F-5 Hellcat fighter of US Navy pilot Ensign John G. Fraifogl caught on fire upon landing during USS TiconderogaUS Navy pilot Lt (jg) C. Clifton Francom unsuccessfully testing TBM Avenger torpedo bomber with experimental wing mounted radome aboard Ticonderoga, 4 Jul 1944, photo 1 of 5US Navy pilot Lt (jg) C. Clifton Francom unsuccessfully testing TBM Avenger torpedo bomber with experimental wing mounted radome aboard Ticonderoga, 4 Jul 1944, photo 2 of 5USS Ticonderoga
F6F-5 Hellcat fighter of US Navy pilot Ensign John G. Fraifogl caught on fire upon landing during USS Ticonderoga's shakedown cruise, Gulf of Paria, Trinidad, 1717 on 1 Jul 1944US Navy pilot Lt (jg) C. Clifton Francom unsuccessfully testing TBM Avenger torpedo bomber with experimental wing mounted radome aboard Ticonderoga, 4 Jul 1944, photo 1 of 5US Navy pilot Lt (jg) C. Clifton Francom unsuccessfully testing TBM Avenger torpedo bomber with experimental wing mounted radome aboard Ticonderoga, 4 Jul 1944, photo 2 of 5USS Ticonderoga's deck log noting the unsuccessful testing of a TBM Avenger aircraft with experimental wing mounted radome by US Navy pilot Lt (jg) C. Clifton Francom, 4 Jul 1944
USS Ticonderoga conducting flight operations on her shakedown cruise in the Gulf of Paria between the Venezuelan mainland and the island of Trinidad, 14 Jul 1944. Note Ms 33/10A paint scheme.Carrier Ticonderoga off San Diego, California, United States, 16 Sep 1944; note extra aircraft loaded on deck destined for Hawaii, and camouflage pattern Measure 33 Design 10a. Photo 1 of 2.Carrier Ticonderoga off San Diego, California, United States, 16 Sep 1944; note extra aircraft loaded on deck destined for Hawaii, and camouflage pattern Measure 33 Design 10a. Photo 2 of 2.Curtiss SB2C-4 Helldiver making a landing approach to the USS Ticonderoga as seen from the carrier’s fantail below the level of the flight deck during training operations in the Central Pacific, Oct 1944.
USS Ticonderoga conducting flight operations on her shakedown cruise in the Gulf of Paria between the Venezuelan mainland and the island of Trinidad, 14 Jul 1944. Note Ms 33/10A paint scheme.Carrier Ticonderoga off San Diego, California, United States, 16 Sep 1944; note extra aircraft loaded on deck destined for Hawaii, and camouflage pattern Measure 33 Design 10a. Photo 1 of 2.Carrier Ticonderoga off San Diego, California, United States, 16 Sep 1944; note extra aircraft loaded on deck destined for Hawaii, and camouflage pattern Measure 33 Design 10a. Photo 2 of 2.Curtiss SB2C-4 Helldiver making a landing approach to the USS Ticonderoga as seen from the carrier’s fantail below the level of the flight deck during training operations in the Central Pacific, Oct 1944.
Captain Dixie Kiefer, right, on the USS Ticonderoga’s bridge during an air attack off the Philippines during Ticonderoga’s first day of combat, 5 Nov 1944.US Navy African-American stewardUS Navy pilot Lieutenant J. M. Stubblebine boarding his TBM-3 Avenger torpedo bomber, somewhere in the Pacific aboard USS Ticonderoga, late 1944; note butt of .38 Special revolver and bandolier of 18 cartridgesAfrican-American US Navy sailors STM1/c Thomas L. Crenshaw (looking at photos) and his bunkmate (writing letter) aboard USS Ticonderoga, off Philippine Islands, 4 Nov 1944
Captain Dixie Kiefer, right, on the USS Ticonderoga’s bridge during an air attack off the Philippines during Ticonderoga’s first day of combat, 5 Nov 1944.US Navy African-American steward's mates drying silverware in the wardroom of carrier USS Ticonderoga, Nov 1944US Navy pilot Lieutenant J. M. Stubblebine boarding his TBM-3 Avenger torpedo bomber, somewhere in the Pacific aboard USS Ticonderoga, late 1944; note butt of .38 Special revolver and bandolier of 18 cartridgesAfrican-American US Navy sailors STM1/c Thomas L. Crenshaw (looking at photos) and his bunkmate (writing letter) aboard USS Ticonderoga, off Philippine Islands, 4 Nov 1944
Enlisted crewmen of carrier Ticonderoga being briefed in their ready room prior to an air strike on Manila Bay, Philippine Islands in the following morning, 4 Nov 1944A Japanese special attack A6M aircraft crashing close aboard the starboard side of the carrier Ticonderoga off the Philippines, 5 Nov 1944. Photo 1 of 3.A Japanese special attack A6M aircraft crashing close aboard the starboard side of the carrier Ticonderoga off the Philippines, 5 Nov 1944. Photo 2 of 3.A Japanese special attack A6M aircraft crashing close aboard the starboard side of the carrier Ticonderoga off the Philippines, 5 Nov 1944. Photo 3 of 3.
Enlisted crewmen of carrier Ticonderoga being briefed in their ready room prior to an air strike on Manila Bay, Philippine Islands in the following morning, 4 Nov 1944A Japanese special attack A6M aircraft crashing close aboard the starboard side of the carrier Ticonderoga off the Philippines, 5 Nov 1944. Photo 1 of 3.A Japanese special attack A6M aircraft crashing close aboard the starboard side of the carrier Ticonderoga off the Philippines, 5 Nov 1944. Photo 2 of 3.A Japanese special attack A6M aircraft crashing close aboard the starboard side of the carrier Ticonderoga off the Philippines, 5 Nov 1944. Photo 3 of 3.
Carrier Ticonderoga at sea off the Philippine Islands, 5 Nov 1944; note camouflag pattern Measure 33 Design 10aF6F Hellcat aircraft preparing for takeoff from Ticonderoga for strikes in Manila Bay, Philippine Islands, 5 or 6 Nov 1944; note two leading planes were F6F-5N nightfighters with wing-mounted radarStrike photo of Manila Bay 5 Nov 1944 showing thick pall of smoke. Taken from aircraft from Bombing Squadron 80 flying from the USS Ticonderoga.Captain Dixie Kiefer in battle dress on the command bridge of USS Ticonderoga during the launching of aircraft against Luzon, Philippines, Nov 6, 1944.
Carrier Ticonderoga at sea off the Philippine Islands, 5 Nov 1944; note camouflag pattern Measure 33 Design 10aF6F Hellcat aircraft preparing for takeoff from Ticonderoga for strikes in Manila Bay, Philippine Islands, 5 or 6 Nov 1944; note two leading planes were F6F-5N nightfighters with wing-mounted radarStrike photo of Manila Bay 5 Nov 1944 showing thick pall of smoke. Taken from aircraft from Bombing Squadron 80 flying from the USS Ticonderoga.Captain Dixie Kiefer in battle dress on the command bridge of USS Ticonderoga during the launching of aircraft against Luzon, Philippines, Nov 6, 1944.

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