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Drayton off the Mare Island Navy Yard, California, United States, 14 Apr 1942, photo 4 of 4Mahan off the Mare Island Navy Yard, California, United States, 28 Apr 1942Forward main guns of Gleaves-class destroyer USS Aaron Ward in Gravesend Bay, New York Harbor, 15 May 1942. The guns are single-mount 5”/38 caliber dual purpose guns in enclosed turrets. Note the 5” powder canisters alongside.USS Juneau at anchor in New York City, New York, United States, 1 Jun 1942. Note that the upper surfaces retain the earlier camouflage scheme while hull has been repainted with different pattern.
Drayton off the Mare Island Navy Yard, California, United States, 14 Apr 1942, photo 4 of 4Mahan off the Mare Island Navy Yard, California, United States, 28 Apr 1942Forward main guns of Gleaves-class destroyer USS Aaron Ward in Gravesend Bay, New York Harbor, 15 May 1942. The guns are single-mount 5”/38 caliber dual purpose guns in enclosed turrets. Note the 5” powder canisters alongside.USS Juneau at anchor in New York City, New York, United States, 1 Jun 1942. Note that the upper surfaces retain the earlier camouflage scheme while hull has been repainted with different pattern.
Men aboard the destroyer USS Shaw drilling on the No. 3 5”/38 caliber gun, Jul 1942 probably off San Diego. Note the open pedestal mount and the sailors at left holding the 5-inch practice shells.Destroyer USS Shaw off Mare Island Naval Shipyard, Vallejo, California, United States after being fitted with a new bow section, 5 Jul 1942.USS San Juan probably at Nouméa, New Caledonia, 3 Aug 1942; photograph taken from USS WaspPreston at the Mare Island Navy Yard, California, United States, 15 Aug 1942
Men aboard the destroyer USS Shaw drilling on the No. 3 5”/38 caliber gun, Jul 1942 probably off San Diego. Note the open pedestal mount and the sailors at left holding the 5-inch practice shells.Destroyer USS Shaw off Mare Island Naval Shipyard, Vallejo, California, United States after being fitted with a new bow section, 5 Jul 1942.USS San Juan probably at Nouméa, New Caledonia, 3 Aug 1942; photograph taken from USS WaspPreston at the Mare Island Navy Yard, California, United States, 15 Aug 1942
The bow section of the sunken destroyer USS Tucker sticking out of the water off Malo Island, Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides, circa Sep 1942.Destroyer USS Laffey (foreground) and cruiser USS Juneau in Luganville anchorage, Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides, 16 Sep 1942. Both ships arrived with survivors of the sunken USS Wasp (Wasp-class). Photo 1 of 4.Destroyer USS Laffey (foreground) and cruiser USS Juneau in Luganville anchorage, Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides, 16 Sep 1942. Both ships arrived with survivors of the sunken USS Wasp (Wasp-class). Photo 2 of 4.Destroyer USS Laffey (foreground) and cruiser USS Juneau in Luganville anchorage, Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides, 16 Sep 1942. Both ships arrived with survivors of the sunken USS Wasp (Wasp-class). Photo 4 of 4.
The bow section of the sunken destroyer USS Tucker sticking out of the water off Malo Island, Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides, circa Sep 1942.Destroyer USS Laffey (foreground) and cruiser USS Juneau in Luganville anchorage, Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides, 16 Sep 1942. Both ships arrived with survivors of the sunken USS Wasp (Wasp-class). Photo 1 of 4.Destroyer USS Laffey (foreground) and cruiser USS Juneau in Luganville anchorage, Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides, 16 Sep 1942. Both ships arrived with survivors of the sunken USS Wasp (Wasp-class). Photo 2 of 4.Destroyer USS Laffey (foreground) and cruiser USS Juneau in Luganville anchorage, Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides, 16 Sep 1942. Both ships arrived with survivors of the sunken USS Wasp (Wasp-class). Photo 4 of 4.
DraytonLight cruiser USS Atlanta coming alongside heavy cruiser USS San Francisco for refueling, 16 Oct 1942. Note AtlantaLight cruiser Atlanta at Espiritu Santo, 25 Oct 1942Destroyer USS Shaw transferring survivors of sunken destroyer USS Porter to battleship USS South Dakota (foreground) while underway toward Efate, New Hebrides, 28 Oct 1942.
Drayton's damaged bow after colliding with destroyer Flusser, Pearl Harbor, 5 Oct 1942; note cruiser Portland and carrier Saratoga partially visible in backgroundLight cruiser USS Atlanta coming alongside heavy cruiser USS San Francisco for refueling, 16 Oct 1942. Note Atlanta's main forward batteries of three turrets of twin 5Light cruiser Atlanta at Espiritu Santo, 25 Oct 1942Destroyer USS Shaw transferring survivors of sunken destroyer USS Porter to battleship USS South Dakota (foreground) while underway toward Efate, New Hebrides, 28 Oct 1942.
Schematic taken from the Feb 1943 Operating Instructions for 5-inch/38 caliber Gun Crews showing the assignments and positions of the 15-man gun crew in a singly mounted 5”/38 gun turret.Flight deck of the USS Yorktown (Essex-class) crowded with aircraft, May 1943 in the Pacific. While he is not credited with this photo, this is probably a Charles Kerlee photograph.USS Yorktown (Essex-class) steaming across San Francisco Bay with a deck load of Jeeps, Dodge WC51 weapons carriers, and other vehicles, 15 Sep 1943.Mk 40 gun director seen from the island’s number two quad 40mm gun mount aboard the carrier USS Essex, late 1943. Note SBD Dauntless scout bombers with Bombing Squadron VB-9.
Schematic taken from the Feb 1943 Operating Instructions for 5-inch/38 caliber Gun Crews showing the assignments and positions of the 15-man gun crew in a singly mounted 5”/38 gun turret.Flight deck of the USS Yorktown (Essex-class) crowded with aircraft, May 1943 in the Pacific. While he is not credited with this photo, this is probably a Charles Kerlee photograph.USS Yorktown (Essex-class) steaming across San Francisco Bay with a deck load of Jeeps, Dodge WC51 weapons carriers, and other vehicles, 15 Sep 1943.Mk 40 gun director seen from the island’s number two quad 40mm gun mount aboard the carrier USS Essex, late 1943. Note SBD Dauntless scout bombers with Bombing Squadron VB-9.

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