Wreckage of the Sikorsky XPBS-1 patrol bomber that was destroyed after hitting a submerged log while landing at Alameda, California, United States 30 Jun 1942 with Admiral Chester Nimitz on board.United States Navy Captain Miles Browning, Captain William Harrill, Captain F.B. McCrary, and Vice Admiral William Halsey at Naval Air Station Alameda, California, 6 Sep 1942. Note SNJ Texan aircraft.USS Yorktown (Essex-class) at the Alameda Naval Air Station loading aircraft and vehicles for transportation to the Pacific, 14 Sep 1943. Note three PV-1 Venturas on the after flight deck. Photo 1 of 2.USS Yorktown (Essex-class) at the Alameda Naval Air Station loading aircraft and vehicles for transportation to the Pacific, 14 Sep 1943. Note three PV-1 Venturas on the after flight deck. Photo 2 of 2.
Wreckage of the Sikorsky XPBS-1 patrol bomber that was destroyed after hitting a submerged log while landing at Alameda, California, United States 30 Jun 1942 with Admiral Chester Nimitz on board.United States Navy Captain Miles Browning, Captain William Harrill, Captain F.B. McCrary, and Vice Admiral William Halsey at Naval Air Station Alameda, California, 6 Sep 1942. Note SNJ Texan aircraft.USS Yorktown (Essex-class) at the Alameda Naval Air Station loading aircraft and vehicles for transportation to the Pacific, 14 Sep 1943. Note three PV-1 Venturas on the after flight deck. Photo 1 of 2.USS Yorktown (Essex-class) at the Alameda Naval Air Station loading aircraft and vehicles for transportation to the Pacific, 14 Sep 1943. Note three PV-1 Venturas on the after flight deck. Photo 2 of 2.
A captured Japanese Shinyo-class suicide boat being hoisted off of USS Pinkney after being brought to the United States for analysis, Alameda, California, United States, Jun 1945.A captured Japanese Shinyo-class suicide boat on the dock after being hoisted off USS Pinkney that brought it to the United States for analysis, Alameda, California, United States, Jun 1945.Captain Jesse McClure (at microphone) relieving Captain George Dufek as commanding officer of escort carrier USS Bogue at Alameda, California, United States, 7 Sep 1945.Ending her last operational voyage, escort carrier USS Bogue arrived at Alameda, California, United States, with a deck load of surrendered Japanese aircraft, 8 Jan 1946. Note Bogue’s Measure 21 paint.
A captured Japanese Shinyo-class suicide boat being hoisted off of USS Pinkney after being brought to the United States for analysis, Alameda, California, United States, Jun 1945.A captured Japanese Shinyo-class suicide boat on the dock after being hoisted off USS Pinkney that brought it to the United States for analysis, Alameda, California, United States, Jun 1945.Captain Jesse McClure (at microphone) relieving Captain George Dufek as commanding officer of escort carrier USS Bogue at Alameda, California, United States, 7 Sep 1945.Ending her last operational voyage, escort carrier USS Bogue arrived at Alameda, California, United States, with a deck load of surrendered Japanese aircraft, 8 Jan 1946. Note Bogue’s Measure 21 paint.
PBY-5A Catalina and F6F Hellcat on the pad at Naval Air Station Alameda, California, United States, 1947. Note that the Hellcat’s engine has been removed.
PBY-5A Catalina and F6F Hellcat on the pad at Naval Air Station Alameda, California, United States, 1947. Note that the Hellcat’s engine has been removed.


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