75 items in this album on 4 pages.

An SNJ Texan readies for launch from the training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, 1945.Crews attach lines to an F6F Hellcat hanging over the edge of the training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, 1945.Crews check on pilot Ens John E Hood in his FM-2 Wildcat after a hard landing aboard training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, 1945.  Note bent propeller blades.Crews move quickly to secure an F6F Hellcat as it hangs over the side of the training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, 1945.
An SNJ Texan readies for launch from the training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, 1945.Crews attach lines to an F6F Hellcat hanging over the edge of the training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, 1945.Crews check on pilot Ens John E Hood in his FM-2 Wildcat after a hard landing aboard training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, 1945. Note bent propeller blades.Crews move quickly to secure an F6F Hellcat as it hangs over the side of the training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, 1945.
Crews move to secure an FM-2 Wildcat after a hard landing on the training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, 1945.Deck crew signals the pilot of an FM-2 Wildcat aboard the training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, 1945.F6F Hellcat coming in for a landing on the training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, 1945.  Note the LSO’s “paddles” and the lack of extended tailhook on the Hellcat.F6F Hellcat hung up in the catwalks of the training aircraft carrier USS Sable after a landing mishap on Lake Michigan, United States, 1945.
Crews move to secure an FM-2 Wildcat after a hard landing on the training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, 1945.Deck crew signals the pilot of an FM-2 Wildcat aboard the training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, 1945.F6F Hellcat coming in for a landing on the training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, 1945. Note the LSO’s “paddles” and the lack of extended tailhook on the Hellcat.F6F Hellcat hung up in the catwalks of the training aircraft carrier USS Sable after a landing mishap on Lake Michigan, United States, 1945.
F6F Hellcat lined up for a trap on the training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, 1945.  Note the LSO’s “paddles” and the extended tailhook on the Hellcat.FM-2 Wildcat rolls down the flight deck on the training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, 1945.The flight deck of the training aircraft carrier USS Sable showing a severe slice in the steel caused by the spinning propeller of an F6F Hellcat. Lake Michigan, United States, 1945.The Ship’s Chaplain leads a memorial service for President Franklin D Roosevelt on the flight deck of the training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, c. Apr 15 1945.
F6F Hellcat lined up for a trap on the training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, 1945. Note the LSO’s “paddles” and the extended tailhook on the Hellcat.FM-2 Wildcat rolls down the flight deck on the training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, 1945.The flight deck of the training aircraft carrier USS Sable showing a severe slice in the steel caused by the spinning propeller of an F6F Hellcat. Lake Michigan, United States, 1945.The Ship’s Chaplain leads a memorial service for President Franklin D Roosevelt on the flight deck of the training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, c. Apr 15 1945.
The training aircraft carrier USS Sable trained many Landing Signal Officers (LSOs) as well as pilots, Lt Whitaker seen here with the flags.  Lake Michigan, United States, May 1945.Training carrier USS Sable underway on Lake Michigan, United States, Jun 1945. Note the side-wheel propulsion.After the announcement of the Japanese surrender, crewmen broke into a spontaneous celebration on the flight deck of the training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, Aug 15 1945.
The training aircraft carrier USS Sable trained many Landing Signal Officers (LSOs) as well as pilots, Lt Whitaker seen here with the flags. Lake Michigan, United States, May 1945.Training carrier USS Sable underway on Lake Michigan, United States, Jun 1945. Note the side-wheel propulsion.After the announcement of the Japanese surrender, crewmen broke into a spontaneous celebration on the flight deck of the training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, Aug 15 1945.

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