First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt of the United States and Song Meiling of the Republic of China, Washington DC, United States, 17 Feb 1943Inspection of USS Growler’s damaged bow while nested alongside sub-tender USS Fulton at Capricorn Wharf, New Farm Submarine Base, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, 17 Feb 1943.On the day of her commissioning, USS Lexington (Essex-class) makes slow headway through the icy waters of Boston harbor, Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 17 Feb 1943.USS Growler’s damaged bow after a collision, New Farm Submarine Base, Queensland, Brisbane, Australia, 17 Feb 1943. Note the Colonial Sugar Refinery dead ahead of Growler while her bow points toward Hawthorne across the river.
First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt of the United States and Song Meiling of the Republic of China, Washington DC, United States, 17 Feb 1943Inspection of USS Growler’s damaged bow while nested alongside sub-tender USS Fulton at Capricorn Wharf, New Farm Submarine Base, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, 17 Feb 1943.On the day of her commissioning, USS Lexington (Essex-class) makes slow headway through the icy waters of Boston harbor, Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 17 Feb 1943.USS Growler’s damaged bow after a collision, New Farm Submarine Base, Queensland, Brisbane, Australia, 17 Feb 1943. Note the Colonial Sugar Refinery dead ahead of Growler while her bow points toward Hawthorne across the river.


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