Portside broadside view of USS Yorktown (Essex-class) at Newport News, Virginia, United States, on her way to her commissioning ceremonies at Norfolk Navy Yard, 15 Apr 1943The colors being hoisted for the first time aboard the USS Yorktown (Essex-class) during the ship’s commissioning ceremonies, 15 Apr 1943 at Norfolk, Virginia, United StatesThe National Ensign raised aboard submarine Skate, 15 Apr 1943; Seahorse at left & Sargo at rightUSS Yorktown departing Newport News, Virginia, United States en route to her commissioning ceremony, 15 Apr 1943
Portside broadside view of USS Yorktown (Essex-class) at Newport News, Virginia, United States, on her way to her commissioning ceremonies at Norfolk Navy Yard, 15 Apr 1943The colors being hoisted for the first time aboard the USS Yorktown (Essex-class) during the ship’s commissioning ceremonies, 15 Apr 1943 at Norfolk, Virginia, United StatesThe National Ensign raised aboard submarine Skate, 15 Apr 1943; Seahorse at left & Sargo at rightUSS Yorktown departing Newport News, Virginia, United States en route to her commissioning ceremony, 15 Apr 1943


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Thomas Dodd, late 1945