28 items in this album on 2 pages.

Launching of large cruiser Alaska, Camden, New Jersey, United States, 15 Aug 1943Alaska off the Philadelphia Navy Yard, 30 Jul 1944, photo 1 of 2Alaska off the Philadelphia Navy Yard, 30 Jul 1944, photo 2 of 2Alaska during shakedown, off the US east coast, Aug 1944
Launching of large cruiser Alaska, Camden, New Jersey, United States, 15 Aug 1943Alaska off the Philadelphia Navy Yard, 30 Jul 1944, photo 1 of 2Alaska off the Philadelphia Navy Yard, 30 Jul 1944, photo 2 of 2Alaska during shakedown, off the US east coast, Aug 1944
Alaska in the Hampton Roads area, Virginia, circa summer or fall 1944Alaska maneuvered in front of Missouri during their shakedown cruises, circa Aug 1944Alaska, seen from battleship Missouri, summer 1944Battleship Missouri, large cruiser Alaska, escort carrier Croatan, and destroyers at Norfolk Navy Yard, Aug 1944
Alaska in the Hampton Roads area, Virginia, circa summer or fall 1944Alaska maneuvered in front of Missouri during their shakedown cruises, circa Aug 1944Alaska, seen from battleship Missouri, summer 1944Battleship Missouri, large cruiser Alaska, escort carrier Croatan, and destroyers at Norfolk Navy Yard, Aug 1944
MissouriLarge cruiser Alaska, photographed from the air, 8 Aug 1944WAVES Yeoman Second Class Blanche Oswald and Yeoman Third Class Betty Martin aboard USS Missouri, Norfolk Navy Yard, Virginia, United States, 19 Aug 1944. Note USS Alaska and escort carrier USS Croatan.Alaska underway, 11 Sep 1944
Missouri's 40mm quad anti-aircraft machine crew at battle stations atop turret number two during her shakedown, Aug 1944; Alaska in backgroundLarge cruiser Alaska, photographed from the air, 8 Aug 1944WAVES Yeoman Second Class Blanche Oswald and Yeoman Third Class Betty Martin aboard USS Missouri, Norfolk Navy Yard, Virginia, United States, 19 Aug 1944. Note USS Alaska and escort carrier USS Croatan.Alaska underway, 11 Sep 1944
Alaska off Philadelphia, 12 Nov 1944Alaska off Philadelphia, 13 Nov 1944, photo 1 of 2Alaska off Philadelphia, 13 Nov 1944, photo 2 of 2Alaska somewhere in the Pacific, circa 1945
Alaska off Philadelphia, 12 Nov 1944Alaska off Philadelphia, 13 Nov 1944, photo 1 of 2Alaska off Philadelphia, 13 Nov 1944, photo 2 of 2Alaska somewhere in the Pacific, circa 1945
Closeup view of AlaskaCaptain Kenneth H. Noble aboard Alaska, Feb 1945Marines Corporal Osborne Cheek and Platoon Sergeant George W. Ewell at their post atop a 5-in gun aboard Alaska, Feb 1945Signalman Third Class Teddy Chalupski wrote a message on the signal bridge while SM3/c Floyd H. Scharp read it with the telescope, aboard Alaska, Feb 1945
Closeup view of Alaska's superstructure and aircraft catapults, 1945Captain Kenneth H. Noble aboard Alaska, Feb 1945Marines Corporal Osborne Cheek and Platoon Sergeant George W. Ewell at their post atop a 5-in gun aboard Alaska, Feb 1945Signalman Third Class Teddy Chalupski wrote a message on the signal bridge while SM3/c Floyd H. Scharp read it with the telescope, aboard Alaska, Feb 1945

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