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Essex-class aircraft carrier USS Bunker Hill just after launching at the Fore River yards, Quincy, Massachusetts, United States, Dec 11, 1942. Note K-class airship from Airship Patrol Squadron ZP-11 overhead.F4U-1 Corsair bouncing up on the flight deck of USS Bunker Hill during an landing attempt, 1943; seen in Feb 1969 issue of US Navy publication Naval Aviation NewsSB2C Helldiver getting a wave-off from USS Bunker Hill, 1943. Note Helldiver in the distance with wheels up but flaps down, apparently preparing for a water landing.F4U-1 Corsair of VF-17, “The Jolly Rogers,” landing aboard the carrier Bunker Hill south of Bermuda during her shakedown cruise, 17 July 1943. Photo 1 of 2
Essex-class aircraft carrier USS Bunker Hill just after launching at the Fore River yards, Quincy, Massachusetts, United States, Dec 11, 1942. Note K-class airship from Airship Patrol Squadron ZP-11 overhead.F4U-1 Corsair bouncing up on the flight deck of USS Bunker Hill during an landing attempt, 1943; seen in Feb 1969 issue of US Navy publication Naval Aviation NewsSB2C Helldiver getting a wave-off from USS Bunker Hill, 1943. Note Helldiver in the distance with wheels up but flaps down, apparently preparing for a water landing.F4U-1 Corsair of VF-17, “The Jolly Rogers,” landing aboard the carrier Bunker Hill south of Bermuda during her shakedown cruise, 17 July 1943. Photo 1 of 2
F4U-1 Corsair of VF-17, “The Jolly Rogers,” landing aboard the carrier Bunker Hill south of Bermuda during her shakedown cruise, 17 July 1943. Photo 2 of 2A view off the stern of the USS Bunker Hill during a one-day speed run from Boston, Massachusetts to Norfolk, Virginia, 4 Sep 1943. Note the civilian yard worker in the white hat.1944 plan for camouflage Measure 3, Design 6a on Essex-class fleet carriers. Of the 17 Essex-class carriers to see service during 1944-45, only 1 was painted according to this plan plus 1 with this only on one sidePort side view of the USS Bunker Hill while at sea off the Palau Islands, 27 Mar 1944. Note the Measure 32, Design 6A paint scheme, only two carriers were painted this way.
F4U-1 Corsair of VF-17, “The Jolly Rogers,” landing aboard the carrier Bunker Hill south of Bermuda during her shakedown cruise, 17 July 1943. Photo 2 of 2A view off the stern of the USS Bunker Hill during a one-day speed run from Boston, Massachusetts to Norfolk, Virginia, 4 Sep 1943. Note the civilian yard worker in the white hat.1944 plan for camouflage Measure 3, Design 6a on Essex-class fleet carriers. Of the 17 Essex-class carriers to see service during 1944-45, only 1 was painted according to this plan plus 1 with this only on one sidePort side view of the USS Bunker Hill while at sea off the Palau Islands, 27 Mar 1944. Note the Measure 32, Design 6A paint scheme, only two carriers were painted this way.
Elements of Task Force 58 of the US Navy 5th Fleet at anchor, Majuro Atoll, Marshall Islands, probably Apr 1944Carrier USS Bunker Hill taking a near miss from a Japanese dive bomber close aboard the starboard quarter, 19 Jun 1944 off Guam, Mariana Islands. The ship was not damaged. Photo 1 of 2Carrier USS Bunker Hill taking a near miss from a Japanese dive bomber close aboard the starboard quarter, 19 Jun 1944 off Guam, Mariana Islands. The ship was not damaged. Photo 2 of 2USS Bunker Hill nearly hit by a Japanese bomb during Battle of the Philippine Sea, 19 Jun 1944
Elements of Task Force 58 of the US Navy 5th Fleet at anchor, Majuro Atoll, Marshall Islands, probably Apr 1944Carrier USS Bunker Hill taking a near miss from a Japanese dive bomber close aboard the starboard quarter, 19 Jun 1944 off Guam, Mariana Islands. The ship was not damaged. Photo 1 of 2Carrier USS Bunker Hill taking a near miss from a Japanese dive bomber close aboard the starboard quarter, 19 Jun 1944 off Guam, Mariana Islands. The ship was not damaged. Photo 2 of 2USS Bunker Hill nearly hit by a Japanese bomb during Battle of the Philippine Sea, 19 Jun 1944
A destroyer escort dropping depth charges on a second Japanese Kaiten in the cruiser anchorage of Ulithi Lagoon on 20 Nov 1944 after the sinking of USS Mississinewa. Seen from USS Bunker Hill. Photo 1 of 3.A destroyer escort dropping depth charges on a second Japanese Kaiten in the cruiser anchorage of Ulithi Lagoon on 20 Nov 1944 after the sinking of USS Mississinewa. Seen from USS Bunker Hill. Photo 2 of 3.A destroyer escort dropping depth charges on a second Japanese Kaiten in the cruiser anchorage of Ulithi Lagoon on 20 Nov 1944 after the sinking of USS Mississinewa. Seen from USS Bunker Hill. Photo 3 of 3.Smoke plume from the burning oiler USS Mississinewa in Ulithi Lagoon as seen from the battleship USS South Dakota, 20 Nov 1944. Carriers in the foreground are Bunker Hill and Langley (Independence-class).
A destroyer escort dropping depth charges on a second Japanese Kaiten in the cruiser anchorage of Ulithi Lagoon on 20 Nov 1944 after the sinking of USS Mississinewa. Seen from USS Bunker Hill. Photo 1 of 3.A destroyer escort dropping depth charges on a second Japanese Kaiten in the cruiser anchorage of Ulithi Lagoon on 20 Nov 1944 after the sinking of USS Mississinewa. Seen from USS Bunker Hill. Photo 2 of 3.A destroyer escort dropping depth charges on a second Japanese Kaiten in the cruiser anchorage of Ulithi Lagoon on 20 Nov 1944 after the sinking of USS Mississinewa. Seen from USS Bunker Hill. Photo 3 of 3.Smoke plume from the burning oiler USS Mississinewa in Ulithi Lagoon as seen from the battleship USS South Dakota, 20 Nov 1944. Carriers in the foreground are Bunker Hill and Langley (Independence-class).
Carrier Bunker Hill underway, early 1945Photo of carrier Bunker Hill in early 1945 signed by US Navy Admiral Arleigh A. Burke who served on board Jan-May 1945Commodore Burke and Vice Admiral Mitscher aboard carrier Bunker Hill while off Japan, Feb 1945Ships of the US fleet at Ulithi Atoll, Caroline Islands, 8 Feb 1945. Visible are 7 large carriers, 3 light carriers, 3 battleships, and numerous cruisers, destroyers, and support vessels including 1 hospital ship.
Carrier Bunker Hill underway, early 1945Photo of carrier Bunker Hill in early 1945 signed by US Navy Admiral Arleigh A. Burke who served on board Jan-May 1945Commodore Burke and Vice Admiral Mitscher aboard carrier Bunker Hill while off Japan, Feb 1945Ships of the US fleet at Ulithi Atoll, Caroline Islands, 8 Feb 1945. Visible are 7 large carriers, 3 light carriers, 3 battleships, and numerous cruisers, destroyers, and support vessels including 1 hospital ship.

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