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USS Bennington steaming out of New York Harbor en route Norfolk, Virginia, 25 Sep 1944. This photo was taken from an airship with Squadron ZP-12 stationed at Lakehurst, New Jersey.USS Bennington steaming south across the Caribbean on her way to Trinidad on her shakedown cruise, 20 Oct 1944. Note the Measure 33, Design 17 paint scheme.USS Bennington at anchor in Gravesend Bay, New York, 13 Dec 1944.USS Bennington at anchor in Gravesend Bay, New York, 13 Dec 1944. Note that she has been repainted in the same Design 17 but in lighter shades from Measure 33 to Measure 32. Photo 1 of 2.
USS Bennington steaming out of New York Harbor en route Norfolk, Virginia, 25 Sep 1944. This photo was taken from an airship with Squadron ZP-12 stationed at Lakehurst, New Jersey.USS Bennington steaming south across the Caribbean on her way to Trinidad on her shakedown cruise, 20 Oct 1944. Note the Measure 33, Design 17 paint scheme.USS Bennington at anchor in Gravesend Bay, New York, 13 Dec 1944.USS Bennington at anchor in Gravesend Bay, New York, 13 Dec 1944. Note that she has been repainted in the same Design 17 but in lighter shades from Measure 33 to Measure 32. Photo 1 of 2.
USS Bennington at anchor in Gravesend Bay, New York, 13 Dec 1944. Note that she has been repainted in the same Design 17 but in lighter shades from Measure 33 to Measure 32. Photo 2 of 2.Overhead view of USS Bennington underway in late 1944, probably in Chesapeake Bay.USS Bennington steaming out of San Diego, California en route Pearl Harbor, Hawaii with a deck load of aircraft, 1 Jan 1945.F6F-5 Hellcat with Fighting Squadron VF-82 preparing for a catapult launch from USS Bennington in the Western Pacific, Feb 1945. Note the arrowhead geometrics that identify the plane as coming from the Bennington.
USS Bennington at anchor in Gravesend Bay, New York, 13 Dec 1944. Note that she has been repainted in the same Design 17 but in lighter shades from Measure 33 to Measure 32. Photo 2 of 2.Overhead view of USS Bennington underway in late 1944, probably in Chesapeake Bay.USS Bennington steaming out of San Diego, California en route Pearl Harbor, Hawaii with a deck load of aircraft, 1 Jan 1945.F6F-5 Hellcat with Fighting Squadron VF-82 preparing for a catapult launch from USS Bennington in the Western Pacific, Feb 1945. Note the arrowhead geometrics that identify the plane as coming from the Bennington.
Marine F4U Corsair of VMF-123 aboard USS Bennington after crashing against the island, breaking in half, and catching fire, 14 Feb 1945 off Iwo Jima. Note burning fuel in the flight deck tie-down track.Mark XIII torpedoes on the deck edge elevator of USS Bennington ready for loading onto TBM Avenger torpedo bombers, off Okinawa, March 1945. Note wooden drag rings on the noses and stabilizers fitted to tails.Overhead view of plane handlers spotting an SB2C Helldiver aboard USS Bennington, early 1945. This view offers a good look at the large surface area of the Helldiver’s tail plane.Plane handlers pushing an F6F-5N Hellcat night fighter of Fighting Squadron VF-82 off an elevator and onto the Hangar Deck of USS Bennington, early 1945
Marine F4U Corsair of VMF-123 aboard USS Bennington after crashing against the island, breaking in half, and catching fire, 14 Feb 1945 off Iwo Jima. Note burning fuel in the flight deck tie-down track.Mark XIII torpedoes on the deck edge elevator of USS Bennington ready for loading onto TBM Avenger torpedo bombers, off Okinawa, March 1945. Note wooden drag rings on the noses and stabilizers fitted to tails.Overhead view of plane handlers spotting an SB2C Helldiver aboard USS Bennington, early 1945. This view offers a good look at the large surface area of the Helldiver’s tail plane.Plane handlers pushing an F6F-5N Hellcat night fighter of Fighting Squadron VF-82 off an elevator and onto the Hangar Deck of USS Bennington, early 1945
F4U Corsair at the barrier wires after landing aboard USS Bennington around Okinawa in the Western Pacific, Apr 1945.F4U Corsair preparing for a deck launch from USS Bennington around Okinawa in the Western Pacific, Apr 1945. Note the arrowhead geometrics that identify the plane as coming from the Bennington.Fletcher-class destroyer USS Harrison steaming alongside carrier USS Bennington as Bennington’s TBM Avengers run up their engines, early 1945 in the Western Pacific.Aviation Ordinancemen loading a Mark XIII torpedo into the bomb bay of a TBM Avenger aboard USS Bennington, May 1945. Note the torpedo’s plywood drag ring on the nose and wooden tail shroud.
F4U Corsair at the barrier wires after landing aboard USS Bennington around Okinawa in the Western Pacific, Apr 1945.F4U Corsair preparing for a deck launch from USS Bennington around Okinawa in the Western Pacific, Apr 1945. Note the arrowhead geometrics that identify the plane as coming from the Bennington.Fletcher-class destroyer USS Harrison steaming alongside carrier USS Bennington as Bennington’s TBM Avengers run up their engines, early 1945 in the Western Pacific.Aviation Ordinancemen loading a Mark XIII torpedo into the bomb bay of a TBM Avenger aboard USS Bennington, May 1945. Note the torpedo’s plywood drag ring on the nose and wooden tail shroud.
US Navy VF-82 F6F-5 Hellcat fighter ready for launch from USS Bennington, off Okinawa, May 1945; note the fighterAs seen from the USS Hornet (Essex-class) anti-aircraft shells burst above the USS Bennington southeast of Kyushu, Japan, 14 May 1945. Note Hornet’s F6F Hellcats in the foreground.Typhoon damage to the forward flight deck of USS Bennington as seen after arrival in San Pedro Bay, Leyte, Philippines, 12 Jun 1945.USS Bennington alongside Ford Island at Berth F-2 in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, 23 Jan 1946. Note her freshly painted peacetime white deck markings and camouflage paint on some of the Ford Island buildings.
US Navy VF-82 F6F-5 Hellcat fighter ready for launch from USS Bennington, off Okinawa, May 1945; note the fighter's captain in foregroundAs seen from the USS Hornet (Essex-class) anti-aircraft shells burst above the USS Bennington southeast of Kyushu, Japan, 14 May 1945. Note Hornet’s F6F Hellcats in the foreground.Typhoon damage to the forward flight deck of USS Bennington as seen after arrival in San Pedro Bay, Leyte, Philippines, 12 Jun 1945.USS Bennington alongside Ford Island at Berth F-2 in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, 23 Jan 1946. Note her freshly painted peacetime white deck markings and camouflage paint on some of the Ford Island buildings.

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