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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 StatesUSS Yorktown departing Newport News, Virginia, United States en route to her commissioning ceremony, 15 Apr 1943Overhead view of USS Yorktown (Essex-class) at Newport News, Virginia, United States, 27 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 StatesUSS Yorktown departing Newport News, Virginia, United States en route to her commissioning ceremony, 15 Apr 1943Overhead view of USS Yorktown (Essex-class) at Newport News, Virginia, United States, 27 Apr 1943
USS Yorktown (Essex-class) at Norfolk, Virginia, United States, 27 Apr 1943USS Yorktown (Essex-class) at Norfolk, Virginia, United States, 27 Apr 1943USS Yorktown underway off Norfolk Navy Yard, Portsmouth, Virginia, United States, 27 Apr 1943; note Measure 21 camouflageF6F-3 Hellcat fighter being prepared for launch aboard USS Yorktown during the carrier
USS Yorktown (Essex-class) at Norfolk, Virginia, United States, 27 Apr 1943USS Yorktown (Essex-class) at Norfolk, Virginia, United States, 27 Apr 1943USS Yorktown underway off Norfolk Navy Yard, Portsmouth, Virginia, United States, 27 Apr 1943; note Measure 21 camouflageF6F-3 Hellcat fighter being prepared for launch aboard USS Yorktown during the carrier's shakedown cruise, May 1943
Mark XIII aerial torpedo after bodies in the torpedo storage spaces of the USS Yorktown (Essex-class) during Yorktown’s shakedown cruise to Trinidad, May 1943Yorktown (Essex-class; CV-10) circa mid-1943 with Hellcat fighters and Helldiver dive bombers on her flight deckStarboard side view of the carrier Yorktown (Essex-class) with an F6F-3 Hellcat fighter of VF-1 on the fight deck above the athwartship hangar deck catapult, June 1943.USS Yorktown (Essex-class; CV-10) circa mid-1943, with a TBF Avenger flying over her bow
Mark XIII aerial torpedo after bodies in the torpedo storage spaces of the USS Yorktown (Essex-class) during Yorktown’s shakedown cruise to Trinidad, May 1943Yorktown (Essex-class; CV-10) circa mid-1943 with Hellcat fighters and Helldiver dive bombers on her flight deckStarboard side view of the carrier Yorktown (Essex-class) with an F6F-3 Hellcat fighter of VF-1 on the fight deck above the athwartship hangar deck catapult, June 1943.USS Yorktown (Essex-class; CV-10) circa mid-1943, with a TBF Avenger flying over her bow
F6F-3 Hellcat of VF-1 being catapulted from the hangar deck catapult on the carrier Yorktown (Essex-class) off Trinidad, 3 Jun 1943.F6F-3 Hellcats being loaded aboard USS Yorktown (Essex-class) at Norfolk, Virginia, 1943.SB2C Helldiver aircraft on the flight deck of carrier Yorktown, circa Jul-Sep 1943USS Yorktown (Essex-class) steaming in reverse and landing an F6F-3 over the bow during trials, probably in the Gulf of Paria, Jul 1943
F6F-3 Hellcat of VF-1 being catapulted from the hangar deck catapult on the carrier Yorktown (Essex-class) off Trinidad, 3 Jun 1943.F6F-3 Hellcats being loaded aboard USS Yorktown (Essex-class) at Norfolk, Virginia, 1943.SB2C Helldiver aircraft on the flight deck of carrier Yorktown, circa Jul-Sep 1943USS Yorktown (Essex-class) steaming in reverse and landing an F6F-3 over the bow during trials, probably in the Gulf of Paria, Jul 1943
USS Yorktown moving astern in preparation for landing operations, 1943USS Yorktown moving astern while receiving a landing TBF Avenger aircraft, Jul 1943USS Yorktown (Essex-class) at Norfolk, Virginia, United States, 1 Jul 1943Many of the design features of the Essex-class can be seen here as the USS Yorktown squeezes through the locks of the Panama Canal, 11 Jul 1943. Notably, the deck-edge aircraft elevator is in the raised position.
USS Yorktown moving astern in preparation for landing operations, 1943USS Yorktown moving astern while receiving a landing TBF Avenger aircraft, Jul 1943USS Yorktown (Essex-class) at Norfolk, Virginia, United States, 1 Jul 1943Many of the design features of the Essex-class can be seen here as the USS Yorktown squeezes through the locks of the Panama Canal, 11 Jul 1943. Notably, the deck-edge aircraft elevator is in the raised position.

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