Independence soon after completion, circa early 1943Light Carrier USS Independence in port, 1943Carrier Independence under construction at Mare Island Naval Shipyard, California, United States, 11 Jul 1943; note hulls of submarines Spadefish and Trepang nearbyIndependence off Mare Island Navy Yard, 13 Jul 1943, photo 1 of 3
Independence soon after completion, circa early 1943Light Carrier USS Independence in port, 1943Carrier Independence under construction at Mare Island Naval Shipyard, California, United States, 11 Jul 1943; note hulls of submarines Spadefish and Trepang nearbyIndependence off Mare Island Navy Yard, 13 Jul 1943, photo 1 of 3
Independence off Mare Island Navy Yard, 13 Jul 1943, photo 2 of 3Independence off Mare Island Navy Yard, 13 Jul 1943, photo 3 of 3Independence in San Francisco Bay, 15 Jul 1943, photo 1 of 2Independence in San Francisco Bay, 15 Jul 1943, photo 2 of 2
Independence off Mare Island Navy Yard, 13 Jul 1943, photo 2 of 3Independence off Mare Island Navy Yard, 13 Jul 1943, photo 3 of 3Independence in San Francisco Bay, 15 Jul 1943, photo 1 of 2Independence in San Francisco Bay, 15 Jul 1943, photo 2 of 2
USS Independence anchored in Bikini Atoll as a target ship for the Operation Crossroads atomic bomb tests, Jul 1946.Independence showing atomic bomb damage off Bikini Islands, 1 Jul 1946, photo 1 of 2Independence showing atomic bomb damage off Bikini Islands, 1 Jul 1946, photo 2 of 2USS Independence, damaged in atomic bomb tests, in San Francisco Bay being prepared for sinking after efforts to wash off the radioactivity were unsuccessful, Jan 1951
USS Independence anchored in Bikini Atoll as a target ship for the Operation Crossroads atomic bomb tests, Jul 1946.Independence showing atomic bomb damage off Bikini Islands, 1 Jul 1946, photo 1 of 2Independence showing atomic bomb damage off Bikini Islands, 1 Jul 1946, photo 2 of 2USS Independence, damaged in atomic bomb tests, in San Francisco Bay being prepared for sinking after efforts to wash off the radioactivity were unsuccessful, Jan 1951
2015 computer enhanced sonar image of the sunken USS Independence in 2,600 feet of water off Half Moon Bay, California. Note that the colors are to better show the features and are not the true colors of the wreck.
2015 computer enhanced sonar image of the sunken USS Independence in 2,600 feet of water off Half Moon Bay, California. Note that the colors are to better show the features and are not the true colors of the wreck.
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