San Jacinto sliding down the building ways at Camden, New Jersey, United States after she was christened by Mrs. Jesse H. Jones, 26 Sep 1943San Jacinto off the Philadelphia Navy Yard, Pennsylvania, 17 Jan 1944San Jacinto underway off the US east coast, 23 Jan 1944, photo 1 of 2; note SNJ training plane on flight deckSan Jacinto underway off the US east coast, 23 Jan 1944, photo 2 of 2; note SNJ training plane on flight deck
San Jacinto sliding down the building ways at Camden, New Jersey, United States after she was christened by Mrs. Jesse H. Jones, 26 Sep 1943San Jacinto off the Philadelphia Navy Yard, Pennsylvania, 17 Jan 1944San Jacinto underway off the US east coast, 23 Jan 1944, photo 1 of 2; note SNJ training plane on flight deckSan Jacinto underway off the US east coast, 23 Jan 1944, photo 2 of 2; note SNJ training plane on flight deck
Aboard San Jacinto, Lieutenant Commander Albert B. Cahn gave signal to a VT-51 TBM-1C Avenger to take off for an exercise, 16 May 1944Carriers San Jacinto and Lexington off the Mariana Islands, 13 Jun 1944A VT-51 TBM-1C Avenger took off from San Jacinto to attack Guam, 28 Jun 1944US Navy Captain Harold Martin greeting VAdm John McCain, Sr. after a trap landing aboard light carrier San Jacinto, late 1944; seen on page 113 of US Navy War Photographs
Aboard San Jacinto, Lieutenant Commander Albert B. Cahn gave signal to a VT-51 TBM-1C Avenger to take off for an exercise, 16 May 1944Carriers San Jacinto and Lexington off the Mariana Islands, 13 Jun 1944A VT-51 TBM-1C Avenger took off from San Jacinto to attack Guam, 28 Jun 1944US Navy Captain Harold Martin greeting VAdm John McCain, Sr. after a trap landing aboard light carrier San Jacinto, late 1944; seen on page 113 of US Navy War Photographs
San Jacinto rolling heavily and pitching in rough seas while en route to attack Okinawa, 6 Oct 1944; note parked TBM Avenger aircraft of VT-51 on the flight deckPilots of VT-51 returned to San Jacinto after attacking the Japanese carrier force, Battle off Cape Engaño, 25 Oct 1944San JacintoUSS Wasp, USS Yorktown, USS Hornet, USS Hancock, USS Ticonderoga, and other warships at Ulithi Atoll, Caroline Islands, 8 Dec 1944, photo 3 of 3
San Jacinto rolling heavily and pitching in rough seas while en route to attack Okinawa, 6 Oct 1944; note parked TBM Avenger aircraft of VT-51 on the flight deckPilots of VT-51 returned to San Jacinto after attacking the Japanese carrier force, Battle off Cape Engaño, 25 Oct 1944San Jacinto's VT-51 Avenger aircraft being armed with a Mark XIII torpedo for Battle off Cape Engaño, 25 Oct 1944USS Wasp, USS Yorktown, USS Hornet, USS Hancock, USS Ticonderoga, and other warships at Ulithi Atoll, Caroline Islands, 8 Dec 1944, photo 3 of 3
F6F Hellcats of Fighting Squadron VF-45 aboard Independence-class carrier USS San Jacinto off Kyushu, Japan, 18 Mar 1945. Note the open gun access panels in the fighters’ wings.View from the island of USS Hornet (Essex-class) looking aft and leading the USS Bonne Homme Richard, USS Belleau Wood, and USS San Jacinto during gunnery exercises, 12 Jun 1945 off the Philippines.Carriers Saratoga, Enterprise, Hornet, and San Jacinto, Alameda, California, Sep 1945
F6F Hellcats of Fighting Squadron VF-45 aboard Independence-class carrier USS San Jacinto off Kyushu, Japan, 18 Mar 1945. Note the open gun access panels in the fighters’ wings.View from the island of USS Hornet (Essex-class) looking aft and leading the USS Bonne Homme Richard, USS Belleau Wood, and USS San Jacinto during gunnery exercises, 12 Jun 1945 off the Philippines.Carriers Saratoga, Enterprise, Hornet, and San Jacinto, Alameda, California, Sep 1945
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