Astoria off Long Beach, CA, circa 1930sPiers at Puget Sound Navy Yard in Bremerton, Washington, United States with, left to right, repair ship (converted collier) Jason, and carriers Lexington (Lexington-class), Saratoga, 6 Aug 1932.USS Astoria entering Honolulu harbor during her shakedown cruise, US Territory of Hawaii, 9 Jul 1934Astoria
Astoria off Long Beach, CA, circa 1930sPiers at Puget Sound Navy Yard in Bremerton, Washington, United States with, left to right, repair ship (converted collier) Jason, and carriers Lexington (Lexington-class), Saratoga, 6 Aug 1932.USS Astoria entering Honolulu harbor during her shakedown cruise, US Territory of Hawaii, 9 Jul 1934Astoria's bridge area while at Mare Island Navy Yard, 9 Jul 1941
Astoria off Mare Island Navy Yard, 11 Jul 1941, photo 1 of 2Astoria off Mare Island Navy Yard, 11 Jul 1941, photo 2 of 2Gunnery practice with 5-in guns aboard Astoria, circa spring 1942Astoria arriving at Pearl Harbor with Task Force 17, 27 May 1942
Astoria off Mare Island Navy Yard, 11 Jul 1941, photo 1 of 2Astoria off Mare Island Navy Yard, 11 Jul 1941, photo 2 of 2Gunnery practice with 5-in guns aboard Astoria, circa spring 1942Astoria arriving at Pearl Harbor with Task Force 17, 27 May 1942
Astoria at Pearl Harbor, Jun 1942Astoria stopped to pick up downed pilot Lt (jg) Paul Holmberg, 1342, 4 Jun 1942; the SBD piloted by Lt Cmdr Maxwell Leslie in center of picture was also about to ditch from low fuelFletcher in a whaleboat waiting to board cruiser Astoria after his flagship Yorktown had been disabled, 1300, 4 Jun 1942Lt Cmdr Maxwell Leslie about to ditch his SBD by cruiser Astoria, about 1342-1348, 4 Jun 1942
Astoria at Pearl Harbor, Jun 1942Astoria stopped to pick up downed pilot Lt (jg) Paul Holmberg, 1342, 4 Jun 1942; the SBD piloted by Lt Cmdr Maxwell Leslie in center of picture was also about to ditch from low fuelFletcher in a whaleboat waiting to board cruiser Astoria after his flagship Yorktown had been disabled, 1300, 4 Jun 1942Lt Cmdr Maxwell Leslie about to ditch his SBD by cruiser Astoria, about 1342-1348, 4 Jun 1942
Starboard side guns of Yorktown ready to fire, 4 Jun 1942; note the smoke rising from the carrier; cruiser Astoria in backgroundUS Navy pilot Lieutenant Commander Maxwell LeslieUSS Astoria passing by USS Yorktown (foreground), 4 Jun 1942VB-3 Commanding Officer Lieutenant Commander Max Leslie ditched his SBD bomber near Astoria due to fuel exhaustion, Battle of Midway, 4 Jun 1942; a PBY flew nearby
Starboard side guns of Yorktown ready to fire, 4 Jun 1942; note the smoke rising from the carrier; cruiser Astoria in backgroundUS Navy pilot Lieutenant Commander Maxwell Leslie's SBD aircraft crashing safely into the sea due to lack of fuel beside USS Astoria, 1348 hours, 4 Jun 1942USS Astoria passing by USS Yorktown (foreground), 4 Jun 1942VB-3 Commanding Officer Lieutenant Commander Max Leslie ditched his SBD bomber near Astoria due to fuel exhaustion, Battle of Midway, 4 Jun 1942; a PBY flew nearby
Astoria during battle practice off Hawaii, 8 Jul 1942, photo 1 of 2Astoria during battle practice off Hawaii, 8 Jul 1942, photo 2 of 2Astoria off Tulagi during the American invasion, 6 Aug 1942
Astoria during battle practice off Hawaii, 8 Jul 1942, photo 1 of 2Astoria during battle practice off Hawaii, 8 Jul 1942, photo 2 of 2Astoria off Tulagi during the American invasion, 6 Aug 1942
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