26 items in this album on 2 pages.

Grace Legler Benbough christened San Diego during launching ceremonies at the Bethlehem Steel Company shipyard, Quincy, Massachusetts, United States, 26 Jul 1941San Diego sliding down her shipways during her launching at the Bethlehem Steel Company shipyard, Quincy, Massachusetts, United States, 26 Jul 1941USS San Diego and USS San Juan, Fore River shipyard, Quincy, Massachusetts, United States, Jan 1942San Diego in Boston Harbor, Massachusetts, United States, 10 Jan 1942
Grace Legler Benbough christened San Diego during launching ceremonies at the Bethlehem Steel Company shipyard, Quincy, Massachusetts, United States, 26 Jul 1941San Diego sliding down her shipways during her launching at the Bethlehem Steel Company shipyard, Quincy, Massachusetts, United States, 26 Jul 1941USS San Diego and USS San Juan, Fore River shipyard, Quincy, Massachusetts, United States, Jan 1942San Diego in Boston Harbor, Massachusetts, United States, 10 Jan 1942
Aerial view of Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, US Territory of Hawaii, 28 Jul 1942A D3A1 dive bomber about to crash into the sea near USS San Diego, Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands, 26 Oct 1942; seen in 15 Apr 1943 issue of US Navy publication Naval Aviation NewsUSS San Diego wearing camouflage Measure 33, Design 24d, date unknownUSS San Diego off San Francisco, California, United States, 1 Jan 1944, photo 1 of 2
Aerial view of Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, US Territory of Hawaii, 28 Jul 1942A D3A1 dive bomber about to crash into the sea near USS San Diego, Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands, 26 Oct 1942; seen in 15 Apr 1943 issue of US Navy publication Naval Aviation NewsUSS San Diego wearing camouflage Measure 33, Design 24d, date unknownUSS San Diego off San Francisco, California, United States, 1 Jan 1944, photo 1 of 2
USS San Diego off San Francisco, California, United States, 1 Jan 1944, photo 2 of 2USS San Diego underway, 8 Mar 1944; seen from an airship of US Navy Blimp Squadron 32USS San Diego at Mare Island Naval Shipyard, Vallejo, California, United States, 9 Apr 1944, photo 1 of 2; note camouflage Measure 33, Design 24d; USS Cassin and USS Denver in backgroundUSS San Diego at Mare Island Naval Shipyard, Vallejo, California, United States, 9 Apr 1944, photo 1 of 2; note camouflage Measure 33, Design 24d; USS Cassin in background
USS San Diego off San Francisco, California, United States, 1 Jan 1944, photo 2 of 2USS San Diego underway, 8 Mar 1944; seen from an airship of US Navy Blimp Squadron 32USS San Diego at Mare Island Naval Shipyard, Vallejo, California, United States, 9 Apr 1944, photo 1 of 2; note camouflage Measure 33, Design 24d; USS Cassin and USS Denver in backgroundUSS San Diego at Mare Island Naval Shipyard, Vallejo, California, United States, 9 Apr 1944, photo 1 of 2; note camouflage Measure 33, Design 24d; USS Cassin in background
USS San Diego off Mare Island Naval Shipyard, Vallejo, California, United States, 10 Apr 1944, photo 1 of 5; note camouflage Measure 33, Design 24dUSS San Diego off Mare Island Naval Shipyard, Vallejo, California, United States, 10 Apr 1944, photo 2 of 5; note camouflage Measure 33, Design 24dUSS San Diego off Mare Island Naval Shipyard, Vallejo, California, United States, 10 Apr 1944, photo 3 of 5; note camouflage Measure 33, Design 24dUSS San Diego off Mare Island Naval Shipyard, Vallejo, California, United States, 10 Apr 1944, photo 4 of 5; note camouflage Measure 33, Design 24d
USS San Diego off Mare Island Naval Shipyard, Vallejo, California, United States, 10 Apr 1944, photo 1 of 5; note camouflage Measure 33, Design 24dUSS San Diego off Mare Island Naval Shipyard, Vallejo, California, United States, 10 Apr 1944, photo 2 of 5; note camouflage Measure 33, Design 24dUSS San Diego off Mare Island Naval Shipyard, Vallejo, California, United States, 10 Apr 1944, photo 3 of 5; note camouflage Measure 33, Design 24dUSS San Diego off Mare Island Naval Shipyard, Vallejo, California, United States, 10 Apr 1944, photo 4 of 5; note camouflage Measure 33, Design 24d
USS San Diego off Mare Island Naval Shipyard, Vallejo, California, United States, 10 Apr 1944, photo 5 of 5; note camouflage Measure 33, Design 24dUSS San Diego assisting USS Haggard after the latter was hit by Japanese special attack, off Okinawa, Japan, 29 Apr 1945USS San Diego in camouflage Measure 33, Design 24d, off Japan, Aug 1945Japanese working party rigging the gangway for USS San Diego, Yokosuka, Japan, 30 Aug 1945
USS San Diego off Mare Island Naval Shipyard, Vallejo, California, United States, 10 Apr 1944, photo 5 of 5; note camouflage Measure 33, Design 24dUSS San Diego assisting USS Haggard after the latter was hit by Japanese special attack, off Okinawa, Japan, 29 Apr 1945USS San Diego in camouflage Measure 33, Design 24d, off Japan, Aug 1945Japanese working party rigging the gangway for USS San Diego, Yokosuka, Japan, 30 Aug 1945

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