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1944-45 plan for camouflage Measure 33, Design 10a on Essex-class fleet carriers. Of the 17 Essex-class carriers to see service during 1944-45, 4 were painted according to this plan.Port side view of Essex-class carrier Ticonderoga receiving final preparations at Newport News Naval Shipyard before being delivered to the US Navy, Newport News, Virginia, Untied States, Apr 22, 1944.Starboard bow view of USS Ticonderoga at Norfolk Navy Yard, Portsmouth, Virginia, Untied States, May 1944.Starboard side view of Essex-class carrier Ticonderoga being delivered to the US Navy on the morning of her commissioning, Hampton Roads, Virginia, Untied States, May 8, 1944.
1944-45 plan for camouflage Measure 33, Design 10a on Essex-class fleet carriers. Of the 17 Essex-class carriers to see service during 1944-45, 4 were painted according to this plan.Port side view of Essex-class carrier Ticonderoga receiving final preparations at Newport News Naval Shipyard before being delivered to the US Navy, Newport News, Virginia, Untied States, Apr 22, 1944.Starboard bow view of USS Ticonderoga at Norfolk Navy Yard, Portsmouth, Virginia, Untied States, May 1944.Starboard side view of Essex-class carrier Ticonderoga being delivered to the US Navy on the morning of her commissioning, Hampton Roads, Virginia, Untied States, May 8, 1944.
Newly commissioned USS Ticonderoga moves down the Elizabeth River from the Norfolk Navy Yard to the deperming crib, Portsmouth, Virginia, United States, May 30 1944; note camouflage Measure 33 Design 10AStarboard quarter view of USS Ticonderoga on the Elizabeth River, Portsmouth, Virginia, Untied States, May 30, 1944.USS Ticonderoga at Norfolk, Virginia, United States, 30 May 1944; note camouflage Measure 33 Design 10AUSS Ticonderoga being pushed by tugboats at Naval Air Station Hampton Roads, Virginia, United States, 30 May 1944
Newly commissioned USS Ticonderoga moves down the Elizabeth River from the Norfolk Navy Yard to the deperming crib, Portsmouth, Virginia, United States, May 30 1944; note camouflage Measure 33 Design 10AStarboard quarter view of USS Ticonderoga on the Elizabeth River, Portsmouth, Virginia, Untied States, May 30, 1944.USS Ticonderoga at Norfolk, Virginia, United States, 30 May 1944; note camouflage Measure 33 Design 10AUSS Ticonderoga being pushed by tugboats at Naval Air Station Hampton Roads, Virginia, United States, 30 May 1944
Captain Dixie Kiefer (right) talking it over with his executive officer Commander Willian O. Burch on the bridge of the USS Ticonderoga during her shakedown cruise, Jun 1944.F6F Hellcat fighter landing on USS Ticonderoga, Jun-Jul 1944Starboard side view of USS Ticonderoga as she steamed off Puerto Rico toward Trinidad on her shakedown cruise, Jun 29, 1944. Note original length of the flight deck short of the bow, extended to cover bow 2 months later.F6F-5 Hellcat fighter of US Navy pilot Ensign John G. Fraifogl caught on fire upon landing during USS Ticonderoga
Captain Dixie Kiefer (right) talking it over with his executive officer Commander Willian O. Burch on the bridge of the USS Ticonderoga during her shakedown cruise, Jun 1944.F6F Hellcat fighter landing on USS Ticonderoga, Jun-Jul 1944Starboard side view of USS Ticonderoga as she steamed off Puerto Rico toward Trinidad on her shakedown cruise, Jun 29, 1944. Note original length of the flight deck short of the bow, extended to cover bow 2 months later.F6F-5 Hellcat fighter of US Navy pilot Ensign John G. Fraifogl caught on fire upon landing during USS Ticonderoga's shakedown cruise, Gulf of Paria, Trinidad, 1717 on 1 Jul 1944
US Navy pilot Lt (jg) C. Clifton Francom unsuccessfully testing TBM Avenger torpedo bomber with experimental wing mounted radome aboard Ticonderoga, 4 Jul 1944, photo 1 of 5US Navy pilot Lt (jg) C. Clifton Francom unsuccessfully testing TBM Avenger torpedo bomber with experimental wing mounted radome aboard Ticonderoga, 4 Jul 1944, photo 2 of 5USS TiconderogaCarrier Ticonderoga off San Diego, California, United States, 16 Sep 1944; note extra aircraft loaded on deck destined for Hawaii, and camouflage pattern Measure 33 Design 10a
US Navy pilot Lt (jg) C. Clifton Francom unsuccessfully testing TBM Avenger torpedo bomber with experimental wing mounted radome aboard Ticonderoga, 4 Jul 1944, photo 1 of 5US Navy pilot Lt (jg) C. Clifton Francom unsuccessfully testing TBM Avenger torpedo bomber with experimental wing mounted radome aboard Ticonderoga, 4 Jul 1944, photo 2 of 5USS Ticonderoga's deck log noting the unsuccessful testing of a TBM Avenger aircraft with experimental wing mounted radome by US Navy pilot Lt (jg) C. Clifton Francom, 4 Jul 1944Carrier Ticonderoga off San Diego, California, United States, 16 Sep 1944; note extra aircraft loaded on deck destined for Hawaii, and camouflage pattern Measure 33 Design 10a
Curtiss SB2C-4 Helldiver making a landing approach to the USS Ticonderoga as seen from the carrier’s fantail below the level of the flight deck during training operations in the Central Pacific, Oct 1944.Captain Dixie Kiefer, right, on the USS Ticonderoga’s bridge during an air attack off the Philippines during Ticonderoga’s first day of combat, 5 Nov 1944.US Navy African-American stewardAfrican-American US Navy sailors STM1/c Thomas L. Crenshaw (looking at photos) and his bunkmate (writing letter) aboard USS Ticonderoga, off Philippine Islands, 4 Nov 1944
Curtiss SB2C-4 Helldiver making a landing approach to the USS Ticonderoga as seen from the carrier’s fantail below the level of the flight deck during training operations in the Central Pacific, Oct 1944.Captain Dixie Kiefer, right, on the USS Ticonderoga’s bridge during an air attack off the Philippines during Ticonderoga’s first day of combat, 5 Nov 1944.US Navy African-American steward's mates drying silverware in the wardroom of carrier USS Ticonderoga, Nov 1944African-American US Navy sailors STM1/c Thomas L. Crenshaw (looking at photos) and his bunkmate (writing letter) aboard USS Ticonderoga, off Philippine Islands, 4 Nov 1944

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