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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.Bow of the carrier Ticonderoga on the ways shortly before launching at Newport News, Virginia, United States, Jan 1944. Note the twin gun tubs on the bow that gave rise to the so-called Long-Hull Essex-class.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.
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.Bow of the carrier Ticonderoga on the ways shortly before launching at Newport News, Virginia, United States, Jan 1944. Note the twin gun tubs on the bow that gave rise to the so-called Long-Hull Essex-class.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 10A
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 10A
USS Ticonderoga being pushed by tugboats at Naval Air Station Hampton Roads, Virginia, United States, 30 May 1944Captain 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 1944USS Ticonderoga off Hampton Roads, Virginia, United States, 26 Jun 1944. Two months later, the flight deck would be extended 11-feet to nearly cover the forward 40mm anti-aircraft mounts.
USS Ticonderoga being pushed by tugboats at Naval Air Station Hampton Roads, Virginia, United States, 30 May 1944Captain 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 1944USS Ticonderoga off Hampton Roads, Virginia, United States, 26 Jun 1944. Two months later, the flight deck would be extended 11-feet to nearly cover the forward 40mm anti-aircraft mounts.
Starboard 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 TiconderogaUS 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 5
Starboard 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 1944US 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 5
USS TiconderogaUSS Ticonderoga conducting flight operations on her shakedown cruise in the Gulf of Paria between the Venezuelan mainland and the island of Trinidad, 14 Jul 1944. Note Ms 33/10A paint scheme.Carrier 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. Photo 1 of 2.Carrier 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. Photo 2 of 2.
USS 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 1944USS Ticonderoga conducting flight operations on her shakedown cruise in the Gulf of Paria between the Venezuelan mainland and the island of Trinidad, 14 Jul 1944. Note Ms 33/10A paint scheme.Carrier 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. Photo 1 of 2.Carrier 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. Photo 2 of 2.

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