Carrier Independence under overhaul at Mare Island Naval Shipyard, California, United States, 11 Jul 1943; note hulls of submarines Spadefish and Trepang nearbyFive of HydemanFive of HydemanFive of Hydeman
Carrier Independence under overhaul at Mare Island Naval Shipyard, California, United States, 11 Jul 1943; note hulls of submarines Spadefish and Trepang nearbyFive of Hydeman's Hellcats upon their return from Operation Barney: USS Flying Fish, USS Spadefish, USS Tinosa, and USS Bowfin in port with USS Skate approaching, Pearl Harbor, US Territory of Hawaii, 4 Jul 1945Five of Hydeman's Hellcats upon their return from Operation Barney: USS Flying Fish, USS Spadefish, USS Tinosa, USS Bowfin, and USS Skate, Pearl Harbor, US Territory of Hawaii, 4 Jul 1945Five of Hydeman's Hellcats upon their return from Operation Barney: USS Flying Fish, USS Spadefish, USS Tinosa, USS Bowfin, and USS Skate, Pearl Harbor, US Territory of Hawaii, 4 Jul 1945
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Four of Hydeman's Hellcats upon their return from Operation Barney: USS Flying Fish, USS Spadefish, and USS Tinosa in port with USS Bowfin approaching, Pearl Harbor, US Territory of Hawaii, 4 Jul 1945.Four of Hydeman's Hellcats upon their return from Operation Barney: USS Flying Fish, USS Spadefish, USS Tinosa, and USS Bowfin at Pearl Harbor, 4 Jul 1945. USS Skate is just out of frame to the right.Three of Hydeman's Hellcats upon their return from Operation Barney: USS Flying Fish and USS Spadefish in port with USS Tinosa approaching, Pearl Harbor, US Territory of Hawaii, 4 Jul 1945.Two of Hydeman's Hellcats upon their return from Operation Barney: USS Flying Fish and USS Spadefish in port, Pearl Harbor, US Territory of Hawaii, 4 Jul 1945
52 submarines and 4 submarine tenders of the US Navy Reserve Fleet, Mare Island Navy Yard, California, United States, circa Jan 1946USS Besugo at Mare Island Naval Shipyard, Vallejo, California, United States, 29 Jan 1946; note USS Spadefish and USS Barbero in backgroundSubmarines Dragonet, Spadefish, and others at Mare Island Naval Shipyard, Vallejo, California, United States, 13 Oct 1948
52 submarines and 4 submarine tenders of the US Navy Reserve Fleet, Mare Island Navy Yard, California, United States, circa Jan 1946USS Besugo at Mare Island Naval Shipyard, Vallejo, California, United States, 29 Jan 1946; note USS Spadefish and USS Barbero in backgroundSubmarines Dragonet, Spadefish, and others at Mare Island Naval Shipyard, Vallejo, California, United States, 13 Oct 1948


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