Launching of the Cleveland-class cruiser Pasadena at the Bethlehem Fore River Shipyard, Quincy, Massachusetts, United States 23 Dec 1943.Wife of Mayor Carl Gustav Wopschall (of Pasadena, California, United States) christening cruiser Pasadena, Bethlehem Fore River Shipyard, Quincy, Massachusetts, United States, 28 Dec 1943Cruiser USS Pasadena in Dazzle paint scheme Measure 32, Design 24D leaving Boston Harbor, Massachusetts, United States 21 Jul 1944. Photo from a blimp with Airship Patrol Squadron ZP-11. Photo 1 of 3.Cruiser USS Pasadena in Dazzle paint scheme Measure 32, Design 24D leaving Boston Harbor, Massachusetts, United States 21 Jul 1944. Photo from a blimp with Airship Patrol Squadron ZP-11. Photo 2 of 3.
Launching of the Cleveland-class cruiser Pasadena at the Bethlehem Fore River Shipyard, Quincy, Massachusetts, United States 23 Dec 1943.Wife of Mayor Carl Gustav Wopschall (of Pasadena, California, United States) christening cruiser Pasadena, Bethlehem Fore River Shipyard, Quincy, Massachusetts, United States, 28 Dec 1943Cruiser USS Pasadena in Dazzle paint scheme Measure 32, Design 24D leaving Boston Harbor, Massachusetts, United States 21 Jul 1944. Photo from a blimp with Airship Patrol Squadron ZP-11. Photo 1 of 3.Cruiser USS Pasadena in Dazzle paint scheme Measure 32, Design 24D leaving Boston Harbor, Massachusetts, United States 21 Jul 1944. Photo from a blimp with Airship Patrol Squadron ZP-11. Photo 2 of 3.
Cruiser USS Pasadena in Dazzle paint scheme Measure 32, Design 24D leaving Boston Harbor, Massachusetts, United States 21 Jul 1944. Photo from a blimp with Airship Patrol Squadron ZP-11. Photo 3 of 3.The USS Bunker Hill, burning from two special attack aircraft crashing through the flight deck off Okinawa, is assisted by cruiser Pasadena, 11 May 1945.Cruiser USS Pasadena anchored off Mare Island Naval Shipyard, 2 May 1946.Cruiser USS Pasadena laying off Mare Island Naval Shipyard, 2 May 1946.
Cruiser USS Pasadena in Dazzle paint scheme Measure 32, Design 24D leaving Boston Harbor, Massachusetts, United States 21 Jul 1944. Photo from a blimp with Airship Patrol Squadron ZP-11. Photo 3 of 3.The USS Bunker Hill, burning from two special attack aircraft crashing through the flight deck off Okinawa, is assisted by cruiser Pasadena, 11 May 1945.Cruiser USS Pasadena anchored off Mare Island Naval Shipyard, 2 May 1946.Cruiser USS Pasadena laying off Mare Island Naval Shipyard, 2 May 1946.
Cruiser USS Pasadena entering Pearl Harbor, Hawaii on a summer NROTC midshipmen’s cruise, 9 Aug 1948.Technical drawing of the Cleveland-class light cruiser, as appeared in a 1958 issue of All-Hands magazine.
Cruiser USS Pasadena entering Pearl Harbor, Hawaii on a summer NROTC midshipmen’s cruise, 9 Aug 1948.Technical drawing of the Cleveland-class light cruiser, as appeared in a 1958 issue of All-Hands magazine.
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