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Launching ceremony of carrier Wasp, Bethlehem Steel Company shipyard, Quincy, Massachusetts, United States, 17 Aug 19431944-45 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.USS Wasp (Essex-class) underway off Trinidad, 22 Feb 1944, photo 1 of 2USS Wasp (Essex-class) underway off Trinidad, 22 Feb 1944, photo 2 of 2
Launching ceremony of carrier Wasp, Bethlehem Steel Company shipyard, Quincy, Massachusetts, United States, 17 Aug 19431944-45 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.USS Wasp (Essex-class) underway off Trinidad, 22 Feb 1944, photo 1 of 2USS Wasp (Essex-class) underway off Trinidad, 22 Feb 1944, photo 2 of 2
USS Wasp (Essex-class) after her shakedown cruise preparing to leave Boston, Massachusetts, United States, for the Panama Canal, 15 Mar 1944. Note Measure 33/10A camouflage. Photo 1 of 4USS Wasp (Essex-class) after her shakedown cruise preparing to leave Boston, Massachusetts, United States, for the Panama Canal, 15 Mar 1944. Note Measure 33/10A camouflage. Photo 2 of 4USS Wasp (Essex-class) after her shakedown cruise preparing to leave Boston, Massachusetts, United States, for the Panama Canal, 15 Mar 1944. Note Measure 33/10A camouflage. Photo 3 of 4USS Wasp (Essex-class) after her shakedown cruise preparing to leave Boston, Massachusetts, United States, for the Panama Canal, 15 Mar 1944. Note Measure 33/10A camouflage. Photo 4 of 4
USS Wasp (Essex-class) after her shakedown cruise preparing to leave Boston, Massachusetts, United States, for the Panama Canal, 15 Mar 1944. Note Measure 33/10A camouflage. Photo 1 of 4USS Wasp (Essex-class) after her shakedown cruise preparing to leave Boston, Massachusetts, United States, for the Panama Canal, 15 Mar 1944. Note Measure 33/10A camouflage. Photo 2 of 4USS Wasp (Essex-class) after her shakedown cruise preparing to leave Boston, Massachusetts, United States, for the Panama Canal, 15 Mar 1944. Note Measure 33/10A camouflage. Photo 3 of 4USS Wasp (Essex-class) after her shakedown cruise preparing to leave Boston, Massachusetts, United States, for the Panama Canal, 15 Mar 1944. Note Measure 33/10A camouflage. Photo 4 of 4
Flight deck crews of USS Wasp preparing a plywood-shrouded Mark XIII torpedo for a TBM Avenger aircraft for strikes in Taiwan-Philippine area, 13 Oct 1944; note TBM-1C Avenger and F6F-5 HellcatUS Navy ships at anchor in the Ulithi Lagoon, Caroline Islands, early Dec 1944. Note that this is a reverse angle and distant view of the ships in the famous “Murderers’ Row” photograph but a day or two earlier.Four Essex-class carriers at anchor at Ulithi, Caroline Islands, about 1600 on 2 Dec 1944; L to R: Wasp, Yorktown, Hornet, Hancock; viewed from Ticonderoga with sight of her F6F-5 Hellcat fightersUSS Wasp, USS Yorktown, USS Hornet, USS Hancock, USS Ticonderoga, and other warships at Ulithi Atoll, Caroline Islands, 8 Dec 1944, photo 1 of 3
Flight deck crews of USS Wasp preparing a plywood-shrouded Mark XIII torpedo for a TBM Avenger aircraft for strikes in Taiwan-Philippine area, 13 Oct 1944; note TBM-1C Avenger and F6F-5 HellcatUS Navy ships at anchor in the Ulithi Lagoon, Caroline Islands, early Dec 1944. Note that this is a reverse angle and distant view of the ships in the famous “Murderers’ Row” photograph but a day or two earlier.Four Essex-class carriers at anchor at Ulithi, Caroline Islands, about 1600 on 2 Dec 1944; L to R: Wasp, Yorktown, Hornet, Hancock; viewed from Ticonderoga with sight of her F6F-5 Hellcat fightersUSS Wasp, USS Yorktown, USS Hornet, USS Hancock, USS Ticonderoga, and other warships at Ulithi Atoll, Caroline Islands, 8 Dec 1944, photo 1 of 3
USS Wasp, USS Yorktown, USS Hornet, USS Hancock, USS Ticonderoga, and other warships at Ulithi Atoll, Caroline Islands, 8 Dec 1944, photo 2 of 3USS Wasp, USS Yorktown, USS Hornet, USS Hancock, USS Ticonderoga, and other warships at Ulithi Atoll, Caroline Islands, 8 Dec 1944, photo 3 of 3USS Wasp at sea, 11 Dec 1944Flight deck crew chief giving taxiing instructions to a just-landed TBM-1C Avenger of Torpedo Squadron 81 aboard USS Wasp, 23 Dec 1944; the aircraft had just returned from searching for Typhoon Cobra survivors
USS Wasp, USS Yorktown, USS Hornet, USS Hancock, USS Ticonderoga, and other warships at Ulithi Atoll, Caroline Islands, 8 Dec 1944, photo 2 of 3USS Wasp, USS Yorktown, USS Hornet, USS Hancock, USS Ticonderoga, and other warships at Ulithi Atoll, Caroline Islands, 8 Dec 1944, photo 3 of 3USS Wasp at sea, 11 Dec 1944Flight deck crew chief giving taxiing instructions to a just-landed TBM-1C Avenger of Torpedo Squadron 81 aboard USS Wasp, 23 Dec 1944; the aircraft had just returned from searching for Typhoon Cobra survivors
USS Wasp launching aircraft to search for survivors following Typhoon Cobra, 23 Dec 1944View of USS WaspAir Group 81 aircraft parked on the flight deck of USS Wasp arriving at Ulithi Atoll, Caroline Islands, 24 Dec 1944USS Wasp
USS Wasp launching aircraft to search for survivors following Typhoon Cobra, 23 Dec 1944View of USS Wasp's 5-inch guns and island, 23 Dec 1944Air Group 81 aircraft parked on the flight deck of USS Wasp arriving at Ulithi Atoll, Caroline Islands, 24 Dec 1944USS Wasp's No. 3 center line elevator lowering an aircraft below the flight deck, 24 Dec 1944

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