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25 Jul 1919

Photo(s) dated 25 Jul 1919
Battleship USS New Mexico at the Culebra Cut while transiting the Panama Canal, 25 Jul 1919.
6 Jul 1939

Panama Canal Zone
11 Mar 1942

Panama Canal Zone
11 Jul 1943

Photo(s) dated 11 Jul 1943
Many of the design features of the Essex-class can be seen here as the USS Yorktown squeezes through the locks of the Panama Canal, 11 Jul 1943. Notably, the deck-edge aircraft elevator is in the raised position.
25 Aug 1944

Panama Canal Zone
1 Sep 1945

Panama Canal Zone
18 Oct 1945

Panama Canal Zone

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis

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