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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.
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.
18 Oct 1945

Panama Canal Zone
  • Destroyer USS Cumings transited the Panama Canal as part of her final voyage. ww2dbase [Cummings | Panama Canal | DS]

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Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
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