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USS Ancon at anchor, Manila Bay, Philippine Islands, mid-Aug 1945, photo 1 of 2; note Measure 31a, Design 18Ax camouflage

Caption   USS Ancon at anchor, Manila Bay, Philippine Islands, mid-Aug 1945, photo 1 of 2; note Measure 31a, Design 18Ax camouflage ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States Navy Naval History and Heritage Command
Identification Code   NH 99150
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Ancon   Main article  Photos  
Photos in Series See all photos in this series
Photos on Same Day 20 Aug 1945
Photos at Same Place Manila Bay, Philippines
Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 25 Mar 2014

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Licensing  Public Domain. According to the US Navy Naval History and Heritage Command, as of 21 Jul 2010:
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Additionally, according to the United States copyright law (United States Code, Title 17, Chapter 1, Section 105), in part, "[c]opyright protection under this title is not available for any work of the United States Government".



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Visitor Submitted Comments

1. Ken H. says:
8 Nov 2015 09:22:05 AM

this picture was taken in the Pacific because the Ancon traveled thru the Panama Canal December 31, 1944 from the Atlantic to the Pacific. My father was on board from 1942-1945.

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WW2-Era Place Name Manila Bay, Philippines
Lat/Long 14.5167, 120.7667
Famous WW2 Quote
"I have returned. By the grace of Almighty God, our forces stand again on Philippine soil."

General Douglas MacArthur at Leyte, 17 Oct 1944