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USS Ranger (foreground), USS Lexington (center), and USS Saratoga (background) at anchor off Honolulu, US Territory of Hawaii, 8 Apr 1938 during the exercise Fleet problem XIX. Photo 2 of 2

Caption   USS Ranger (foreground), USS Lexington (center), and USS Saratoga (background) at anchor off Honolulu, US Territory of Hawaii, 8 Apr 1938 during the exercise Fleet problem XIX. Photo 2 of 2 ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States Navy National Museum of Naval Aviation
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Added By David Stubblebine
Added Date 1 Jan 2006

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1. Commenter identity confirmed David Stubblebine says:
6 Aug 2015 11:38:39 PM

Note that the handwritten caption on the image itself appears to identify the middle carrier as the Saratoga but this is incorrect. Saratoga is the top carrier.

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WW2-Era Place Name Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii
Lat/Long 21.2594, -157.8349
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