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Ordnancemen aboard USS Hancock loading 5-inch HVAR rockets onto the wings of F4U Corsairs before taking off for a strike on Kyushu, Japan, 21 Mar 1945. Photo 2 of 2.Tailhook of an F4U Corsair from Fighting Squadron VBF-6 hooking an arresting cable aboard USS Hancock off Okinawa, Japan, 21 Mar 1945. Note aircraft tractor tug in the foreground.
Ordnancemen aboard USS Hancock loading 5-inch HVAR rockets onto the wings of F4U Corsairs before taking off for a strike on Kyushu, Japan, 21 Mar 1945. Photo 2 of 2.Tailhook of an F4U Corsair from Fighting Squadron VBF-6 hooking an arresting cable aboard USS Hancock off Okinawa, Japan, 21 Mar 1945. Note aircraft tractor tug in the foreground.
F4U Corsairs and TBM Avengers of Air Group 6 aboard USS Hancock off Okinawa, Japan, 2 Apr 1945A Japanese special attack aircraft exploding on the deck of USS Hancock off Okinawa, Japan, 7 Apr 1945
F4U Corsairs and TBM Avengers of Air Group 6 aboard USS Hancock off Okinawa, Japan, 2 Apr 1945A Japanese special attack aircraft exploding on the deck of USS Hancock off Okinawa, Japan, 7 Apr 1945
Crewmen of USS Hancock assessing the damage caused by Japanese special attack aircraft, off Okinawa, Japan, 7 Apr 1945Damaged USS Hancock hiding in smoke, off Okinawa, Japan, 7 Apr 1945
Crewmen of USS Hancock assessing the damage caused by Japanese special attack aircraft, off Okinawa, Japan, 7 Apr 1945Damaged USS Hancock hiding in smoke, off Okinawa, Japan, 7 Apr 1945
USS Hancock burning after being struck by a kamikaze special attack aircraft off Okinawa, 7 Apr 1945. Note fires burning fore and aft, and TBM Avenger flying over the carrier. Photographed from USS Pasadena.USS Hancock burning after being struck by special attack aircraft, off Okinawa, Japan, 7 Apr 1945; note USS Essex
USS Hancock burning after being struck by a kamikaze special attack aircraft off Okinawa, 7 Apr 1945. Note fires burning fore and aft, and TBM Avenger flying over the carrier. Photographed from USS Pasadena.USS Hancock burning after being struck by special attack aircraft, off Okinawa, Japan, 7 Apr 1945; note USS Essex's flight deck in foreground
USS Hancock maneuvering to control fires after being hit by a Japanese special attack aircraft off Okinawa, Japan, 7 Apr 1945Burial at sea aboard USS Hancock for those killed by Japanese special attack two days prior, off Okinawa, Japan, 9 Apr 1945
USS Hancock maneuvering to control fires after being hit by a Japanese special attack aircraft off Okinawa, Japan, 7 Apr 1945Burial at sea aboard USS Hancock for those killed by Japanese special attack two days prior, off Okinawa, Japan, 9 Apr 1945
Strike photo taken by USS Hancock aircraft showing an attack on the Yokosuka Navy Yard, Tokyo Bay, Japan, 18 Jul 1945. Note bomb splashes.Aerial photo taken by USS Hancock aircraft showing the Japanese battleship Nagato off the Yokosuka Navy Yard, Tokyo Bay, Japan, Aug-Sep 1945
Strike photo taken by USS Hancock aircraft showing an attack on the Yokosuka Navy Yard, Tokyo Bay, Japan, 18 Jul 1945. Note bomb splashes.Aerial photo taken by USS Hancock aircraft showing the Japanese battleship Nagato off the Yokosuka Navy Yard, Tokyo Bay, Japan, Aug-Sep 1945
USS Porterfield refueling from USS Hancock, 1954, photo 1 of 3USS Porterfield refueling from USS Hancock, 1954, photo 2 of 3
USS Porterfield refueling from USS Hancock, 1954, photo 1 of 3USS Porterfield refueling from USS Hancock, 1954, photo 2 of 3
USS Porterfield refueling from USS Hancock, 1954, photo 3 of 3USS Hancock off Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, Bremerton, Washington, United States, 4 Mar 1954
USS Porterfield refueling from USS Hancock, 1954, photo 3 of 3USS Hancock off Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, Bremerton, Washington, United States, 4 Mar 1954
USS Hancock at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, Bremerton, Washington, United States, 28 Apr 1954USS Hancock underway in the Pacific Ocean, 15 Jul 1957; note seven FJ Fury, ten F2H Banshee, two F7U Cutlass, fifteen AD Skyraider, and three AJ Savage aircraft on flight deck
USS Hancock at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, Bremerton, Washington, United States, 28 Apr 1954USS Hancock underway in the Pacific Ocean, 15 Jul 1957; note seven FJ Fury, ten F2H Banshee, two F7U Cutlass, fifteen AD Skyraider, and three AJ Savage aircraft on flight deck
Crew of USS Hancock spelling out USS Hancock after her SCB-125 overhaul, date unknown
Crew of USS Hancock spelling out 'Our Town' on the flight deck, San Francisco Bay, California, United States, Sep 1957USS Hancock after her SCB-125 overhaul, date unknown

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