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USS Ranger off Hampton Roads, Virginia, United States, 18 Aug 1942. Good view of Ranger’s unique stack arrangement, 3 on each side designed to rotate to an outward horizontal position for flight operations.USS Alabama underway in Chesapeake Bay, United States, 30 Nov 1942
USS Ranger off Hampton Roads, Virginia, United States, 18 Aug 1942. Good view of Ranger’s unique stack arrangement, 3 on each side designed to rotate to an outward horizontal position for flight operations.USS Alabama underway in Chesapeake Bay, United States, 30 Nov 1942
This TBF-1 Avenger attempted to land on the carrier USS Charger but missed the arresting wires and ended up tangled in the port catwalk, Chesapeake Bay, United States, 16 Mar 1943. Note US Coast Guard boats alongside.Cruiser USS Boise passing carrier USS Yorktown (Essex-class) in Chesapeake Bay, Virginia, United States, 6 May 1943. Note Boise’s Measure 22 paint scheme and F6F-3 Hellcat fighter on Yorktown’s deck-edge elevator.
This TBF-1 Avenger attempted to land on the carrier USS Charger but missed the arresting wires and ended up tangled in the port catwalk, Chesapeake Bay, United States, 16 Mar 1943. Note US Coast Guard boats alongside.Cruiser USS Boise passing carrier USS Yorktown (Essex-class) in Chesapeake Bay, Virginia, United States, 6 May 1943. Note Boise’s Measure 22 paint scheme and F6F-3 Hellcat fighter on Yorktown’s deck-edge elevator.
USS Ancon, Chesapeake Bay, United States, 8 May 1943USS Randolph in Chesapeake Bay, Virginia, United States during her shakedown period, 12 Nov 1944. Note camouflage Measure 32 Design 17a. Photographed from escort carrier USS Charger.
USS Ancon, Chesapeake Bay, United States, 8 May 1943USS Randolph in Chesapeake Bay, Virginia, United States during her shakedown period, 12 Nov 1944. Note camouflage Measure 32 Design 17a. Photographed from escort carrier USS Charger.


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