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A column of smoke 500 feet wide rising from the burning fleet oiler USS Mississinewa after being struck by the first Japanese Kaiten deployed, Ulithi Atoll, 30 Nov 1944. Light carrier USS Langley is in the foreground.A column of smoke 500 feet wide rising from the capsized and burning fleet oiler USS Mississinewa after being struck by the first Japanese Kaiten deployed, Ulithi Atoll, 30 Nov 1944.
A column of smoke 500 feet wide rising from the burning fleet oiler USS Mississinewa after being struck by the first Japanese Kaiten deployed, Ulithi Atoll, 30 Nov 1944. Light carrier USS Langley is in the foreground.A column of smoke 500 feet wide rising from the capsized and burning fleet oiler USS Mississinewa after being struck by the first Japanese Kaiten deployed, Ulithi Atoll, 30 Nov 1944.
A column of smoke 500 feet wide rising from the capsized and burning fleet oiler USS Mississinewa after being struck by the first Japanese Kaiten deployed, Ulithi Atoll, 30 Nov 1944. Oiler USS Taluga in the foreground.A destroyer escort dropping depth charges on a second Japanese Kaiten in the cruiser anchorage of Ulithi Lagoon on 20 Nov 1944 after the sinking of USS Mississinewa. Seen from USS Bunker Hill. Photo 1 of 3.
A column of smoke 500 feet wide rising from the capsized and burning fleet oiler USS Mississinewa after being struck by the first Japanese Kaiten deployed, Ulithi Atoll, 30 Nov 1944. Oiler USS Taluga in the foreground.A destroyer escort dropping depth charges on a second Japanese Kaiten in the cruiser anchorage of Ulithi Lagoon on 20 Nov 1944 after the sinking of USS Mississinewa. Seen from USS Bunker Hill. Photo 1 of 3.
A destroyer escort dropping depth charges on a second Japanese Kaiten in the cruiser anchorage of Ulithi Lagoon on 20 Nov 1944 after the sinking of USS Mississinewa. Seen from USS Bunker Hill. Photo 2 of 3.A destroyer escort dropping depth charges on a second Japanese Kaiten in the cruiser anchorage of Ulithi Lagoon on 20 Nov 1944 after the sinking of USS Mississinewa. Seen from USS Bunker Hill. Photo 3 of 3.
A destroyer escort dropping depth charges on a second Japanese Kaiten in the cruiser anchorage of Ulithi Lagoon on 20 Nov 1944 after the sinking of USS Mississinewa. Seen from USS Bunker Hill. Photo 2 of 3.A destroyer escort dropping depth charges on a second Japanese Kaiten in the cruiser anchorage of Ulithi Lagoon on 20 Nov 1944 after the sinking of USS Mississinewa. Seen from USS Bunker Hill. Photo 3 of 3.
Sinking of oiler USS Mississinewa after being struck by a Kaiten in Ulithi anchorage, Caroline Islands, 20 Nov 1944; photograph taken from fleet ocean tug USS MunseeSmoke plume from the burning oiler USS Mississinewa in Ulithi Lagoon as seen from the battleship USS South Dakota, 20 Nov 1944. Carriers in the foreground are Bunker Hill and Langley (Independence-class).
Sinking of oiler USS Mississinewa after being struck by a Kaiten in Ulithi anchorage, Caroline Islands, 20 Nov 1944; photograph taken from fleet ocean tug USS MunseeSmoke plume from the burning oiler USS Mississinewa in Ulithi Lagoon as seen from the battleship USS South Dakota, 20 Nov 1944. Carriers in the foreground are Bunker Hill and Langley (Independence-class).
Smoke rising from the overturned and burning fleet oiler USS Mississinewa in Ulithi Lagoon, 20 Nov 1944 as seen from the carrier Lexington (Essex-class). Ticonderoga is at left and hospital ship Solace is at right.Battleship Massachusetts sailing into Ulithi anchorage in the Caroline Islands, 24 Nov 1944; note autograph of Chester Nimitz
Smoke rising from the overturned and burning fleet oiler USS Mississinewa in Ulithi Lagoon, 20 Nov 1944 as seen from the carrier Lexington (Essex-class). Ticonderoga is at left and hospital ship Solace is at right.Battleship Massachusetts sailing into Ulithi anchorage in the Caroline Islands, 24 Nov 1944; note autograph of Chester Nimitz
Monterey at Ulithi Atoll, Caroline Islands, 24 Nov 1944TBM-1C Avengers, F6F Hellcats, and SB2C Helldivers of Navy Carrier Air Group 18 from USS Intrepid at Peleliu, Nov 27, 1944.
Monterey at Ulithi Atoll, Caroline Islands, 24 Nov 1944TBM-1C Avengers, F6F Hellcats, and SB2C Helldivers of Navy Carrier Air Group 18 from USS Intrepid at Peleliu, Nov 27, 1944.
US Navy Admiral William Halsey presenting Vice-Admiral John McCain with the Navy Cross on the flight deck of USS Hancock at anchor in the Ulithi Lagoon, Caroline Islands, 30 Nov 1944.As seen from of the USS Hancock, the USS Lexington and USS Yorktown (both Essex-class) are anchored close aboard at Ulithi, late Dec 1944. Note Hancock’s 20mm anti-aircraft guns lining the flight deck.
US Navy Admiral William Halsey presenting Vice-Admiral John McCain with the Navy Cross on the flight deck of USS Hancock at anchor in the Ulithi Lagoon, Caroline Islands, 30 Nov 1944.As seen from of the USS Hancock, the USS Lexington and USS Yorktown (both Essex-class) are anchored close aboard at Ulithi, late Dec 1944. Note Hancock’s 20mm anti-aircraft guns lining the flight deck.
US Navy ships at anchor in the Ulithi Lagoon, Caroline Islands, early Dec 1944. Note that this is a reverse angle and distant view of the ships in the famous “Murderers’ Row” photograph but a day or two earlier.Four Essex-class carriers at anchor at Ulithi, Caroline Islands, about 1600 on 2 Dec 1944; L to R: Wasp, Yorktown, Hornet, Hancock; viewed from Ticonderoga with sight of her F6F-5 Hellcat fighters
US Navy ships at anchor in the Ulithi Lagoon, Caroline Islands, early Dec 1944. Note that this is a reverse angle and distant view of the ships in the famous “Murderers’ Row” photograph but a day or two earlier.Four Essex-class carriers at anchor at Ulithi, Caroline Islands, about 1600 on 2 Dec 1944; L to R: Wasp, Yorktown, Hornet, Hancock; viewed from Ticonderoga with sight of her F6F-5 Hellcat fighters
B-24J Liberators of the 494th Bomb Group receive maintenance on Angaur, Palau Islands, Dec 8 1944Carrier USS Ticonderoga at anchor in Ulithi Lagoon 8 Dec 1944 with USS Langley (Independence-class) beyond. Note the faded Ms33/10A paint scheme. Ticonderoga’s flight deck is loaded with the planes of Air Group 80.
B-24J Liberators of the 494th Bomb Group receive maintenance on Angaur, Palau Islands, Dec 8 1944Carrier USS Ticonderoga at anchor in Ulithi Lagoon 8 Dec 1944 with USS Langley (Independence-class) beyond. Note the faded Ms33/10A paint scheme. Ticonderoga’s flight deck is loaded with the planes of Air Group 80.
US Battleship South Dakota at anchor at Ulithi Atoll, 8 Dec 1944. Note Hospital Ship Samaritan above left and Battleship New Jersey at right.US Battleship South Dakota at anchor at Ulithi Atoll, 8 Dec 1944. Note Hospital Ship Samaritan at right.
US Battleship South Dakota at anchor at Ulithi Atoll, 8 Dec 1944. Note Hospital Ship Samaritan above left and Battleship New Jersey at right.US Battleship South Dakota at anchor at Ulithi Atoll, 8 Dec 1944. Note Hospital Ship Samaritan at right.

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