|Admiral Bruce Fraser on the occasion of his British Royal Navy Home Fleet appointment, 8 May 1943||Captain Warren K Berner, left, reading his orders to take command of the training carrier USS Sable at her commissioning ceremony at the American Shipbuilding Company in Buffalo, New York, 8 May 1943.|
|Searaven off Mare Island, 8 May 1943, photo 1 of 3||Searaven off Mare Island, 8 May 1943, photo 2 of 3|
|Searaven off Mare Island, 8 May 1943, photo 3 of 3||The training aircraft carrier USS Sable in the icy waters of Lake Erie on the day of her commissioning in Buffalo, New York, United States, 8 May 1943.|
|USS Ancon, Chesapeake Bay, United States, 8 May 1943|
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