33 items in this album on 2 pages.
|Portait of John McCain, Sr., circa 1941||Portrait of Rear Admiral John S. “Slew” McCain, Sr., probably shortly after is appointment to flag rank, Feb 1941.|
|US Navy Rear Admiral John McCain, left, is relieved by Rear Admiral Aubrey Fitch as Commander, Aircraft, South Pacific, 20 Sep 1942||Admiral William Halsey and Vice Admiral John McCain enjoying a lighter moment at an Army and Navy conference in Los Angeles, California, United States, 8 Jan 1944. Note Halsey’s “Aviator Greens” uniform.|
|United States Navy Vice-Admirals Aubrey Fitch (left) and John McCain on the occasion of Fitch relieving McCain as the Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Air, Washington DC, United States, 1 Aug 1944.||US Navy Vice Admiral Aubrey Fitch relieves Vice Admiral John S. McCain, Sr. as Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Air, Washington, DC, United States, 1 Aug 1944|
|The island of the Lexington (Essex-class) with Capt Ernest Litch speaking with Cdr JM Lane on the upper level and VAdm Marc Mitscher speaking with VAdm John McCain on the Flag Bridge, 22 Aug 1944.||US Navy Captain Harold Martin greeting VAdm John McCain, Sr. after a trap landing aboard light carrier San Jacinto, late 1944; seen on page 113 of US Navy War Photographs|
|Collage from USS Hancock Cruise Book showing Vice Admiral John S. McCain, Sr. aboard his flagship; shown on the flight deck, admiral's bridge, and his quarters; Ulithi, Caroline Islands, 17 Nov 1944||Mrs. Catherine D McCain, wife of Vice Admiral John S McCain, before the commissioning ceremony of the carrier USS Bon Homme Richard that she had sponsored seven months earlier, New York Navy Yard, 26 Nov 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.||Admiral William F. Halsey and Vice Admiral John S. McCain aboard battleship USS New Jersey, Dec 1944|
|Admiral William F. Halsey and Vice Admiral John S. McCain aboard battleship USS New Jersey, Dec 1944||Newly promoted Fleet Admiral Chester Nimitz hosting a collection of Third Fleet flag officers aboard battleship USS New Jersey in Ulithi Lagoon, Caroline Islands, Christmas Eve, 1944.|
|Carrier Task Force Commander Vice Admiral John McCain and Operations Officer Commander John Thach (fighter Ace) going over operational plans aboard USS Hancock during the Philippine campaign, Nov 1944 to Jan 1945.||US Navy Vice Admiral John McCain looking out from the Flag Bridge, probably aboard USS Hancock in early 1945|
|Portrait of Vice-Admiral John S. McCain, Feb 1945. Note the pre-1941 cap emblem with the left-facing eagle. McCain was known to resist 1941 cap update.||Aboard his flagship, USS Missouri, Adm William Halsey toasts Japan’s surrender with RAdm Robert Carney, Royal Navy Capt JPL Reid, Royal Navy VAdm Sir Bernard Rawlings, VAdm John McCain, and RAdm Wilder Baker, 22 Aug 1945|
|Aboard his flagship, USS Missouri, Admiral William Halsey receives Royal Navy Vice Admiral Sir Bernard Rawlings, Vice Admiral John McCain, and Rear Admiral Wilder Baker to celebrate Japan’s surrender, 22 Aug 1945.||Vice Admiral John McCain arriving aboard carrier USS Shangri-La for Task Force 38 change of command ceremonies, 31 Aug 1945. Note the disbelieving look from one officer seeing McCain’s famous hat for the first time.|
33 items in this album on 2 pages.