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Broadside view of Casablanca-class escort carrier Sargent Bay shortly before commissioning, Vancouver, Washington, Mar 1944.Casablanca-class escort carrier USS Sargent Bay at San Pedro, California, United States, 30 May 1944 in her new Measure 32, Design 15A paint scheme.
Broadside view of Casablanca-class escort carrier Sargent Bay shortly before commissioning, Vancouver, Washington, Mar 1944.Casablanca-class escort carrier USS Sargent Bay at San Pedro, California, United States, 30 May 1944 in her new Measure 32, Design 15A paint scheme.
Casablanca-class escort carrier USS Sargent Bay underway 26 Oct 1944 300 miles east of the Philippines as part of an underway replenishment group.Near collision between two Casablanca-class escort carriers at Ulithi, 6 Nov 1944. USS Bismarck Sea broke loose from her anchor and drifted to within 15 feet of USS Sargent Bay (foreground) before regaining control.
Casablanca-class escort carrier USS Sargent Bay underway 26 Oct 1944 300 miles east of the Philippines as part of an underway replenishment group.Near collision between two Casablanca-class escort carriers at Ulithi, 6 Nov 1944. USS Bismarck Sea broke loose from her anchor and drifted to within 15 feet of USS Sargent Bay (foreground) before regaining control.
FG-1D Corsair being catapulted off the deck of Casablanca-class escort carrier USS Sargent Bay, early 1945. Note the catapult bridle a moment after disengaging from the airplane.Ships in Kerama Retto anchorage near Okinawa, Japan spreading an anti-kamikaze smoke screen, 3 May 1945, as viewed from USS Sargent Bay. Note TBM Avenger and FM-2 Wildcat aircraft in foreground.
FG-1D Corsair being catapulted off the deck of Casablanca-class escort carrier USS Sargent Bay, early 1945. Note the catapult bridle a moment after disengaging from the airplane.Ships in Kerama Retto anchorage near Okinawa, Japan spreading an anti-kamikaze smoke screen, 3 May 1945, as viewed from USS Sargent Bay. Note TBM Avenger and FM-2 Wildcat aircraft in foreground.
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