22 items in this album on 2 pages.
|The hull of what would become the escort carrier USS Bogue sliding down Way #1 at the Todd Shipyard, Tacoma, Washington, United States, 15 Jan 1942.||Chaplain offering the invocation at the commissioning ceremonies for auxiliary aircraft carrier USS Bogue at Bremerton, Washington, United States, 26 Sep 1942. Note Bogueâ€™s forward elevator.|
|Auxiliary Aircraft Carrier USS Bogue in Measure 21 paint scheme underway in Puget Sound, Washington, United States, 27 Oct 1942.||First aircraft landing aboard USS Bogue, 30 Oct 1942 in Puget Sound, Washington, United States. The plane is a Curtiss SOC-3A Seagull flown by Bogueâ€™s first Air Officer, Commander Jack Monroe.|
|Auxiliary Aircraft Carrier USS Bogue in Measure 21 paint scheme underway in Puget Sound, Washington, United States, 3 Nov 1942.||Todd-Pacific Shipyard, Tacoma, Washington, United States in 1942-43. 21 of the 37 Bogue-class escort carriers built at Todd-Pacific are seen in this photo and 5 more are just out of frame to the left.|
|Todd-Pacific Shipyard, Tacoma, Washington, United States in 1942-43. 26 of the 37 Bogue-class escort carriers built at Todd-Pacific are seen in this photo.||Line drawing of the Bogue-class escort carrier USS Croatan, May 1943.|
|Sunrise in the Atlantic 14 Jul 1943 from Auxiliary Aircraft Carrier USS Bogue just after joining Convoy UGS-12 bound for Casablanca.||German submarine U-172 under attack by Lt(jg) James Ogle from Composite Squadron VC-19 flying from USS Bogue, 13 Dec 1943. Note approaching destroyer, probably USS Osmond Ingram.|
|German submarine U-850 under attack by Lt Harold Bradshaw from Composite Squadron VC-19 flying from USS Bogue, 20 Dec 1943. Note what appears to be a Mark 24 FIDO homing torpedo entering the water.||Escort carrier USS Bogue shortly after being repainted in Measure 32/Design 4A Dazzle paint scheme, 1944 in the Atlantic. Note the TBM Avenger in the landing pattern.|
|German submarine U-575 under attack by Lt Donald Pattie from Composite Squadron VC-95 flying from USS Bogue, 13 Mar 1944. U-575 was sunk in this prolonged attack.||Crew and aviators of USS Bogue looking at bales of raw rubber recovered from the debris field after sinking Japanese submarine I-52 in the mid-Atlantic, 24 Jun 1944. Note the FM-2 Wildcat.|
|Air Attack on German submarine U-1229 by Lt(jg) Bernard Sissler flying from USS Bogue, 20 Aug 1944. The submarine was sunk with 18 killed and 41 surviving. Note the raised â€śSchnorkelâ€ť device.||United States Navy Presidential Unit Citation awarded to escort carrier USS Bogue and all of her escorts and air squadrons for performance in six specific sorties of Bogueâ€™s task group from 20 Apr 1943 to 24 Aug 1944.|
|Escort carrier USS Bogue at anchor off Quonset Point, Rhode Island, United States, Feb 1945. Note the 1943 addition of a HF/DF antenna mast forward of the island, essential for Bogueâ€™s mission as a Hunter-Killer ship.||Escort carrier USS Bogue in Measure 32/Design 4A paint steaming off Quonset Point, Rhode Island, United States, Feb 1945. Note TBM Avengers on deck.|
|Captain Jesse McClure (at microphone) relieving Captain George Dufek as commanding officer of escort carrier USS Bogue at Alameda, California, United States, 7 Sep 1945.||Postwar photo of surrendered Japanese aircraft secured to the deck of escort carrier USS Bogue for transportation to the United States, 25 Dec 1945, Yokosuka, Japan. Photo 1 of 2.|
22 items in this album on 2 pages.