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Carrier Shangri-La launching ceremony, Norfolk Navy Yard, Portsmouth, Virginia, United States, 24 Feb 1944Carrier Shangri-La shortly after launching, Norfolk Navy Yard, Portsmouth, Virginia, United States, 24 Feb 1944; seen in the US Navy publication USS Shangri-La 1944-1945 cruise book
Carrier Shangri-La launching ceremony, Norfolk Navy Yard, Portsmouth, Virginia, United States, 24 Feb 1944Carrier Shangri-La shortly after launching, Norfolk Navy Yard, Portsmouth, Virginia, United States, 24 Feb 1944; seen in the US Navy publication USS Shangri-La 1944-1945 cruise book
Josephine Doolittle, wife of James Doolittle, breaking a bottle of champagne at the launching ceremony of carrier Shangri-La, Norfolk Navy Yard, Portsmouth, Virginia, United States, 24 Feb 1944, photo 1 of 2; note yard commandant Rear Admiral Felix Gygax holding a microphone near the bottleJosephine Doolittle, wife of James Doolittle, breaking a bottle of champagne at the launching ceremony of carrier Shangri-La, Norfolk Navy Yard, Portsmouth, Virginia, United States, 24 Feb 1944, photo 2 of 2; note yard commandant Rear Admiral Felix Gygax holding a microphone near the bottle
Josephine Doolittle, wife of James Doolittle, breaking a bottle of champagne at the launching ceremony of carrier Shangri-La, Norfolk Navy Yard, Portsmouth, Virginia, United States, 24 Feb 1944, photo 1 of 2; note yard commandant Rear Admiral Felix Gygax holding a microphone near the bottleJosephine Doolittle, wife of James Doolittle, breaking a bottle of champagne at the launching ceremony of carrier Shangri-La, Norfolk Navy Yard, Portsmouth, Virginia, United States, 24 Feb 1944, photo 2 of 2; note yard commandant Rear Admiral Felix Gygax holding a microphone near the bottle
USS Shangri-La underway, Nov 1945; note Camouflage Measure 33, Design 10A; seen in US Navy USS Shangri-La 1944-1946 cruise bookPBJ-1H Mitchell strafer bomber on the flight deck of USS Shangri-La off Chesapeake Bay during trails to judge the suitability of the Mitchell as a carrier aircraft, 15 Nov 1944.
USS Shangri-La underway, Nov 1945; note Camouflage Measure 33, Design 10A; seen in US Navy USS Shangri-La 1944-1946 cruise bookPBJ-1H Mitchell strafer bomber on the flight deck of USS Shangri-La off Chesapeake Bay during trails to judge the suitability of the Mitchell as a carrier aircraft, 15 Nov 1944.
USS Shangri-La underway, Jan 1945; note Camouflage Measure 33, Design 10AUSS Shangri-La at Hampton Roads, Virginia, United States, 17 Jan 1945; note Camouflage Measure 33, Design 10A
USS Shangri-La underway, Jan 1945; note Camouflage Measure 33, Design 10AUSS Shangri-La at Hampton Roads, Virginia, United States, 17 Jan 1945; note Camouflage Measure 33, Design 10A
Australian Destroyer HMAS Nizam alongside carrier USS Shangri-La for refueling, April 1945. Note Corsairs of Air Group 85 spotted on the flight deck.Battleship USS Iowa and carrier USS Shangri-La receiving fuel from oiler USS Cahaba, 8 Jul 1945. Photo 1 of 5.
Australian Destroyer HMAS Nizam alongside carrier USS Shangri-La for refueling, April 1945. Note Corsairs of Air Group 85 spotted on the flight deck.Battleship USS Iowa and carrier USS Shangri-La receiving fuel from oiler USS Cahaba, 8 Jul 1945. Photo 1 of 5.
Battleship USS Iowa and carrier USS Shangri-La receiving fuel from oiler USS Cahaba, 8 Jul 1945. Photo 2 of 5.Battleship USS Iowa and carrier USS Shangri-La receiving fuel from oiler USS Cahaba, 8 Jul 1945. Photo 3 of 5.
Battleship USS Iowa and carrier USS Shangri-La receiving fuel from oiler USS Cahaba, 8 Jul 1945. Photo 2 of 5.Battleship USS Iowa and carrier USS Shangri-La receiving fuel from oiler USS Cahaba, 8 Jul 1945. Photo 3 of 5.
Battleship USS Iowa and carrier USS Shangri-La receiving fuel from oiler USS Cahaba, 8 Jul 1945. Photo 4 of 5.Battleship USS Iowa and carrier USS Shangri-La receiving fuel from oiler USS Cahaba, 8 Jul 1945. Photo 5 of 5.
Battleship USS Iowa and carrier USS Shangri-La receiving fuel from oiler USS Cahaba, 8 Jul 1945. Photo 4 of 5.Battleship USS Iowa and carrier USS Shangri-La receiving fuel from oiler USS Cahaba, 8 Jul 1945. Photo 5 of 5.
Tone under air attack near Kure, Japan, 24 Jul 1945; photo taken by USS Shangri-La aircraftHyuga sunken in shallow water, near Kure, Japan, 28 Jul 1945; photo taken by USS Shangri-La aircraft
Tone under air attack near Kure, Japan, 24 Jul 1945; photo taken by USS Shangri-La aircraftHyuga sunken in shallow water, near Kure, Japan, 28 Jul 1945; photo taken by USS Shangri-La aircraft
USS Wasp (lower right) and other Essex-class carriers, escorted by battleships, cruisers, and destroyers of Task Force 38 maneuvering off Japan, 17 Aug 1945Allied prisoner of war camp near Yokohama, Japan, seen from an aircraft from USS Shangri-La, mid-Aug 1945
USS Wasp (lower right) and other Essex-class carriers, escorted by battleships, cruisers, and destroyers of Task Force 38 maneuvering off Japan, 17 Aug 1945Allied prisoner of war camp near Yokohama, Japan, seen from an aircraft from USS Shangri-La, mid-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.USS Shangri-La underway, Jan 1945 or Sep-Nov 1945; note Camouflage Measure 33, Design 10A; seen in US Navy USS Shangri-La 1944-1946 cruise book
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.USS Shangri-La underway, Jan 1945 or Sep-Nov 1945; note Camouflage Measure 33, Design 10A; seen in US Navy USS Shangri-La 1944-1946 cruise book

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