×
Home Intro People Events Equipment Places Maps Books Photos Videos Other Reference FAQ About
     

World War II Database

139 items in this album on 7 pages.

1944-45 plan for camouflage Measure 33, Design 10a on Essex-class fleet carriers. Of the 17 Essex-class carriers to see service during 1944-45, 4 were painted according to this plan.Bow of the carrier Ticonderoga on the ways shortly before launching at Newport News, Virginia, United States, Jan 1944. Note the twin gun tubs on the bow that gave rise to the so-called Long-Hull Essex-class.
1944-45 plan for camouflage Measure 33, Design 10a on Essex-class fleet carriers. Of the 17 Essex-class carriers to see service during 1944-45, 4 were painted according to this plan.Bow of the carrier Ticonderoga on the ways shortly before launching at Newport News, Virginia, United States, Jan 1944. Note the twin gun tubs on the bow that gave rise to the so-called Long-Hull Essex-class.
Essex-class carrier Ticonderoga being prepared for christening and launching, Newport News, Virginia, United States, 7 Feb 1944. Note the platform built for the sponsor and other dignitaries.Essex-class carrier Ticonderoga in her first attempt to be christened (the bottle missed), Newport News, Virginia, United States, 7 Feb 1944. Sponsor was Miss Stephanie Sarah Pell of Ticonderoga, New York.
Essex-class carrier Ticonderoga being prepared for christening and launching, Newport News, Virginia, United States, 7 Feb 1944. Note the platform built for the sponsor and other dignitaries.Essex-class carrier Ticonderoga in her first attempt to be christened (the bottle missed), Newport News, Virginia, United States, 7 Feb 1944. Sponsor was Miss Stephanie Sarah Pell of Ticonderoga, New York.
Essex-class carrier Ticonderoga in her second and successful attempt to be christened, Newport News, Virginia, United States, 7 Feb 1944. Sponsor was Miss Stephanie Sarah Pell of Ticonderoga, New York.Essex-class carrier Ticonderoga sliding down the ways during her launch at Newport News, Virginia, United States, 7 Feb 1944.
Essex-class carrier Ticonderoga in her second and successful attempt to be christened, Newport News, Virginia, United States, 7 Feb 1944. Sponsor was Miss Stephanie Sarah Pell of Ticonderoga, New York.Essex-class carrier Ticonderoga sliding down the ways during her launch at Newport News, Virginia, United States, 7 Feb 1944.
Port side view of Essex-class carrier Ticonderoga receiving final preparations at Newport News Naval Shipyard before being delivered to the US Navy, Newport News, Virginia, Untied States, Apr 22, 1944.Starboard bow view of USS Ticonderoga at Norfolk Navy Yard, Portsmouth, Virginia, Untied States, May 1944.
Port side view of Essex-class carrier Ticonderoga receiving final preparations at Newport News Naval Shipyard before being delivered to the US Navy, Newport News, Virginia, Untied States, Apr 22, 1944.Starboard bow view of USS Ticonderoga at Norfolk Navy Yard, Portsmouth, Virginia, Untied States, May 1944.
Engraved invitation to the commissioning of the USS Ticonderoga, 8 May 1944. This invitation was issued to Lt. C. Clifton Francom, a pilot with Torpedo Squadron 80.Starboard side view of Essex-class carrier Ticonderoga being delivered to the US Navy on the morning of her commissioning, Hampton Roads, Virginia, Untied States, May 8, 1944.
Engraved invitation to the commissioning of the USS Ticonderoga, 8 May 1944. This invitation was issued to Lt. C. Clifton Francom, a pilot with Torpedo Squadron 80.Starboard side view of Essex-class carrier Ticonderoga being delivered to the US Navy on the morning of her commissioning, Hampton Roads, Virginia, Untied States, May 8, 1944.
Newly commissioned USS Ticonderoga moves down the Elizabeth River from the Norfolk Navy Yard to the deperming crib, Portsmouth, Virginia, United States, May 30 1944; note camouflage Measure 33 Design 10AStarboard quarter view of USS Ticonderoga on the Elizabeth River, Portsmouth, Virginia, Untied States, May 30, 1944.
Newly commissioned USS Ticonderoga moves down the Elizabeth River from the Norfolk Navy Yard to the deperming crib, Portsmouth, Virginia, United States, May 30 1944; note camouflage Measure 33 Design 10AStarboard quarter view of USS Ticonderoga on the Elizabeth River, Portsmouth, Virginia, Untied States, May 30, 1944.
USS Ticonderoga at Norfolk, Virginia, United States, 30 May 1944; note camouflage Measure 33 Design 10AUSS Ticonderoga being pushed by tugboats at Naval Air Station Hampton Roads, Virginia, United States, 30 May 1944
USS Ticonderoga at Norfolk, Virginia, United States, 30 May 1944; note camouflage Measure 33 Design 10AUSS Ticonderoga being pushed by tugboats at Naval Air Station Hampton Roads, Virginia, United States, 30 May 1944
Captain Dixie Kiefer (right) talking it over with his executive officer Commander Willian O. Burch on the bridge of the USS Ticonderoga during her shakedown cruise, Jun 1944.F6F Hellcat fighter landing on USS Ticonderoga, Jun-Jul 1944
Captain Dixie Kiefer (right) talking it over with his executive officer Commander Willian O. Burch on the bridge of the USS Ticonderoga during her shakedown cruise, Jun 1944.F6F Hellcat fighter landing on USS Ticonderoga, Jun-Jul 1944
USS Ticonderoga off Hampton Roads, Virginia, United States, 26 Jun 1944. Two months later, the flight deck would be extended 11-feet to nearly cover the forward 40mm anti-aircraft mounts.Starboard side view of USS Ticonderoga as she steamed off Puerto Rico toward Trinidad on her shakedown cruise, Jun 29, 1944. Note original length of the flight deck short of the bow, extended to cover bow 2 months later.
USS Ticonderoga off Hampton Roads, Virginia, United States, 26 Jun 1944. Two months later, the flight deck would be extended 11-feet to nearly cover the forward 40mm anti-aircraft mounts.Starboard side view of USS Ticonderoga as she steamed off Puerto Rico toward Trinidad on her shakedown cruise, Jun 29, 1944. Note original length of the flight deck short of the bow, extended to cover bow 2 months later.
Carrier USS Ticonderoga conducting flight operations during her shakedown cruise while en route Trinidad, 30 Jun 1944. Note landing F6F Hellcat and two Coast Guard escort boats. Photo 1 of 2.Carrier USS Ticonderoga conducting flight operations during her shakedown cruise while en route Trinidad, 30 Jun 1944. Note landing F6F Hellcat and two Coast Guard escort boats. Photo 2 of 2.
Carrier USS Ticonderoga conducting flight operations during her shakedown cruise while en route Trinidad, 30 Jun 1944. Note landing F6F Hellcat and two Coast Guard escort boats. Photo 1 of 2.Carrier USS Ticonderoga conducting flight operations during her shakedown cruise while en route Trinidad, 30 Jun 1944. Note landing F6F Hellcat and two Coast Guard escort boats. Photo 2 of 2.

139 items in this album on 7 pages.

Further Reading

Read more about Ticonderoga



Change View
Desktop View

Search WW2DB & Partner Sites
Famous WW2 Quote
"I have returned. By the grace of Almighty God, our forces stand again on Philippine soil."

General Douglas MacArthur at Leyte, 17 Oct 1944


Support Us

Please consider supporting us on Patreon. Even $1 a month will go a long way. Thank you!

Or, please support us by purchasing some WW2DB merchandise at TeeSpring, Thank you!