20th Century US Navy PIX!!


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Undated, Philadelphia Navy Yard. USS Blandy (DD-943), USS Davis (DD-937), USS Forrest Sherman (DD-931) and USS Manley (DD-940). Partial view of the ship to the left is the USNS Lake (T-AK 5017). Ed Zajkowski
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MISSISSINEWA was Fightin' Hanna oiler in '75..
Fleet Oiler USS MISSISSINEWA (T-AO-144) refueling the USS Forrest Sherman DD-931, the date is prior to February 1972. Richard Miller/Michael Lester
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USS Gurke (DD 783) Date unknown. Location possibly Subic Bay RP..Carrier Constellation in back ground...Richard Miller BMCS USNR RET.
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USS Richard B. Anderson (DD-786) during UNREP with USS Ashtabula (AO-51), South China Sea, April 1972. ...Glenn R. Sirkis
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USS Samuel B Roberts (DD 823) Undated, Venice, Italy.... Jack Phifer
 

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See that Essex class next to Rowan? I believe that is Franklin(AVT 13) & (CV 13).
Photo of the USS Rowan (DD 7820 at Philadelphia Navy Yard in December 1963. Ed Zajkowski
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USS Bristol County (LST-1198) at Broadway pier, San Diego, CA., 10 October 1984. Photo by Scott Miller
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A truck drives over the extended bow ramp of USS Harlan County (LST-1196) at NAS Roosevelt Roads, Puerto Rico, 1 May 1993 during the joint service exercise 'Ocean Venture 93'.
Defense Visual Information Center photo # DN-ST-93-05179, photo by IC2 Larry Gladhill USN
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maneuvering
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alongside USS McKee (AS-41) at Naval Station Adak, AK., June 1987. Courtesy Tom Jordan
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USS Sacramento (AOE-1) alongside
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, Tonkin Gulf, June 1966 © Richard Leonhardt
 

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Photo taken in 1980 at Cubi Point, Republic of the Philippines.,
Photo by Paul Jarvis
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Midway in drydock in Yokosuka Japan...1977
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Mid 1970s..
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Phantoms at NAS Cubi PT CVW flight line. VMFA-251 was not deployed aboard Midway seen in the background.
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United Nations ships assigned to support military operations in Korea pictured at anchor in Sasebo, Japan, during a break in the action. Pictured from front to back: the aircraft transport HMS
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(R72), the light cruiser USS
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(CLAA-119), the aircraft carriers USS Valley Forge (CV-45) and USS
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(CV-32), and the repair ships USS
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(AR-7) and USS
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(ARH-1). The photo was taken in late 1950 or early 1951, as this was the only time that Leyte operated off Korea.

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photo No. 1999.272.030.
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USS Bon Homme Richard (CV-31) moored at Yokosuka, Japan, October 1951. Tail code "D" identified Carrier Air Group (CVG) 102, established for reserve squadrons called to active duty on 1 August 1950.

Photo by N.A. "Stretch" Brown, Gunners Mate 3rd Class aboard USS
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(CA-135).
 

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USS Philippine Sea (CV-47) moored at Yokosuka, Japan, on 6 February 1951. Note: Large cranes on the shore; harbor tugs at right; and mobile crane on the flight deck of the carrier from which the photo was taken.

Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives (photo # 80-G-439894).
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The Mighty FID visits New York

FID = First In Defence

The Statue of Liberty welcomed USS Forrestal (CV-59) as she visited New York for Fleet Week '89, on Saturday, 29 April 1989.
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A scene from the catwalk as the twin turboprops of a Grumman E-2C Hawkeye from Airborne Early Warning squadron (VAW) 125 "Tigertails" develop full power immediately prior to a catapult launch from the aircraft carrier USS Saratoga (CV-60), Big 60 from DIXIE, in the Mediterranean, 28 January 1986. U.S. Navy photo by PH1 William A. Shayka
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USS Ranger (CV 61), Top Gun of the Pacific Fleet Bar None, Arriving in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, 3 June 1992.

Photos by Rick Garcia.
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Yokosuka, Japan, January 21, 1998 — Secretary of Defense William Cohen arrives aboard the aircraft carrier USS Independence (CV-62) via a U.S. Army Helicopter during his tour of Asia. Independence Battle Group, at its Forward Deployed homeport of Yokosuka, Japan, would soon deploy to replace the USS
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Battle Group in the Persian Gulf as announced by the Secretary during his visit. U.S. Navy photo by Photographer's Mate 2nd Class Daniel A. Taylor (# 980121-N-0000T-001).
 

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Thanks for posting test bd..you 'da man!! I really like pix of carriers in port..that means the sailors are due some liberty after weeks or months at sea.:D

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Photo of USS Nimitz (CVN-68) in a high-speed turn..July 1990.
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USS John F. Kennedy (CVA-67), with Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 1, 30 May 1973 in port in Cannes France. Several F-4B Phantom IIs from VF-14 "Tophatters" and the radar "dish" of an E‑2B Hawkeye from VAW-125 "Torchbearers" can be seen parked aft on the flight deck. Note 8-cell Mk.25 BPDMS launcher (starboard quarter) and twin chaff launchers (extreme stern, to port, and by the island, protruding to starboard).

Photo by Marius Bar, Toulon, France.
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An aerial view shows a message from Sailors aboard USS John F. Kennedy (CV-67) to the citizens of New York during Fleet Week 1996, in late May. U.S. Navy photo by PH2(AW) Scott A. Moak.
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USS Essex (CVA-9), Yokosuka, Japan, circa 1955. Essex deployed to the Western Pacific, with Carrier Air Group (CVG) 2, 3 November 1954–21 June 1955.

Photo taken and submitted by LeRoy VanHee
 
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USS Paul F Foster (DD 964)May 12 1991 in Hong Kong Harbor...by Willam Chin
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A starboard quarter view of the destroyer USS PAUL F. FOSTER (DD 964) moored at the Broadway Pier, San Diego. In front of the PAUL F. FOSTER is the SS Star of India. Photo by PH1 A. E. Legare, March 12 1976. Bill Gonyo
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Forward plan view of USS Arnold J. Isbell (DD 869) at Mare Island on 28 Sep 1950. She was in overhaul at the yard from 31 July to 6 Oct 1950. USS Leonard F. Mason (DD 852) is outboard of USS Stickell (DD 889) aft of Isbell.
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The U.S. Navy Allen M. Sumner class destroyer USS Drexler (DD-741) at sea being refueled by the aircraft carrier USS Bon Homme Richard (CV-31) in the Caribbean Sea, 19 February 1945. On 28 May 1945 Drexler was sunk off Okinawa by two kamikazes. Photo courtesy of the U.S. Navy National Museum of Naval Aviation.
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The all gun cruiser USS Newport News (CA 148) port quarter view while moored at Norfolk Naval Base on 15 June 1974. Dale Hargrave
 

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Cruisers...

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USS Des Moines (CV 134)Port quarter view while moored in Genoa, Italy, 01 January 1955. Carlo Martinelli
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Port side view, Barcelona Harbor, date unknown....Photo by Galilea.
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Oklahoma City (CLG 5) and
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while Commander SEVENTH Fleet shifts his flag to Oklahoma City, Yokosuka Naval Station, Japan, 7 July 1964.
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USS Chicago (CGL 11) entering Sydney AUS Harbor, date unknown. Photographer unknown
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USS Chicago (CGL 11) Undated port bow view while underway.

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USS Enterprise (CV 6)

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USS Enterprise (CV 6) at anchor date and location unknown.
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Crew removing plane [SBC-3 Helldiver, # 0524] which has made a slight crash landing aboard the aircraft carrier Enterprise (CV-6) during the US Navy's Pacific Fleet maneuvers in 1940
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Douglas SBD-2 Dauntless scout bombers, of Scouting Squadron Six (VS-6). Composite photograph of 9 planes in flight, with USS Enterprise (CV-6) and a plane guard destroyer below. The original photo is dated 27 October 1941. Note differences in ocean surface wave patterns between the upper and lower images, skillfully blended to combine the two photographs.
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(NARA), # 80-G-6678.
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TBM Avenger torpedo bombers warming up on the after flight deck during operations in the Pacific, circa May 1944. An F6F Hellcat fighter is on the midships elevator, in the foreground. The original Kodachrome color transparency was received by the Naval Photographic Science Laboratory on 29 May 1944.

Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the U.S. National Archives (photo # 80-G-K-1590).
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Anchored off Saipan, circa mid-1944, while painted in camouflage Measure 33, Design 4Ab. The photograph was taken from the flight deck of an escort carrier (CVE).

Courtesy of Don S. Montgomery, USN (Retired).

U.S. Naval Historical Center photograph (# NH 97266).
 

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USS Saipan (LHA-2) at Naval Station Rota, 2 December 1996. Amphibious Readiness Group (COMPHIBRON 6) pulled into Rota to do the necessary washdown and inspection of equipment. During the visit all land vehicles aboard the USS Saipan (LHA-2),
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, and
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were moved to the piers and beaches in Rota's harbor area and washed thoroughly to remove agricultural debris. This process is a safeguard against introducing foreign insect and plant species to the United States.
US Navy photo # 961204-N-7590D-005 by PH2 Keith W. Devinney.
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Aerial view of the 32nd Street Naval Station Pier 2, 1 June 1992, showing various ships berthed there. The Tarawa-class amphibious assault ship USS Belleau Wood (LHA-3) (left), the Spruance-class destroyer
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(across the pier) an unidentified Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser (rear left) and the Virginia-class nuclear-powered guided-missile cruiser
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outboard of her.
DOD photo # DN-SC-04-15494 NAVAL STATION SAN DIEGO (1 June 1992), a US Navy photo by PH2 M. Correa, now in the collections of Defense Imagery.mil.
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August 1965, Mayport, Florida, USS Boxer (LPH-4) seen here just prior to departing for Vietnam with elements of the Army's First Cavalry Division on board. She carried 1200 personnel, 205 helicopters and 6 OV-1 airplanes to the combat zone. Aircraft on her flight deck include 6 OV-1 (dark colored-forward); 4 CH-54 (white-just forward of island); 56 CH-47 (dark colored-amidships and aft) and 36 UH-1 (white-amidships and forward). The remaining 109 helicopters are presumably stowed on Boxer's hangar deck.
Official U.S. Army Photograph, from the collections of the Naval Historical Center. US Navy photo # NH 97285
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USS Guam (LPH-9), at Barcelona, Spain, 30 January 1977. Port quarter view. Showing the two BPDMS launchers, one forward of the island and the other one on the port quarter, with twin 3"/50 gun mounts on the starboard quarter (and another one just forward of the island, not visible here). Photo by Fabio Peña
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USS Guadalcanal (LPH 7) at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, April 1975
 

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