USS Copahee passing under the Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco Bay, California, United States, 15 Jul 1943

USS Copahee passing under the Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco Bay, California, United States, 15 Jul 1943

USS Copahee at Mare island Navy Yard, California, United States, 14 Jul 1943, photo 1 of 3

[Photo] USS Copahee at Mare Island Navy Yard, California, United States, 14 Jul 1943, photo 1 of 3

USS Copahee at Mare island Navy Yard, California, United States, 14 Jul 1943, photo 1 of 3

This photograph of a female Lockheed employee working on the fuselage of a P-38 Lightning in California in 1944 is strangely transfixing.

Lockheed Lady

This photograph of a female Lockheed employee working on the fuselage of a P-38 Lightning in California in 1944 is strangely transfixing.

USS Minneapolis bombarding Butaritari Island, Makin Atoll, Gilbert Islands with her 5-in secondary guns, 20 Nov 1943; note rings of smoke from the discharge of the guns.

[Photo] Minneapolis bombarding Butaritari Island, Makin Atoll, Gilbert Islands with her 5-in secondary guns, 20 Nov 1943; note rings of smoke

USS Minneapolis bombarding Butaritari Island, Makin Atoll, Gilbert Islands with her 5-in secondary guns, 20 Nov 1943; note rings of smoke from the discharge of the guns.

LCM (2). The Landing Craft, Mechanized Mark 2 orLCM (2) was a landing craft used foramphibious landings early in the United States' involvement in the Second World War. Though its primary purpose was to transport tankettes from ships to enemy-held shores, it was also used to carry guns and stores. The craft was designed by the Navy's Bureau of Construction and Repair and the initial production contract was let to the American Car & Foundry Company. A total of 147 were built by this company…

LCM (2). The Landing Craft, Mechanized Mark 2 orLCM (2) was a landing craft used foramphibious landings early in the United States' involvement in the Second World War. Though its primary purpose was to transport tankettes from ships to enemy-held shores, it was also used to carry guns and stores. The craft was designed by the Navy's Bureau of Construction and Repair and the initial production contract was let to the American Car & Foundry Company. A total of 147 were built by this company…

The training aircraft carrier USS Sable in the icy waters of Lake Michigan at the Navy Pier in Chicago, Illinois, United States, 1945.

The training aircraft carrier USS Sable in the icy waters of Lake Michigan at the Navy Pier in Chicago, Illinois, United States, 1945.

USS Copahee at the Puget Sound Navy Yard, Bremerton, Washington, United States, 17 Aug 1942, photo 2 of 2

[Photo] USS Copahee at the Puget Sound Navy Yard, Bremerton, Washington, United States, 17 Aug 1942, photo 2 of 2

USS Copahee at the Puget Sound Navy Yard, Bremerton, Washington, United States, 17 Aug 1942, photo 2 of 2

he U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Saratoga (CV-3) burning after five “Kamikaze” suicide planes hit the forward flight deck off Chi-chi Jima, shortly after 17:00h, 21 February 1945. Another attack at 19:00h scored an additional bomb hit. 123 of her crew were dead or missing as a result of the attacks.

he U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Saratoga (CV-3) burning after five “Kamikaze” suicide planes hit the forward flight deck off Chi-chi Jima, shortly after 17:00h, 21 February 1945. Another attack at 19:00h scored an additional bomb hit. 123 of her crew were dead or missing as a result of the attacks.

During the week ending noon Wednesday, the 25th December, 785 ships, including 145 allied and 16 neutral, were convoyed, but no ships were reported lost. Two battleships, two aircraft carriers, three cruisers, ten armed merchant cruisers, 55 destroyers, 13 sloops and 29 corvettes were employed in escort duties.

During the week ending noon Wednesday, the 25th December, 785 ships, including 145 allied and 16 neutral, were convoyed, but no ships were reported lost. Two battleships, two aircraft carriers, three cruisers, ten armed merchant cruisers, 55 destroyers, 13 sloops and 29 corvettes were employed in escort duties.

Pinterest
Search