Photo #: 80-CF-2115-10
Naval Air Station, North Island, San Diego, California
Aerial photograph taken from a Marine Aircraft Group Two (MAG-2), 29 March 1940. USS Yorktown (CV-5) is docked at the top, embarking her air group, prior to departure for Hawaii to take part in Fleet Problem XXI. Airplanes are taxiing from the airfield (lower right) through the air station's streets to the carrier pier to be loaded on board the ship.
Note airship hangar in lower center.
Photograph from Department of the Navy collections in the U.S. National Archives.
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28 April 1999