Photo #: 80-CF-8005-1 (Complete Caption)
USS Ranger (CV-4)
Ship's senior officers and heads of departments, 10 June 1941.
Those seated in the front row are (left to right):
Lieutenant Commander Herbert W. Taylor, Jr., USN, Navigation Department;
Commander Francis G. Ulen, USN(DC), Dental Department;
Commander Francis W. Carll, USN(MC), Medical Department;
Captain Alfred E. Montgomery, USN, Commanding Officer;
Commander Thomas L. Sprague, USN, Executive Officer;
Commander Allen H. White, USN(SC), Supply Department, and
Lieutenant Commander John M. Hoskins, USN.
Standing in the rear row are (left to right):
Captain Thomas B. Hughes, USMC, Marine Detachment;
Lieutenant Commander Warren W. Johnson, USN, Engineering Department;
Lieutenant Commander Edward J. Robbins, USN (ChC), Chaplain;
Lieutenant Commander Jefferson D. Beard, USN, Damage Control Department and First Lieutenant;
Lieutenant Commander John R. Van Nagell, USN, Gunnery Department, and
Lieutenant John H. Brockway, USN.
In the background are Grumman F3F aircraft of Fighting Squadron Five, which was on its way back to the U.S. to receive new F4F aircraft.
Photograph from Department of the Navy collections in the U.S. National Archives.
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29 September 1999