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Photo #: 80-CF-8008-3
Rear Admiral Charles A. Blakely, USN,
Commander, Carrier Division Two (COMCARDIVTWO
On board USS Yorktown (CV-5), during the ship's commissioning ceremonies, at Naval Operating Base, Norfolk, Virginia, 30 September 1937. Standing with him is the ship's Commanding Officer, Captain Ernest D. McWhorter, USN.
Behind them are (from left to right):
Captain Newton H. White, USN, ComCarDivTwo Chief of Staff;
Lieutenant Commander Leslie E. Gehres, USN;
Lieutenant Commander Harold F. Fick, USN;
Two unidentified officers and
Lieutenant Bennett W. Wright.
Photograph from Department of the Navy collections in the U.S. National Archives.
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14 April 1999