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Photo #: NH 50334
USS Yorktown (CV-5)
Starboard side of the ship's smokestack, taken at Naval Operating Base, Norfolk, Virginia, in October 1937. The ship is flying the two-star flag of Rear Admiral Charles A. Blakely, Commander, Carrier Division Two.
Note details of searchlight and signal lamp platforms, working catwalks around the stack top and mainmast with 48-star national ensign. Barrels of a pair of saluting guns are visible at the extreme right, above the boat crane boom.
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5 April 1999