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Photo # NH 106567|
USS Guadalcanal (CVE-60)
Photographed from a ZP-24 blimp while steaming off Hampton Roads, Virginia on 28 September 1944. Her reported position was 36-56N, 74-50W, course 095.
Planes parked on her flight deck include twelve TBM/TBF "Avenger" torpedo bombers and nine FM/F4F "Wildcat" fighters.
Guadalcanal is painted in what appears to be a modified version of Camouflage Measure 32, Design 4A.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval History and Heritage Command.
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Image Posted 22 October 2009