Photo #: 80-G-K-527 (Color)
USS Cowpens (CVL-25)
Crewmen on the flight deck, looking aft toward the carrier's island during raids on the Marshall Islands, November-December 1943.
Note crane and other features on and around the island. Radar antennas atop the foremast include "SC" (larger antenna, in front); "SG" (small antenna, in middle). A "YE" homing beacon antenna is mounted on the topmast. Large radar antenna behind the island is a "SK".
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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23 October 2000