Photo #: 80-G-K-3816 (Color)
USS Shannon (DM-25)
Steams past task forces gathering for the Okinawa Operation, circa March 1945. Location is probably Ulithi Atoll.
Ships in the near background include USS Flint (CL-97), in left center, and USS Miami (CL-89), at right. Three Essex class aircraft carriers are anchored in the middle distance. USS Enterprise (CV-6) is at the far left.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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Image posted 11 May 1999
Coding updated 18 March 2003