Photo #: 80-G-K-4760 (Color)
USS Franklin (CV-13)
View on the flight deck, looking forward, while the carrier was in New York Harbor, circa 28 April 1945. She had just returned from the Pacific for repair of battle damage received off Japan on 19 March 1945.
Note damage to her flight deck, large U.S. ensign flying from her island, and the Manhattan skyline in the background.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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8 January 2001