Photo #: 80-G-K-5702 (Color)
USS Hornet (CV-12)
View looking aft from the ship's island as she steams with other carriers during a western Pacific gunnery practice session, circa June 1945.
Next ship astern is USS Bon Homme Richard (CV-31), firing her 5"/38 battery to starboard. Two small aircraft carriers (CVL) are beyond her.
Note yellow flight deck markings on Hornet and TBM and SB2C aircraft parked aft.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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27 December 2000