Photo #: 80-G-K-10001 (Color)
USS Midway (CVB-42)
Noses through scattered sea ice in March 1946, during her Arctic experimental cruise.
Photographed looking forward from the carrier's island, with SB2C "Helldiver" and F4U "Corsair" planes parked on her flight deck.
A "Gearing" class destroyer is steaming past in the background.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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11 June 2001