Rear Admiral David W. Taylor, USN Rear Admiral John K. Robison, USN
Photo #: 80-CF-395b Rear Admiral David W. Taylor, USN (left), Chief of the Bureau of Construction and Repair, and (right), Chief of the Bureau of Engineering, Hold a model of the battle cruisers (CC-1 class) then under construction, 8 March 1922. In the foreground is a model of an aircraft carrier design converted from the battle cruiser hull. This photo illustrates the genesis of the Lexington (CV-2) class aircraft carrier design. Standing in the background are (from left to right): Rear Admiral William A. Moffett, USN, Chief of the Bureau of Aeronautics; Congressman Frederick C. Hicks, of New York; Congressman Clark Burdick, of Rhode Island; and Congressman Philip D. Swing, of California. Photographed at the Navy Department by Harris & Ewing. Photograph from Department of the Navy collections in the U.S. National Archives.