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80-G-K-527 USS Cowpens (CVL-25)

Photo #: 80-G-K-527 USS Cowpens (CVL-25)
Title: USS Cowpens (CVL-25)
Description: USS Cowpens (CVL-25) Crewmen on the flight deck, looking aft toward the carrier's island during raids on the Marshall Islands, November-December 1943. Note crane and other features on and around the island. Radar antennas atop the foremast include SC (larger antenna, in front); SG (small antenna, in middle). A YE homing beacon antenna is mounted on the topmast. Large radar antenna behind the island is a SK. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
Catalog #: 80-G-K-527
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