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80-G-439879 USS Philippine Sea (CV-47)

Photo #: 80-G-439879  USS Philippine Sea (CV-47)
Title: USS Philippine Sea (CV-47)
Description: Receives bombs from USS Mount Katmai (AE-16) during underway replenishment off Korea, 29 November 1950. Note crewmen standing in the carrier's forward hangar bay, and Grumman F9F-2 Panther fighters and LeTourneau crane parked on her flight deck. Crewmen on Mount Katmai are wearing cold weather clothing. A few days after this photo was taken, Philippine Sea commenced a period of close-support operations in the vicinity of the Chosin Reservoir. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
Catalog #: 80-G-439879
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