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80-G-K-15556 USS ESSEX (CV-9)

USS ESSEX (CV-9)
Title: USS ESSEX (CV-9)
Caption: Silhouetted against the sun, while operating in the South Pacific, circa late 1943. She has SBD aircraft parked aft. Photographed by Lieutenant Charles Kerlee, USNR. Note: Tall lattice SC-2 radar antenna mast (alongside the starboard side of the stack) IDs this ship as ESSEX.
Description:
Catalog #: 80-G-K-15556
Copyright Owner: National Archives
Original Creator: Photo by Lieutenant Charles Kerlee, USNR.
After this Year: 1939
Before this Year: 1945
Original Medium: Color Photo
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