Naval History and Heritage Command

Naval History and Heritage Command

NH 98517 USS Essex (CV-9)

Photo #: NH 98517  USS Essex (CVA-9)
Description: Takes spray over the bow while steaming in heavy seas, 12 January 1960. Note S2F type airplane at the rear of the flight deck, with its engines turning. Other planes visible, amidships, include AD and F4D types. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval History and Heritage Command.
Catalog #: NH 98517
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