Collection photo # 2017.27.01 - loading plans on the deck of USS Shamrock Bay at North Island, San Diego, CA
Collection of 14 photos related to the naval service of Frances Goodwin during WWII. The photos contain images of actives onboard USS Shamrock Bay (CVE-84), specifically Crossing the Line Ceremonies and loading aircraft onto the ship while at North Island, San Diego, CA, September 14, 1945 (V-J Day). The collection also includes a crew photo celebrating and cheering the end of WWII after the official announcement. It is not known if Goodwin is in the photo of the crew. There is also an undated image of USS PT-10 in New York Harbor (Statue of Liberty is in the background). Also in the collection is a typed narrative dated September 7, 1945 on the history of the WWII service of USS Shamrock Bay.