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UA 53.02 CDR John Donovan Collection

CDR John Donovan Collection
Title: CDR John Donovan Collection
Caption: Collection photo # UA 53.02.01 - CDR John Donovan, commander of CASU-24 at NAS Wildwood, NJ
Description: Collection donated by Marguerite Smith related to the naval career of CDR John Donovan, USNR, with specific coverage of his command of CASU-24 at NAS Wildwood, NJ, circa 1945, as well as commanding officer of CASU-9 in the Philippines (Russell Island, Leyte and Lingayen). Additional imagery consists of journalist Drew Person’s visit to the 6th fleet (with CDR Donovan in photos); F8U-1 Crusader, AD-5W Skyraider, & A-4 Skyhawk taking off and landing on USS Forrestal (CV-59) as well as exterior and interior views of the ship; & a photo booklet of USS Randolph (CV-15). The photos of Donovan at NAS Wildwood include inspections, ceremonies, portraits, buildings, and general activities.
Accession #: UA 53
Catalog #: UA 53.02
Donor: Marguerite Smith
Copyright Owner: Naval History & Heritage Command
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