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80-G-K-14254 USS Enterprise (CV-6)

Photo #: 80-G-K-14254 USS Enterprise (CV-6)
Description: USS Enterprise (CV-6) Operating in the Pacific, circa late June 1941. She is turning into the wind to recover aircraft. Note her natural wood flight deck stain and dark Measure One camouflage paint scheme. The flight deck was stained blue in July 1941, during camouflage experiments that gave her a unique deck stripe pattern. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
Catalog #: 80-G-K-14254
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