Photo #: 80-G-294131
Third Fleet aircraft carriers at anchor in Ulithi Atoll, 8 December 1944, during a break from operations in the Philippines area.
The carriers are (from front to back): USS Wasp (CV-18), USS Yorktown (CV-10), USS Hornet (CV-12), USS Hancock (CV-19) and USS Ticonderoga (CV-14).
Wasp, Yorktown and Ticonderoga are all painted in camouflage Measure 33, Design 10a.
Photographed from a USS Ticonderoga plane.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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Image posted 5 March 2001
Caption corrected 8 June 2006