Photo #: NH 97123
HMS Tracker (British Escort Aircraft Carrier, 1943)
Probably photographed off Orchard Point, Washignton, 8 March 1943.
Photograph taken by Naval Air Station, Seattle, Washington.
Note the ship's British-style pattern camouflage and the British radar antenna in the middle of her island.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval History and Heritage Command.
Online Image: 111KB; 740 x 615 pixels
NOTE: This photograph's original World War II era caption identifies the ship seen as USS Barnes (ACV-20), which is incorrect. A number of visible details prove that the ship is definitely British.
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Image posted 16 November 1999
Caption corrected 21 January 2010