Photo #: 19-N-32465
USS Chester (CA-27)
View of the ship's forward smokestack and superstructure, taken from off her starboard side looking forward, at the Mare Island Navy Yard, California, 6 August 1942.
Circles drawn on the image mark recent alterations.
Note the antenna for Chester's CXAM radar atop her foremast. See Photo #s 19-N-32465-A and 19-N-32465-B for views emphasizing that antenna.
Photograph from the Bureau of Ships Collection in the U.S. National Archives.
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Image posted 14 June 2008