carrier HMS Furious after her 1925 refit. Note the fighter on the lower ‘take off
deck’ and the twin control positions either side of the flight deck
carrier Graf Zeppelin after the rebuilding of her bow to match the
“Atlantic” styling added to the majority of large German surface ships
in the late 1930s to decrease wetness.
USS Lexington CV-2
Levasseur PL.101 soaring from the deck of Bearń during fleet maneuvers in the Atlantic. Date 1938
USS Lexington (CV-2). View taken c. 1939 showing close-up of bridge.
Burned aircraft engine and debris litter the flight deck of the USS Franklin (CV-13). She is the New York Navy Yard to repair the battle damage she received off Japan on March 19, 1945.
Note: USS Rolette (AKA-99) is visible at the far right.
Photographed on April 28, 1945.
HMS Hermes, Hong Kong, 1925
aviso Bapaume, experimental aircraft ship.