View from Douglas Island looking across Gastineau Channel at the city of Juneau nestled at the foot of Mount Juneau (left) and Mount Roberts (right). At the time (1954) Juneau was the Capital of the Territory of Alaska. (Note: Gastineau Channel is a part of the "Inside Passage" of SE Alaska, a naturally protected waterway of the North Pacific Ocean.)
Deck activity aboard USS Hancock CV-19 in the Pacific Ocean during Project Steam Catapult. USS Hancock CV-19 underway in the Pacific Ocean. Few aircraft take off from the deck of the USS Hancock CV-19. Few men on the deck. Catapult in the background.
Deck activity aboard USS Hancock CV-19 in the Pacific Ocean during Project Steam Catapult. U.S. F3D Skyknights lands on the deck of USS Hancock CV-19 in the Pacific Ocean. Few men stand on the deck. Few men run across the deck.
The Japanese Navy and U.S. Navy in combat in the Pacific Ocean during the Battle of Midway in World War II. On June 3rd 1942 : U.S. amphibious aircraft take off from a catapult. A sailor observes through binoculars from a ship deck. A convoy of Japanese ships in the Pacific ocean. A pilot in the cockpit of the U.S. Navy aircraft in flight. A man beside the control panel. The Pacific Fleet Admiral Chester William Nimitz on a ship. The United States sailors work on the ship deck. The sailors inside a cabin on the ship. Men walk out of the cabin to the deck. The men load a bomb in bomb bay of an aircraft. The ammunition on the deck. The aircraft takes off from the carrier deck. U.S. Navy ships attacked by Japanese aircraft. Smoke rising from an aircraft carrier in the Pacific ocean. U.S. ships fire at Japanese planes. A Japanese plane crashes into the ocean. A parked U.S. plane bounces to side of aircraft carrier after explosions and turbulence and nearly falls off edge. Dramatic close view of a Japanese aircraft hit while closing in on a U.S. Navy carrier. A wing tears off and the Japanese plane crashes into the ocean right beside the U.S. Navy carrier. Gun camera footage of U.S. Navy aircraft attacking the Japanese naval fleet. Japanese ships burning and smoking. Views of disabled Japanese ships off the Midway atoll. U.S. soldiers on deck of ship after the battle.
United States Ship Hancock CV-19 during Project Steam in Pacific Ocean. Cockpit of U.S. F7U Cutlass on catapult. Catapult control panel. Operator on Catapult control panel. A man signals on flight deck boat of USS Hancock CV-19. Few other men stand aside.
United States Ship Hancock CV-19 during Project Steam in Pacific Ocean. A man gives signals on flight deck boat of USS Hancock CV-19. Few men around. U.S. F7U Cutlass lands on the flight deck. Two men beneath the aircraft. Another man gives direction.