Visitors board and crowd the deck of the USS Wasp (CV-18) in June, 1945, near the end of world War II. The Wasp is about to depart again, for the Western Pacific, following repairs at Puget Sound Navy Yard, Bremerton, Washington. Two U.S. marines are escorting two women, and showing them an F4U Corsair airplane on the deck. Some of the visitors look up toward the camera. The aircraft on deck have been arranged for this static display. visitors are seen departing across a gangplank. Views from deck of the Wasp, of Navy personnel on the pier, below. Camera pans across the pier where spectators still stand. A few people stand on the water side of a building. A large group of visitors coming up from the hangar deck. Civilians and sailors wave at the camera. Visitors leaving the carrier on the gangplank.
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