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NavSource Online: Escort Carrier Photo Archive


Patch courtesy of CAPT Gene Oleson, CHC, USN (Ret)
(bluejacket.com)

USS SIBONEY   (CVE-112)
(later AKV-12)


Photos from the collection of Ted Lewis

Photographer aboard USS Siboney, 1948

Submitted by his son, Brent Lewis


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Naval Supply Center Norfolk, Va.
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Avenger landing mishap.
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Sailors being transferred to a hospital ship (from the landing mishap (left)?)
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Unknown pilot.
"NE" code identified Squadron VAW-2, established July 6, 1948 and redesignated VC-12, October 1, 1948.
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Ted Lewis & friends
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Cooks galley.
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Mechanic.
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Mermaid tattoo.
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