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HMS Charger  /  USS Charger   (AVG-30)
(ex-BAVG-4; later ACV-30 and CVE-30)
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The Edward L. Walger Photo Collection

... and Mishaps
(Part 3)

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CVE-30 Charger 147k

Grumman TBF Avenger crashed into a 20-mm gun, 24 November 1944.

CVE-30 Charger 120k

TBF over the side, November 1944

CVE-30 Charger 27k

Recovering TBF.

CVE-30 Charger 26k

Getting TBF Avenger back on deck.

CVE-30 Charger 26k

TBF Avenger on smokestack.

CVE-30 Charger 27k

SNJ nosed over.

CVE-30 Charger 23k

Plane hanging over side.

CVE-30 Charger 39k

Coast Guard cutter picking up pilot.

CVE-30 Charger 24k

Salvaging plane.

CVE-30 Charger 23k

Plane in the drink.

USS Charger (BAVG-4/AVG-30/ACV-30/CVE-30)
The Edward L. Walger Photo Collection

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The Ship (7 images)The Aircraft... (Part 1) (8 images)The Aircraft... (Part 2) (6 images)
... and Mishaps (Part 1) (9 images)... and Mishaps (Part 2) (11 images)... and Mishaps (Part 3) (10 images)
The Men (Part 1) (10 images)The Men (Part 2) (10 images)The Men (Part 3) (10 images)

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