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USS Dayton (CL 105) Launching, at the New York Shipbuilding Company, Camden, New Jersey, 19 March 1944.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the Collections of the Naval Historical Center #NH 45501.
USS Dayton (CL 105) Off the Philadelphia Navy Yard, Pennsylvania, 23 April 1945.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph
USS Dayton (CL 105) Underway in the Delaware River, near the Philadelphia Navy Yard, Pennsylvania, 23 April 1945.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval Historical Center #NH 98821.
|697k||Post-war photo, at anchor, date and location unknown.||David Buell|
Port side view, at anchor in an unknown port, 1946.
From the collection of the Naval Record Club.
Port quarter view while moored at Norfolk, VA, spring 1946.
From the collection of Pearl Harbor Survivor Dale Magnus (forwarded
by Carol Edgemon Hipperson author of Radioman:
An Eyewitness Account of Pearl Harbor & World War II in the Pacific).
USS Dayton (CL 105) At anchor in the Bay of Naples, off Naples, Italy, in the fall of 1947. Mount Vesuvius is in the background.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval Historical Center #NH 98823.
Boston Naval Shipyard Annex - Vertical aerial photograph, taken in May 1958. This print has been annotated to mark warehouses used by the U.S. Army. A large number of ships are present, among them twenty Reserve Fleet escort aircraft carriers. Identifiable ships are USS Norfolk (DL 1), at left at the end of the wharf extending from the drydock; USS Antietam (CVS 36), in lower left; and USS Dayton (CL 105), in right center, among the escort carriers.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the Collections of the Naval Historical Center #NH 94199.
|156k||Caption - "(BX1) BOSTON, JAN 12 - CRUISER DAYTON GOES INTO "MOTHBALLS" - Workmen complete task of preparing the light cruiser USS Dayton for the "mothball" fleet at the Boston Navy Yard. Smaller guns on the 10,000 ton craft are coated with a preservative and covered with a dome (foreground). Wood and tarpaper "sheds" cover the boats on deck. The Navy says the Dayton, which participated in the last two months of war against Japan, can be made ready for active service in 30 days. (AP WIREPHOTO)(g407pjc"||Tommy Trampp|
|69k||In reserve, "Mothballs" South Boston Naval Annex, August 1960. Destroyers USS Monssen (DD 798) and USS Baldwin (DD 624) are seen moored along side.||© Richard Leonhardt|
|77k||In reserve, "Mothballs" South Boston Naval Annex, August 1960. Destroyers USS Monssen (DD 798) and USS Baldwin (DD 624) are seen moored along side.||© Richard Leonhardt|
|140k||In reserve, "Mothballs" South Boston Naval Annex, August 1960. Destroyers USS Monssen (DD 798) and USS Baldwin (DD 624) are seen moored along side.||© Richard Leonhardt|
|95k||© Richard Leonhardt|
|50k||© Richard Leonhardt|
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph #NH 72674.
|Steinhagen, Paul William, CAPT||01/07/1945 - 12/21/1945|
|Misson, Clinton Alonzo, CAPT||RADM||12/21/1945 - 01/18/1947|
|Fernald, James Merrill, CAPT||RADM||01/18/1947 - 09/03/1947|
|Durgin, Edward Robison, CAPT||09/03/1947 - 07/06/1948|
|O'Regan, William Vincent, CAPT||07/06/1948 - 12/09/1948|
|Richardson, Alvin Franklin, CAPT||RADM||12/09/1948 - 03/01/1949|
(Courtesy of Wolfgang Hechler & Ron Reeves - Photos courtesy of Bill Gonyo)
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