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Lloyds of Vallejo


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Art Work by Lloyds of Vallejo & Others
Gudgeon 93k Gudgeon (SS-211), oil painting by Lloyds of Vallejo Art Studio, date unknown. Courtesy of Darryl L. Baker.
Tuna 776k Painting of the Tuna (SS-203), Gudgeon (SS 211) and Fulton (AS-11) by Lloyds of Vallejo. All three ships were constructed at Mare Island Naval Shipyard. USN photo courtesy of Darryl L. Baker.
Wahoo 203k A watercolor by the famous naval artist Ike R. Lloyd who was working in the design section of Mare Island at the time he painted this painting. The drawing appeared in the Mare Island newspaper Grapevine, 16 June 1944. USN photo courtesy of Darryl L. Baker.
Bonefish 906k Undated painting by Lloyds of Vallejo.
Although the Mare Island built Gato class submarine accompanying the Proteus (AS-19) is unnumbered, it is possible it is the Wahoo (SS-238), and the painting was made to memorialize her sinking in October 1943 along with the commissioning of Proteus in January 1944.
Text i.d. courtesy of Darryl L. Baker.
USN photo courtesy of Scott Koen & ussnewyork.com.
Photo added 08/17/15.
Bluegill 243k Artist I.R. Lloyd's rendition of Bluegill (SS-242) sinking the light cruiser Yubari on 27 April 1944 at the Sonsoral Islands. Painting & text courtesy of Ken Killmaster via ussbluegill.org.
Bonefish 268k Bonefish (SS-223) Xmas Post card oil painting by Lloyds of Vallejo Art Studio.USN photo courtesy of Mr. William "Randy" Everett (nephew) of McMM1c H. Vernon Miles, plankowner of the Bonefish (SS-223), K.I.A. with the rest of the 84 man crew of the Bonefish.
Guests5.33mThe attached post cards were published by Mare Island and sold to employees at the yard's cafeteria system in 1946.
Shaw (DD-373) appears to me to represent the three Mahan destroyers damaged at Pearl Harbor rebuilt by the yard. Shaw(replaced bow) and Cassin (DD-372) and Downes (DD-375) rebuilt and re-launched.
Edward G. Daly (DE-17) represents the yards DE program with 30 built and commissioned DE's and laid keels for another 8 but were never completed.
LCT 1388 represents the 305 LCT assembled at Mare Island during WWII. 82 were type Mark 5 and the remainder were type Mark 6.
Howard W. Gilmore (AS-16) represents the five Mare Island sub tenders built during WWII.
PDF courtesy of Darryl L. Baker.
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