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Pictures of the Wisconsin and Crew during the 1940's

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105 Waikiki Oct. 1944 Geo.Booz on left.JPG (42688 bytes)

Waikiki Oct. 1944
George Booz on left

Photo from George Booz
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106 RADM Denfeld and Capt. Roper 1945.JPG (61617 bytes)

RADM Denfeld and
Capt. Roper 1945

Next 2 photos from
Compton Jones
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107 RADM Denfeld and Combat Div.9.JPG (89172 bytes)

RADM Denfeld and
Combat Div. 9
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108 H.A.Sirigos  Scotland Bay Trinidad July 22,1944 2.JPG (91975 bytes)

Scotland Bay
Trinidad July 22,1944

Next 14 photos from Harris Sirigos
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109 H.A.Sirigos  Scotland Bay Trinidad July 22,1944.JPG (103886 bytes)

Scotland Bay
Trinidad July 22, 1944
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110 H.A.Sirigos  Burial at sea 1945.JPG (73658 bytes)

Burial at sea 1945.
Chief in photo is,
BMC Charles J. Sullivan,
Master At-Arms
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111 H.A.Sirigos  unknown.JPG (108908 bytes)

1945?
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112 H.A.Sirigos Crossing the Equator  Oct.  27,1946 8.JPG (89571 bytes)

Crossing the Equator
October 27, 1946
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113 H.A.Sirigos Crossing the Equator  Oct.  27,1946 7.JPG (89265 bytes)
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114 H.A.Sirigos Crossing the Equator  Oct.  27,1946 6.JPG (81141 bytes)
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115 H.A.Sirigos Crossing the Equator  Oct.  27,1946 5.JPG (92995 bytes)
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116 H.A.Sirigos Crossing the Equator  Oct.  27,1946 4.JPG (75500 bytes)
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117 H.A.Sirigos Crossing the Equator  Oct.  27,1946 3.JPG (93341 bytes)
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118 H.A.Sirigos Crossing the Equator  Oct.  27,1946 2.JPG (81617 bytes)
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119 H.A.Sirigos Crossing the Equator  Oct.  27,1946 1.JPG (86457 bytes)
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120 H.A.Sirigos  Anniversary Dance April 24,1947.JPG (108974 bytes)

Anniversary Dance
Pennsylvania Hotel, NY
April 24, 1947
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Of the 2800 men who placed the ship into commission,  22  were still on board for 
the decommissioning,
July 1, 1948.
 Photo sent in by

Harris Sirigos  S Div.
 1944-1948
Names provided by 
George W. Self
S Div. 1944-1948

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122 H.C.Schnipper Capt.Higgins XO Duncan June 21 1947.JPG (62425 bytes)
Captain Higgins and Executive Officer Duncan walking aft to address crew.
June 21, 1947
Next 3 pics were taken  by   H. Schnipper PhoM3/c

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123 H.C.Schnipper Crew Saluting British Ship June 28 1947.JPG (85166 bytes)
Ship's crew saluting British ships as they entered port just as we were leaving Scotland
June 28, 1947
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124 H.C.Schnipper Capt.Higgins XO Duncan watching refuling July 25 1947.JPG (72778 bytes)
Capt. Higgins and Executive Officer Duncan watching the refueling of a destroyer from the bridge while the band played.
July 25, 1947
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125 W.C. Mehrer-Oct.5,1945 Pearl Harbor.JPG (23802 bytes)
Walt Mehrer
Pearl Harbor
Oct. 5, 1945
Next 3 pics by W. Mehrer
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126 W.C.Mehrer-L-to-R N.Forie W.Mehrer J.Dicus.JPG (39463 bytes)
LtoR
Forie, Mehrer, Dicus
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127 W.C. Mehrer-L-to-R W.Mehrer C.Ponders.JPG (31902 bytes)
W. Mehrer & C. Ponders
Nov. 28, 1944
128
128 J.Kizziah Pier in Canal Zone.JPG (116116 bytes)
Pier at Panama Canal
Next 5 pictures submitted by 
J. Kizziah
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129 J.Kizziah From the Bridge.JPG (67229 bytes)
Top Row L to R
CDR Eddy, Capt. Roper, 
CDR R.H. Solier
Bottom Row L to R
RADM Denfeld 
CDR Rinehart

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130 J.Kizziah ADM Halsey.JPG (98507 bytes)
ADM Halsey visits 
USS WISCONSIN
131
131 J.Kizziah  Air action.JPG (68820 bytes)
Air Action

 

132

Good Will Police Show in Hawaii
133
133 Helen and John Deland.JPG (50388 bytes)
Helen & John Deland
Sent in by: James Deland
134
134  H. Stoops BB 64 1940s.jpg (51695 bytes)
BB-64
Next 2 photos submitted by H. Stoops
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135  H. Stoops  Sailors.jpg (70302 bytes)
Sailors at Parade rest at Parade ground in Capital of Chile

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136 G. Kent  AV Div  inspection.JPG (90625 bytes)
AV Div Inspection
Next 4 photos sent in by 
George Kent 
AV Div. 1944-45  

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137 G. Kent  AV Div.JPG (81160 bytes)
AV Division
G. Kent front row 3rd from right.
Back row Pilots
Left George H. Wentworth,
 Fourth from Left Ernest. J. Coppola 
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138 G. Kent  Kingfisher Pilots.jpg (82010 bytes)
Kingfisher Pilots
 Left George H. Wentworth
Third from left, Ernest. J. Coppola
139
139 G. Kent  Kingfisher pilot rescue.jpg (82546 bytes)
Kingfisher pilot George E.Travis rescues pilot
LTJG R. L. Meltebeke,
on June 8th, 1945.
 140
140 Estel C. Price.JPG (22607 bytes)
Estel C. Price
1944-1946 7TH Div.
Next 5 photos sent in by
daughter, Jo Ann P. Mooney.
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141 Estel C. Price & Buddies USS Wisconsin Hawaii 1945.JPG (36788 bytes)

E.Price on right with 3 buddies
142
142 Richard Pennington USS Wisconsin 1945.JPG (13544 bytes)

Richard Pennington
1945
143
143 E. Price  Tommy Ratcliffe on Liberty  Cuban Bar.jpg (37465 bytes)

E. Price & T. Ratcliffe on liberty at Cuban Bar
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144 E.Price  R.Pennington  Liberty   San Francisco.JPG (25296 bytes)

R. Pennington & E. Price
145
145 Joe Errico  M.JPG (63145 bytes)

Joseph Errico &
Marion May at
Charlotte Hall Veterans Home
146
146 Luther  Wick  Warren.jpg (15257 bytes)
Luther "Wick" Warren
next 3 photos sent in by Luther Warren
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147 Luther Wick Warren and Margie Warren.jpg (36136 bytes)
Luther & Margie Warren
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148 L. Warren  LtoR  H. Harcrow  C.Stubbs.JPG (31184 bytes)
H. Harcrow & C. Stubbs
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149  E. Ragsdale H. Ragsdale.JPG (23673 bytes)
Hugh Ragsdale
photo sent in my Eula Ragsdale
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150  J.J. Deland  STEAM HEAT GANG.jpg (60776 bytes)
Steam Heat Gang
Photo sent in by J. Deland
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151 Paul E.Towle 7th Div Photo 1944-1945.JPG (130084 bytes)
7th Division 1944-45
Photo sent in by Paul Towle
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152 Jim Cook.jpg (18991 bytes)
James Cook
1944-1945 7th Div.
Next 4 photos sent in by 
Jim   Cook
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153 Jim Cook.jpg (35040 bytes)
Jim
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154 J. Cook (L)  Braswell (R).JPG (19203 bytes)
Left- Braswell Rite- J.Cook
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155 Jim Cook (L) Wil Hoite(R).jpg (41867 bytes)
J.Cook  Pearl  W. Hoite
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156 K. Benjamin  Damaged Kingfisher.jpg (31726 bytes)
This Kingfisher didn't quite make it. The cable snapped.

Next 7 photos sent in by
Keith Benjamin
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157 L-R K.Benjamin R.D.Bosworth Barbet E.jpg (33154 bytes)
L to R  K. Benjamin 
R.D. Bosworth  Barbet
E. Ackerlind
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158 K. Benjamin Jan 1946 The Panama Ditch.JPG (45897 bytes)
Jan. 1946 the Panama "Ditch"
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159  K.Benjamin  P. Larson 1945.jpg (33539 bytes)
K. Benjamin P. Larson
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160  K.Benjamin  Easter Sunday 1946.jpg (30446 bytes)
1946
Easter Sunday  Service

on the fantail.
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161  K.Benjamin  J. T. Thompson.jpg (20557 bytes)
J. Thompson
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162  L-R  K.Benjamin  E.Lorenz D.Bosworth J.jpg (26146 bytes)
L to R  K. Benjamin
E. Lorenz D. Bosworth
J.T. Thompson
163
163 I.Glassman - FM Div. 1944 Photo.JPG (75130 bytes)
Photo sent in by
Irv Glassman
FM Div. 1944
Irv is in the 2nd row 6th in from the right.
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164 W.Thoman III.JPG (15797 bytes)
William Thoman
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165 Pearl Harbor 1944 78940.JPG (129086 bytes)
Next four photos are from the National Archives.
USS Wisconsin and
 USS Oklahoma 
Pearl Harbor 1944
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166 1944-45 470324.JPG (84875 bytes)
USS Wisconsin in the western Pacific 1944-45
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167 Aug. 17 1945 278816.JPG (84260 bytes)
USS Wisconsin operating off Japan,  August 1945.
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168 1945 03667.JPG (81023 bytes)
Band concert 1945.
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169 G. KouKedis Kingfisher 1946.JPG (26142 bytes)
Launching Kingfisher.
 Photo sent in by 
George C. Koukedis.
170
170 Frank Palma Front row left end.JPG (68938 bytes)
Photo sent in by
Vada Palma, daughter
of Frank Palma. Frank was one of  the ships
 barbers. Frank is front row left.
171
171 W. Blake Master at Arms Force  F.JPG (63173 bytes)
Photo sent by
Warren E. Blake
E Div. 1944-1946
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172 J. Blake  J.Blake  J.Weeks And unknown.jpg (56686 bytes)
Next 18 Photos sent in by
James Blake
8th Div. 1946-1947
J. Blake J. Weeks and
unknown shipmate.
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173 J. Blake  J.Blake  and unknown.jpg (28660 bytes)
J. Blake and unidentified
shipmate.
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174 J. Blake  Forward 16in. Gun Turrets.jpg (40452 bytes)
Forward 16in. Gun Turrets
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175 J. Blake  Lifting plane to catapult.jpg (28234 bytes)
Lifting plane to catapult
for launching. 
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176 J. Blake  Chipping and scraping paint.jpg (40542 bytes)
Jim chipping and scraping paint.
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177 J. Blake  Hooking up for rcovery.jpg (31218 bytes)
Hooking up to sea
sled for recovery.
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178 J. Blake   Unknown shipmate.jpg (47725 bytes)
Unidentified shipmate.
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179 J. Blake   Unknown  Feegan and Jim.jpg (41559 bytes)
Unknown, Feegan, Jim
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180 J. Blake   Unknown shipmate.jpg (24989 bytes)
Unknown shipmate.
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181 J. Blake    Seahawk.jpg (31800 bytes)
Seahawk
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182 J. Blake.jpg (23010 bytes)
Jim Blake
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183 J. Blake Submarine alongside for refueling.jpg (24095 bytes)
Sub coming alongside
for refueling.
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184 J. Blake  Jim and J.weeks.jpg (42308 bytes)
John Weeks and Jim sitting
on bumper of V I P's Buick.
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185  J. Blake  Destroyer coming along side.jpg (26485 bytes)
USS Macomb DMS-23 coming alongside for
transfer of personnel.
                               

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186  J. Blake  Transfer of personal.jpg (59962 bytes)
Transfer of personnel.
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187  J. Blake  Destroyer passing.jpg (34032 bytes)
USS Macomb passing after transfer of Personnel
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188  J. Blake  Seahawks.jpg (36774 bytes)
Seahawks on the fantail
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189 J. Blake  Pilot climbing into Seahawk.jpg (38112 bytes)
Pilot climbing into Seahawk
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190  F. Woodworth Group Photo 1947.JPG (99671 bytes)
Next two photos sent in by Frances Woodworth,
B/6th Div. 1946-1948.
1947 No. 3 Boiler Room
L to R  Woodworth, Burton, Talley, Turner, Unknown, Casino.
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191  F. Woodworth  L to R F. Woodworth R. Strange D. Yager.jpg (56658 bytes)

L to R  F. Woodworth, 
R. Strange,  D. Yager.

 

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192_Lawrence_R._1944__Turret_3_Crew.jpg (92460 bytes)
Following two photos
 sent in by Robert Lawrence, 
3rd Div. 1944-1945.
1944 Turret 3 crew.

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193 R Lawrence Bar Photo  Title.JPG (60395 bytes)

L to R  Flippen,
Ellsworth Garand,
Gene Wagner and
Bob Lawrence.
         
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194 Lesile L. Jones.jpg (42757 bytes)
Leslie L. Jones
Next two photos were sent in by Mozelle Hendrix, daughter of L. Jones.
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195 Muscardin, Jones, Masynski,.JPG (34145 bytes)
L to R Muscardin, Jones, Masynski, Arender, and Kom?ski
196
196 Walter F. Kraus.JPG (48455 bytes)
An 18 year old Walter Kraus
with Santa on board the
 USS Wisconsin at Long Beach,
Ca. on Christmas day 1945.
In the background is an OS2U
Kingfisher.
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197 Hand, Charles F. DC Div. Photo1944-1946.JPG (136699 bytes)
Photo sent in by 
Gale Cinque, daughter of 
Charles F. Hand DC Div.
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198 C.Young Pic.Dec.1945.JPG (56685 bytes)
Dec. 1945
Left to Right
Clayton Young, Tom Watts?, Earl Verbetten
Photo sent in by Richard Young, son of Clayton Young.
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199 Delbert Strahm.JPG (39666 bytes)
Delbert Strahm
3rd Div. 1944-1945
Photo sent in by
Jerry Strahm
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200  A.Dobyns 1944-45 Group Photo.jpg (99044 bytes)
Secondary Battery 
June 25, 1945
Photos 200-203 sent in by 
Nilla Haluska, daughter of
Arthur Dobyns EM1c
1944-1945
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201 A.Dobyns Shipmates photo.JPG (53744 bytes)
  Heading for a beer party on Mog Mog island in Ulithi Atoll
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202 A.Dobyns Rough seas.jpg (27053 bytes)
Rough seas
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203 C.Sain Ships Paper.jpg (174645 bytes)
Ships Paper

Next 3 items sent in by
Charles "Buddy" Sain
"B" Div.
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204 C.Sain Ships Paper.jpg (102546 bytes)
Ships Paper
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205 C.Sain B Div Section One.jpg (106741 bytes)
"B" Div. 
Section One Photo
     

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