USS SARATOGA CV-3

(Comparison views from USS Lexington CV-16)

Bridge Bridge Hangar Bay
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Hangar Bay Aircraft Aircraft
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CIC "Officer Country" USMC Berthing
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Machine Shop Admin Spaces Guns
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Guns Flight Deck Flight Deck
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Hull
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(underwater images courtesy of SeaWolf Productions)


(l) Saratoga's radar platform; (r) Radar platform on USS Lexington.


(l) Saratoga's bow on the bottom of Bikini Atoll lagoon; (r) Remains of the anchor chains that held for the blast.


(l) Port bow anchor; (r) Lower hinge of the ship's massive rudder.


(l) One of the carrier's four large screws; (r) Divers return from the hangar bay.


(l) Surface supplied  oxygen on the deco bar; (r) Beach view of the lagoon test site.

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