USS Hancock Association Crew Gallery

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USS Hancock Pictoral History in the David L. Reineman Memorial GalleryDavid L. Reineman passed away on 4 April 2016 - David was our Historian for many years, it is only appropriate that we dedicate this Gallery to Dave...
These images were sent to Jake the Web - Tender for possible use on our Site. He said, "This Place seems like a fitting area. It will be an "Open Upload" area for Registered members." Please be sure your pictures are re sized to around 800x600 pixels before uploading. If you have a large bunch of photos, send them to the Web Tender on DVD via Surface Mail for address. Use a site Contact Link to get Address.
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Images collected by our Historian


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If you have favorite photos that you feel belong in this Folder, then they, too will become part of our Pictoral History. If you are a registered member of this Site, you can upload to this folder. It will be OPEN until someone violates our TOSS Rules - what are the Toss Rules? If you do something inappropriate or send something to this Gallery, you 1) are Banned, and 2) your images go to the trash heap.

201 files, last one added on Nov 11, 2015
Album viewed 784 times

Images donated by our Friends


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9 files, last one added on Mar 13, 2018
Album viewed 250 times

2 albums on 1 page(s)

USS Hancock ReunionsThese are collections submitted by Shipmates attending our Reunions.
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2014 Jacksonville Reunion


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These are Photos which were taken at our Reunion in Jacksonville, Florida April 23-27, 2014, were placed here by Max Pate.. If you wish your own Collection placed under this Category, let Jake know by using the Contact Link in this Gallery.

175 files, last one added on May 04, 2014
Album viewed 741 times

2008 San Diego Reunion Photos


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173 files, last one added on May 05, 2014
Album viewed 426 times

2012 Chicago Reunion


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148 files, last one added on May 05, 2014
Album viewed 312 times

2010 Washington DC Reunion


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278 files, last one added on May 05, 2014
Album viewed 250 times

Fred Shacklett 2016 San Diego Reunion Album


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56 files, last one added on May 29, 2016
Album viewed 174 times

 

5 albums on 1 page(s)

USS Hancock Mini-ReunionsMembers who hoid local Area Reunions can add their files to this Category. They must create an Album for these Mini Reunions.
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WWII Photo GalleryShare pictures here of your WWII Photos. We will be adding more Albums as Photos become available. Meanwhile visit Jake's USS Hancock Memorial's Photo Galleries Here. If you have images to share in this Gallery, use the Contact Link in this Section of the Website and we will notify you how to go about it.
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General Images


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24 files, last one added on May 06, 2014
Album viewed 748 times

John Finn and Friends


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87 files, last one added on Nov 02, 2012
Album viewed 455 times

Earl P. Ayres, HM3/c, USN Memorial Collection


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These photos were contributed by Earl P. Ayers, HM3/c, USN for a collection of WWII photos taken aboard the Hancock during the tragic Flight Deck exploding of a stray Bomb in a TBM bomb bay, which fell to the deck, exploding. His story is Here http://usshancockcv19.com/gallery3/".

39 files, last one added on May 06, 2014
Album viewed 289 times

Earl P. Ayers - USS Hancock WWIII Memory Book


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20 files, last one added on May 06, 2014
Album viewed 279 times

Earl P. Ayers - Cruise Book


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26 files, last one added on May 06, 2014
Album viewed 333 times

WWII Photo Album


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These should be "Quality" images that are USS Hancock Related Images. There are too many images out there that are about WWII, we so specify that a contribution should be related to the Hancock Only. This Album is open to Registered members of this Gallery.

4 files, last one added on May 06, 2014
Album viewed 382 times

Woodrow Mauk, S1/c, USN (D)


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1 files, last one added on Aug 20, 2016
Album viewed 121 times

 

7 albums on 1 page(s)

Norman E. Branyan, BM1, 1944-1945 Memorial Collection
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CV-19 Initial Photos & Shakedown


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21 files, last one added on Sep 02, 2016
Album viewed 236 times

CV-19 Combat OPs 1944-1945


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51 files, last one added on Jun 20, 2015
Album viewed 264 times

2 albums on 1 page(s)

Post World War II Era Gallery This Gallery is reserved for Images taken during the Post-Recommissioning Era from 1954-1964. If you wish to contribute to this Gallery, let the Web Tender know (use the Contact link in the Gallery. The Hancock was recommissioned in 1954 at Bremerton, Washington after a long rest in mothballs following WWII.
Having undergone an extensive refitting period, she received the first Steam Catapults installed on an American aircraft carrier along with the new Mark 7 arresting gear.
In 1956, she received a flight deck upgrade, the new "Hurricane Bow" and angle deck. She became a modern Carrier with Nuclear capability.
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1953-1963 - Refitting, Training & Recommissioning


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All photos depicting the Hancock when she was moved out of mothballs, refitted as a "Modern Carrier"; getting the new Steam Catapults, angle deck and hurricane bow.

8 files, last one added on Jun 20, 2015
Album viewed 525 times

The Harlan Demsien OP/OA Division Collection


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Harlan Demsien was a photographers mate in the Hancock Photo lab in '53-'57

40 files, last one added on May 06, 2014
Album viewed 288 times

2 albums on 1 page(s)

Vietnam War Era USS Hancock Gallery - 1964-1975If you have images to share in this Gallery, as a Registered User, you can upload to this Gallery
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Max Pate's 1967 Cruise


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27 files, last one added on Apr 10, 2015
Album viewed 486 times

General Images of the Era



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2 albums on 1 page(s)

Ship Models and ModelingThese are a collection of photos of Models by our Shipmates and Friends
Models by Dennis Flynn, ADJ3, 1958-'62Dennis Flynn - our Member - is an accomplished Modeler.
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Aircraft


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24 files, last one added on Mar 11, 2013
Album viewed 335 times

British Vosper Boat


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6 files, last one added on Mar 11, 2013
Album viewed 133 times

Hancock


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15 files, last one added on Mar 11, 2013
Album viewed 483 times

S-100 Schnellboot


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19 files, last one added on Mar 11, 2013
Album viewed 172 times

USS Hornet CV-8


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11 files, last one added on Mar 11, 2013
Album viewed 134 times

USS Sullivans


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41 files, last one added on Mar 11, 2013
Album viewed 134 times

Hanna Aircraft 59-62


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38 files, last one added on Mar 11, 2013
Album viewed 234 times

Misc. Ship Models


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19 files, last one added on Mar 11, 2013
Album viewed 161 times

8 albums on 1 page(s)

1,734 files in 35 albums and 11 categories with 7 comments viewed 194,537 times

USS YORKTOWN VISIT 7/17/2014



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The Hancock Ship's Bell with Inscription87 viewsThis photo was taken when the Ship was still under Commission. Those of you who spent a lot of time on the Flight Deck remember seeing it on the Starboard Catwalk forward.
Ship's Bell Photos in this Album were donated by Henry McCormick, BT3, B Division, '61-64 and Bill Bentz, BT3, B Division '62-65
Mar 13, 2018
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The Hancock Ship's Bell, installed in front of the ComNavLant Office Building in Norfolk, VA89 viewsThese photos were taken by Henry McCormick, BT3, B Division, '61-64 and Bill Bentz, BT3, B Division '62-65 who traveled to Norfolk for the express purpose to document the Hancock Bell was truly there. There is a unique story regarding this Visit, which I, Jake Jaccard, will try to post here (Have to find it first).Mar 13, 2018
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Hancock Ship's Bell86 viewsMore of the SameMar 13, 2018
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Henry McCormick and Bill Bentz at Norfolk Naval Air Station, VA90 viewsHancock Ship's BellMar 13, 2018
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Henry McCormick and Bill Bentz at Norfolk Naval Air Station, VA89 viewsShip's BellMar 13, 2018
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