Naval History Archive - 1990

  • The Liberty ship SS John W. Brown leaves the East Coast outward bound for the Persian Gulf on her maiden voyage in this dramatic painting by Tom Freeman; the Sherman tanks chained to her decks are destined for Russia. Freeman has painted the ship as she looked in 1942, before she was...

  • During his long involvement with naval aviation, R.G. Smith has painted many of the Navy's aircraft carriers and aircraft. Here he depicts, in a pencil sketch, the converted collier that became the first U.S. aircraft carrier, namely, the Langley (CV-1).

 

 
 

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