AO-59 at Hampton Rhodes

Photo provided by R. Spencer Brucker, newphew of survivor Edmund Szczuc, S1c, AO-59

Shortly after being hit at Ulithi Atoll

Mississinewa (AO-59) a blaze within minutes after being struck.

Photo provided by R. Spencer Brucker, newphew of survivor Edmund Szczuc, S1c, AO-59

Ulithi 20Nov44 Rosenthal photo
Photo labeled with the help of David Stubblebine
Ships at Ulithi 20Nov44
Photo labeled with the help of David Stubblebine

Fleet at Ulithi

Ulithi December 1944 (image from www.warbirdinformationexchange.org)

Higgins boat on beach at Ulithi Atoll

Higgins boat on a Ulithi beach (image from www.warbirdinformationexchange.org)

Higgins boat at Ulithi

Higgins boat at Ulithi Atoll (image from www.warbirdinformationexchange.org)

Oilers at Ulithi Feb 1945

Oilers at Ulithi Feb 1945 (image from www.warbirdinformationexchange.org)

Murderer's Row Ulithi

Murderer's Row: the carriers Wasp (CV 18), Yorktown (CV 10), Hornet (CV 12), and Hancock (CV 19)
anchored in Ulithi Atoll Dec 1944

(image from www.warbirdinformationexchange.org)


Ulithi Berthing Chart 1944

Ulithi 1944 Berthing Chart showing location of USS Mississinewa (AO-59) in berth 131 when it was hit
by Sekio Nishina. Red arrow shows his general path into the Atoll.

(original image from www.warbirdinformationexchange.org)

Outrigger at Ulithi

Outrigger being launched by Ulithians

(image from www.warbirdinformationexchange.org)

MogMog map

Layout map of MogMog at Ulithi Atoll

(image from www.warbirdinformationexchange.org)

   

Updated 23Oct2015 rf