Here's a few more from the ESSEX archives. Quality not the best but they are photos of photos.
The first three are a series. I think I posted the first one before but it fits the series.
A TBM returning from the battle of the Phillipine Sea with a damage landing gear.
The TBM hits the deck, but does not flip or burn.
The flight deck crew rushes out to get the flight crew out of the plane. No one was unjured.
A bomb explodes just off the stern of ESSEX during the first battle of the Phillipine Sea, June 1944.
A F6F Hellcat ready for catapult take off from ESSEX, WWII
A TBM just launched from ESSEX, WWII.
ESSEX fire crews work on fire from F4U that crashed into planes forward while landing.
ESSEX crew works loading aircraft magazines with 50 caliber ammo for aircraft. WWII
For Hump - this shows the bomb cart that was previously loaded in the hangar bay.
ESSEX crew works loading bombs from carts to an aircraft. WWII
One from the 50's or 60's.
ESSEX CV9 or CVS9 being fueled by ALLAGASH AO-97, with Destroyer USS FISKE DD-842 on the other side.
Thats all for now