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Photographer's Diary Index

This Photographer's Diary is an extension of the USS Natoma Bay (CVE-62) online logbook project described here.

Part 1 (14 October 1943 - 18 May 1944)

Part 2 (18 May 1944 - 30 December 1944)

Part 3 (1 January 1945 - 15 August 1945)

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Photographer's Diary Index

[Editor's Note:  This index lists the diary entry date on which particular topics were mentioned in the Photographer's Diary.  Someday I may provide direct links from these dates; until then, you will need to use it with the THREE parts of the Diary itself: Part 1 (14 October 1943 - 18 May 1944), Part 2 (18 May 1944 - 30 December 1944), Part 3 (1 January 1945 - 15 August 1945). Links to those pages appear above. I believe this index was created by Glenn McWilliams when he transcribed the diaries.—LD]

Subject Location (date of Photographer's Diary Entry)
abandon ship 4,5,9Jan '45
Admiralty Islands 20,27,28Apr, 28Sep, 3,12Oct, 3Nov '44
Agana 22Apr '45
Alameda 13-16Nov '43
Alaska CB-1 14Feb '45
Apra 20Apr, 3May, 24Jun, 21Jul '45
ash cans 25Mar '44
Aslito 22Jun '44
Astoria 14,27Oct, 4Nov '43
Babelthaup 30Nov '44
Bagley DD-386 17Feb '45
barrier crashes 25,26Nov '43; 1,2,8,19,29Mar, 16,17Apr, 12,17May '44
Bataan 5Jan '45
Belleau Wood CVL-24 16Dec '43
Bismarck Sea CVE-95 21Feb '45
Black DD-666 1Feb '44
Bohol 13Dec '44
Boise CL- 27Oct '44
Bougainville 15,17Mar, 1Apr '44
breeches buoy 10Jun '45
Bremerton 6Nov '43
Buka 27,28Mar '44
Cabot CVL- 16Dec '43
Caliente AO-53 19Feb '44
California BB-44 6Jan '45
CARDIV-22 5May '44
CARDIV-24 13Jan '44; 8Feb '45
CARDIV-25 2,3,26May '45
CARDIV-26 8Feb '45
CARDIV-27 12Jun '45
Cebu 24Oct '44
Chauncey DD-667 7Feb '44
Chenango CVE-28 19Apr, 27Oct '44
Chester CL- 3Feb '44
ChiChi Jima 17Feb, 3Mar'45
China 14Jun, 14Aug '45
China Sea 5, 10,12, 14,20,25-27,31Jan '45
Cilarron AO- 6Apr '45
Colorado BB-45 15Dec '43; 4Dec '44
Colulbia CL-56 15Dec '44
COMESCARPAC 1,12Jun'45
Coral Sea CVE-57 13Jan, 3Mar, 11,19,22Apr '44
Corregidor 19Apr '44
Corregidor CVE-58 13, 17Jan, 3Mar' 44
Cowpens CV- 16Dec '43
DD-483 18Mar '44
DD-502 20Apr '45
depth charges 30Jan, 18,23,25Mar, 10May, 13Dec '44; 31Jan, 17Feb '45
Dewey DD-349 24Jan '44
Dulag 21Oct '44
Durgin, Admiral 1,18,29Jun '45
Emirau 20,25-28,30Mar, 11,12,14Apr '44
Eniwetok 5,13,16,24,27Jun, 1Jul, 15,25,28Sep '44; 24Jul '45
Enterprise CV-6 16Dec '43; 2,7,12Mar '44; 21Feb '45
Espiritu Santo 7,12,14,15Mar '44
Essex CV-9 16 Dec '43
Fanshaw Bay CVE-70 18Jun, 25Oct '44
flagship 7Mar, 24Aug, 15Sep '45; 8Feb, 1 Jun '45
Ford Island 18Jan '44; 30Jul '45
Formosa 7Jun '45
Gambier Bay CVE-73 25Oct '44
Gilbert Islands 12May'44
Guadalcanal 17Mar '44
Guadalcanal CVE-60 18Oct '43
Guam 26Feb '44; 14Feb, 9-11Mar, 17,20,22,27Apr, 20,24Jun '45
Haggard DD-555 7Mar '44
Hailey DD-556 7Mar '44
Halsey, Admiral 31May '45
Hazelwood DD-531 10Nov '44
Hector AR- 5Jun '44
Henderson, Admiral 2,3,26May'45
HMS Australia CA 20,23Apr '44; 4,6Jan'45
HHS Shropshire CA 23Apr '44
Hollandia . 24-26Apr '44
Honolulu CL-48 20Oct '44
Idaho BB-42 18Feb, 15Mar '44; 25Apr '45
Independence CVL-22 16Dec '43
Indiana BB- 3, 17Feb '44
Intrepid CV- 12Feb, 12Mar '44
Iowa BB- 4Feb '44
Iwo Jima 14, 16, 19,22,23,25,26Feb, 4-8Mar '45
Japan 12,14,23Feb, 21Mar, 6,7,27Apr, 12,14Aug '45
Johnston DD-557 . 7Mar' 44
Kadashan Bay CVE-76 8,10Jan '45
Kadena 24May '45
Kalinin Bay CVE-68 25Oct '44
kamikaze/suicide 25,26Oct, 28Nov, 4,10,12,13,15,23Dec '44; 4,5,6,8,9,31Jan, 21Feb, 12,26,27,30,31Mar, 3,4,6,11,15,20Apr, 25May, 7Jun '45
Kavieng 18,20Mar '44
Kerala Retto 25Mar, 1,3,12,14,Apr, 19,30May, 10Jun '45
Ketcham, Admiral 12Jun '45
Kitkun Bay CVE-71 9Jan '45
Kossol Passage 30Nov, 2,4,10,19,27,30Dec '44; 1 Jan '45
Kwajalein 3Mar '44
Lexington CV-16 16Dec '43
Leyte 12,17,18,24,25Oct, 11,25,28Nov, 10-13,17Dec '44; 3Jan, 2Feb, 13Mar, 20Jun '45
Lingayen 6,7,9-11,29Jan '45
Louisville CA-28 5,6Jan '45
Lunga Point CVE-94 21Feb, 2Apr '45
Luzon 23Dec '44; 1,9,22-24Jan '45
MacArthur 12Oct, 11Nov '44
Majuro 30,31Jan, 1-7,10-12,15,19,22,23Feb, 2,3,7Mar '44
Makin Island 12May '44
Makin Island CVE-93 1Jun '45
man overboard 10Dec '43; 28Apr '44
Manila Bay CVE-61 28Oct '43; 13,14Jan, 3,7,10,15,20,24Mar, 1,8,9,11,19,22Apr, 7,13May, 1,5,16,23Jun, 1Jul, 15Sep '44; 5Jan '45
Manila Bay, P.I. 5,18,21-24,28Jan '45
Manus Island 20,28Apr, 28Sep, 27,30Oct, 20,23,25,27Dec '44
Marcus Island CVE-77 15Dec '44;8Feb '45
Marianas 1,5,15,16,22,Jun '44
Marshall Islands 23Jan, 23Feb, 5Jun '44; 1 Aug '45
Maryland B8-46 15Dec '43
Meadow, Capt. 7 Aug '44
Midway/St.Lo. CVE-63 25Oct '44; 1 Mar '45
Milwaukee CL- 31Mar '45
Mindanao 10Nov, 10,15,17Dec '44; 3Jan '45
Mindoro 5,15Dec '44; 5,19Jan '45
Mississippi BB-41 18Feb, 15Mar '44
Morehouse, Capt. 7Aug '44; 1 Mar '45
Mt.Hood AE-11 10Nov '44
Naha 21Mar, 12Apr, 4,18,27May '45
napalm 17,19Feb '45
Nashville CL-43 12,27Oct, 14Dec '44
Nassau CVE-16 24,30Jan, 2,22-24Feb '44
Neches AO- 12Feb '44
Negros 15Dec '44
New Guinea 20,22Apr '44
New Hebrides 12Mar '44
New Ireland 18-20,22,25Mar '44
New Jersey··BB-62 4Feb' 44
New Mexico BB-40 18Feb, 15Mar, 4Dec '44; 6Jan '45
Nichol, Capt. 1 Mar, 18Jun '45
Nimitz, Admiral 22Jun '44
Okinawa 21-25, 27Mar, 1-3,6, 10, 12,15,20,25April, 4,8,11-13,18,24May, 8,9,14-16,18,20,29Jun '45
Ommaney Bay CVE-79 15Dec '44; 4,10,14Jan '45
Orate (Gab Gab) 21Apr,25Jun '45
Palau 15Oct, 27,30Nov, 1,10,17,27Dec '44
Panay 1 Feb '45
paravanes 5Jun '45
Pearl Harbor 9,15Dec '43; 4,10,23Jan, 22Feb, 7,18May '44; 21Feb, 21,30Ju1, 13Aug '45
Pecos AO- 3Feb '44
Pensacola CL- 3Feb '44
Philippine 16,22Jun, 28Sep, 12Oct, 10,11Dec '44
Picking DD~685 13Dec '44
pollywogs 9Mar '44
Portland CA-33 . 24,31Jan, 13Feb' 44
Rabaul 15March '44
Randolph CV-15 12Mar '45
Reno CL-96 23Dec '44 .
Roi 1,8Aug '45
Roosevelt,FD,Jr 31Jan '45
Ryukyu 21Mar '45
Saginaw Bay CVE-82 3May '45
Saipan 5,16,18-24Jun, 1 Jul '44; 10,12-14,27Apr '45
Sakishima 5-7,14,17Jun '45
Salamaua CVE-96 13Jan '45
Salt Lake City CA-25 3Feb '44
San Diego 17, 19,23Nov, 1,17.23Dec '43; 4Jan '44; 9,14Aug '45
Sangamon CVE-26 19Apr, 5May, 20,24,25Oct '44
Santee CVE-29 19Apr, 20,25Oct '44
Saratoga CV-3 14,21Feb '45
Savo Island CVE-78 8Apr, 29Oct '44; 5,19Jan '45
Seattle, WA 11, 12Nov '43
Seeadler Harbor 28Apr, 3Oct, 3Nov '44
Solomons 17Mar, 11Oct '44
Sprague, Admiral 8Feb '45
Spruance, Admiral 31May '45
Steamer Bay CVE-87 10Jan '45
storm 9Dec '43, 15,16Mar '44; 30Mar, 8May, 5,6Jun '45
Stump, Admiral 24Aug, 11Oct '44; 8,10Feb '45
sub 7,17,20,22,23,25Mar, 10May, 22Jun, 21,24,26Oct, 10,13Dec '44; 11,30,31Jan, 17,18Feb, 2,8Apr '45
Subic Bay 29,31Jan '45
Sulu Sea 1,10,31Jan, 1 Feb '45
Sumar Island 29Oct '44
Surigao Strait 13, 17Dec '44; 2Feb '45
Suwannee CVE-27 19Apr '44
Tacloban 21Oct '44
Tadje 20,23Apr '44
Taroa 1,8,9,12,14, 17, 18Feb '44
Tennessee BB-43 15Dec '43; 15Mar '44
Thomas, Lowell 18Jun '45
Tinian 23Jun '44
Tokyo 22Jun '44; 12,14Feb, 27Apr '45
torpedo/fish 17Feb, 20Mar, 17, 18,22Jun, 20,24,25,27Oct '44; 4, 13Jan, 17Feb,2,8,14,25Apr '45
Truk 17,26Feb, 12Mar, 29Apr '44
Tulagi 2-4,9Apr '44
Tulagi CVE-72 26May '45
Turner, Admiral 6Jul '45
typhoon 17,29Oct '44; 5Jun '45
Ulithi, Caroline Is 5,10Feb, 4-8,12,20,2Mar '45
U.M. Moore DE-442 31Jan '45
VC-63 24Nov '43;3Jan '44
VC-81 13Mar '45
VC-9 13Mar '45
Wake Island CVE-65 4,20Apr '45
Washington BB- 3Feb '44
West Virginia BB-48 4Dec '44; 6Jan, 1Apr '45
Wotje 8,9,12,14,17,18Feb '44
Yap 15Sep '44
Yontan 25May' 45