Hah! Funny, I provided that photo to Navsource
: (Not sure any links will work here.)
What doesn't work is embedding photos from Navsource directly on your post - it will block them from displaying on everyone who reads your post. You'll still see it when you preview or read your post later, though, because you have already viewed the photo and it's in your computer's local cache files.
: All do not seem to show any markings--even a
: center line--for the after portion of the
: flight deck, at least. I am not saying they
: catagorically are not there, but I sure
: can't see anything.
I would agree with the aft deck markings - you can see the smudges on the aft deck from where the planes were regularly parked and dripped oil, but clearly no lines.
: As to portholes... check photo NS020827...a
: close up bow-on view of the ship at Pearl on
: May 27, prepping for Midway. Do I see
: portholes? (I am honestay not sure, but I
: think I do.)
Check out this larger copy of NS020814/80-G-66129 on Wikipedia. Another site to keep in mind is www.History.Navy.mil, which has been re-posting large, high-quality copies of their images such as the one above.