Photograph from MidwayJoe Collection
Good shot of USS Midway's island structure taken in Yokosuka, Japan 15 Dec 1958. Pier
12's hammerhead crane, the largest in the world at the time this photo was taken, is in
the background. A VA-65 AD sits on the flight deck to the left. The Captain's Pennant
flies on the port yardarm signaling that Captain Blackburn is ashore.
USS MIDWAY island structure and hammerhead crane in Yokosuka, Japan