Aircraft Carrier Midway Museum, San Diego Photos

The carrier, which came into services at the end of WW II, is now a museum ship with a collection of naval aircraft.

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Midway aircraft carrier museum seen from harbor against city skyline. San Diego, CA.Midway aircraft carrier museum from harbor against city skyline. San Diego, CA.Midway aircraft carrier 41 bridge. San Diego, CA.Helicopter collection on deck of Midway aircraft carrier. San Diego, CA.
Midway aircraft carrier museum seen from harbor against city skyline. San Diego, CA.Midway aircraft carrier museum from harbor against city skyline. San Diego, CA.Midway aircraft carrier 41 bridge. San Diego, CA.Helicopter collection on deck of Midway aircraft carrier. San Diego, CA.
Vintage jet aircraft collection on deck of Midway aircraft carrier. San Diego, CA.Anchors of Midway aircraft carrier. San Diego, CA.Midway aircraft carrier museum ship against San Diego skyline. San Diego, CA.Midway aircraft carrier with deck full of vintage aircraft. San Diego, CA.
Vintage jet aircraft collection on deck of Midway aircraft carrier. San Diego, CA.Anchors of Midway aircraft carrier. San Diego, CA.Midway aircraft carrier museum ship against San Diego skyline. San Diego, CA.Midway aircraft carrier with deck full of vintage aircraft. San Diego, CA.
Stern of Midway aircraft carrier. San Diego, CA.Landing lights of Midway aircraft carrier. San Diego, CA.Midway aircraft carrier with deck full of vintage aircraft. San Diego, CA.Midway aircraft carrier & aircraft against San Diego skyline. San Diego, CA.
Stern of Midway aircraft carrier. San Diego, CA.Landing lights of Midway aircraft carrier. San Diego, CA.Midway aircraft carrier with deck full of vintage aircraft. San Diego, CA.Midway aircraft carrier & aircraft against San Diego skyline. San Diego, CA.
San Diego skyline over Midway aircraft carrier & aircraft. San Diego, CA.San Diego skyline over Midway aircraft carrier & aircraft. San Diego, CA.Coronado Bridge over Midway aircraft carrier & aircraft. San Diego, CA.A-7 Corsair II bomber & E-2 Hawkeye radar platform on deck of Midway aircraft carrier. San Diego, CA.
San Diego skyline over Midway aircraft carrier & aircraft. San Diego, CA.San Diego skyline over Midway aircraft carrier & aircraft. San Diego, CA.Coronado Bridge over Midway aircraft carrier & aircraft. San Diego, CA.A-7 Corsair II bomber & E-2 Hawkeye radar platform on deck of Midway aircraft carrier. San Diego, CA.
Deck of Midway aircraft carrier. San Diego, CA.Bridge of Midway aircraft carrier. San Diego, CA.Superstructure of Midway aircraft carrier. San Diego, CA.Chairs of flight control on bridge of Midway aircraft carrier. San Diego, CA.
Deck of Midway aircraft carrier. San Diego, CA.Bridge of Midway aircraft carrier. San Diego, CA.Superstructure of Midway aircraft carrier. San Diego, CA.Chairs of flight control on bridge of Midway aircraft carrier. San Diego, CA.
Navigation workstation on bridge of Midway aircraft carrier. San Diego, CA.Captain's chair on bridge of Midway aircraft carrier. San Diego, CA.Navigator's chair on bridge of Midway aircraft carrier. San Diego, CA.Engine Orders Transmitter on bridge of Midway aircraft carrier. San Diego, CA.
Navigation workstation on bridge of Midway aircraft carrier. San Diego, CA.Captain's chair on bridge of Midway aircraft carrier. San Diego, CA.Navigator's chair on bridge of Midway aircraft carrier. San Diego, CA.Engine Orders Transmitter on bridge of Midway aircraft carrier. San Diego, CA.
Ship's wheel of Midway aircraft carrier. San Diego, CA.Captain's sea cabin of Midway aircraft carrier. San Diego, CA.Captain's sea cabin of Midway aircraft carrier. San Diego, CA.Pipes below decks on Midway aircraft carrier. San Diego, CA.
Ship's wheel of Midway aircraft carrier. San Diego, CA.Captain's sea cabin of Midway aircraft carrier. San Diego, CA.Captain's sea cabin of Midway aircraft carrier. San Diego, CA.Pipes below decks on Midway aircraft carrier. San Diego, CA.
Machine shop of Midway aircraft carrier. San Diego, CA.Mess deck of Midway aircraft carrier. San Diego, CA.Grumman F4F Wildcat Fighter aboard Midway carrier museum. San Diego, CA.Douglas SDB Dauntless Dive Bomber aboard Midway carrier museum. San Diego, CA.
Machine shop of Midway aircraft carrier. San Diego, CA.Mess deck of Midway aircraft carrier. San Diego, CA.Grumman F4F Wildcat Fighter (early 1940s) aboard Midway carrier museum. San Diego, CA.Douglas SDB Dauntless Dive Bomber (early 1940s) aboard Midway carrier museum. San Diego, CA.
Diving brakes of Douglas SDB Dauntless Dive Bomber aboard Midway carrier museum. San Diego, CA.North American Aviation SNJ prop trainer at Midway aircraft carrier museum. San Diego, CA.North American Aviation SNJ prop trainer at Midway aircraft carrier museum. San Diego, CA.Douglas A-1 Skyraider attack propeller plane aboard Midway carrier museum. San Diego, CA.
Diving brakes of Douglas SDB Dauntless Dive Bomber (early 1940s) aboard Midway carrier museum. San Diego, CA.North American Aviation SNJ prop trainer (1940s & 50s) at Midway aircraft carrier museum. San Diego, CA.North American Aviation SNJ prop trainer (1940s & 50s) at Midway aircraft carrier museum. San Diego, CA.Douglas A-1 Skyraider attack propeller plane (early 1950s) aboard Midway carrier museum. San Diego, CA.
Grumman E-2 Hawkeye prop airborne radar platform at Midway aircraft carrier museum. San Diego, CA.Grumman E-2 Hawkeye prop airborne radar platform at Midway aircraft carrier museum. San Diego, CA.Douglas A-4 Skyhawk jet carrier-based attack bomber at Midway aircraft carrier museum. San Diego, CA.Tail of Douglas A-4 Skyhawk jet carrier-based attack bomber at Midway aircraft carrier museum. San Diego, CA.
Grumman E-2 Hawkeye prop airborne radar platform (1960s) at Midway aircraft carrier museum. San Diego, CA.Grumman E-2 Hawkeye prop airborne radar platform (1960s) at Midway aircraft carrier museum. San Diego, CA.Douglas A-4 Skyhawk jet carrier-based attack bomber (1956) at Midway aircraft carrier museum. San Diego, CA.Tail of Douglas A-4 Skyhawk jet carrier-based attack bomber (1956) at Midway aircraft carrier museum. San Diego, CA.
North American Aviation RA-5 Vigilante reconnaissance jet aboard Midway carrier museum. San Diego, CA.North American Aviation RA-5 Vigilante reconnaissance jet aboard Midway carrier museum. San Diego, CA.Douglas EKA-3 Skywarrior jet electronic warfare & tanker at Midway aircraft carrier museum. San Diego, CA.Boeing F/A-18 Hornet jet strike fighter aboard Midway carrier museum. San Diego, CA.
North American Aviation RA-5 Vigilante reconnaissance jet (1964) aboard Midway carrier museum. San Diego, CA.North American Aviation RA-5 Vigilante reconnaissance jet (1964) aboard Midway carrier museum. San Diego, CA.Douglas EKA-3 Skywarrior jet electronic warfare & tanker at Midway aircraft carrier museum. San Diego, CA.Boeing F/A-18 Hornet jet strike fighter aboard Midway carrier museum. San Diego, CA.
Grumman F-14 Tomcat carrier-based jet interceptor at Midway aircraft carrier museum. San Diego, CA.McDonnell Douglas F-4S Phantom II jet carrier-based fighter at Midway aircraft carrier museum. San Diego, CA.Grumman A-6 Intruder carrier-based attack bomber at Midway aircraft carrier museum. San Diego, CA.Grumman A-6 Intruder from above at Midway aircraft carrier museum. San Diego, CA.
Grumman F-14 Tomcat carrier-based jet interceptor (1970) at Midway aircraft carrier museum. San Diego, CA.McDonnell Douglas F-4S Phantom II jet carrier-based fighter (1958-87) at Midway aircraft carrier museum. San Diego, CA.Grumman A-6 Intruder carrier-based attack bomber (1960s-90s) at Midway aircraft carrier museum. San Diego, CA.Grumman A-6 Intruder from above at Midway aircraft carrier museum. San Diego, CA.
Chance Vought F-8 Crusader jet fighter aboard Midway carrier museum. San Diego, CA.Ling-Temco-Vought A-7 Corsair II attack bomber jet in launch position aboard Midway carrier museum. San Diego, CA.Ling-Temco-Vought A-7 Corsair II attack bomber jet aboard Midway carrier museum. San Diego, CA.Lockheed S-3 Viking jet antisubmarine strike aircraft at Midway aircraft carrier museum. San Diego, CA.
Chance Vought F-8 Crusader jet fighter (1960s-70s) aboard Midway carrier museum. San Diego, CA.Ling-Temco-Vought A-7 Corsair II attack bomber jet (1967-91) in launch position aboard Midway carrier museum. San Diego, CA.Ling-Temco-Vought A-7 Corsair II attack bomber jet (1967-91) aboard Midway carrier museum. San Diego, CA.Lockheed S-3 Viking jet antisubmarine strike aircraft (1970s) at Midway aircraft carrier museum. San Diego, CA.
Carrier Helicopters: HOS3, HUP Retriever & H-34 Seabat Helicopters aboard Midway carrier museum. San Diego, CA.Sikorsky H-34 Seabat antisubmarine & troop-carrying helicopter at Midway aircraft carrier museum. San Diego, CA.Piasecki HUP Retriever tandem rotor helicopter at Midway aircraft carrier museum. San Diego, CA.Boeing CH-46 Sea Knight twin-rotor helicopter at Midway aircraft carrier museum. San Diego, CA.
Carrier Helicopters: HOS3, HUP Retriever & H-34 Seabat Helicopters aboard Midway carrier museum. San Diego, CA.Sikorsky H-34 Seabat antisubmarine & troop-carrying helicopter (1950s) at Midway aircraft carrier museum. San Diego, CA.Piasecki HUP Retriever tandem rotor helicopter (1949-1960s) at Midway aircraft carrier museum. San Diego, CA.Boeing CH-46 Sea Knight twin-rotor helicopter (1964) at Midway aircraft carrier museum. San Diego, CA.
Bell UH-1B Iroquois "Huey" & Sikorsky H-60 Seahawk helicopters at Midway aircraft carrier museum. San Diego, CA.Sikorsky H-60 Seahawk multi-purpose helicopter at Midway aircraft carrier museum. San Diego, CA.Bell UH-1B Iroquois "Huey" helicopter at Midway aircraft carrier museum. San Diego, CA.Boeing CH-46 Sea Knight twin-rotor helicopter at Midway aircraft carrier museum. San Diego, CA.
Bell UH-1B Iroquois "Huey" & Sikorsky H-60 Seahawk helicopters at Midway aircraft carrier museum. San Diego, CA.Sikorsky H-60 Seahawk multi-purpose helicopter at Midway aircraft carrier museum. San Diego, CA.Bell UH-1B Iroquois "Huey" helicopter (1956-1970s) at Midway aircraft carrier museum. San Diego, CA.Boeing CH-46 Sea Knight twin-rotor helicopter (1964) at Midway aircraft carrier museum. San Diego, CA.
Kaman SH-2 Seasprite early jet turbine utility helicopter used on escort ships aboard Midway carrier museum. San Diego, CA.Sikorsky SH-3 Sea King anti-submarine helicopter with boat-shaped hull at Midway aircraft carrier museum. San Diego, CA.Aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson seen from Midway. San Diego, CA.Unconditional Surrender giant sculpture of victory kiss & aircraft carrier seen from Midway. San Diego, CA.
Kaman SH-2 Seasprite early jet turbine utility helicopter used on escort ships aboard Midway carrier museum. San Diego, CA.Sikorsky SH-3 Sea King anti-submarine helicopter with boat-shaped hull at Midway aircraft carrier museum. San Diego, CA.Aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN-70) seen from Midway. San Diego, CA.Unconditional Surrender giant sculpture of victory kiss & aircraft carrier seen from Midway. San Diego, CA.
Unconditional Surrender giant sculpture of sailor kissing nurse on V-J day by Seward Johnson after famous photograph in park beside Midway carrier museum. San Diego, CA.National Salute to Bob Hope monument in park beside Midway carrier museum. San Diego, CA.Bob Hope with microphone entertaining troops detail of National Salute to Bob Hope monument. San Diego, CA.Bob Hope entertaining troops at National Salute to Bob Hope monument. San Diego, CA.
Unconditional Surrender giant sculpture of sailor kissing nurse on V-J day by Seward Johnson after famous photograph in park beside Midway carrier museum. San Diego, CA.National Salute to Bob Hope monument (2006) in park beside Midway carrier museum. San Diego, CA.Bob Hope with microphone entertaining troops detail of National Salute to Bob Hope monument. San Diego, CA.Bob Hope entertaining troops at National Salute to Bob Hope monument. San Diego, CA.
"Thanks for the Memories" detail of American troops at National Salute to Bob Hope monument. San Diego, CA.Sample of American troops detail at National Salute to Bob Hope monument. San Diego, CA.USS San Diego Light Cruiser memorial to WWII record. San Diego, CA.USS San Diego memorial remembers men of U.S. Navy who fought in World War II. San Diego, CA.
"Thanks for the Memories" detail of American troops at National Salute to Bob Hope monument. San Diego, CA.Sample of American troops detail at National Salute to Bob Hope monument. San Diego, CA.USS San Diego (CL-53) Light Cruiser (1941-46) memorial to WWII record. San Diego, CA.USS San Diego memorial remembers men of U.S. Navy who fought in World War II. San Diego, CA.
Carved relief of USS San Diego at its memorial. San Diego, CA.Detail of air battle on carved relief of USS San Diego at its memorial. San Diego, CA.

Carved relief of USS San Diego at its memorial. San Diego, CA.Detail of air battle on carved relief of USS San Diego at its memorial. San Diego, CA.


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