A Grumman F6F-3 Hellcat fighter makes condensation rings as it awaits the take-off flag aboard USS Yorktown (CV-10), 20 November 1943.
USS Yorktown (CV-10). Ordnancemen working on bombs amid F6F-3 "Hellcat" fighters parked on the carrier's hangar deck, circa October-December 1943.
F6F on deck of USS Intrepid (CV-11) in the Philippine sea, November 1944
Grumman F6F Hellcat fighters of fighter squadron VF-11, Carrier Air Group Eleven (CVG-11) prepare to take off from the carrier USS Hornet (CV-12) to strike targets on Formosa, January 1945.
Grumman F6F-3 "Hellcat" fighters landing on USS Enterprise (CV-6) after strikes on the Japanese base at Truk, 17-18 February 1944.
Crash landing of F6F on flight deck of USS ENTERPRISE while enroute to attack Makin Island. Lt. Walter Chewning, catapult officer, clambering up the side of the plane to assist pilot, Ens. Byron Johnson, from the flaming cockpit. November 1943.
F6Fs on flight deck of USS Saratoga CV-3
A plane parker signaling to the pilot of a Grumman F6F-3 Hellcat of fighter squadron VF-12, Carrier Air Group 12 (CVG-12), aboard the aircraft carrier USS Saratoga (CV-3) in November 1943
Navy crewmen aboard the Independence-class light aircraft carrier USS Monterey (CVL-26) pushing a Grumman F6F Hellcat fighter to the flight deck elevator in June 1944.