|Caption||Enterprise VB-6 SBD, with pilot Ensign George Goldsmith and Radioman 1st Class James Patterson, Jr. still onboard, on the flight deck of Yorktown due to fuel exhaustion, 4 Jun 1942, photo 1 of 2 ww2dbase|
|Source||ww2dbaseUnited States Navy Naval History and Heritage Command|
|Identification Code||NH 95557|
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|Photos on Same Day||4 Jun 1942|
|Added By||C. Peter Chen|
|Added Date||7 Sep 2006|
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|Licensing||Public Domain. According to the US Navy Naval History and Heritage Command, as of 21 Jul 2010:
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3 Sep 2011 11:50:25 AM
Note flak damage to elevator at left center. Also note dive brakes (perforated flaps) at far right. These served to limit the terminal velocity of the dive, increasing time to adjust aim as well as allowing the pilot to pull out.