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SOC Seagull aircraft being recovered by cruiser Philadelphia, off North Africa, Nov 1942, photo 4 of 4Line crossing ceremony aboard light cruiser USS Montpelier, circa 30 Dec 1942; note SOC-1 aircraft in backgroundSOC Seagull aircraft just launched from catapult of a New Orleans-class heavy cruiser, circa 1942-1943SOC Seagull aircraft on the catapults of a Brooklyn-class light cruiser, somewhere in the Pacific Ocean, Jan 1943
SOC Seagull aircraft being recovered by cruiser Philadelphia, off North Africa, Nov 1942, photo 4 of 4Line crossing ceremony aboard light cruiser USS Montpelier, circa 30 Dec 1942; note SOC-1 aircraft in backgroundSOC Seagull aircraft just launched from catapult of a New Orleans-class heavy cruiser, circa 1942-1943SOC Seagull aircraft on the catapults of a Brooklyn-class light cruiser, somewhere in the Pacific Ocean, Jan 1943
SOC Seagull aircraft being catapulted from USS Montpelier, circa 1943Cruiser Montpelier entered Havannah Harbor, Efate, New Hebrides, 22 Apr 1943; note SOC floatplane in foregroundSOC-1 Seagull aircraft of US Navy Cruiser Scouting Squadron Seven being recovered by its parent cruiser, Jul 1943Admiral Walden Ainsworth speaking at the funeral service for Irwin Edwards, who died of wounds sustained during USS Helena
SOC Seagull aircraft being catapulted from USS Montpelier, circa 1943Cruiser Montpelier entered Havannah Harbor, Efate, New Hebrides, 22 Apr 1943; note SOC floatplane in foregroundSOC-1 Seagull aircraft of US Navy Cruiser Scouting Squadron Seven being recovered by its parent cruiser, Jul 1943Admiral Walden Ainsworth speaking at the funeral service for Irwin Edwards, who died of wounds sustained during USS Helena's sinking, 7 Jul 1943
SOC Seagull aircraft being lowered onto catapult of cruiser Minneapolis, after spotting for the Wake Island raid of 5 Oct 1943SOC-3 Seagull aircraft from cruiser Portland flying in a formation of four, circa 1944, photo 1 of 2SOC-3 Seagull aircraft from cruiser Portland flying in a formation of four, circa 1944, photo 2 of 2WW2-era recognition drawing of SOC Seagull floatplane by Air Intelligence Group, US Navy Technical Air Intelligence Section, 16 Feb 1944
SOC Seagull aircraft being lowered onto catapult of cruiser Minneapolis, after spotting for the Wake Island raid of 5 Oct 1943SOC-3 Seagull aircraft from cruiser Portland flying in a formation of four, circa 1944, photo 1 of 2SOC-3 Seagull aircraft from cruiser Portland flying in a formation of four, circa 1944, photo 2 of 2WW2-era recognition drawing of SOC Seagull floatplane by Air Intelligence Group, US Navy Technical Air Intelligence Section, 16 Feb 1944
Submarine USS Harder backing away from the reef off Woleai, Caroline Islands, 1 Apr 1944; note SOC Seagull seaplane off Harder’s starboard quarter and rescued aviator Ensign John Galvin in a raft off the bow.Submarine USS Harder with her bow against the reef off Woleai, Caroline Islands, 1 Apr 1944 as a rescue party went ashore to rescue aviator Ensign John Galvin on the beach. Note SOC Seagull seaplane.USS Harder rescuing aviator Ensign John Galvin off Woleai, Caroline Islands, 1 Apr 1944; note SOC Seagull seaplane in backgroundSOC Seagull aircraft of US Navy Cruiser Scouting Squadron Seven remained inactive during the Normandy campaign after recently being replaced by Spitfire aircraft, Jun 1944
Submarine USS Harder backing away from the reef off Woleai, Caroline Islands, 1 Apr 1944; note SOC Seagull seaplane off Harder’s starboard quarter and rescued aviator Ensign John Galvin in a raft off the bow.Submarine USS Harder with her bow against the reef off Woleai, Caroline Islands, 1 Apr 1944 as a rescue party went ashore to rescue aviator Ensign John Galvin on the beach. Note SOC Seagull seaplane.USS Harder rescuing aviator Ensign John Galvin off Woleai, Caroline Islands, 1 Apr 1944; note SOC Seagull seaplane in backgroundSOC Seagull aircraft of US Navy Cruiser Scouting Squadron Seven remained inactive during the Normandy campaign after recently being replaced by Spitfire aircraft, Jun 1944
Omaha during southern France landings, Aug 1944; cruiser Philadelphia and SOC Seagull aircraft in foreground, French destroyer and light cruiser in background, and Augusta in backgroundCrewmen of USS St. Louis fighting fires in the hangar, after the ship was struck by a special attack airccraft off Leyte, Philippine Islands, 27 Nov 1944; note wrecked SOC aircraft in backgroundUS Navy aviators Ensign William C. Orr and Aviation Radioman 3rd Class Thomas D. Everett of cruiser Louisville posed by their damaged SOC Seagull aircraft, Feb 1945San Francisco off Korea, 28 Sep 1945; note SOC aircraft on catapults
Omaha during southern France landings, Aug 1944; cruiser Philadelphia and SOC Seagull aircraft in foreground, French destroyer and light cruiser in background, and Augusta in backgroundCrewmen of USS St. Louis fighting fires in the hangar, after the ship was struck by a special attack airccraft off Leyte, Philippine Islands, 27 Nov 1944; note wrecked SOC aircraft in backgroundUS Navy aviators Ensign William C. Orr and Aviation Radioman 3rd Class Thomas D. Everett of cruiser Louisville posed by their damaged SOC Seagull aircraft, Feb 1945San Francisco off Korea, 28 Sep 1945; note SOC aircraft on catapults

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