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US Navy Scouting Squadron 44 (VS-44) OS2U Kingfisher aircraft, piloted by Ens. J. Clay Staples, in flight over southern Caribbean Sea, circa Jul 1943USS Mobile preparing to launch a Vought OS2U Kingfisher floatplane from her port catapult during the Oct 1943 Marcus Island raid. Note the 40mm twin gun mount and man in the gun tub holding a red flag.USS Yorktown (Essex-class) as seen from the fantail of Light Cruiser USS Mobile, during the October 1943 raid on Marcus Island. Note OS2U Kingfisher scout planes on Mobile’s two catapults.US Navy Scouting Squadron 44 (VS-44) Lt. (jg) J. M. Stubblebine
US Navy Scouting Squadron 44 (VS-44) OS2U Kingfisher aircraft, piloted by Ens. J. Clay Staples, in flight over southern Caribbean Sea, circa Jul 1943USS Mobile preparing to launch a Vought OS2U Kingfisher floatplane from her port catapult during the Oct 1943 Marcus Island raid. Note the 40mm twin gun mount and man in the gun tub holding a red flag.USS Yorktown (Essex-class) as seen from the fantail of Light Cruiser USS Mobile, during the October 1943 raid on Marcus Island. Note OS2U Kingfisher scout planes on Mobile’s two catapults.US Navy Scouting Squadron 44 (VS-44) Lt. (jg) J. M. Stubblebine's OS2U Kingfisher aircraft, showing cowling damage, Hato Field, Curaçao, Dutch West Indies, 13 Nov 1943
US Navy Scouting Squadron 44 Lt. (jg) J. M. StubblebineUS Navy VS-44 Lt. (jg) J. M. Stubblebine posing with his OS2U Kingfisher aircraft, damaged after losing power at takeoff and hitting a fence, Hato Field, Curaçao, Dutch West Indies, 13 Nov 1943USS North Carolina bombarding Nauru, 8 Dec 1943; note OS2U Kingfisher aircraft in foregroundBattleship USS Iowa launching one of her Vought OS2U Kingfisher float planes while two others remained on their catapults, location unknown, 1944
US Navy Scouting Squadron 44 Lt. (jg) J. M. Stubblebine's OS2U Kingfisher aircraft, showing wing damage after he hit Hato Field's fence after failed takeoff, Curaçao, Dutch West Indies, 13 Nov 1943US Navy VS-44 Lt. (jg) J. M. Stubblebine posing with his OS2U Kingfisher aircraft, damaged after losing power at takeoff and hitting a fence, Hato Field, Curaçao, Dutch West Indies, 13 Nov 1943USS North Carolina bombarding Nauru, 8 Dec 1943; note OS2U Kingfisher aircraft in foregroundBattleship USS Iowa launching one of her Vought OS2U Kingfisher float planes while two others remained on their catapults, location unknown, 1944
Kingfisher aircraft aboard USS New Jersey, date unknownKingfisher aircraft being launched from a catapult aboard USS New Jersey, date unknownKingfisher aircraft being launched from a catapult aboard USS New Jersey, date unknownKingfisher aircraft being recovered aboard USS New Jersey, date unknown
Kingfisher aircraft aboard USS New Jersey, date unknownKingfisher aircraft being launched from a catapult aboard USS New Jersey, date unknownKingfisher aircraft being launched from a catapult aboard USS New Jersey, date unknownKingfisher aircraft being recovered aboard USS New Jersey, date unknown
OS2U Kingfisher aircraft aboard USS New Jersey, date unknownOS2U Kingfisher being launched by catapult from the cruiser Detroit in the Aleutians, 1944. Note the oversized National Insignia.OS2U Kingfisher being launched by catapult from the cruiser Detroit in the Aleutians, 1944. Note the oversized National Insignia.OS2U Kingfisher of Scouting Utility Squadron 2 about to make a water landing, 1944. Location unknown.
OS2U Kingfisher aircraft aboard USS New Jersey, date unknownOS2U Kingfisher being launched by catapult from the cruiser Detroit in the Aleutians, 1944. Note the oversized National Insignia.OS2U Kingfisher being launched by catapult from the cruiser Detroit in the Aleutians, 1944. Note the oversized National Insignia.OS2U Kingfisher of Scouting Utility Squadron 2 about to make a water landing, 1944. Location unknown.
Scene in the control tower of Naval Air Station, Norfolk, Virginia, United States, overlooking a seaplane ramp full of OS2U Kingfisher aircraft, circa 1944-1945; note WAVES personnelUSS New Jersey at sea, date unknownVought OS2U Kingfisher float plane being recovered aboard battleship USS New Jersey, location unknown, 1944OS2U Kingfisher recovered by Baltimore after the aircraft rescued downed pilot Lt. George Blair, off Truk, 18 Feb 1944
Scene in the control tower of Naval Air Station, Norfolk, Virginia, United States, overlooking a seaplane ramp full of OS2U Kingfisher aircraft, circa 1944-1945; note WAVES personnelUSS New Jersey at sea, date unknownVought OS2U Kingfisher float plane being recovered aboard battleship USS New Jersey, location unknown, 1944OS2U Kingfisher recovered by Baltimore after the aircraft rescued downed pilot Lt. George Blair, off Truk, 18 Feb 1944

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