94 items in this album on 5 pages.
|PBY-5 Catalinas from Fleet Air Wing 4 in the Aleutian Islands, Alaska, Jan 11, 1943. Note four Mk-37 aerial depth charges under wings, with two more and one 500-pound general purpose bomb on bomb cart.||The rescue of Brigadier General Nathan Twining and his party of 14 who had been adrift in the Coral Sea for 5 days after their B-17 aircraft was forced to ditch, 1 Feb 1943. Note PBY Catalina of Patrol Squadron VP-91||PBY-5A Catalina aircraft of US Navy Patrol Squadron VP-61 in flight in the Aleutian Islands, US Territory of Alaska, Mar 1943. Photo 1 of 2.||PBY-5A Catalina aircraft of US Navy Patrol Squadron VP-61 in flight in the Aleutian Islands, US Territory of Alaska, Mar 1943. Photo 2 of 2.|
|Three P-38 Lightnings overfly the crew of a PBY-5A Catalina practicing the recovery of downed airmen, Solomons, 1942-43||United States Coast Guard PBY-5A Catalina with Patrol-Bombing Squadron 6 on the ramp at Bluie West One air strip, Narsarssuak, Greenland (now Narsarsuaq), 1943.||Vice Admiral Aubrey Fitch, right, boards a PBY-5A on Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, after an inspection visit, May 1943. The others are USMC BGen Francis Mulcahy, USN RAdm Charles Mason, and Army MGen Alexander Patch.||Higgins 78-foot torpedo boats of Motor Torpedo Boat Squadron 13 (MTBRon 13) moored in Attu, Alaska, Jul 943. Note PT-75 and PT-78 nested outboard of their squadron-mate and PBY Catalina patrol plane taking off.|
|US Navy PV-1 Ventura aircraft of Bombing Squadron VB-135 and PBY-5A Catalina from another squadron at the Adak Island airfield, Aleutian Islands, US Territory of Alaska, summer 1943||US Army Air Corps OA-10 Catalina aircraft and its crew, date unknown||PBY-5A Catalina of Patrol Squadron VP-63 at Pembroke Dock, South Wales, United Kingdom, late 1943. Note backward firing anti-submarine rockets, part of their new Magnetic Anomaly Detection warfare.||Three US Navy PBY-5A Catalina aircraft of VP-52 in flight in the southwest Pacific, Dec 1943|
|PBY-5A Catalina of the US Navyâ€™s 4th Air Wing in the Aleutians after running off the runwayâ€™s steel matting, 1943-44. Note the aerial depth charges mounted under the wings.||United States Army Air Forces OA-10A Catalina aircraft in rescue training off Keesler Field , Mississippi, United States, 1944||A PBY-5 Catalina of Patrol Squadron 34, one of the â€śBlack Catsâ€ť night patrol squadrons, at rest at Samarai Island, New Guinea, Jan-Feb 1944. Note the absence of any markings beyond the squadron patch on the bow and the side number on the tail.||Mechanics working on a PBY Catalina engine at Naval Air Station, Seattle, Washington, 26-27 Apr 1944|
|US Navy African-American mechanic Alvin V. Morrison working on PBY Catalina aircraft at Naval Air Station Seattle, Washington, United States, 27 Apr 1944||US Navy Commodore Leslie Gehres, commander of Fleet Air Wing 4 in the Aleutians (with his back to the PBY Catalina airplane), making introductions of newly arriving officers at Attu, Alaska, 1944.||Escort Carrier USS Thetis Bay taking PBY Catalinas, F6F Hellcats, and one J2F Duck from Hawaii to Alameda for repairs, Jul 8 1944||Crew of a PBY Catalina attached to Air-Sea Rescue work to get TSgt James E Latta & SSgt Willis B Morlan out of the Adriatic after they were forced to bail out from their B-24H Liberator following a raid on Vienna, Austria; Oct 13 1944.|
94 items in this album on 5 pages.