The first aircraft, an N3N-3 Canary, to have landed at Naval Air Station Jacksonville, Florida, United States, 7 Sep 1940P2Y-3 aircraft of US Navy squadron VP-43 at Naval Air Station Jacksonville, Florida, United States, Jan-Jul 1941PBY-5 Catalina of a training squadron based at NAS Jacksonville, Florida, USA, 1942. Note the odd star insignia on the hull without a blue roundel and the star inverted.PT-95, a Huckins 78-foot motor torpedo boat, in Jacksonville, Florida, United States, Jul 1942. Note how lightly armed this boat is compared to later boats in the forward areas.
The first aircraft, an N3N-3 Canary, to have landed at Naval Air Station Jacksonville, Florida, United States, 7 Sep 1940P2Y-3 aircraft of US Navy squadron VP-43 at Naval Air Station Jacksonville, Florida, United States, Jan-Jul 1941PBY-5 Catalina of a training squadron based at NAS Jacksonville, Florida, USA, 1942. Note the odd star insignia on the hull without a blue roundel and the star inverted.PT-95, a Huckins 78-foot motor torpedo boat, in Jacksonville, Florida, United States, Jul 1942. Note how lightly armed this boat is compared to later boats in the forward areas.
Overhead view of an OS2U Kingfisher underway after making a water landing at NAS Jacksonville, Florida, United States, Mar 1943.US Navy officers train in ordnance maintenance at Jacksonville, Florida, United States, Jul 12, 1944. In this case, they are installing a Browning M2 .50 caliber machine gun into the right wing of an F4U Corsair fighter.Training ship State of Maine, Jacksonville, Florida, United States, 1964
Overhead view of an OS2U Kingfisher underway after making a water landing at NAS Jacksonville, Florida, United States, Mar 1943.US Navy officers train in ordnance maintenance at Jacksonville, Florida, United States, Jul 12, 1944. In this case, they are installing a Browning M2 .50 caliber machine gun into the right wing of an F4U Corsair fighter.Training ship State of Maine, Jacksonville, Florida, United States, 1964


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