OS2U-2 Kingfisher of Scouting Squadron 2 on the seaplane ramp at NAS Quonset Point, Rhode Island, United States, Mar 20 1941. Photo 1 of 2OS2U-2 Kingfisher of Scouting Squadron 2 on the seaplane ramp at NAS Quonset Point, Rhode Island, United States, Mar 20 1941. Photo 2 of 2British Royal Navy Corsair Mk I fighters at Naval Air Station Quonset Point, Rhode Island, United States, 1943Escort carrier USS Bogue at anchor off Quonset Point, Rhode Island, United States, Feb 1945. Note the 1943 addition of a HF/DF antenna mast forward of the island, essential for Bogue’s mission as a Hunter-Killer ship.
OS2U-2 Kingfisher of Scouting Squadron 2 on the seaplane ramp at NAS Quonset Point, Rhode Island, United States, Mar 20 1941. Photo 1 of 2OS2U-2 Kingfisher of Scouting Squadron 2 on the seaplane ramp at NAS Quonset Point, Rhode Island, United States, Mar 20 1941. Photo 2 of 2British Royal Navy Corsair Mk I fighters at Naval Air Station Quonset Point, Rhode Island, United States, 1943Escort carrier USS Bogue at anchor off Quonset Point, Rhode Island, United States, Feb 1945. Note the 1943 addition of a HF/DF antenna mast forward of the island, essential for Bogue’s mission as a Hunter-Killer ship.
Commodore Dixie Kiefer at his desk at Quonset Point, Rhode Island, United States, 1945. Note the cast on his arm from injuries sustain several months earlier aboard USS Ticonderoga.
Commodore Dixie Kiefer at his desk at Quonset Point, Rhode Island, United States, 1945. Note the cast on his arm from injuries sustain several months earlier aboard USS Ticonderoga.


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