75 items in this album on 4 pages.

US Navy TDN-1 drone test from the decks of the training carrier USS Sable while steaming in reverse in Grand Traverse Bay, Michigan, United States, 10 Aug 1943. This particular test was unsuccessful. Photo 4 of 4.USS Sable at anchor in West Grand Traverse Bay, off Traverse City, Michigan, United States, 10 Aug 1943; note two TDN-1 assault drone on the flight deckA TBF-1 Avenger with its gear, flaps, and hook down trying to catch the fourth (and last) arresting wire aboard the training aircraft carrier USS Wolverine on Lake Michigan, United States, 17 Aug 1943. Next stop, the barrier.A damaged FM-2 Wildcat being hoisted by a crane from the training aircraft carrier USS Sable to a waiting barge on Lake Michigan, United States, 1943-45.
US Navy TDN-1 drone test from the decks of the training carrier USS Sable while steaming in reverse in Grand Traverse Bay, Michigan, United States, 10 Aug 1943. This particular test was unsuccessful. Photo 4 of 4.USS Sable at anchor in West Grand Traverse Bay, off Traverse City, Michigan, United States, 10 Aug 1943; note two TDN-1 assault drone on the flight deckA TBF-1 Avenger with its gear, flaps, and hook down trying to catch the fourth (and last) arresting wire aboard the training aircraft carrier USS Wolverine on Lake Michigan, United States, 17 Aug 1943. Next stop, the barrier.A damaged FM-2 Wildcat being hoisted by a crane from the training aircraft carrier USS Sable to a waiting barge on Lake Michigan, United States, 1943-45.
A TBF-1 Avenger hanging precariously over the side of the training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, 1944-45.A TBM Avenger after a water landing beside the training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, 1944-45. Photo 1 of 2.A TBM Avenger after a water landing beside the training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, 1944-45. Photo 2 of 2.A TBM-1C Avenger after landing aboard the training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, as another circles around, 1944-45.
A TBF-1 Avenger hanging precariously over the side of the training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, 1944-45.A TBM Avenger after a water landing beside the training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, 1944-45. Photo 1 of 2.A TBM Avenger after a water landing beside the training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, 1944-45. Photo 2 of 2.A TBM-1C Avenger after landing aboard the training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, as another circles around, 1944-45.
After missing the arresting wires, an FM-2 Wildcat made it almost the length of the flight deck before nosing over aboard the training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, 1943-45.An aircraft nosed over on the flight deck of training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, 1944.An F4U Corsair running up its engine before taking off from the training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, 1944-45.An FM-2 Wildcat after a very hard landing aboard the training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, 1943-45. Note the broken tailhook, the missing tail wheel, and the mangled wingtip.
After missing the arresting wires, an FM-2 Wildcat made it almost the length of the flight deck before nosing over aboard the training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, 1943-45.An aircraft nosed over on the flight deck of training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, 1944.An F4U Corsair running up its engine before taking off from the training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, 1944-45.An FM-2 Wildcat after a very hard landing aboard the training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, 1943-45. Note the broken tailhook, the missing tail wheel, and the mangled wingtip.
An FM-2 Wildcat appears to have damaged its landing gear in a hard landing aboard the training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, 1944-45.An FM-2 Wildcat on final approach to land aboard the training carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, 1943-44.An FM-2 Wildcat suffers a hard landing on the training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, 1943-45.An SBD Dauntless in the catwalks of the training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, 1944.
An FM-2 Wildcat appears to have damaged its landing gear in a hard landing aboard the training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, 1944-45.An FM-2 Wildcat on final approach to land aboard the training carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, 1943-44.An FM-2 Wildcat suffers a hard landing on the training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, 1943-45.An SBD Dauntless in the catwalks of the training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, 1944.
Arresting wires are disengaged from an SB2U Vindicator following a landing aboard the training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, 1943-44.Crewmen detached the engine from an FM-2 Wildcat that had nosed all the way over on landing aboard training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, 1944.Crewmen hunker in the catwalks of training aircraft carrier USS Sable during flight operations on Lake Michigan, United States, 1944.Deck crews aboard the training aircraft carrier USS Sable man lines to right an FM-2 Wildcat that had nosed completely over. Lake Michigan, United States, 1943-45. Photo 1 of 3.
Arresting wires are disengaged from an SB2U Vindicator following a landing aboard the training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, 1943-44.Crewmen detached the engine from an FM-2 Wildcat that had nosed all the way over on landing aboard training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, 1944.Crewmen hunker in the catwalks of training aircraft carrier USS Sable during flight operations on Lake Michigan, United States, 1944.Deck crews aboard the training aircraft carrier USS Sable man lines to right an FM-2 Wildcat that had nosed completely over. Lake Michigan, United States, 1943-45. Photo 1 of 3.

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