Commander Richmond Turner (center) with other aviators at Naval Air Station, Pensacola, Florida, United States, 1927Aerial bow view of US battleship Alabama underway, 1945; note upgraded SC-1 Seahawks float planes on her catapultsUSS Iowa with newly-equipped SC-1 Seahawk aircraft, 5 Mar 1945One of the Alaska
Commander Richmond Turner (center) with other aviators at Naval Air Station, Pensacola, Florida, United States, 1927Aerial bow view of US battleship Alabama underway, 1945; note upgraded SC-1 Seahawks float planes on her catapultsUSS Iowa with newly-equipped SC-1 Seahawk aircraft, 5 Mar 1945One of the Alaska's Curtiss SC-1 floatplanes taxiing up to the landing mat streamed alongside, to be picked up by the aircraft crane, off Iwo Jima, 6 Mar 1945
One of the AlaskaUSS Missouri in Tokyo Bay, 2 Sep 1945, photo 2 of 2Battleship USS Iowa on display in San Francisco Bay, California, United States, 24 May 1947. Note San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge and Yerba Buena Island in the background.
One of the Alaska's Curtiss SC-1 floatplanes waited for pickup by the ship's crane, off Iwo Jima, 6 Mar 1945USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay, 2 Sep 1945, photo 2 of 2Battleship USS Iowa on display in San Francisco Bay, California, United States, 24 May 1947. Note San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge and Yerba Buena Island in the background.
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