US tanker Pennsylvania Sun burning after being torpedoed by German submarine U-571 in the Gulf of Mexico, 15 Jul 1942Land-variant OS2U Kingfisher aircraft of US Navy Scouting Squadron 44 flying convoy protection and anti-submarine patrols, Hato Field, Cura├žao, Dutch West Indies, 2 Nov 1942-1 Feb 1943, photo 1 of 3Land-variant OS2U Kingfisher aircraft of US Navy Scouting Squadron 44 flying convoy protection and anti-submarine patrols, Hato Field, Cura├žao, Dutch West Indies, 2 Nov 1942-1 Feb 1943, photo 2 of 3Land-variant OS2U Kingfisher aircraft of US Navy Scouting Squadron 44 flying convoy protection and anti-submarine patrols, Hato Field, Cura├žao, Dutch West Indies, 2 Nov 1942-1 Feb 1943, photo 3 of 3
US tanker Pennsylvania Sun burning after being torpedoed by German submarine U-571 in the Gulf of Mexico, 15 Jul 1942Land-variant OS2U Kingfisher aircraft of US Navy Scouting Squadron 44 flying convoy protection and anti-submarine patrols, Hato Field, Cura├žao, Dutch West Indies, 2 Nov 1942-1 Feb 1943, photo 1 of 3Land-variant OS2U Kingfisher aircraft of US Navy Scouting Squadron 44 flying convoy protection and anti-submarine patrols, Hato Field, Cura├žao, Dutch West Indies, 2 Nov 1942-1 Feb 1943, photo 2 of 3Land-variant OS2U Kingfisher aircraft of US Navy Scouting Squadron 44 flying convoy protection and anti-submarine patrols, Hato Field, Cura├žao, Dutch West Indies, 2 Nov 1942-1 Feb 1943, photo 3 of 3
US Navy Scouting Squadron 44 (VS-44) OS2U Kingfisher aircraft, piloted by Ens. J. Clay Staples, in flight over southern Caribbean Sea, circa Jul 1943US Navy sailor performing routine maintenance on a PV-1 Ventura aircraft of squadron VB-141 at Hato Field, Cura├žao, Netherlands West Indies, Nov 1943US Navy Scouting Squadron 44 (VS-44) Lt. (jg) J. M. StubblebineUS Navy Scouting Squadron 44 Lt. (jg) J. M. Stubblebine
US Navy Scouting Squadron 44 (VS-44) OS2U Kingfisher aircraft, piloted by Ens. J. Clay Staples, in flight over southern Caribbean Sea, circa Jul 1943US Navy sailor performing routine maintenance on a PV-1 Ventura aircraft of squadron VB-141 at Hato Field, Cura├žao, Netherlands West Indies, Nov 1943US Navy Scouting Squadron 44 (VS-44) Lt. (jg) J. M. Stubblebine's OS2U Kingfisher aircraft, showing cowling damage, Hato Field, Cura├žao, Dutch West Indies, 13 Nov 1943US Navy Scouting Squadron 44 Lt. (jg) J. M. Stubblebine's OS2U Kingfisher aircraft, showing wing damage after he hit Hato Field's fence after failed takeoff, Cura├žao, Dutch West Indies, 13 Nov 1943
US Navy VS-44 Lt. (jg) J. M. Stubblebine posing with his OS2U Kingfisher aircraft, damaged after losing power at takeoff and hitting a fence, Hato Field, Cura├žao, Dutch West Indies, 13 Nov 1943
US Navy VS-44 Lt. (jg) J. M. Stubblebine posing with his OS2U Kingfisher aircraft, damaged after losing power at takeoff and hitting a fence, Hato Field, Cura├žao, Dutch West Indies, 13 Nov 1943
Further Reading

Read more about Caribbean Sea and Gulf of Mexico Campaigns



Search WW2DB & Partner Sites
News

Famous WW2 Quote
"The raising of that flag on Suribachi means a Marine Corps for the next 500 years."

James Forrestal, Secretary of the Navy, 23 Feb 1945


Support Us

Please consider supporting us on Patreon. Even $1 a month will go a long way. Thank you!

Or, please support us by purchasing some WW2DB merchandise at TeeSpring, Thank you!