Military Photo: Kingfisher

Posted: 01/01/2016

Vought OS2U Kingfisher floatplane, of Observation Squadron One (VO-1) Taxiis alongside USS Arizona (BB-39), after a flight in the Hawaiian Operating area, 6 September 1941. Pilot is Lieutenant-Commander Welton D. Rowley, Commanding Officer of VO-1. Rear-seat man, Radioman 2nd Class E.L. Higley, is preparing to go out on the plane's wing to hook up the aircraft to the battleship's crane for recovery. The plane is numbered 1-O-1. Official U.S. Navy Photograph

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