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Eagle

 

A large bird of prey of the falcon family, noted for its strength, size, grace, keenness of vision, and powers of flight, chosen for the national seal of the United States of America.

 

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The fifth Eagle (AM-132) was renamed and reclassified Captor (PYC-40) (q.v.) 18 April 1942, shortly after commissioning.