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Shawmut

 

Villages in Alabama and Maine.

 

III

 

Salem (CM-11) (q.v.) was renamed Shawmut on 15 August 1945.

 

 

The former minelayer Shawmut at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, in the early 1920's. During fleet exercises after World War I, efforts were made to integrate naval aviation with fleet operations. Here, Shawmut services a Curtiss N-9 seaplane, a float-equipped development of the JN-4 Jenny trainer.