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Photo # 80-G-19231-B: Douglas TBD-1 torpedo plane drops a Mark XIII torpedo, October 1941

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Douglas TBD-1 "Devastator" Torpedo Planes --
Torpedo Launching Practice


This page features all our views of Douglas TBD-1s launching torpedoes.

For additional views of TBD-1 aircraft, see:

  • Douglas TBD-1 "Devastator" Torpedo Planes .


    If you want higher resolution reproductions than the digital images presented here, see: "How to Obtain Photographic Reproductions."

    Click on the small photograph to prompt a larger view of the same image.

    Photo #: 80-G-19230-A

    Douglas TBD-1 "Devastator" torpedo plane


    Drops a Mark XIII torpedo during exercises in the Pacific, 20 October 1941.
    This plane is aircraft number 6-T-9, from Torpedo Squadron Six (VT-6), based on USS Enterprise (CV-6).

    Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.

    Online Image: 54KB; 740 x 600 pixels

    Reproductions of this image may also be available through the National Archives photographic reproduction system.

     
    Photo #: 80-G-19231-A

    Douglas TBD-1 "Devastator" torpedo plane


    Drops a Mark XIII torpedo during exercises in the Pacific, 20 October 1941.
    This plane is aircraft number 6-T-19 of Torpedo Squadron Six (VT-6), based on USS Enterprise (CV-6).

    Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.

    Online Image: 48KB; 740 x 605 pixels

    Reproductions of this image may also be available through the National Archives photographic reproduction system.

     
    Photo #: 80-G-19231-B

    Douglas TBD-1 "Devastator" torpedo plane


    Drops a Mark XIII torpedo during exercises in the Pacific, 20 October 1941.
    This plane is from Torpedo Squadron Six (VT-6), based on USS Enterprise (CV-6).

    Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.

    Online Image: 63KB; 740 x 600 pixels

    Reproductions of this image may also be available through the National Archives photographic reproduction system.

     
    Photo #: 80-G-19229

    Douglas TBD-1 "Devastator" torpedo plane


    Drops a Mark XIII torpedo during exercises in the Pacific, 20 October 1941.
    This plane is aircraft number 6-T-10, from Torpedo Squadron Six (VT-6), based on USS Enterprise (CV-6).

    Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.

    Online Image: 57KB; 740 x 610 pixels

    Reproductions of this image may also be available through the National Archives photographic reproduction system.

     
    Photo #: 80-G-19230-B

    Douglas TBD-1 "Devastator" torpedo plane


    Drops a Mark XIII torpedo during exercises in the Pacific, 20 October 1941.
    This plane is aircraft number 6-T-4 of Torpedo Squadron Six (VT-6), based on USS Enterprise (CV-6).
    All three of the plane's crewmen are visible in its cockpit.

    Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.

    Online Image: 50KB; 740 x 595 pixels

    Reproductions of this image may also be available through the National Archives photographic reproduction system.

     
    Photo #: 80-G-19236-B

    Douglas TBD-1 "Devastator" torpedo plane


    Drops a Mark XIII torpedo during exercises in the Pacific, 20 October 1941.
    This plane is from Torpedo Squadron Six (VT-6), based on USS Enterprise (CV-6).

    Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.

    Online Image: 73KB; 740 x 605 pixels

    Reproductions of this image may also be available through the National Archives photographic reproduction system.

     

    For additional views of TBD-1 aircraft, see:

  • Douglas TBD-1 "Devastator" Torpedo Planes .


    If you want higher resolution reproductions than the digital images presented here, see: "How to Obtain Photographic Reproductions."


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