Photo #: 80-G-420950
Sikorski HO3S-1 helicopter,
of Helicopter Utility Squadron One (HU-1)
Hovers near USS Philippine Sea (CV-47), awaiting the return of aircraft from missions over Korea, circa 19 October 1950. Crewmen foreground are standing by their stations on one of the ship's 40mm gun mounts.
Note screening destroyer in the middle distance.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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27 October 1999