Photo #: 80-G-464482 (Complete caption)
USS Enterprise (CV-6)
Pilots of Fighting Squadron Six (VF-6) photographed on board Enterprise in January 1942, prior to the Marshall Islands raid. Aircraft behind them is a Grumman F4F-3 "Wildcat" fighter.
Those present are (Seated, front row, left to right):
Lieutenant (Junior Grade) Frank Bernard Quady, USN;
Lieutenant (Junior Grade) Ronald Jackson Hoyle, USN;
Lieutenant Commander Frank Temple Corbin, USN;
Lieutenant Commander Clarence Wade McClusky, Jr., USN, VF-6 Commanding Officer;
Lieutenant James Seton Gray, Jr., USN;
Lieutenant Roger William Mehle, USN;
Lieutenant (Junior Grade) John Coney Kelley, USN.
(Standing, second row, left to right):
Lieutenant (Junior Grade) Wilmer Ernest Rawie;
Ensign Norman Douglas Hodson, USNR;
Lieutenant (Junior Grade) Harold Naylor Heisel, USN;
Ensign David Reid Flynn, USNR;
Ensign Wayne Clarence Presley, USNR;
Lieutenant (Junior Grade) James Ganson Daniels, III, USN;
Ensign William Mack Holt, USNR;
Radio Electrician Edward Howard Bayers, USN;
Lieutenant (Junior Grade) Gayle Louis Hermann, USN.
(Standing, back row, left to right):
Ensign Thomas Clinton Provost, USNR;
Ensign Howard Lawrence Grimmell, Jr., USNR;
Ensign Ralph M. Rich, USNR;
Ensign David Wellington Criswell, USNR;
Ensign Walter Lake Hiebert, USNR.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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Image posted 5 May 1999
Coding updated 10 January 2004