Photo #: NH 80519
Curtiss SOC-3 scout-observation floatplane
Close-up view of the forward fuselage port side, showing the "Winged Pelican" insignia of Observation Squadron Two (VO-2B) and maintenance access panels, 1938. The plane is assigned to USS California (BB-44).
Courtesy of Howard F. Ailes, 1974.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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17 April 2001