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Rear Admiral Richard E. Byrd, USN (Retired), (1888-1957)
Group and Miscellaneous Views, taken up to 1920

This page features selected group and miscellaneous views concerning Rear Admiral Richard E. Byrd, and his activities, taken up 1920.

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Photo #: NH 53322

Naval Aviation Board


Photographed while preparing for the trans-Atlantic flight of the NC Aircraft, circa spring 1919.
Aviators are as follows:
Lieutenant Commander Godfrey de C. Chevalier, USN,
(Liaison and Assistant in Charge of Operations);
Commander Holden C. Richardson, USN,
(Construction);
Lieutenant Roswell P. Barratt, USN,
(Aerographer);
Lieutenant Commander Patrick N. L. Bellinger, USN,
(Navigation);
Lieutenant Commander Richard E. Byrd, USN,
(Navigation);
Major Bernard L. Smith, USMC,
(Material); and
Commander John H. Towers, USN

U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph
Online Image: 63KB; 740 x 590 pixels

 
Photo #: NH 53323

Naval Aviation Board


The board were in charge of the trans-Atlantic flight of the NC Aircraft, circa spring 1919.
Aviation officers:
(left to right):
Commander John H. Tower, USN;
Commander Holden C. Richardson, USN;
Major Bernard L. Smith, USMC;
Lieutenant Commander Godfrey de C. Chevalier, USN;
Lieutenant Commander Richard E. Byrd, USN; and
Lieutenant Junior Grade Roswell F. Barratt, USN

U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph
Online Image: 59KB; 740 x 575 pixels

 
Photo #: NH 53341

Naval Aviation Board


The board were in charge of the trans-Atlantic flight of the NC Aircraft, circa spring 1919.
Aviation officers:
(left to right)
Commander John H. Tower, USN;
Commander Holden C. Richardson, USN;
Major Bernard L. Smith, USMC;
Lieutenant Commander Godfrey de C. Chevalier, USN;
Lieutenant Commander Richard E. Byrd, USN; and
Lieutenant Junior Grade Roswell F. Barratt, USN

U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph
Online Image: 70KB; 740 x 520 pixels

 
Photo #: NH 52839

Lieutenant Commander Albert C. Read, USN,
(left)
Lieutenant Commander Robert E. Byrd, USN, (center) and
Lieutenant Walter Hinton, USN, (right)

With their NC-4 as they prepare for the trans-Atlantic flight later at Rockaway, 1 May 1919.

U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph
Online Image: 39KB; 740 x 530 pixels

 
Photo #: NH 52840

Lieutenant Commander Albert C. Read, USN,
(left) and
Lieutenant Commander Richard E. Byrd, USN, (center)

Checking out the NC-4, with an unidentified mechanic, in preparation for the upcoming trans-Atlantic flight leaving from Rockaway, New York, 1 May 1919.

U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph
Online Image: 37KB; 740 x 530 pixels

 
Photo #: NH 52841

Lieutenant Commander Albert C. Read, USN,
(left) and
Lieutenant Commander Richard E. Byrd, USN, (center)

Checking out the NC-4, with an unidentified mechanic, in preparation for the upcoming trans-Atlantic flight leaving from Rockaway, New York, 1 May 1919.

U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph
Online Image: 59KB; 740 x 600 pixels

 

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