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TF-1 Trader Ready to Launch in Heavy Seas

Photo of a TF-1 Trader positioned for a deck launch from an aircraft carrier in heavy seas.
Caption: A TF-1 Trader of Transport Squadron (VR) 24 positioned for a deck launch from the aircraft carrier Essex (CVS 9) steaming through rough seas in the Atlantic Ocean, circa 1960.
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