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Securing Fuel Hoses

The deck crew is gathering up hoses
Description: Drawing, Charcoal and Goauche on Paper; by Lawrence Beall-Smith; 1943; Unframed Dimensions 8H X 14W
Accession #: 88-159-JT as a Gift of Abbott Laboratories
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When all incoming planes have been parked or taken below, and servicing completed, plane handling crews secure the fuel lines. A detail is pictured here stowing a gasoline hose at the edge of the flight deck--a job requiring care and experience, since improperly secured fuel stowage aboard a carrier constitutes a deadly hazard.

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Wars & Conflicts
  • World War II 1939-1945
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