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S-032 Stephen Polunsky Collection

Stephen Polunsky Collection
Title: Stephen Polunsky Collection
Caption: Collection photo number S-032.01: Curtiss HS type plane silhouetted again the clouds.
Description: Photos taken during the service of Aviation Rigger First Class Harry Polunsky 1918-1919, donated by his grandson Stephen. Most images appear to have been taken at NAS Rockaway Beach, Long Island, New York. Aircraft seen include: Curtiss H-16, HS-2L, R-6, R-9, JN-type, HS-2, NC-1. Blimps B-8 and C-1, as well as kite balloons including an Italian one. Ships USS New England (SP-1222), USS Northern Pacific aground in 1919 on Fire Island, USS George Washington (ID# 3018). Underwater bomb explosions. Some photos have been assigned NH numbers.
Accession #: S File
Catalog #: S-032
Donor: Stephen Polunsky
Copyright Owner: Naval History and Heritage Command
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