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80-G-387168 USS Sable

Photo #: 80-G-387168  USS Sable
Title: USS Sable
Description: (IX-81) Launching a TDN-1 drone while steaming astern off Traverse City, Michigan, during flight tests on 10 August 1943. Another TDN-1 is parked near the ship's island. Note the dense coal smoke issuing from Sable's smokestack, and what appears to be a SNB twin-engine airplane approaching in the left distance. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
Catalog #: 80-G-387168
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