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80-G-439880 USS Philippine Sea (CV-47)

Photo #: 80-G-439880  USS Philippine Sea (CV-47)
Title: USS Philippine Sea (CV-47)
Description: Plane handlers fueling a Grumman F9F-2 Panther jet fighter on the carrier's flight deck, 12 December 1950. Note metal ladder used to access the plane's wingtip fuel tanks. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
Catalog #: 80-G-439880
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