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80-G-66108 Vought OS2U "Kingfisher" floatplane

Photo #: 80-G-66108  Vought OS2U "Kingfisher" floatplane
Title: Vought OS2U "Kingfisher" floatplane
Description: Photo #: 80-G-66108 Vought OS2U Kingfisher floatplane, of Observation Squadron One (VO-1) On a seaplane mat towed by USS Arizona (BB-39), while being recovered after a flight in the Hawaiian Operating area on the morning of 6 September 1941. The plane flown by Ensign Lawrence A. Williams. Rear-seat man was Radioman 3rd Class G.H. Lane, who is preparing to hook up the aircraft to the ship's crane for recovery. Note the plane's side number 1-O-3, with the ship's name below it. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
Catalog #: 80-G-66108
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