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Thanks.. More like "Bait Call". I was thinking maybe KW - but there was a suggestion WW2..

 

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COLORADO class battleship in case you're wondering.

 

USS COLORADO (BB-45)

USS MARYLAND (BB-46)

USS WEST VIRGINIA (BB-48)*

(*BB-47 Washington was cancelled in the interwar years due to treaty limitations)

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They are.....

 

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Vought OS2U Kingfisher

 

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All you wish to know about these aircraft is here - Vought OS2U Kingfisher (1938)
US Navy USN Scout Floatplane (1938), 1,519 built
The standard WWII USN observation floatplane

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On 7/20/2021 at 8:16 AM, chris3bs said:

Thanks.. More like "Bait Call". I was thinking maybe KW - but there was a suggestion WW2..

 

Chris

 

Aloha Chris,

 

These photos are from WWII in the PTO.  It may be either the Maryland or West Virginia after being raised from the muck in Pearl Harbor and modernized.  Though it may also be the Colorado.  All of the Colorado class battleships were stricken in 1947 prior to the Korean War.

 

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