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TBF-1 Avengers from the Carrier USS Essex dropping a practice torpedo from 150-200 feet, Gulf of Paria, Trinidad, 30 Mar 1943.  Note the porpoising early Mark XIII torpedo.Airship hangar, Carlsen Field, Trinidad, 1940s
TBF-1 Avengers from the Carrier USS Essex dropping a practice torpedo from 150-200 feet, Gulf of Paria, Trinidad, 30 Mar 1943. Note the porpoising early Mark XIII torpedo.Airship hangar, Carlsen Field, Trinidad, 1940s
F6F-5 Hellcat fighter of US Navy pilot Ensign John G. Fraifogl caught on fire upon landing during USS TiconderogaUSS Missouri resting at anchor in the Gulf of Paria off Port of Spain, Trinidad during her shakedown cruise, Aug 26, 1944. Note K-class airship overhead.
F6F-5 Hellcat fighter of US Navy pilot Ensign John G. Fraifogl caught on fire upon landing during USS Ticonderoga's shakedown cruise, Gulf of Paria, Trinidad, 1717 on 1 Jul 1944USS Missouri resting at anchor in the Gulf of Paria off Port of Spain, Trinidad during her shakedown cruise, Aug 26, 1944. Note K-class airship overhead.
Essex-class carrier USS Bon Homme Richard cruising in the Gulf of Paria between Trinidad and Venezuela on her shakedown cruise, 7 Feb 1945. Note TBM Avenger on her deck and Coast Guard guard boat alongsideAerial view of Carlsen Field, Trinidad, 13 Dec 1947; photo taken by aircraft of USAF 39th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron
Essex-class carrier USS Bon Homme Richard cruising in the Gulf of Paria between Trinidad and Venezuela on her shakedown cruise, 7 Feb 1945. Note TBM Avenger on her deck and Coast Guard guard boat alongsideAerial view of Carlsen Field, Trinidad, 13 Dec 1947; photo taken by aircraft of USAF 39th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron


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