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HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: Seaplane Tender "...VP-47 Aerial Photographer Frank Breitenstein with 20" F-56 camera in the USS Curtiss (AV-4) photo lab..." Contributed by Frank Breitenstein fvbreit@yahoo.com [04APR2001]

HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: VP-47 PBM ThumbnailCameraVP-47 PBM BUNO: Unknown "...Passing time on wing of PBM-5 BuNo 84746..." Contributed by Frank Breitenstein fvbreit@yahoo.com [03APR2001]

HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: VP-47 PBM ThumbnailCameraVP-47 PBM BUNO: Unknown "...Passing time on wing of PBM-5 BuNo 84746..." Contributed by Frank Breitenstein fvbreit@yahoo.com [03APR2001]

HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: VP-47 PBM ThumbnailCameraVP-47 PBM BUNO: Unknown "...Passing time on the tail of PBM-5 BuNo 84746..." Contributed by Frank Breitenstein fvbreit@yahoo.com [03APR2001]

HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: VP-47 PPM Thumbnail "...A view from the top on the flightline at NS Sangley Point, Philippines..." Contributed by George L. Stuart lithouse@norfolk.infi.net [06MAR98]

HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: VP-47 PPM Thumbnail "...It's a nasty job but somebody's gotta do it! AD1 Stuart and AD3 Conk washing exhaust residue from nacelle..." Contributed by George L. Stuart lithouse@norfolk.infi.net [06MAR98]

HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: VP-47 PPM Thumbnail "...Top AO1 Henry Beck accepting cowling from AD3 Vernon Conk and ADAN Glen Taylor stands by..." Contributed by George L. Stuart lithouse@norfolk.infi.net [06MAR98]

HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: VP-47 PPM Thumbnail "...Ships Bos'n guiding aircraft to ship to hoist aboard for maintenance..." Contributed by George L. Stuart lithouse@norfolk.infi.net [06MAR98]

HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: VP-47 PPM Thumbnail "...Approaching U.S.S. Curtiss to be hoisted aboard..." Contributed by George L. Stuart lithouse@norfolk.infi.net [06MAR98]

HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: "...VP-47  ThumbnailCamera USS Salisbury "...Photo taken from a VP-47 PBM while approaching the USS Salisbury Sound, AV-13. I do not recall which plane I was in. We were flying patrols over the Yellow Sea, off the coast of mainland China. The ship was anchored at the Pescadores Islands, between China and Taiwan in the Formasa Strait..." Contributed by Frank Breitenstein fvbreit@yahoo.com [03AUG2000]

HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: VP-47 Patch ThumbnailVP-47 Patch Contributed by Peter Knepton knepton@earthlink.net [02DEC99]

HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: VP-47 Crew ThumbnailCameraVP-47 Crew "...Wonder if there's anyone still around who might recognize some of these gentlemen..." Contributed by Rick Masterdstr@aol.com [19JUN99]


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