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Re: Aircraft and ship recognition quiz ! Its only for fun !!!
« Reply #120 on: November 07, 2017, 05:09:48 PM »
M1 Shooter,,

You are correct!! and the link to the USAAF Crash boat website confirms that initially this boat was assigned to the US Army, with a hull number P403. It was later released and given to the US Navy with hull number C16503..

This photo is one that I have in a lot of PT boat pictures that I picked up. Initially I thought that it was a PT boat as well, but I had never seen hull numbers like this one on PT boats, plus the fact that I did not see torpedo racks on the boat.

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Re: Aircraft and ship recognition quiz ! Its only for fun !!!
« Reply #121 on: November 08, 2017, 01:30:26 AM »
I have a letterhead from a USAAF crash boat squadron ! Ill dig it out !!
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Re: Aircraft and ship recognition quiz ! Its only for fun !!!
« Reply #122 on: November 08, 2017, 02:40:30 AM »
Letter head and season greeting card from rescue boat squadrons
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Re: Aircraft and ship recognition quiz ! Its only for fun !!!
« Reply #123 on: November 08, 2017, 06:42:18 AM »
Great addition.. Great to see supporting documents for organizations,, especially uncommon or obscure units.

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Re: Aircraft and ship recognition quiz ! Its only for fun !!!
« Reply #124 on: November 08, 2017, 11:40:40 AM »
Thanks to Smitty for reviving this thread and the link Gary posted i now have somthing else to get my teeth into . The link might prove to be a handy research place !!
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Re: Aircraft and ship recognition quiz ! Its only for fun !!!
« Reply #125 on: November 10, 2017, 06:15:49 PM »
Here is another one to test your knowledge...The large ship in the background with the single stack

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Re: Aircraft and ship recognition quiz ! Its only for fun !!!
« Reply #126 on: November 12, 2017, 04:45:39 AM »
Is it a carrier ????
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Re: Aircraft and ship recognition quiz ! Its only for fun !!!
« Reply #127 on: November 12, 2017, 07:42:46 AM »
It is a carrier but Which carrier and from what country??

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Re: Aircraft and ship recognition quiz ! Its only for fun !!!
« Reply #128 on: November 12, 2017, 11:32:39 AM »
Ill say US and the Enterprise ??
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Re: Aircraft and ship recognition quiz ! Its only for fun !!!
« Reply #129 on: November 12, 2017, 04:25:26 PM »
Carl,

That is not correct.. Try again.. I will drop a subtle hint as the sun goes down...

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Re: Aircraft and ship recognition quiz ! Its only for fun !!!
« Reply #130 on: November 13, 2017, 09:25:50 AM »
Carl,

That is not correct.. Try again.. I will drop a subtle hint as the sun goes down...

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Japanese carrier Akagi (?)
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Re: Aircraft and ship recognition quiz ! Its only for fun !!!
« Reply #131 on: November 13, 2017, 05:26:58 PM »
Looks like a Japanese "Unryū" class aircraft carrier from WWII - possibly the Katsuragi?
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Re: Aircraft and ship recognition quiz ! Its only for fun !!!
« Reply #132 on: November 13, 2017, 05:51:11 PM »
Ok,

So Carl and Chris.. You guys are both correct that it is a Japanese Carrier. The name of this carrier is the Junyo. This picture was taken post war in Sasebo Harbor 1945..

Here are some more shots of the carrier from different views..

Well done guys.. Now on to the next picture..

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Re: Aircraft and ship recognition quiz ! Its only for fun !!!
« Reply #133 on: November 14, 2017, 05:14:12 PM »
OK,,

Good job everyone.. Here is the next one.. May be easy for some of you..

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Re: Aircraft and ship recognition quiz ! Its only for fun !!!
« Reply #134 on: November 18, 2017, 08:06:58 AM »
No takers on this one?? Must be a hard one to ID..

Hints??

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