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SOC's on board carriers

October 15 2009 at 7:48 PM
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Appears that even escort carriers carried Curtiss Seagulls as utility aircraft. These with fixed undercarriages and arrestor gear and were designated SOC-2/3AS. See:

The crew of CVE-16 were very fond of their on board SOC with the nickname "Jeepers Creepers".

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