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Re: CVE catapults

October 16 2009 at 1:14 AM
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Interestingly, on at least USS LONG ISLAND (CVE 1, ex-ACV 1, ex-AVG 1), the catapult ran diagonally across her flight deck from starboard to the port bow. This photo from NavSource shows a Grumman F4F Wildcat about to be catapulted from LONG ISLAND in June 1942.


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