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Descriptive Finding Guide for U.S. Navy & Gliding Collection SDASM.SC.0033
SDASM.SC.0033  
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Description
This collection of over 90 color slides was accumulated during the career of an unknown U.S. Navy officer. The slides span roughly twenty years, from pilot’s training at NAS Pensacola in 1945 to an assignment to weather squadron VW-3 in the early sixties. While in port in San Diego in 1955 the officer visited the Torrey Pines Glider Port and photographed a number of interesting gliders there.
Background
This collection of over 90 color slides was accumulated during the career of an unknown U.S. Navy officer. The slides span roughly twenty years, from pilot’s training at NAS Pensacola in 1945 to an assignment to weather squadron VW-3 in the early sixties. The officer was stationed at NAS Miramar flying various patrol aircraft types during the late forties and was assigned to VP-4 in 1948 during that squadron’s important mapping operations of Alaska. While assigned to the carrier USS Kearsarge from 1957 to 1958 he photographed flight operations. While in port in San Diego in 1955 the officer visited the Torrey Pines Glider Port and photographed a number of interesting gliders there.
Extent
0.18 Cubic feet One (1) box, 12”x 2.5”x 10.25”
Restrictions
Some copyright may be reserved. Consult with the library director for more information.
Availability
The collection is open to researchers by appointment.