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USS Saratoga (CV-3)

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Aircraft History
Built by Grumman. Assigned to the United States Navy (USN) to VT-8. Flown by Ensign Earnest. On the right side of the cockpit was painted "Ens Earnest" in black stencil and one Japanese flag indicating a victory claim.

Wartime History
Operated from Henderson Field on Guadalcanal during September 13 - October 27, 1942.

Abandoned at Henderson Field. The cockpit section was photographed with broken perspex.

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Last Updated
January 31, 2018


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