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Title
Mechanics on the 10-P-4, a P2Y-1 Navy seaplane, San Francisco, 1934
Date Created and/or Issued
January 1934
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Collection
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
Rights Information
US
UCLA Library Special Collections, A1713 Charles E. Young Research Library, Box 951575, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575. Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu. Phone: (310) 825-4988
Description
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
Close-up view of the seaplane P 10 4, with 2 Navy mechanics (?) below the wing on the left and one on top of the wing.
The Navy's airship prepares for take-off.
Related to Los Angeles Times article, "Six Navy Planes Fueled for Hop to Honolulu; Take-off today Harbinger of Battle of five Nations to Control Transoceanic Air Trade," 10 Jan. 1934: 1. This article reports the flight of 6 P2Y-1 aircraft on the first non-stop formation from San Francisco (Mare Island, San Pablo Bay) to Pearl Harbor by squadron VP-10. The planes were named sequentially from 10-P-1 through 10-P-6.
Text from negative sleeve: U.S. Navy, Air Corps, Airplanes, P2Y-1
Type
Image
Format
b&w nitrate negative
Identifier
uclamss_1429_4239
ark:/21198/zz002cq0jb
Language
No linguistic content
Subject
Seaplanes--American--United States
P2Y-1 (Seaplane)
Source
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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