USS Mobile (CL-63) preparing to launch a Vought OS2U Kingfisher, Marcus Raid

USS Mobile (CL-63) preparing to launch a Vought OS2U Kingfisher, Marcus Raid
Here we see the Cleveland class light cruiser USS Mobile (CL-63) preparing to launch a Vought OS2U Kingfisher scout, ready to take part in the raid on Marcus Island in October 1943
US Navy Light Cruisers 1941-45, Mark Stille. Covers the five classes of US Navy light cruisers that saw service during the Second World War, with sections on their design, weaponry, radar, combat experience. Nicely organised, with the wartime service records separated out from the main text, so that the design history of the light cruisers flows nicely. Interesting to see how new roles had to be found for them, after other technology replaced them as reconnaissance aircraft [read full review]
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How to cite this article: Rickard, J (20 August 2017), USS Mobile (CL-63) preparing to launch a Vought OS2U Kingfisher, Marcus Raid , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_USS_Mobile_CL63_marcus_raid.html

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