USS SARATOGA CV-3

Saratoga's Air Wing 

(Hangar Deck Aircraft)

(Comparison views from USS Lexington CV-16)

Bridge Bridge Hangar Bay
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Hangar Bay Aircraft Aircraft
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CIC "Officer Country" USMC Berthing
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Machine Shop Admin Spaces Guns
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Guns Flight Deck Flight Deck
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Hull
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(underwater images courtesy of SeaWolf Productions)

               
(l) TBM Avenger-USS Lexington; (r) Avenger's distinctive "bubble"aft turret.


(l) Avenger "bubble" turret and machinegun ; (r) Cockpit with armored headrest.


(l) Helldiver cockpit; (r) Pilot's seat.


(l) Helldiver instrument panel ; (r) View of the carrier aircraft's folded wings.


(l) Aircraft drop tank; (r) Aircraft landing gear.


(l) Aircraft engine mount; (r) Fallen engine and prop.

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