avocet-as-a-seaplane-tender-likely-in-the-late-1920s-with-what-looks-like-a-martin-t3m-2-torpedo-bomber-from-the-pearl-harbor-based-torpedo-squadron-3-vt-3-on-her-stern

Image of Avocet as a seaplane tender likely in the late 1920s with what looks like a Martin T3M-2 torpedo bomber from the Pearl Harbor-based Torpedo Squadron 3 (VT-3) on her stern. The Navy ordered an even 100 of the planes in 1926 and they served in both torpedo patrol squadrons and carrier-based scouting squadrons (on Lexington and Saratoga) into the early 1930s.

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