Tuesday, July 12, 2016

First Underway Launch -- July 12. 2016


One hundred years ago today, on 12-July-1916, USS North Carolina, Armored Cruiser Number 12, near Pensacola, Florida, made the first launch of an airplane from a ship that was underway.  The Curtiss AB-2 flying boat was piloted by Henry Mustin and John Towers. 

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