No. 4374. Curtiss 71B SOC-2 Seagull (0423) US Navy
Photographed at Oakland, California, USA, by W.T. Larkins

Curtiss 71B SOC-2 Seagull

10/15/2006. Remarks by Jack McKillop: "This SOC-2 was assigned to Cruiser Scouting Squadron Six (VCS-6) of Cruiser Division Six (CruDiv-6) and based in the heavy cruiser USS Minneapolis (CA-36) ca. 1938. All 15 SOCs of VCS-6 had a black stripe applied to the horizontal and vertical tail surfaces between 1937 and 1940."

Read the type remarks on page 10090.

Created July 3, 2005