10/15/2006. Remarks by Jack McKillop: "This SOC-3 was assigned to Observation Squadron One (VO-1) in the battleship USS Pennsylvania
February and November 1938. It later served in the battleships USS
Tennessee (BB-43) and Oklahoma (BB-37) and the light cruisers USS
Honolulu (CL-48) and Savannah (CL-42).
The vertical and horizontal
tail surfaces of the nine SOC-3s of VO-1 were painted insignia red
until 1941. VO-1 was assigned to Battleship Division One (BatDiv-1)
consisting of the battleships USS Arizona (BB-39), Nevada (BB-36)
View also photo 10090.