W.T. LARKINS COLLECTION
No. 5469. Vought O3U-3 Corsair (9300) US Navy
Photographed at Oakland, California, USA, 1938, by W.T. Larkins

Vought O3U-3 Corsair

02/28/2007. Remarks by Jack McKillop: "This is aircraft number 6 of Observation Squadron Four (VO-4) in the battleship USS Colorado (BB-45). The vertical and horizontal tail surfaces of the ten aircraft of VO-4 were painted black until 1941. VO-4 was assigned to Battleship Division Four (BatDiv-4) and consisted of the battleships USS Colorado, Maryland (BB-46) and West Virginia (BB-48). The squadron transitioned to Curtiss SOC-1s in 1938."

Read the type remarks on page 11798.







Created July 15, 2006