Sopwith Camel taking off from a wooden flight deck constructed on the Mississippi (BB-41) on 6 April 1919.
The operation of wheeled aircraft from decks like this led the United States Navy into aircraft carrier development.
US Navy and Marine Corps Museum/Naval Aviation Museum, Photo No. 2001.161.001.
Civil War Era Monitors|
|Pre-Dreadnought Battleships |
|Post-Dreadnought / Newport Conference Design Battleships |
|Post-Dreadnought / Washington Conference Design Battleships |
Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
THE PANAMA CANAL
THE INVISIBLE WONDER OF THE WORLD
INNOVATIVE PATENTS THAT ADVANCED THE USN
A FILM BY CHRIS JORDAN
RESEARCHER @ LARGE