Seaplane in flight

Seaplane in flight

Credit this photo: State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, https://floridamemory.com/items/show/26505
(please include photographer's name when noted).

Title

  • Seaplane in flight

Image Number

  • RC02775

Year

  • 1922

Date Note

  • Photographed on January 17, 1922.

Series Title

General Note

  • Cristened 'Columbus', the aircraft shown was an aeromarine model 75 flying boat. Each model 75 was a conversion of a Curtiss F-5L or Curtiss H-16 maritime patrol aircraft originally built for the U.S. Navy. As war surplus these aircraft were bought and remodeled, some in the company's own workshops.
  • During prohibition there were daily flights in the winter season to Bimini, the nearest "wet" spot to the U.S.

Physical Description

  • 1 photoprint - b&w - 8 x 10 in.

Subject Term

Geographic Term

Subject Corporate

Shelf Number

  • Shelf number: 00805.

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