[Photograph of Aircraft Flying Over the U.S.S. Texas]

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Photograph of aircraft flying over the U.S.S. Texas. According to the identification card "more than 180 service airplanes passed in review Aug. 14," honoring Admiral Jehu V. Chase who was about to retire from the United States battle fleet. The aircraft are flying in perfect triangular formation over the ship while in the harbor at San Diego, California. Admiral Chase was standing on the deck while this flyover occurred. Includes an information card.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 20 x 23 cm. + 1 {information card} (8 x 16 cm.)

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Associated Press August 14, 1933.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2015 and one other and was provided by Texas Parks & Wildlife Department to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 15 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Photograph of aircraft flying over the U.S.S. Texas. According to the identification card "more than 180 service airplanes passed in review Aug. 14," honoring Admiral Jehu V. Chase who was about to retire from the United States battle fleet. The aircraft are flying in perfect triangular formation over the ship while in the harbor at San Diego, California. Admiral Chase was standing on the deck while this flyover occurred. Includes an information card.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 20 x 23 cm. + 1 {information card} (8 x 16 cm.)

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Rescuing Texas History, 2015

This compilation of newspapers, photographs, and other materials provides a glimpse into the diverse people and fascinating places that have contributed to the growth of Texas.

Battleship Texas State Historic Site Photograph Collection

These photographs depict the evolution of the famous Battleship Texas, including its technology and appearance over time, how she contributed to war efforts, and the lives of the men who served on the ship.

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  • August 14, 1933

Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • Feb. 18, 2016, 10:48 p.m.

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  • April 14, 2016, 1:29 p.m.

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Associated Press. [Photograph of Aircraft Flying Over the U.S.S. Texas], photograph, August 14, 1933; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth700822/: accessed November 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas Parks & Wildlife Department.