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Back to Alumni Photos - page 1! Exercise aboard USS Saratoga - 1937!
During 1937 the squadron changed name to VB-3 due to a BuAer directive - they were to adopt their carrier hull number (although many disliked these frequent name changes) and saw duty aboard U.S.S. Saratoga (CV-3). Pictured above is an exercise on Sara - with a Vought SB2U-1 in the background. If the side code is 3-B-1 (which it probably is) then this would identify the plane as being flown by LCDR Jim Wiltsie, CO in late 1937.

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