Personnel and mail exchanged between USS Steamer Bay (CVE-87) and USS Douglas A. Munro (DE 422) at sea
Pacific Ocean Date:1945, February 19 Duration:3 min 58 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Aviator converses with another officer aboard escort carrier USS Steamer Bay (CVE-87) of Task Group 52.2, during World War II. Destroyer Escort, USS Douglas A. Munro (DE 422) approaches from starboard astern of the Steamer Bay. Lines are placed between the ships and a mail pouch is transferred from the Steamer Bay to the Munro. Two aviators transfer from the Munro to the escort carrier via breeches buoy. Several aviators standing on the Steamer Bay. Group of aviators climb catwalk from hangar deck to flight deck of Steamer Bay. A pilot in cockpit of FM-2 wildcat airplane. An FM-2 wildcat lands on the Steamer Bay. Crew member watches from side of flight deck. Crew members conversing.
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