Quonset Point Naval Air Station

Quonset Point Naval Air Station Rhode Island

Stock #: 352441
Type: Postcard
Era: Chrome
City: Quonset Point
State: Rhode Island (RI)
County: Washington
Publisher: Max Silverstein & Son
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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The US Naval Air Station, Quonset Point, R.I., was placed in full commission July 12, 1941. There are normally 11 squadrons located at the base, which is also the home port of two aircraft carriers, the USS Lake Champlain (CVS-39) and the USS Essex (CVS-9). In addition, the Air Station provides logistic support for a third carrier, the USS Wasp (CVS-18)
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