F4Us and F6Fs in Lakehurst, help identifying photo

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Senior Airman
May 1, 2016
Can anyone site a source to date this photo. I recall seeing a caption saying it was taken in Lakehurst post war, and Lakehurst Hanger 1 was used to store aircraft after the War.


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Not exactly ... there are the hand written numbers at the bottom of the engine cowlings.

As memo serves these numbers were sprayed by a manufacturer during the deliveries from the plant to the units.

Taking the info into consideration I would say the Corsairs and Hellcats are ready for sending to the destination units. So 1944 or 1945 IMHO.

A similar shot ...


the source: the net.

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