Please identify this this pre WW2 training float plane

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Tech Sergeant
Jan 12, 2012
Northeast North Carolina
This aircraft, based at Naval Air Reserve Station Squantum in Quincy Massachusetts. NAS Squantum was an early precursor to NAS South Weymouth's Shea Field. Many WW2 pilots were trained at NAS Squantum. Well known reserve officer CDR Jack Shea, served there before the war. Shea was lost on the USS Wasp when it was sunk by I-19.

I found photos of the base, that once existed not far from my former home in Wollaston, MA. Many of the photos showed this aircraft at SNAS. Looks a bit like N3N Canary or a Vought O2U. But the tail looks different. Never mind! Just found it: Vought UO-1


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