There are also several crew members and family in that group who would love to see pictures of your work when you are done. There are still veterans in that group who were on the ship during the typhoon.
: I am currently hurtling toward completion of
: the Skyhawk 1/700 Bogue class being built as
: USS Altamaha CVE-18/AVG-18. She is being
: built as during/immediately after the
: typhoon of 18 Dec 1944 with a deck load of
: damaged aircraft.
: My question is; did she have a collapsible
: windbreak fitted immediately forward of her
: forward lift. I do not believe that the
: Bogue Class carried such a device. I have
: been unable to locate an image to clarify
: this, but have a clear image of the
: Casablanca Class USS Ommaney Bay CVE-79 with
: a full deck load of aircraft and the
: windbreak clearly visible in the raised
: Please could someone confirm or deny my
: thoughts and findings.