The collier USS Jupiter, Navy Fleet Collier#3, was built in 1912. In 1920, she was converted to the first US aircraft carrier, Langley, CV1. As such, she carried up to 36 planes.
In 1936/37, she was converted to an airplane tender, Langley AV 3. As a tender, she was able to transport up to 55 planes.
The model on the right was scratch built by a friend of mine in Germany in 1965.
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