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Camera, Vought Aircraft Torpedo, Type 1, U.S. Navy

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This object is on display in the Boeing Aviation Hangar at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center.


This panoramic camera, displayed with various accessories, was made for the U.S. Navy by the Russell Vought Division of the Solar Aircraft Company. Mounted on torpedo bombers, it documented aerial torpedo attacks. The 7-inch-long negative provided a wide oblique view.

Gift of Victor W. Tatelman.

Manufacturer: Solar Aircraft Co.

Country of Origin: United States of America

Dimensions: 24 x 27 x 10cm

Physical Description:Type I; gray metal; f.4.5 lens; case and accessories.

Inventory number: A19860039000

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