Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Collection Item Summary:

"U.S.C.G. Air Station, Summer of 1943. Used on convoy patrol." United States Coast Guard radioman Ross F. Eastman poses standing in full flight gear (with parachute) on the right lower wing root of a Grumman J2F-6 Duck at USCG Air Station Salem, Massachusetts. [Eastman's flight logbook records that the only J2F-6 he flew in was #32756 on March 4-18, 1945.]

Collection Item Long Description:


  • Aeronautics, Military
  • Aircraft
  • Airplanes
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • United States. Coast Guard

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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March 4-18, 1945

Repository Loc.

National Air and Space Museum, Archives Division, MRC 322, Washington, DC, 20560



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