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Background imageRecovery Collection: Curtiss SB2C Helldiver -early examples had a tendency t

Curtiss SB2C Helldiver -early examples had a tendency to break up during recovery from a dive

Background imageRecovery Collection: Zulu War - Recovery of the Colours of the 24th in the Buffalo River

Zulu War - Recovery of the Colours of the 24th in the Buffalo River after Battle of Isandlwana (of 22 January 1879) and honouring the graves of Lts Melville and Coghill Date: 1879

Background imageRecovery Collection: McDonnell F-101B-115-MC Voodoo 59-0421

McDonnell F-101B-115-MC Voodoo 59-0421 (msn 745), at Brooks AFB, TX, after recovery from Davis-Monthan boneyard Date: circa 1995

Background imageRecovery Collection: Cessna O-2A Skymaster 69-7666

Cessna O-2A Skymaster 69-7666 (msn 337M-0464), seen after recovery from Davis-Monthan at Fort Huachuca, AZ, before sale to Botswana. Date: circa 1993

Background imageRecovery Collection: Cessna O-2A Skymaster 69-7650

Cessna O-2A Skymaster 69-7650 (msn 337M-0448), seen after recovery from Davis-Monthan at Fort Huachuca, AZ, before sale to Botswana. Date: circa 1993

Background imageRecovery Collection: Cessna O-2A Skymaster 68-11135

Cessna O-2A Skymaster 68-11135 (msn 337M-0360), seen after recovery from Davis-Monthan at Fort Huachuca, AZ, before sale to Namibia. Date: circa 1993

Background imageRecovery Collection: Cessna O-2A Skymaster 68-11163

Cessna O-2A Skymaster 68-11163 (msn 337M-0388), seen after recovery from Davis-Monthan at Fort Huachuca, AZ, before sale to Namibia. (note:- tail section from another aircraft) Date: circa 1993

Background imageRecovery Collection: Cessna O-2A Skymaster 69-7662

Cessna O-2A Skymaster 69-7662 (msn 337M-0460), seen after recovery from Davis-Monthan at Fort Huachuca, AZ, before sale to Botswana. Date: circa 1993

Background imageRecovery Collection: Cessna O-2A Skymaster 68-11068

Cessna O-2A Skymaster 68-11068 (msn 337M-0344), seen after recovery from Davis-Monthan at Fort Huachuca, AZ, before sale to Namibia. Date: circa 1993

Background imageRecovery Collection: Cessna O-2A Skymaster 68-6861

Cessna O-2A Skymaster 68-6861 (msn 337M-0150), seen after recovery from Davis-Monthan at Fort Huachuca, AZ, before sale to Zimbabwe. Date: circa 1993

Background imageRecovery Collection: Cessna O-2A Skymaster 69-7653

Cessna O-2A Skymaster 69-7653 (msn 337M-0451), seen after recovery from Davis-Monthan at Fort Huachuca, AZ, before sale to Namibia. Date: circa 1993

Background imageRecovery Collection: Cessna O-2A-CE Super Skymaster 69-7615

Cessna O-2A-CE Super Skymaster 69-7615 (MSN 337M-0413), seen after recovery from Davis-Monthan at Fort Huachuca, AZ, before sale to Botswana. Date: circa 1993

Background imageRecovery Collection: Republic F-105D Thunderchief

Republic F-105D Thunderchief, at Brooks AFB, TX, after recovery from Davis-Monthan boneyard Date: circa 1995

Background imageRecovery Collection: Republic F-105D Thunderchief 61-0044

Republic F-105D Thunderchief 61-0044
Republic F-105D-15-RE Thunderchief 61-0044 (MSN D239), at Brooks AFB, TX, after recovery from Davis-Monthan boneyard. Date: circa 2000

Background imageRecovery Collection: Republic F-105G Thunderchief 63-8363

Republic F-105G Thunderchief 63-8363
Republic F-105G-1-RE Thunderchief 63-8363 ( MSN F140), at Brooks AFB, TX, after recovery from Davis-Monthan boneyard. Date: circa 1995

Background imageRecovery Collection: Republic F-105G Thunderchief 63-8363

Republic F-105G Thunderchief 63-8363
Republic F-105G-1-RE Thunderchief 63-8363 ( MSN F140), at Brooks AFB, TX, after recovery from Davis-Monthan boneyard. Date: circa 1995

Background imageRecovery Collection: Republic F-105G Thunderchief 63-8307

Republic F-105G Thunderchief 63-8307
Republic F-105G-1-RE Thunderchief 63-8307 ( MSN F84), at Brooks AFB, TX, after recovery from Davis-Monthan boneyard. Date: circa 1995

Background imageRecovery Collection: Republic F-105D Thunderchief

Republic F-105D Thunderchief, at Brooks AFB, TX, after recovery from Davis-Monthan boneyard Date: circa 1995

Background imageRecovery Collection: Lockheed HC-130H Hercules 64-14856

Lockheed HC-130H Hercules 64-14856
United States Air Force - Lockheed HC-130H Hercules 64-14856 (msn 382-4072), of the 305th Aerospace rescue and recovery Squadron, at Westover Air Force Base, on 17 may 1975

Background imageRecovery Collection: Napier Nomad

Napier Nomad, a 12 cyl. compound diesel aircraft engine, with auxiliary turbine power recovery and supercharger. Seen in the exhibition hall at the 1953 SBAC Farnborough Air Show. Date: 1953

Background imageRecovery Collection: United States Navy Curtiss SC-1 Seahawk

United States Navy Curtiss SC-1 Seahawk
Curtiss SC-1 Seahawk, a ship-board float-plane scout, for operation from capital ships with catapults, or seaplane tenders with launch and recovery apparatus. Date: circa 1945

Background imageRecovery Collection: Blackwell Recovery Home, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire. Date: circa 1950s

Blackwell Recovery Home, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire. Date: circa 1950s

Background imageRecovery Collection: Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight on USS Antietam CVA-36

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight on USS Antietam CVA-36
United States Navy - Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight performing touch and goes on the newly installed Angled Deck of USS Antietam CVA-36

Background imageRecovery Collection: RMS Titanic - cigar case recovered by CS Mackay-Bennett

RMS Titanic - cigar case recovered by CS Mackay-Bennett
RMS Titanic - from inventory of items recovered from bodies by cable ship Mackay-Bennett - a silver cigar case of rectangular outline with rounded corners

Background imageRecovery Collection: RMS Titanic - gold stud recovered by CS Mackay-Bennett

RMS Titanic - gold stud recovered by CS Mackay-Bennett
RMS Titanic - from inventory of items recovered from bodies by cable ship Mackay-Bennett - a late Victorian 18 carat yellow gold round collar or dress stud

Background imageRecovery Collection: RMS Titanic - signet ring recovered by CS Mackay-Bennett

RMS Titanic - signet ring recovered by CS Mackay-Bennett
RMS Titanic - from inventory of items recovered from bodies by cable ship Mackay-Bennett - an 18 carat gold and small old-cut diamond solitaire band/signet ring, slightly tapering (1/4ins)

Background imageRecovery Collection: Lockheed MC-130E Hercules 64-0567

Lockheed MC-130E Hercules 64-0567
United States Air Force (USAF) - Lockheed MC-130E Hercules 64-0567, seen fitted with the Fulton Recovery System forks on the nose. Date: circa 1985

Background imageRecovery Collection: Sikorsky HH-53 Super Jolly Green Giant

Sikorsky HH-53 Super Jolly Green Giant
United States Air Force (USAF) - Sikorsky HH-53 Super Jolly Green Giant, rescue and recovery helicopter. Date: circa 1985

Background imageRecovery Collection: Lockheed HC-130N-LM Hercules 69-5827

Lockheed HC-130N-LM Hercules 69-5827
United States Air Force (USAF) - Lockheed HC-130N-LM Hercules 69-5827 (msn 382-4376), of the67th Aerospace Rescue and Recovery Squadron at RAF Woodbridge. Date: 1979

Background imageRecovery Collection: Fairchild C-119F-FA Flying Boxcar O-18037

Fairchild C-119F-FA Flying Boxcar O-18037 (msn 10915, 51-8037), at Wright Field, Wright-Patterson AFB, for display at the Air Force Museum, with Boeing KB-50J 49-0389

Background imageRecovery Collection: Scottish Aviation Twin Pioneer 3 G-AYFA

Scottish Aviation Twin Pioneer 3 G-AYFA
Scottish Aviation Twin Pioneer 3 (CC.1) G-AYFA (msn 538, ex XM285, ex G-31-15), slowly succumbing to spares recovery among the glider trailers at Shobdon

Background imageRecovery Collection: Sikorsky HH-3E Jolly Green Giant 66-13281

Sikorsky HH-3E Jolly Green Giant 66-13281
United States Air Force - Sikorsky HH-3E Jolly Green Giant 66-13281 (msn 61579) of the 48th Aerospace rescue and Recovery Squadron, at the June 1967 Paris Air Show, with airshow serial H-211'

Background imageRecovery Collection: Boeing VB-17G Flying Fortress N207EV Shady Lady

Boeing VB-17G Flying Fortress N207EV Shady Lady (msn 32426, ex N809Z, ex 44-83785). This aircraft, registered as N809Z was operated by the CIA to drop scientists / agent on an abandoned Soviet

Background imageRecovery Collection: Fairchild C-119F-FA Flying Boxcar O-18037

Fairchild C-119F-FA Flying Boxcar O-18037
(ex United States Air Force) - Fairchild C-119F-FA Flying Boxcar O-18037 (msn 10915, 51-8037), at Wright Field, Wright-Patterson AFB, for display at the Air Force Museum, with Boeing KB-50J 49-0389

Background imageRecovery Collection: Return of European captives after the storming of Magdala

Return of European captives after the storming of Magdala, Abyssinian War (a rescue mission for the recovery of hostages). Date: 1868

Background imageRecovery Collection: Postcard design artwork - We wish you a quick recovery

Postcard design artwork - We wish you a quick recovery. Three schoolgirls, in matching outfits and wide-brimmed hats, carrying bunches of flowers to wish somebody well. Date: circa 1937

Background imageRecovery Collection: Postcard design artwork - Obey your Doctor and your Nurse

Postcard design artwork - Obey your Doctor and your Nurse. A nurse approaches a sickly child bearing a LARGE bottle of medicine. Date: circa 1937

Background imageRecovery Collection: Poorly Madi warrior fed Liebig Extract - Stanley

Poorly Madi warrior fed Liebig Extract - Stanley
Illustration of a passage from Henry Morton Stanleys In Darkest Africa - the effect of the Liebig Companys Meat Extract on a poorly Madi Carrier. 1891

Background imageRecovery Collection: Historical views of England

Historical views of England. View of Lands End, Cornwall 82, coach approaching London with St. Pauls cathedral 83, and sailor returning to his family home 84

Background imageRecovery Collection: Salvage operations, sunken submarine M2

Salvage operations, sunken submarine M2
Salvage operations on the sunken submarine M2, September 1932. 1932

Background imageRecovery Collection: Advert, Samson Barnett Diving Apparatus

Advert, Samson Barnett Diving Apparatus
Advertisement for Samson Barnett, Diving Apparatus Manufacturer to the Royal Navy. 1862

Background imageRecovery Collection: German physiotherapy WWII

German physiotherapy WWII
German soldiers with arm wounds doing exercises at a hospital during World War II Date: 1942

Background imageRecovery Collection: United States Air Force - Lockheed HC-130H Hercules 64-14866

United States Air Force - Lockheed HC-130H Hercules 64-14866
United States Air Force - Lockheed HC-130H-LM Hercules 64-14866 (msn 382-4099) of Military Airlift Command Aerospace Rescue and Recovery Service (ARRS), at RAF Lakenheath

Background imageRecovery Collection: Beachy Head, near Eastbourne, Sussex, the site of many deaths and rescues

Beachy Head, near Eastbourne, Sussex, the site of many deaths and rescues. Seen here are members of the rescue team at the top of the cliff, transporting a piece of lifting equipment

Background imageRecovery Collection: BROTHERHOODS ACCOUNTS

BROTHERHOODS ACCOUNTS
Settlement of accounts by the brotherhood of Charite-Dieu and Notre Dame of the recovery of Rouen Date: 1466

Background imageRecovery Collection: Boy with nurse, Jaipur, India

Boy with nurse, Jaipur, India
A nurse cares for a sick boy in a hospital ward, Jaipur, India Date: 1987

Background imageRecovery Collection: Hospital ward, Jaipur, India

Hospital ward, Jaipur, India
A sick young man lies on a naked bed in a Jaipur hospital, India Date: 1987

Background imageRecovery Collection: A test rocket used to demonstrate the parachute recover?

A test rocket used to demonstrate the parachute recover?
A test rocket used to demonstrate the parachute recovery system of the English Electric Thunderbird surface-to-air guided missile. 1957 Farnborough air show. Date: 1957



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