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The following photos are from the collection of Dick Prather. The photos were taken at Port Lyautey between 1958 and 1960.

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Grumman HU-16 Albatross, the station SAR aircraft.

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The Albatross was also used for pilot proficiency and logistics flights ("log-runs") to Gibraltar, Rota, etc.

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The Lockheed WV-2, better known among all who flew on them, as the Willie Victor. This aircraft was from AEWRON-Two (VW-2) based at NATC Patuxent River, MD.

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VW-2 Willie Victors were frequent visitors to the VQ-2 line prior to that squadron's move to Rota, Spain in 1959.

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Lockheed P2V-5 Neptune from Oakland Naval Air Reserve Squadron.

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The USN patrol squadrons deployed to NAS Port Lyautey sometimes hosted USNR P2V squadrons on their two-week active duty "cruises".

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