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Consolidated PT-3 'Husky'

Consolidated PT-3 & 39;Husky& 39;The Consolidated PT-3 & 39;Husky& 39; was an updated version of the PT-1 trainer that used the same Wright J-5 engine as the Navy& 39;s Consolidated NY trainers.The original PT-1 had used an inline Wright E engine, but when the Navy accepted the basic type as the NY-1 trainer it insisted on the use of a Wright J air cooled radial engine.
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Today in History - March 2nd

Today in History March 2nd 537 - Siege of Rome: The Ostrogoth army under king Vitiges begins the siege of the capital. Belisarius conducts a delaying action outside the Flaminian Gate; he and a detachment of his Bucellarii are almost cut off. 986 - Louis V becomes King of the Franks. 1121 - Dirk VI becomes the Count of Holland.
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Signers of the Declaration of Independence

Fifty-six men signed the Declaration of Independence in 1776. The oldest was Benjamin Franklin, then aged 70. He commented that, & 34;We must hang together or, most assuredly, we shall all hang separately.& 34; Charles Carroll of Maryland, the only Catholic signer of the Declaration of Independence, survived longer than any other, dying at the advanced age of 95 in 1832.
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Marcia II ScStr - History

MarciaII(ScStr: t. 8,738; 1. 473& 39;7& 34;; b. 60& 39;; dr. 30& 39;9& 34;; s. 14.5 k.)Marcia, a passenger liner built in 1919 by Sun Shipbuilding Co., Chester, Pa., was purchased at Philadelphia by the Navy from Luckenback SS Co., 9 June 1919 and commissioned the same day. After service through the summer returning men and equipment from Europe, Marcia was transferred to the War Department 12 September 1919.
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