National Geographic : 1943 May
© National Geographic Society Kodachrome by Lieut. Thomas S.La Farge, U.S.C.G.R. What's Beyond the Horizon? A Coast Guard Seaplane in Greenland Waters TakesOff on aScouting Mission Such aircraft, carried by cutters in the north, can survey vast areas of coast and adjacent waters, looking for signs of enemy activity like the German weather station captured by the Coast Guard in Greenland in 1941. The planes are lowered into thewater bycranes.