National Geographic : 1933 May
Official photograph, U.S.Navy HER AIRPLANES SECURED FOR SEA, U. S. S. "SARATOGA" LEADS THE FLEETSOUTH FOR ACRUISE Mechanics are always busy tuning and testing motors, to forestall forced landings. Seventy-eight warplanes are carried on each ofthe large carriers, with repair shops and a complete stock of spare parts. There is an elevator deck for transferring airplanes from the flying deck tothe hangar space below. The insignia-red ball and white star in a blue circle on the wings-identifies United States military planes.