National Geographic : 1940 Nov
Photograph by J.C.Gregory Bomber Seaplanes of the U. S. Navy May Take Off on Patrol from Bermuda's Great Sound, Steamer Approach toHamilton (Foreground) Because Great Sound is comparatively shallow, only smaller warships can be stationed here. However, the waters provide anideal siteforpatrol bomber operations. The present British base is at the tip of Ireland Island (upper right). The United States may also leaseterritory ontheislands' east coast.