Recently, the U.S. Navy turned over three S2A Gaumman "Tracker" aircraft to the Uruguayan Navy?
Overall view showing three aircraft and viewing stand
Salute to colours
U.S. flag and VS-41 Hanger officers and men
Uruguayan flag and Uruguayan Navymen
Adm. Moore addressing crowd
Vice Admiral Stroop and other guests
Adm. Moore presents S2As to Capt. Llorens
U.S. Navy band
Capt. Llorens shaking hands with Uruguayan officers
S2A "Tracker" aircraft on flight line
S2A showing prop, cockpit and radome
Insignia on wing S2A with tail S2A with S2A in background
Uruguayan flag on tail of S2A.
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Background: Recently, the U.S. Navy turned over three S2A Gaumman "Tracker" aircraft to the Uruguayan Navy during a ceremony at North Island Naval Air Station, San Diego, California
Rear Admiral Robert B. Moore, Commander Fleet Air San Diego, officially presented the three plans which were turned over to Uruguay as part of the U.S. Government's military assistance program.
Captain Oscar Llorens, Naval Attache for Uruguay, accepted the planes on behalf of his country.
Dignitaries attending the ceremony included Vice Admiral Paul D. Stroop, Commander Naval Air Force, Pacific Fleet, and a representative from Gaumman Aircraft Corporation.
Twenty-eight officers and enlisted man of the Uruguayan Navy also attended the ceremony. The Uruguayan Navymen, who arrived in San Diego, Dec. 4, will remain at North Island until late March undergoing ground and flight training instructions.
The S2A is a twin-engined anti-submarine search and attack aircraft.