Mooring to the bank of the American twin-engine flying boat, Martin “Mariner” (Martin Mariner mk162) modification of PBM-3 at the air base in the Banana River in Florida (USA). Planes of this type were used as bombers, anti-submarine and rescue airplanes.
Photo shows the dimensions of the well-Martin Mariner mk162 flying boat in comparison with the man.
Photography Location: Banana River, Florida, USA
Date: March 1943
Source: US National Archives.