A Project of the Coast Guard Aviation Association

Model: PH

Hall PH-2 & PH-3 “Hall Boat“ (1938)

Hall PH-2 & PH-3 “Hall Boat “ (1938)

The Coast Guard contracted for seven modified Hall PH-1 flying boats. This type of amphibian aircraft was originally developed for the Navy as a patrol aircraft. The upgraded flying boats purchased by the Coast Guard and delivered in 1938 had more powerful engines as well as more specialized equipment and capabilities for search and rescue duties.

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