HU-16 Grumman Albatross
Original caption: "Shown here as she settles in the water of Lake Pontchartrain before her takeoff is a Coast Guard 'Albatross' officially known as UF1G. This type of plane is used in all search and rescue missions in the Gulf of Mexico and on all inland waters. The U.S. Coast Guard has two of these planes stationed at Biloxi, Mississippi and two at Corpus Christi, Texas."; May, 1955; Photo No. 8 CGE 051655-05; photographer unknown.

Photo by: US Coast Guard |  VIRIN: 200324-G-G0000-012.JPG