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Stationed at NAS Alameda: 1942 to 19?? — SOSU-3 supported the various aircraft assigned to the battleships and cruisers in San Francisco Bay. The unit functioned similar to a Carrier Service Unit (CASU), but serviced and trained personnel in the operation of catapult and scouting aircraft.

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  1. I am researching information on my uncle Roger Glenn True who was on board the USS Indianapolis when it was sunk. According to records received from the National Archives his previous assignment was to Scout Observation Unit Three, any info is appreciated.

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