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The caption on this large black and white photo reads, "Station Lanion - seaplane hangars 1918".  Family lore indicates that Harry StClare helped build these in preparation of the arrival of the partially assembled seaplanes that were built in the US and then shipped here for final assembly.  In the foreground is a US Navy "liberty boat" probably shuttling sailors between the Naval Base here and ships anchored in the huge Bay of Brest.  The sailor at the helm here would have been a coxswain, the same rating of Harry StClare's Uncle Ben Osborn who served on a troop ship which also visited Brest.  Could this be "Uncle Ben"..?

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