Aviation July 3, 2009 Republic RC-3 Seabee Pulled By Crane, 1949 by Sean Smith 18 This seaplane was owned by Ray Profitt, of Ray Profitt Seaplane Base. The photograph was taken by Everitt J. Hehn Insurance, of 51 Main Street in Port Washington, in July 1949. If you’re interested in learning more about this aircraft check out its Wikipedia entry, the International Republic Seabee fansite, or see the post below for an image of the Seabee out of water. Photo from the collection of Allan Litty. 0 Tags:1940s - Aviation, Allan Litty, RC-3 Seabee, Republic Aviation Corp.