Navy Serial Number Search Results


BuNo Criteria: 16956
Data last updated: Tue Mar 15 09:36:28 2016
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Grumman F7F-3 Tigercat
cancelled contract
16792 ... 17091 (EXACT MATCH)
General Motors TBM-1C Avenger
16821 damaged with VT-80, Gulf of Paria, Trinidad Aul 11,1 944.
16830 reconditioned and transferred to Royal Navy Jul 31, 1945 as
VL433.  No record of fate.
16842 (VT-45) lost off deck of USS San Jacinto (CVL-30) in typhoon in Philippine Sea Dec 18, 1944
16849 destroyed on ground by crashing PB4Y-1 38766 Aug 9, 1944, Eniwetok.
16874 crashed into sea Mar 2, 1944 about 40 mi S of Block Island, RI and
sank within one minute.
16898 destroyed on ground by crashing PB4Y-1 38766 Aug 9, 1944, Eniwetok.
16900 reconditioned and transferred to Royal Navy Jul 31, 1945 as
VL434.  No record of fate.
16914 reconditioned and transferred to Royal Navy Jul 31, 1945
as VL404.  No record of fate.
16922 (VT-45) lost off deck of USS San Jacinto (CVL-30) in typhoon in Philippine Sea Dec 18, 1944
16948 reconditioned and transferred to Royal Navy Jul 31, 1945 as
VL435.  No record of fate
16956 lost over Peleliu.  Date?  Wreckage is still there.
16958 reconditioned and transferred to Royal Navy Sep 1945 as
VL996.  No record of fate.
16967/16992 to Royal Navy as Avenger II JZ501/JZ526
16967 (JZ501) on returning to HMS Victorious Feb 5, 1945
unable to land due to crashed aircraft on flight deck.
Out of fuel, so ditched.  Crew rescued.
16968 (JZ502) struck trees and crashed Aug 24, 1944.
16979 (JZ513) while landing on HMS Trumpeter on return from
practice strike mission Aug 17, 1944 stalled and
went over side into sea.  Crew rescued.
16983 (JZ517) stalled while landing on HMS Arbiter May 8, 1944
and went over port side into sea.  Crew rescued.
16987 (JZ521) SOC ca Jun 1950.
17019 destroyed on ground by crashing PB4Y-1 38766 Aug 9, 1944, Eniwetok.
17052 reconditioned and transferred to Royal Navy Jul 31, 1945 as
VL403.  No record of fate.
17084 (VT-80) lost Gulf of Paria, Trinidad Uul 11, 1944.

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