Navy Serial Number Search Results


BuNo Criteria: 53857
Data last updated: Tue Mar 15 09:36:28 2016
153840 ... 153876
McDonnell F-4J-31-MC Phantom
153840 (MSN 2232) converted to F-4S.  With VF-161, crashed into sea off Philippines Nov 20, 1983
153841 (MSN 2238) to MASDC as 8F0182 Feb 8, 1985
153842 (MSN 2245) converted to F-4S.  To AMARC as 8F0212 Apr 15, 1986
153843 (MSN 2251) upgraded to F-4S.  SOC Mar 1985.
153844 (MSN 2257) with VMFAT-201 w/o at Bogue Field, North Carolina Sep 15, 1970
153845 (MSN 2263) converted to F-4S.  To AMARC as 8F0134 Nov 21, 1988
153846 (MSN 2269) with VMFA-235 crashed into sea off MCAS Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii Feb 27, 1973
153847 (MSN 2275) upgraded to F-4S.  To AMARC as 8F0228 May 28, 1986
153848 (MSN 2281) upgraded to F-4S.  To MASDC as 8F0190 Apr 26, 1985.
153849 (MSN 2287) with VMFA-232 shot down near Ban Tampanko, Laos Nov 20 1972
153850 (MSN 2293) to MASDC as 8F0102 Mar 1982.  To RAF as F4J(UK) ZE356 Nov 26, 1984.  After service with No. 74
Sqdn RAF became instructional airframe in 1991 with serial 9060M.  Noted Jan 2004 in use
for battle damage repair training at RAF Waddington.
153851 (MSN 2299) upgraded to F-4S.  Converted to QF-4S drone.  SOC Sep 7, 2004.  To Palm Springs Air Museum, California
153852 (MSN 2305) to MASDC as 8F0106 Apr 29, 1982
153853 (MSN 2311) with VMFA-333 crashed into sea off South Carolina after collision with F-4 153818
153854 (MSN 2317) with VF-74 crashed into Gulf of Tonkin Sept 13, 1972 while attempting night landing on USS America.
Pilot was recovered, RIO was killed.
153855 (MSN 2323) converted to F-4S.  To MASDC as 8F0169 Jun 19, 1984
153856 (MSN 2329) upgraded to F-4S.  QFU Nov 1988.  Converted to QF-4S drone.  SOC Sept 26, 2000.
153857 (MSN 2335) converted to F-4S.  To AMARC as 8F0298 Apr 28, 1988
153858 (MSN 2342) upgraded tol F-4S.  Crashed into Pacific Ocean off USS Mideay Nov 25, 1984
153859 (MSN 2348) converted to F-4S.  To AMARC as 8F0243 Nov 13, 1986
153860 (MSN 2353) upgraded to F-4S.  WFU at NAS North Iland, California.  To storage at NAD Cherry Point, NC, SOC Jan 17, 2003
153861 (MSN 2359) upgraded to F-4S.  To MASDC as 8F0165 May 21, 1984
153862 (MSN 2366) converted to F-4S. To AMARC as 8F0268 Mar 26, 1987
153863 (MSN 2372) with VF-92 destroyed on ground by the crash of F-8E 150879 at NAS Miramar, California Dec 22, 1969
153864 (MSN 2378) converted to F-4S.  To AMARC as 8F0230 Sep 17, 1986.  Converted to QF-4S drone.  SOC
Dec 21, 2000.
153865 (MSN 2385) with VMFA-235 w/o in South Vietnam Oct 16, 1970.
153866 (MSN 2391) converted to F-4S.  Crashed with VF-171 near Fentress, Virginia Dec 16, 1980.
153867 (MSN 2397) with VMFA-451 w/o Mar 30, 1972.
153868 (MSN 2403) upgraded to F-4S.  Put in storage at Naval Air Depot, NAS North Island, California Jun 1986.  Now on 
display at Santa Maria Museum of Flight, Santa Maria, California.
153869 (MSN 2409) converted to F-4S.  With VF-161, crashed into sea 90 mi W of Nyutabaru, Kyushu, Japan while
attempting to land on USS Midway Jun 4, 1983.  One crew member rescued, other missing and
presumed killed.
153870 (MSN 2415) with VF-121 caught fire and crshed into sea off California Jan 24, 1972
153871 (MSN 2421) with VMFA-115 w/o Jan 12, 1981.
153872 (MSN 2427) converted to F-4S.  To MASDC as 8F0172 Dec 6, 1984
153873 (MSN 2433) converted to F-4S.  To MASDC as 8F0174 Dec 13, 1984
153874 (MSN 2439) with VMFA-112 crashed near Stephenville, TX Jun 19, 1986 after
colliding with F-4 155531.  Both crews ejected.
153875 (MSN 2445) with VF-191 crashed into sea off California Dec 7, 1976
153876 (MSN 2450) lost Jul 8, 1973 as #5 plane for Blue Angels 
during airshow at Lake Charles, Louisiana.  Pilot ejected safely.
53050 ... 53949 (EXACT MATCH)
General Motors TBM-3 Avenger
Built under license by Eastern Aircraft Division of General Motors Corporation.  MSN 3112/4011
53053 to Royal Navy as Avenger AS.5 XB392 Oct 10, 1953.  To French Navy in Mar 1958.  SOC 1966.
53060 to Royal Navy as Avenger AS.5 XB393 Oct 6, 1953.  To Netherlands Navy in 1958 as 21-37. SOC 1959.
53065 to Royal Navy as Avenger AS.4 XB362 May 19, 1953.  To French Navy in 1957. 
53070 to Royal Navy as Avenger AS.5 XB355 in 1953.  Sold as scrap Feb 27, 1961
although not formally SOC until Mar 9, 1961.
53072 (MSN 3134) to Royal Canadian Navy Aug 1952 as 53072.  Modified as Avenger AS.Mk.3M.   SOC Jul 5, 1960
To Canadian civil registry as CF-KCH aerial spray aircraft.  Crashed on takeoff at Boston Brook airstrip Jun 6, 1974.
53078 (MSN 3140) to Royal Canadian Navy May 29, 1952 as 53078, code 420 and later 386.  To CF-JJC, then  
to US civil registry as N68683 and later to Canadian
civil registry as CF-BEF aerial spray aircraft.  W/o at Juniper airstrip May 20, 1975.
53087 to Netherlands Navy as 1-14.  W/o Sep 8, 1959
53089 to Netherlands Navy as 1-7.  W/o Feb 18, 1956
53094 (MSN 3156) to Royal Canadian Navy Jul 1952 as 53094.  w/o Mar 18, 1957 after
dropped out of formation.
53099 to Royal Navy as Avenger AS.5 XB382 Sep 16, 1953.  To Netherlands Navy in 1958 as 22-29, later
researialed 071.  SOC Jan 1961.
53104 (MSN 3166) to Royal Canadian Navy Oct 1950 as 53104, code TF*L.  SOC Dec 1956
53107 to Royal Navy as Avenger AS.4 XB308 Mar 18, 1953.  To Netherlands Navy as 22-24 Mar 6, 1958.
Crashed Oct 24, 1958.
53109 (MSN 3171) to Royal Canadian Navy as 53109, code 431 and later 341 Aug 1952.  SOC Mar 3, 1959
53110 to Royal Navy Mar 18, 1953 as Avenger AS.5 XB321.  To French Navy Mar 19, 1958.  SOC Apr 13, 1966.
53118 crashed in Everglades 30 mi NW of Master Field Mar 16, 1947.  Pilot killed.  Pilot's body removed but wreck
remained in place.  Wreckage spotted Jan 1989
53119 (MSN 3181) to Royal Canadian Navy as 53119, code 378 May 1952.  SOC May 1958.  To Simsbury Flying Servives 1960,
registration unknown   To Leo Volkmer, US civil registry as N33BM, named "Riverfront Trolley" Apr 8, 1970. To
Wilson Edwards 1974, Bing Spring, TX, renamed "The Wild Turkey".  Used in film "Close Encounters of the Third Kind"
1977.  Registered to Hillary Wilson Nov 7, 2014 
53122 (VR-24) crashed Capodichino-Naples Dec 11, 1953
53124 to Netherlands Navy as 1-6, then 022.  WFU in 1960.
53127 to Royal Navy Mar 18, 1953 as Avenger AS.5 XB322.  To French Navy Mar 19, 1958.  SOC Aug 10, 1965.
53136 (TBM-3W2) to Netherlands Navy as 16-109 then 049.  WFU in 1960
53137 (MSN 3199) to Royal Canadian Navy Navy Oct 1950 as 53137, code 317.  SOC Oct 3, 1958.
53139 (MSN 3201) to Royal Canadian Navy Sep 1950 as 53139, code 361.  SOC Jan 30, 1958.
To Conair Ltd as CF-IMN (later C-FIMN).  From Conair to Forest 
Protection Ltd. Sold 1994 to Vintage Wings of Seattle, WA and registered
N6VC.  To Greatest Generation Naval Museum, San Diego, CA Jan 11, 2013.
53142 to Royal Navy as Avenger AS.5 XB378 Oct 6, 1953, then to Dutch Navy as 22-32, later reserialled 073.
To Brazil in 1960.
53159 (MSN 3221) to Royal Canadian Navy Oct 1952 as 53159, code 417.  SOC Mar 19, 1959
53161 (MSN 3223) to Royal Canadian Navy Jul 1950 as 53161, code 310.  Crashed Brantford,
Ontario Nov 5, 1956.  Crew OK
53164 (MSN 3226) to Royal Canadian Navy Jul 1950 as 53164, code 311. SOC Dec 22, 1951  
53166 (MSN 3228) to Royal Canadian Navy Jun 1950 as 53166, code 362. SOC Dec 1956.
53167 to Royal Navy as Avenger AS.5 XB397 Oct 6, 1953.  To French Navy in 1958. SOC 1966.
53168 (MSN 3230) to Royal Canadian Navy Oct 1950 as 53168.  Stalled on takeoff and
crashed Apr 24, 1952.
53170 to Royal Navy Apr 4, 1953 as Avenger AS.4 XB317.  w/o after forced landing in field at
Balloch, Scotland Jan 25, 1954.  Cause of forced landing was carburetor icing.
53171/53183 to Royal Navy as Avenger III JZ721/JZ733
53171 (JZ721) no record of receipt by Royal Navy
53172 (JZ722) no record of receipt by Royal Navy, but there
are records of its return to US navy Oct 1945.
53173/53183 (JZ723/JZ733) no record of receipt by Royal Navy
53193 to Royal Navy Mar 18, 1953 as Avenger AS.5 XB323. Crashed at Tilstock airfield near Whitchurch,
UK Jan 7, 1957.  2 killed, one injured.  Aircraft SOC Jan 9, 1957
53200 (MSN 3262) to Royal Canadian Navy May 1952 as 53200, code 377.  To sprayer in USA as N9010C, later
to Forest Protection, Ltd as C-GLEL.  Noted preserved at Museum of Mountain Flying, Missoula, Montana in Jun 2013.
53202 to Netherlands Navy as 1-19.  W/o Nov 26, 1957
53205 to Royal Navy as Avenger AS.5 XB398 Sep 26, 1953.  To French Navy in 1958. SOC 1966.
53209 (MSN 3271) to US civil registry as N7960C with Major Oil Corp, then to Norfolk Aerial Spraying, NB as CF-AXS (1971), 
later C-FAXS (1975). Crashed 4 mi E of North Branc Mullin Stream in centeral Northumberland Co Jun 15, 1979.
53212 to Netherlands Navy as 1-20 then 028.  W/o Feb 25, 1960
53220 to Royal Navy as Avenger AS.4 XB361 Mar 31, 1953.  To French government
53221 to Royal Navy as Avenger ECM.6 XB311 Mar 31, 1953
53225 (MSN 3287) to Royal Canadian Navy May 1950 as 53225.  Soc Nov 29, 1956
53227 (MSN 3289) to Royal Canadian Navy as 53227, code 308 Jul 1950.  Ditched at sea
May 21, 1959.  Crew OK
53229 to civil registry as N7236C
53241 (MSN 3303) to Royal Canadian Navy as 53241, code 307 Jul 1950  To civil registry as CF-IMM with Skyway Air Services,
Langley, BC as tanker.  Crashed at Sussex area May 14, 1973.  Parts salvaged by Atlantic Canada Aviation Museum.
53247 to Netherlands Navy as 1-4.  W/o May 17, 1954
53250 to Netherlands Navy as 1-21 then 029.  WFU Oct 12, 1960
53256 (MSN 3318) became N9592C, then CF-ZYB.  Crashed Jun 1, 1971
53258 to Netherlands Navy as 1-22 then 030.  WFU in 1960
53278 (MSN 3340) to Royal Canadian Navy Jun 1952 as 53278.  Ditched Oct 29, 1959 due to loss of power
on takeoff
53281 to Royal Navy as Avenger AS.4 XB296 Mar 18, 1953.  To French Navy Jul 18, 1957.
53287 to Royal Navy as Avenger AS.5 XB363 May 19, 1953.  To French Navy Mar 19, 1958.  SOC 1966.
53291 to Netherlands Navy as 1-2, then 020.  WFU in 1960.
53294 to Royal Navy as Avenger AS.5 XB374 May 19, 1953.  To French Navy Mar 19, 1958.  SOC 1966.
53298 to US civil registry as N7956C
53307 (MSN 3369) to US civil registry as N9078Z, then to Forest Protection, Ltd 
as C-GLEI.  Crashed in river during approach to Dunphy airstrip, New Brunswick May 8, 1975. Pilot uninjured
53311 to Royal Navy as Avenger AS.4 XB441 in 1953.  To French Navy in 1957.
53319 (MSN 3381) converted to TBM-3R in 1953 and assigned to VR-22 at
NAS Norfolk.  SOC Jun 12, 1956.  To Nevadair, Tonopah, NV
Jun 27, 1958/1970 as N3966A.  To Charlie Jensen of Tonopah,NV
1972-77.  Stored cunconverted as RB-319, Sacramento, CA.
To Aero Union, Chico, CA 1980-87.  May 1987 to Anthony Haig-Thomas
of North Weald, UK.  Restored by TBM Aircraft,Inc,
Holmdel, NJ 1988-1991.  To UK Jan 1989 as G-BTDP.  
Registered May 2006 to C. Trachsel of Lausanne, Switzerland as HB-RDG. 
53320 to Royal Navy as XB361 in 1953.  To French Navy in 1957.
53321 to Royal Navy Mar 18, 1953 as Avenger ECM.6 XB311.  SOC Jul 22, 1963 and scrapped.
53322 (MSN 3384) to Royal Canadian Navy May 1950 as  53322, code 314.  w/o in accident Sep 28, 1956 at sea. Pilot rescued.
53333 (VS-892) crashed after takeoff from USS Rendova (CVE-114) Sept 8, 1951.
53334 (MSN 3396) to Royal Canadian Navy Oct 1950 as 53334, code 349.  To CF-KPJ, then N68663 with Flying Service, Inc
Later to Forest Protection, Ltd as C-GLEG.  W/o at Dunphy, New Brunswick 7/4/1975.  Pilot uninjured.
53337 (MSN 3399) to Royal Canadian Navy as 53337, code 390 May 1952.  Later to Conair Ltd as CF-IMI.  From Conair to Forest 
Protection Ltd. Sold 1994 to Vintage Wings of Seattle, WA.  Was almost immediately sold by 
Vintage Wings to M. Pietsch of Minot, ND who registered it N337GA.   Registration
N337GA cancelled Feb 7, 2006 on sale to owner in Australia.  Registered Apr 5, 2006 as
VH-VTB
53351 to civil registry as N7411C, then CF-ZTA.  W/o at Sevogle, New Brunswick 7/21/1974, pilot killed.
53353 became N5264V.  Later with Confederate Air Force.
53358 (MSN 3420) to Royal Canadian Navy Oct 1950 as 53358, code 341.  Fatal crash on
runway at Shearwater with Banshee 126306 Aug 27, 1957
53361 (TBM-3W2) to Netherlands Navy as 16-101.  W/o Sep 26, 1954
53367 to Royal Navy as Avenger AS.5 XB399 Oct 6, 1953.  To Netherlands Navy in 1958 as 22-20, later reserialed 065.
SOC in 1961.
53382 to Royal Navy Mar 18, 1953 as Avenger AS.5 XB320.  Ditched May 2, 1957 following loss of engine
power after takeoff from HMS Warrior.  Crew rescued by helicopter.
53389 to Royal Navy May 19, 1953 as Avenger ECM.6 XB364.  Scrapped 1963.
53392 (MSN 3454) to Royal Canadian Navy Jun 1950 as 53392, code 306 then to 
Canadian civil registry with Skyway as CF-KCK.  Crashed at Castlegar, BC Aug 8, 1967.  Pilot killed.
53399 to Royal Navy May 19, 1953 as Avenger AS.5 XB387.  Sold as scrap Feb 27, 1961
although not formally SOC until Mar 9, 1961
53400 to Royal Navy Mar 18, 1953 as Avenger AS.4 XB297.  To French Navy Jul 18, 1957.
53403 with National Naval Air Museum, Pensacola, FL.  Onl loan
to Nimitz Park, TX
53411 to Royal Navy Apr 5, 1953 as Avenger AS.4 XB313.  To French Navy Sep 7, 1957. 
53420 (MSN 3482) to Royal Canadian Navy as 53420, code 343 Oct 1950.  Later to Conair, Ltd as 
C-FKCM.  Damaged in Saskatchewan in 1968 or 1969 with fuel problem.  Repaired.
From Conair to Forest Protection Ltd. Sold 1994 to Vintage Wings of Seattle, WA.  Now N420GP with Tri-State
Warbird Museum, Cincinnati, OH
53437 (MSN 3499) to Royal Canadian Navy Oct 1950 as 53437, code 805.  Crashed Fonthill,
Ontario Sep 19, 1958.  Pilot killed.
53438 to Royal Navy as Avenger AS.5 XB394 Oct 10, 1953.  To Netherlands Navy in 1958 as 21-35.  SOC in 1959.
53444 became N9319Z
53453 to Royal Navy as Avenger AS.4 XB298 Mar 18, 1953.  To French Navy Jul 18, 1957.
53454 (MSN 3516) to storage at NAS Litchfield, Park, Arizona Feb 11, 1954.  Officially retired
Apr 2, 1956.  To Idaho Air Tankers (1963-64) as N7030C, Tanker D13.  To Reeder Flying Service,
Twin Falls, Idaho (1966-1984) as just tanker number 13.  Obtained by Southeastern Aircraft of Live Oak
Florida in 1986 and loaned to US Naval Air Museum at NAS Corpus Christi, Texas 1987-1992 where it stood
on static display.  Bought by David Talichet and it sat for six years until Gary Applebaum purchased
it and began restoration work, which took several year years.  First flight Jul 1999. Obtained by
Military Aviation Museum Jan 2001.  This aircraft was flying at the 
Cherry Point MCAS airshow, registered as N7030C with Training Services, Inc of 
Virginia Beach, VA, on 3 May 2003.  Performed flypast at commissioning of
CN-77 USS George H. W. Bush Jan 10, 2009.  Now flyable as "10" (still registered as N7030C presented
as a TBM-3E of an Atlantic antisubmarine patrol squadron with Military Aviation Museum, Virginia Beach, VA.
53477 discovered in Salton Sea, CA.
53479 to US civil registry as N9595C
53482 to Royal Navy as Avenger AS.5 XB400 Oct 10, 1953.  Scrapped in 1961.
53484 (MSN 3546) in 1963 to US civil registry as N7031C for Airway, Inc of Yakim, Washington.  Side #111.
Crashed after striking trees while spraying at St Martin, New Brunswick, Canada Jun 21, 1970. Pilot killed
53488 (MSN 3550) to Royal Canadian Navy Jul 1950 as 53488, code 312.  To US civil registry
as N6586D.  To Canadian civil record as CF-XOO with Maritime Air Services,
Moncton, N.B.  Crashed and burned at Deer Lake, Newfoundland
Jul 13, 1969.  Pilot uninjured.
53489 (MSN 3551) to Royal Canadian Navy Jul 1950 as 53489, code 304.   Soc Jan 1958.  To N6580D with Simsbury
Flying Service, Simsbury, CT.  Stripped for parts and stored at Simsbury, CT.  Hulk moved to FL 1989 and fuseelage
used in restoration of N4171A/91521
53492 became N9083Z.  Crashed at Chester, CA Aug 2, 1973.
53493 to Royal Navy as Avenger AS.4 XB360 Mar 31, 1953.  SOC Jul 22, 1963
and sold as scrap.
53496 (MSN 3558) to Royal Canadian Navy Oct 1950 as 53496, code 339.  Then to
CF-MSX with Skyways.  Crashed Harrison Lake, BC Jul 7, 1961.  Pilot killed.
53500 to Royal Navy as Avenger AS.5 XB395 Oct 6, 1953.  Damaged Sep 19, 1957 in 
heavy landing at night and SOC Jan 23, 1958 having been reduced to
spares at RNAY Belfast the previous day.
53503 (MSN 3565) to Royal Canadian Navy Jun 1950 as 53503, code 315.  SOC Jan 1, 1958.
To civil registry as N6583D with Simsbury Flying Service, Simsbury, CT.  Then acquired by Confederate Air
Force and registered as N53503.  Damaged on taxi at Glendale, Arizona when left gear collapsed Mar 17, 2014.
53507 (MSN 3569) to Royal Canadian Navy Oct 1950 as 53507, code 368.  To CF-IML with
Skyways.  Crashed in British Columbia 1961
53509/53521 to Royal Navy as Avenger III JZ734/JZ746.
There is no record of receipt of any of these by Royal Navy
53522 to civil registry as N7410C, damaged Apr 18, 1967 on fire
bombing diving run, load ejection test when a pilot chute
deployed prematurely and jerked dummy load into aircraft.
Oct 1980 to N88HP, then to N188TD with Claire Aviation (Tom Duffy), 
Philadelphia, PA.  W/o Mar 7, 2009 when aircraft caught fire
in flight after takeoff for a maintenance test flight.  The
plane was consumed by fire after a successful emergency
landing at Millville, NJ.
53545 (MSN 3607) to Royal Canadian Navy May 1950 as 53545.  Modified as Avenger AS.Mk.3M.  SOC Feb 2, 1958
53548 to Royal Navy as Avenger AS.5 XB401 Oct 6, 1953.  To Netherlands Navy in 1958 as 21-37.  SOC in 1959.
53549 (MSN 3611) to Royal Canadian Navy Oct 1950 as 53549.  Ditched during approach
to carrier HMCS Magnificent Nov 14, 1952.  Crew rescued.
53550 to Royal Navy as Avenger AS.5 XB396 Oct 10, 1953.  To Netherlands Navy in 1958 as 22-23.  SOC in 1959.
53554 (MSN 3616) to Royal Canadian Navy Aug 1952 as 53554.  Modified as Avenger AS.Mk.3M.  To CF-KCF of Skyways
then Conair.  Crashed Winfield, B.C. Aug 8, 1971.  Badly damaged after throttle linkage broke after takeoff.
Returned to Abbotsfort but w/o.
53557 to Royal Navy as Avenger AS.5 XB377 Oct 6, 1953.  To Netherlands Navy in 1958 as 22-27.  SOC in 1959.
53558 (MSN 3620) to Royal Canadian Navy May 1950 as 53558.  To Canadian civil registry as CF-IMQ.  Crashed on takeoff
at Juniper, New Brunswick Jun 1, 1958.  Pilot uninjured.
53559 (MSN 3621) to Royal Canadian Navy Jun 1952 as 53559, code 387.  Last official flight of an RCN Avenger Jun 13, 1960.
To Canadian civil registry as CF-KCJ with Skyways.  Crashed Sumas, WA May 7, 1969.
53568 to Royal Navy May 4, 1953 as Avenger AS.4 XB324.  To French Navy Jul 18, 1957.
53575 to spray plane, later N6447C.  In 2015 was on display at Jack Erickson/Tillamook Air Museum, Tillamook, OR
53582 to Netherlands Navy as 1-25 then 033.  WFU in 1960
53585 to Royal Navy Mar 31, 1953 as Avenger AS.5 XB358.  Scrapped in 1961.
53590 to Royal Navy May 19, 1953 as Avenger AS.4 XB365.  To French Navy in 1957.
53592 to N5168V, then to Forest Protection, Ltd as C-GFPQ.  W/o at Boston Brook, New Brunswick 6/8/1982, pilot killed.
53593 became N6822C, then N5567A, then N6822C.  Now with 
National Museum of Naval Aviation, Pensacola, FL.
53595 to Royal Navy Oct 6, 1953 as Avenger AS.5 XB402.  To French Navy in 1958.  SOC in 1960.
53603 to Royal Navy in 1953 as Avenger AS.5 XB442.  To French Navy in 1958.  SOC in 1966.
53604 to Royal Navy as Avenger AS.5 XB385 Oct 10, 1953, then 
to Dutch Navy as 22-28 then 069.  To Brazilian Navy
53607 to US civil registry as N8398H, then to Canadian civil registry as CF-ZYC with Hicks and Lawrence.
Crashed Juniper May 20, 1975.  Recovered in the 1990s
and rebuilt with peices from several aircraft by Atlantic
Canada Aviation Museum and is on display at the museum
in Halifax, Nova Scotia in a fictitious FPL scheme
as C-GFPL Tanker 24.
53609 to Royal Navy May 4, 1953 as Avenger AS.4 XB325.  To French Navy Jul 18, 1957
53610 (MSN 3672) to Royal Canadian Navy Jul 22, 1950 as 53610, code 303.  SOC Jan 30, 1958
To Forest Protection, Ltd as CF-IMR, later C-FIMR.  Aircrasft signed by Presideng George H. Bush on visit to Moncton,
New Brunswick Sep 7, 2002.  Flown to CFB Shearwater Aviation Museum Jul 26, 2012.  Repainted back into RCN color scheme, 
code 303
53626 (MSN 3688) to Royal Canadian Navy Oct 27, 1950 as 53626, code 328.  SOC Dec 8, 1958
and became N6894C with Sonora Aviation Inc.  Stalled and crashed on takeoff at Elko MAP, Nevada Sep 6, 1966.
Pilot survived.
53632 (MSN 3694) to Royal Canadian Navy Jun 1950 as 53632, code 309.  Modified as Avenger AS.Mk.3M.  To Canadian
civil registry as CF-MXN with Skyways then Conair.
Crashed into river after power loss on takeoff at Kamloops, British Columbia
Jan 31, 1971, but recovered and repaired.  Crashed while
firebombing at Moyie Lake, British Columbia Aug 18, 1973.  Hit trees and elevator was damaged, aircraft
climbed and pilot bailed out.
53634 to Royal Navy May 19, 1953 as Avenger AS.4 XB366.  To French Navy in 1957.
53636 to Royal Navy May 19, 1953 as Avenger AS.5 XB367.  Scrapped in 1961.
53638 (MSN 3700) to Royal Canadian Navy Aug 1952 as 53638.  Later to Conair Lt as C-FKCL.  W/o at Blissville 
5/29/1972 while owned by Forest Protection, Ltd.  Reportedly crashed at Oromcoto
Lake, NB May 29, 1978.  Registered N109K Mar 11, 2003, which seems 
to indicate rebuilt (or going to be rebuilt) after its accident.  Now at
Mid-Atlantic Air Museum, Reading, PA.  Now with Mid Atlantic Air
Museum in color scheme of donor Jack Kosco's aircraft which he
flew as radio operator with VT-27 during WW 2.
53640 to Netherlands Navy as 1-23 then 031.  WFU in 1960
53642 to Royal Navy May 19, 1953 as Avenger ECM.6 XB376.  Scrapped in 1963.
53646 to Netherlands Navy as 1-26 then 034.  WFU in 1960
53647 to Royal Navy as Avenger AS.4 XB299 Mar 18, 1953.  To French Navy Jul 18, 1957.
53649 converted to TBM-3R and utilized by VR-22
53651 to Netherlands Navy as 1-11.  WFU in 1959.
53655 to Royal Navy May 4, 1953 as Avenger AS.4 XB326.  To French Navy Jul 18, 1957
53656 (MSN 3718) to Royal Canadian Navy Jul 1950 as 53656, code TF*P.  Crashed at sea
at Sambro off Halifax Nov 14, 1952
53664 to Royal Navy as Avenger AS.4 XB300 Mar 18, 1953.  To French Navy Jul 18, 1957.  Soc Apr 13, 1966.
53665 to Royal Navy as Avenger AS.4 XB301 Mar 18, 1953.  To French Navy Jul 18, 1957.
53667 to Royal Navy as Avenger AS.4 XB302 Mar 3, 1953.  To French Navy Jul 18, 1957.
53670 (MSN 3732) to Royal Canadian Navy Sep 1952 as 53670, code 306.  To Canadian
civil registry as CF-MSY with Skyways.  Crashed Smithers Airport, Seymour Lake,
BC Jul 31, 1963.
53671 to Netherlands Navy as 1-27 then 035.  WFU in 1960
53672 to Royal Navy as Avenger AS.5 XB368 May 19, 1953.  To French Navy in 1958.  SOC in 1966.
53676 to Royal Navy as Avenger AS.5 XB386 in 1953.  Damaged in heavy landing
on HMS Warrior Mar 3, 1957 when failed to flare out and declared
Category HY (heavy damage not reparable by ship or station
resources.  Disposed of by being 'shot into sea' from carrier Jul 27, 1957.
53678 to Royal Navy as AS.5 XB443 in 1953.  To French Navy in 1958.  SOC in 1966.
53682 (MSN 3744) to Royal Canadian Navy Jun 1950 as 53682, code AB*Y later 337.  SOC Feb 2, 1958
53687 (MSN 3749) to Royal Canadian Navy Jun 1950 as 53687, code 313.  SOC Dec 28, 1956
53692 became N3968A
53694 (MSN 3756) to Royal Canadian Navy May 1952 as 53694.  In landing accident On
HMCS Magnificent late 1954 and not repaired.
53696 (MSN 3758) to Royal Canadian Navy as 53696.  Modified as Avenger AS.Mk.3M.  Landing rollover Feb 21, 1959
and not repaired.
53697 (MSN 3759) to Royal Canadian Navy Aug 1952 as 53697, code 908.  Modified as Avenger AS.Mk.3M.
SOC Jul 5, 1960.  To US civil registry as N9711Z.  To Forest Protection, Ltd as C-GLEH as spray aircraft.  
W/o at Boston Brook, New Brunswick 6/6/1987, pilot killed.
53708 to civil registry as N4172A
53722 to Netherlands Navy as 1-13 then 024.  WFU in 1960
53723 (MSN 3785) to Royal Canadian Navy Jul 1950 as 53723, code AB*A.  SOC Apr 16, 1958  
53726 (MSN 3788) on display at Flying Leathernecks Museum, Miramar, CA.  Was at
one time NL7076C. Noted Mar 13, 1993 at Marine Corps Museum, El Toro
MCAS, CA
53727 became N9082Z.  Crashed at Bear Mountain, CA Jul 28, 1970.
53730 (VS-32) stalled on takeoff from NAS Quonset June 5, 1953.
53732 (MSN 3794) to Royal Canadian Navy Jun 1950 as 53732, code 316.  To Canadian
civil registry as CF-KCN with Skyways then Conair.
Crashed at Angus Home Lake, British Columbia Aug 27, 1972.
53740 became N9598C
53748 to Royal Navy as Avenger AS.5 XB371 in 1953.  To French Navy in 1958.  SOC in 1966.
53756 to Netherlands Navy as 1-15 then 025.  WFU in 1960.
53759 (MSN 3821) to Royal Canadian Navy Jun 1952 as 53759, code 391.  To Canadian
civil registry as CF-IMS wiht Wheeler Airlnes.  Crashed in Quebec Jun 21, 1960.
53760 (MSN 3822) to Royal Canadian Navy Jun 1952 as 53760, code 392.  To US civil
registry as N6581D.  Crashed in Connecticut Aug 4, 1986.  Pilot killed.
53768 to US civil registry as N103Z with USDA Forest Service then N10361.
To Norfolk as C-GLDX.  By 1991 was NL683G
53775 (MSN 3837) Became N7028C, then N4173A (N4173A was registered with MSN 5708, cancelled Dec 15, 1971 on export to
Canada), then to Canadian civil registry as CF-ZTR.  W/o at Sevogle 6/16/1972.
53782 (MSN 3844) to Royal Canadian Navy Oct 1952 as 53782.  SOC Mar 19, 1959
53784 to US civil registry as N9590C, then to Canadian 
civil registry as CF-AGL.  W/o at Lac des Loup 6/9/1972, pilot killed.
53785 with Planes of Fame Air Museum, Minnesota.  Formerly aerial tanker N7075C.
Was in movie "Smokey And The Bear II".  Now with Pond
Warbirds of Palm Springs, CA as N7075C
53787 to US civil registry as N3969A, then to Forest Protection, Ltd as C-GFPT.
Registered N3969A again Sep 24, 2008, then became C-GFPT again
Oct 2008.  N3969A cancelled by FAA Oct 30, 2008 as sold abroad, registration
C-GFPT reserved Nov 3, 2008 for Forest Protection Ltd of Fredricton, NB.
Registered N3969A yet again, this time with Environmental Aviation Services, Fernandina Beach, FL Dec 4, 2008.
To Rick Clemens, Carson City, NV May 2014
53790 to Royal Navy as Avenger AS.5 XB380 Sep 18, 1953.  Scrapped in 1961.
53793 (MSN 3855) to Royal Canadian Navy Oct 1950 as 53793.  SOC Jan 17, 1958
53796 to Royal Navy as Avenger AS.5 XB383 Sep 10, 1953.  Scrapped in 1961.
53797 to Royal Navy as Avenger AS.5 XB444 in 1953.  Later 
converted to ECM.6.  Scrapped in 1963.
53801 (MSN 3863) registered N9594C Feb 20, 1957, cancelled Sep 20, 1957
53802 (MSN 3864) to Royal Canadian Navy Aug 1952 53802.  Modified as Avenger AS.Mk.3M.  Crashed Aug 13, 1957 when
flew into ground on instrument approach.  Pilot survived
53804 (MSN 3866) to Royal Canadian Navy Aug 1952 as 53804, code 304/906.  Became N9710Z.
Now on display on USS Lexington, Corpus Christi, TX
53815 to Royal Navy Mar 18, 1953 as Avenger AS.5 XB312.  To French Navy Mar 19, 1958, SOC Nov 18, 1963.
Noted stored at Cuers, France Apr 1, 1964.
53818 (MSN 3880) to Royal Canadian Navy Jun 16 1952 as 53818, code 386.  SOC Jan 10, 1958.
Became N9187Z.  Now flying as N93818.
53825 became N5169V
53828 (MSN 3890) to Royal Canadian Navy Jun 16, 1952 as 53828, code 388.  SOC Jan 17, 1958
and became N9014C sprayer.  Later N28FB
53829 to N9591C and then to CF-AYG of Norfolk and Hicks and Lawrence.
Now warbird N293E. In 2008 on display at Fargo Air Museum,
Fargo, ND
53830 (MAG-33) struck cable and crashed near K-3 Oct 17, 1951.  4 bailed out, one killed.
53835 converted to TBM-3U.  Was spray plane and now N3967A
53841 on display at USS Intrepid, NYC.
53842 to N7025C, N603,then N60393.  Now on display on USS Yorktown, Patriots Point, Charlestown, SC.
53845 (MSN 3907) to Royal Canadian Navy Aug 1952 as 53845, code 303.  Ditched Sep 17, 1955.
Pilot OK
53854 to Netherlands Navy as 1-8.  WFU in 1959.
53857 (MSN 3919) to civil registry as N7017C, then to Forest Protection, Ltd as C-GFPM. 
Registered Sep 21, 2005 to user in Australis as VH-MML 
53858 (MSN 3920) became N3357G, then to Forest Protection, Ltd as C-GFPR.   Registered as F-2QON but remained at
FPL Fredricton, NB, offered for sale by French owner to Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum, Hamilton, Ontario
Oct 21, 2009.  Registered as C-GCWG. 
53866 to Netherlands Navy as 1-9.  W/o Jan 27, 1959
53885 to Royal Navy as Avenger AS.5 XB357 Mar 31, 1953.  Scrapped in 1961.
53886 became N5170V
53906 to Royal Navy Mar 18, 1953 as Avenger AS.5 XB303.  Ditched off Lee-on-Solent, UK
following engine failure Aug 22, 1955.  Two crew members unhurt, third injured.
Subsequently raised and to Accident Investigation Unit.
Transferred to RNAY Fleetlands Mar 8, 1957.  No suggestion
that repairs were made and SOC Apr 15, 1958. 
53908 (MSN 3970) to Royal Canadian Navy Aug 1952 as 53908, code 389.  Ditched Sep 25, 1957
at Chezzetcook range.  Crew survived.
53914 Became N7029C.  at Quonset Air Museum, Kingston, RI.  Was Hicks & Lawrence
spray aircraft in Canada.  Crashed in Maine in May 1972.
in 1991 the Connecticut Army Guard lifted it out.
53915 became N7027C
53920 to Netherlands Nacy as 1-28 then 036.  WFU in 1960.
53924 to Royal Navy as Avenger AS.5 XB369 May 19, 1953.  To Netherlands Navy in 1958 as 22-33, later reserialed 074.
SOC in 1961.

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