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Serial Number Criteria: 44-34050
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Data last updated: Tue Mar 15 09:25:04 2016
44-33868 ... 44-34097 (EXACT MATCH)
Canadian Vickers OA-10A Catalina 
Canadian-built Catalina (PBV-1A) from Navy contract (BuNo 67832/68061, MSN CV304/CV608) delivered to USAAF.  
Survivors redesignated A-10A in 1948.
33868 (MSN CV304) ex USN BuNo 67832.  To Chile AF as 405, later 560,
named "Manu-Tara".  Crashed in Penuelas Lake during crew training
flight Jun 15, 1961 and SOC Jul 21, 1961
33869 (MSN CV305) ex USN BuNo 67833.  To N67134
33870 (MSN CV306)
33871 (MSN CV307) es USN BuNo 67903.  To Cuban AF as 191
33872 (MSN CV322)
33873 (MSN CV323)
33874 (MSN CV324) ex USN BuNo 67838.  To RCAF as 11068, then to Brazil as FAB 6523.  Discharged 1968.
33875 (MSN CV325) (2nd ERS) destroyed during Japanese air raid on Morotai Nov 25, 1944.
33876 (MSN CV326)
33877 (c/v CV327) (2nd ERS) ran out of fuel due to enemy action near Morotai Oct 26, 1944
and crashlanded in open sea
33878 (MSN CV328).
33879 (MSN CV330)
33880 (MSN CV332, ex BuNo 67844). Became TF-RVR, then CF-FKV, then F-WMKS, then No 32 of 
French Navy, then F-YCHB.  Bought by Chile in 1973, owned by ASPAR of Chile as water 
bomber.  Sold in 1990 to Aerocondor of Peru as water bomber and operated as CC-CDT (but CC indicates Chile)
33881 (MSN CV334) .
33882 (MSN CV336) ex USN BuNo 67846.  TO RCAF as 11072, then to Brazil as FAB 6526.  Discharged 1982.
33883 (MSN CV338) 
33884 (MSN CV340, ex BuNo 67848).  
33885 (MSN CV342) crashed into wave on takeoff after rescue near Balikpapan, Borneo Jun 25, 1945 with
14 on board.  3 were killed and ship sank after 40 minutes.
33886 (MSN CV344)
33887 (MSN CV346) 
33888 (MSN CV348)
33889 (MSN CV350) lost Oct 13, 1944, SW Pacific.
33890 (MSN CV352)
33891 (MSN CV354)
33892 (MSN CV356)
33893 (MSN CV358)
33894 (MSN CV360)
33895 (MSN CV362)
33896 (MSN CV364)
33997 (MSN CV366)
33998 (MSN CV368)
33999 (MSN CV370)
33900 (MSN CV372)
33901 (MSN CV374)
33902 (MSN CV376)
33903 (MSN CV378)
33904 (MSN CV380)
33905 (MSN CV382)
33906 (MSN CV384)
33907 (MSN CV386) ex BuNo 67871. to civil registry as XY-ABX, VR-HEV and cancelled Dec 15, 1950.  Impounded in China.
33908 (MSN CV388) with 4th ERS landed at sea to rescue crew of ditched B-29 May 29, 1945.  On takeoff,
aircraft hit a wave and damaged left engine and prop flew off, injuring pilot.  US submarine Tigrone
SS-419 answered distress call and recovered both crews.  Tigrone sunk damaged PBY with gunfire.
Injured pilot died on sub and 3 of B-29 crew were lost in ditching.
33909 (MSN CV390)
33910 (MSN CV392)
33911 (MSN CV394)
33912 (MSN CV396) ex BuNo 67876.  To C-131
33913 (MSN CV398)
33914 (MSN CV400)
33915 (MSN CV402) landed in North Sea Mar 30, 1945 to rescue pilot of downed
P-51D but unable to take off due to engine problems.  Strafed
and sunk by Me 262s the next day.  All occupants escaped.  The
PBY currently flying in this color scheme is actually G-PBYA,
a Canadian-built aircraft with no US service.
33916 (MSN CV404)
33917 (MSN CV406) (5th ERS) damaged on landing Mar 30, 1945 in North Sea while on rescue mission.  Later sank.  Crew
rescued by ARS launch. 
33918 (MSN CV408)
33919 (MSN CV410)
33920 (MSN CV412)
33921 (MSN CV414) ex BuNo 67885.  To Colombian AF
33922 (MSN CV416) ex BuNo 67886.  To Colombian AF
33923 (MSN CV418)
33924 (MSN CV420) ex BuNo 67888.  To CF-NCJ.  Wfu 1973
33925 (MSN CV422) ex BuNo 67889.  To NC95494, C-43E, HK-43E, VP-BAB,
to CF-HGE in 1956.  W/o Sep 13, 1962 at Sept Isles
33926 (MSN CV424)
33927 (MSN CV426) 
33928 (MSN CV428)
33929 (MSN CV430) ex BuNo 67893.  To CF-NJC
33930 (MSN CV432)
33931 (MSN CV434)
33932 (MSN CV436)
33933 (MSN CV438)
33934 (MSN CV440)
33935 (MSN CV442)
33936 (MSN CV444)
33937 (MSN CV446)
33938 (MSN CV448) 
33939 (MSN CV450) ex BuNo 67835.  To Cuban AF as 190
33940 (MSN CV451)
33941 (MSN CV452)
33942 (MSN CV453) 
33943 (MSN CV454)
33944 (MSN CV455)
33945 (MSN CV456)
33946 (MSN CV457)
33947 (MSN CV458)
33948 (MSN CV459)
33949 (MSN CV460)
33950 (MSN CV461)
33951 (MSN CV462)
33952 (MSN CV463)
33953 (MSN CV464)
33954 (MSN CV465) ex US Navy 67918.  Now as Alaskan Historical Museum,
Anchorage, AK as N44BY.  Aircraft had been recovered from Dago Lake,
whether abandoned there or sunk is not certain.
33955 (MSN CV466) 
33956 (MSN CV467)
33957 (MSN CV468)
33958 (MSN CV469)
33959 (MSN CV470)
33960 (MSN CV471)
33961 (MSN CV472)
33962 (MSN CV473)
33963 (MSN CV474) crashed 4 mi NNE of NAS Kaneohe, HI Aug 8, 1946.  8 killed.
33964 (MSN CV475) 
33965 (MSN CV476) ex BuNo 67929.  Lend-Lease to RAF as FT997. Operated by 45 Group RAF based in Canada 
for air-sea rescue support for transatlantic ferry flights. Returned to USAAF. To Peru AF as 379
33966 (MSN CV477) Lend-Lease to RAF as FT998.   Operated by 45 Group RAF based in Canada for air-sea 
rescue support for transatlantic ferry flights.  To Canadian AF as FT998.  To Argentine Navy as 2-P-11.
WFU Sep 1947.
33967 (MSN CV478) Lend-Lease to RAF as FT999. Operated by 45 Group RAF based in Canada for air-sea rescue support 
for transatlantic ferry flights.
33968 (MSN CV479)
33969 (MSN CV480)
33970 (MSN CV481)
33971 (MSN CV482)
33972 (MSN CV483) ex US Navy 67936.  Now as C-GFFC with SLAFCO at Moses Lake, WA.
33973 (MSN CV484)
33974 (MSN CV485)
33975 (MSN CV486)
33976 (MSN CV487)
33978 (MSN CV488)
33978 (MSN CV489) ex BuNo 67942.  To N67135, XB-GET
33979 (MSN CV490)
33980 (MSN CV491)
33981 (MSN CV492)
33982 (MSN CV493)
33983 (MSN CV494) 
33984 (MSN CV495)
33985 (MSN CV496)
33986 (MSN CV497)
33987 (MSN CV498)
33988 (MSN CV499)
33989 (MSN CV500) ex BuNo 67953.  To N79910
33990 (MSN CV5010
33991 (MSN CV502) ex BuNo 67955.  To Peruvian AF as 378
33992 (MSN CV503)
33993 (MSN CV504)
33994 (MSN CV505)
33995 (MSN CV506)
33996 (MSN CV507) ex BuNo 67960.  To Colombian AF
33997 (MSN CV508)
33998 (MSN CV509)
33999 (MSN CV510)
34000 (MSN CV511) (ASR/20AF) MIA 8/13/45 PAC
34001 (MSN CV512)
34002 (MSN CV513)
34003 (MSN CV514) 
34004 (MSN CV515)
34005 (MSN CV516)
34006 (MSN CV517)
34007 (MSN CV518)
34008 (MSN CV519) was US Navy 67972.  To Pacific Overseas Airlines (Siam) in
1949 as HS-PC205.  Damaged Macao Jul 9, 1949.  Reregistered as HS-POD in 1951.  To Thai Airways 
Nov 1, 1951 as XT-1401.  Later sold to Civil Air transport and became VT-DID.  Damaged beyond 
repair Aug 22, 1961.
34009 (MSN CV520) ex US Navy 67973.  Became N62043, then CF-IWC, then F-WMKR, then 
No 20 of French Navy, call sign F-YCHA, then CC-CDU.  Now CC-CGY with Aeroservicio
Parraque Ltda, ASPAR, Chile.  Also reported as having BuNo 67993.  Donated
about 1993 to Museo Nacional Aeronautico y del Espacio de Chile
and restored to represent Chilean AF 405 "Manu-Tara" (ex 44-33868).
34010 (MSN CV521)
34011 (MSN CV522)
34012 (MSN CV523) ex BuNo 67976.   (5th BG) MIA Jun 5, 1945, S Pacific.
Also listed as going to Colombian AF as 612, later HK-2115X.
34013 (MSN CV524) ex BuNo 67977.  To Colombian AF
34014 (MSN CV525)
34015 (MSN CV526)
34016 (MSN CV527)
34017 (MSN CV528) damaged at Keesler Field, MS Jul 10, 1946
34018 (MSN CV529) damaged while parked from taxying B-17G 44-8912
Mar 7, 1945.
34019 (MSN CV530) transferred to French Navy
34020 (MSN CV531) ex BuNo 67984.  To Peru AF as 381
34021 (MSN CV532)
34022 (MSN CV533)
34023 (MSN CV534) attached to 1536 AAFBU Hollandia/NGU suffered
a mechanical failure May 22, 1945 at Sentani Strip (Hollandia).
Jun 2, 1945 suffered damage from a bird strike.
MIA Jun 12, 1945 108 mi SW of Anguar Island in South Pacific.
34024 (MSN CV535) damaged while landing at Broe Bay, Noemfoor Island,
Netherland East Indies Aug 30, 1945.
34025 (MSN CV536) 
34026 (MSN CV537)
34027 (MSN CV538)
34028 (MSN CV539)
34029 (MSN CV540)
34030 (MSN CV541)
34031 (MSN CV542) ex BuNo 67995.  to civil registry as XY-ABH in 1947
34032 (MSN CV543)
34033 (MSN CV544)
34034 (MSN CV545)
34035 (MSN CV546)
34036 (MSN CV547)
34037 (MSN CV548)
34038 (MSN CV549)
34039 (MSN CV550)
34040 (MSN CV551)
34041 (MSN CV552) to US Coast Guard as 041 by Feb 1949
34042 (MSN CV553)
34043 (MSN CV554)
34044 (MSN CV555)
34045 (MSN CV556)
34046 (MSN CV557)
34047 (MSN CV558)
34048 (MSN CV559)
34049 (MSN CV560) ex BuNo 68013.  To civil registry CV-GLX, N3000T (ntu).
In 1990 was C-FGLX, up for sale.  Was purchased by user in Orange County, CA for use
as a water bomber as N322FA.  Was wrecked near Ramona, CA Aug 1, 1997 during a water scooping pass. Separate
pieces of the aircraft were later salvaged and stored at Riverside-March Air Museum.  Noted still there 
Sep 2000.  Noted at Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, AZ Jan 2009, still there Mar 2011.
34050 (MSN CV561) MIA 6/21/1945, SW Pacific
34051 (MSN CV562)
34052 (MSN CV563)
34053 (MSN CV564)
34054 (MSN CV565) transferred to RAAF and sold in 1950.
34055 (MSN CV566)
34056 (MSN CV567)
34057 (MSN CV568)
34058 (MSN CV569)
34059 (MSN CV570) condemned for salvage Sep 30, 1945 after accident.
34060 (MSN CV571)
34061 (MSN CV572)
34062 (MSN CV573)
34063 (MSN CV574) transferred to French Navy
34064 (MSN CV575)
34065 (MSN CV576) condemned for salvage Jul 1, 1946
34066 (MSN CV577) Suppled to Egypt Oct 1946, later to civil registry as XY-ABY
34067 (MSN CV578)
34068 (MSN CV579) crashed near Marrak, Greenland Aug 9, 1945 with 1st Arctic Search and Rescue Squadron.
All aboard killed.
34069 (MSN CV580)
34070 (MSN CV581)
34071 (MSN CV582)
34072 (MSN CV583) ex BuNo 68036.  to civil registry as XY-ABW
34073 (MSN CV584) 
34074 (MSN CV585)
34075 (MSN CV586)
34076 (MSN CV587)
34077 (MSN CV588) ex BuNo 68041.  To XY-ABY, to XT-147
34078 (MSN CV589)
34079 (MSN CV590)
34080 (MSN CV591) shot down in Tokyo Bay 8/13/1945.  One crew member survived.
34081 (MSN CV592) ex BuNo 68045.   To Cathay Pacific Airways Nov 1946, then operated by Macau Air Transport 1948-1962
as VR-HDH.  Sold to Trans Australian Airlines
in 1962 as VH-SBV.  WFU May 1966.
Remained derelict until imported from New
Guinea into New Zealand in 1979.  Now 
undergoing restoration by RNZAF Museum.
34082 (MSN CV593) ex BuNo 68046.  To civil registry as PI-C258, VR-HDS, VT-DEX, SE-XAD, SE-BUB,
VP-KKJ, N1508V
34083 (MSN CV594)
34084 (MSN CV595)
34085 (MSN CV596)
34086 (MSN CV597)
34087 (MSN CV598)
34088 (MSN CV599)
34089 (MSN CV600)
34090 (MSN CV601)
34091 (MSN CV602)
34092 (MSN CV603)
34093 (MSN CV604) ex BuNo 68057.  To Chile AF as 406, later 561,
34094 (MSN CV605, ex BuNo 68058) to civilian registry as NC65715,
then TF-RNG, then CF-DFB, finally C-FDFB and is preserved at 
Botwood, Newfoundland. 
34095 (MSN CV606)
34096 (MSN CV607) crashed 25 mi SW of Grants, NM Aug 1, 1945 while on flight from Hunter Field, GA to Mather Field, CA.
All 7 onboard killed
34097 (MSN CV608)

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