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F4U
DATE TYPE SERIAL SQD UNIT BASE ACTION D PILOT COUNTRY State LOC REMARKS
410207 F4U-4 97044 VF-63
 
USS Valley Forge (CV-45) LAC A Stinnett, Glen Winzo. Sea of Japan
 
USS Valley Forge (CV-45) Combat Mission
411026 F4U-1 17394 Hq.Sq. 41 MBDAG-41 MCAS El Toro FLEF A Warren, Arthur J. USA CA MCAS El Toro Training Flight
420210 F4U-1A 56376 VMF-121
 
MCAS Mojave KC A Allmand, "J" "C" USA CA Searles Lake, 1mi. S Gunnery Practice
420211 F4U-1 17620 VMF-124
 
MCAS Mojave LAC C Higgins, Roland USA CA MCAS Mojave Division Gunnery Tactics
420818 F4U-1 02153
 

 
Naval Aircraft Factory ACC D
 
USA PA Naval Aircraft Factory Test
420904 F4U-1 02153
 

 
Naval Aircraft Factory LACGL C Gogswell, W. P. USA PA NAF Mustin Field Test
420928 F4U-1 02159
 

 
NAS Norfolk FL B Craig, C. M. USA VA NAS Norfork, 10mi. E Test
421001 F4U-1 02154 AAU
 
NAS Norfolk CBL C Gibson, George Davis USA VA NAS Norfolk, east field Gun Test
421018 F4U-1 02160
 

 
NAS Norfolk LAC B McIntyre, F. B. USA VA Chambers Field Familairization Flight
421112 F4U-1 02177 VMF-124 MAG-12 West Kearney Field LAC B English, James USA CA West Kearney Field Familairization Flight
430302 F4U-1 02164 VF-12
 
NAS San Diego LAC B Crawford, Earl B. USA CA NAS San Diego Ground collision with F4U-1 #02167
430302 F4U-1 02167 VF-12
 
NAS San Diego LAC A Martin, Richard B. USA CA NAS San Diego Ground collision with F4U-1 #02164
430302 F4U-1 02212 VF-12
 
NAS San Diego LACGL C Atwell, Tom G. USA CA NAS San Diego Gunnery Practice
430306 F4U-1 02222 VF-12
 
NAS San Diego LAC C McCready, William E. USA CA Otay Mesa FCLP
430315 F4U-1 02157
 

 
INA Stawford FLEF A Guyton, B. T. USA CT Bridgeport Aircraft test & demonstration
430317 F4U-1 02215
 

 

 
TAC C Ferris, James USA CA North Island Training Flight
430320 F4U-1 02285 VMF-215 MAG-24 MCAS Ewa LAC C Deming, William N. USA HI Oahu Island, Barbers Point Tow Target
430330 F4U-1 02236 VMF-213
 
USS Copahee (CVE-12) C A Tate, D. L. USA
 
At sea
 
430401 F4U-1 02451 VF-17
 
USS Bunker Hill (CV-17) KC A Burnham, William D. USA
 
36.42N 75.35W Gunnery Practice
430405 F4U-1 02428 VF-17
 
USS Bunker Hill (CV-17) C A Schanuel, Mills USA MD Patuxent River, Cove Point Strafing
430405 F4U-1 02358 VF-17
 
USS Bunker Hill (CV-17) FLEF
 

 
USA VA NAS Norfolk
 
430406 F4U-1 02528 VF OTU #1
 
NAS Jacksonville C A
 
USA FL
 

 
430408 F4U-1 02311 VMF-222 MAG-24 MCAS Ewa MAC
 

 
USA HI Oahu Island, Barbers Point, 3mi. N. MAC with TBF #05103
430408 TBF 05103
 

 

 
KMAC A Trueheart, Taylor Simmons USA HI Oahu Island, Barbers Point, 3mi. N. MAC with F4U-1 #02311
430410 F4U-1 02353 VF-17
 
USS Bunker Hill (CV-17) KC A Schlveter, William E. USA NC Roanoke Sound Training Flight
430411 F4U-1 02298 VF OTU #1
 
NAAS Lee Field LAC B Brunson, Robert Bruce USA FL NAAS Lee Field Familairization Flight
430412 F4U-1 02403 VF-12 CAG-12 NAS San Diego KC A Ripley, Bradford William II USA
 
At sea
 
430412 F4U-1 02436 VF-17
 
USS Santee (CVE-29) LAC B Clark, Merrill W. USA
 
Chesapeake Bay Training Flight
430413 F4U-1 02256 VF OTU #3
 
NAAS Cecil Field MAC D Mayhugh, W. D. USA FL Agustine, 10mi. SE MAC with F4U-1 #02259
430413 F4U-1 02259 VF OTU #3
 
NAAS Cecil Field MAC A Caldwell, J. R. USA FL Agustine, 10mi. SE MAC with F4U-1 #02256
430413 F4U-1 02572 Ferry
 

 
TOA B Schug, USA SC Greenville AAB Ferry Flight
430413 F4U-1
 
VMF-124 MAG-12 Espiritu Santo KTOA A Britt, Wade Hampton SoPac
 
Russell Islands Ground accident hit parked F4U
430424 F4U-1 02287 VMF-222 MAG-24 MCAS Ewa LACGL A Jordan, Walter L. USA HI Barbers Point Training Flight
430424 F4U-1 02292 VF-12 CAG-12 Hawaii C A Ferris, James USA HI Lanai, 2mi. S Gunnery Practice
430426 F4U-1 02610 Ferry
 
NAS New York KC A Walsh, Thomas J. USA NY Long Island Ferry Flight
430428 F4U-1 02304 VF OTU #3
 
NAS Jacksonville LAC B Brownscombe, H. T. USA FL Lee Field Bombing & Strafing Practice
430428 F4U-1 02364 VF OTU #3
 
NAS Jacksonville LACGL A Hart, J. D. USA FL Lee Field Night Familiarization
430428 F4U-1 02356 VF-17
 
USS Bunker Hill (CV-17) KTOA A Carlton, Samuel Wallace USA NC Manteo, near Training Flight
430507 F4U-1 02591 VMF-321 MAG-32 MCAS Cherry Point KC A Baker, Minard L. USA NC
 
Division Tactics & Strafing Practice
430509 F4U-1 02422 VF-17
 
USS Bunker Hill (CV-17) LAC C
 

 

 

 

 
430510 F4U-1 02515 VF OTU #3
 
NAAS Lee Field LAC B Ziesmer, R. Jr. USA FL Switzerland Field FCLP
430514 F4U-1 02547 VF OTU #2
 
NAAS Lee Field KC A Stamper, David Warren USA FL Middleburg Field Familairization Flight
430516 F4U-1 02258 VF OTU #3
 
NAAS Lee Field FCLP
 
Nuess, Robert H. USA FL Switzerland, 1mi. W FCLP
430521 F4U-1 02621 VF OTU #1
 

 
KC B Ziesmer, Raymond Jr. USA FL Switzerland Field FCLP
430525 F4U-1 02638 VMF-311 3rd MAW MCAS Cherry Point LAC A Clark, Francis L. USA SC Page Field Familairization Flight
430526 F4U-1 02266 VMF-112 1st MAW Espirtu Santo ACC C Baldwin, William A. New Hebrides
 
Espirtu Santo
 
430528 F4U-1 02303 VF OTU #3
 
NAAS Lee Field LAC B Meek, William P. USA FL NAAS Lee Field Gunnery Practice
430528 F4U-1 02699 VMF-311 3rd MAW MCAS Cherry Point LAC A Kane, Jack D. USA SC Page Field Familairization Flight
430529 F4U-1 02636 VMF-321 MAG-32 MCAS Cherry Point FLEF C Rasuchenbach, Frederick M. USA NC Beaufort City Section Tactics & Dummy Runs
430531 F4U-1 02276
 

 
NAS Pearl Harbor KC A Gilmore, Ira Larimoa USA HI Oahu Island, Pearl Harbor area Test Flight
430531 F4U-1 02342 VF-17
 
USS Bunker Hill (CV-17) KC A Clairbrone, S. C. USA VA Belle Haven Familairization Flight
430531 F4U-1 02431 VF-17
 
USS Bunker Hill (CV-17) DTC A Ellsworth, J. O. USA VA Metomken Inlet, 1mi. E Night Familiarization
430531 F4U-1 02445 VF-17
 
USS Bunker Hill (CV-17) FLoG A Jagger, F. A. USA VA Exmore, 10mi. S Training Flight
430603 F4U-1 JT103 Ferry
 
NAF Roosevelt Field LAC A Walthall, L. E. D. USA NY NAF Roosevelt Field Ferry Flight
430603 F4U-1 03807 Ferry
 

 
LAC A Dodge, Jesse S. USA
 

 
Ferry Flight
430603 F4U-1
 
VMF-221 MAG-21 Russell Island GL
 
McGuckin, John New Hebrides
 
Espiritu Santo Island
 
430605 F4U-1
 
VMF-112 MAG-11 Guadalcanal CBL C Tenvold, John F. New Hebrides
 
Espiritu Santo Island Local Flight
430609 F4U-1
 
Service Sqd 11 MAG-11 Espiritu Santo C A Anderson, James R. New Hebrides
 
Espiritu Santo Island
 
430609 F4U-1
 
VMF-221
 

 
CBL
 
Wood, Art T. New Hebrides
 
Espiritu Santo Island Local Flight
430610 F4U-1 02706 VF OTU #3
 
NAAS Lee Field C A Duggins, William E. USA FL Switzerland Field FCLP
430610 F4U-1
 
VMF-122 MAG-12 Guadalcanal GL B Kopas, W. J. New Hebrides
 
Espiritu Santo Island
 
430611 F4U-1 02590 VMF-321 3rd MAW MCAS Cherry Point LAC A Cameron, Edward F. USA NC MCAS Cherry Point Familairization Flight
430611 F4U-1 02601 VMF-321 3rd MAW MCAS Cherry Point LAC B McKinney, Paul K. USA NC MCAS Cherry Point Training Flight
430611 F4U-1
 
VMF-122 MAG-12 Guadalcanal BOEF A Atwaterm Hardy E. New Hebrides
 
15mi. NE of Fighter Strip #1
 
430612 F4U-1 02465 CQTU
 
NAS Glenview LAC A Johnson, Carl H. USA
 
Lake Michigan, USS Wolverine (IX-64) CQL
430612 F4U-1 02718 CQTU
 
NAS Glenview LAC B Green, Homer USA
 
Lake Michigan, USS Wolverine (IX-64) CQL
430613 F4U-1
 
VMF-213 MAG-11 Espiritu Santo BOEF A Johnson, William S. Marshall Islands
 
Ebon Atoll, Fighter Strip #1, 5mi. NE
 
430614 F4U-1 JT117
 

 
NAS Quonset Point KC A Morgan, Douglas H. USA RI NAS Quonset Point, area Training Flight
430616 F4U-1
 
VMF-221 MAG-21 Russell Island GL
 
Schneider, Milton E. New Hebrides
 
Espiritu Santo Island
 
430618 F4U-1
 
VF OTU #3
 
NAAS Lee Field LAC B Gray, Edwin M. USA FL Switzerland Field FCLP
430621 F4U-1
 
VMSB-233 MAG-11 Espiritu Santo LAC D
 
New Hebrides
 
Espiritu Santo Island Local Flight
430622 F4U-1 17434 Ferry
 

 
LAC A Lyons, R. D. USA AR Little Rock, Adams Field Ferry Flight
430622 F4U-1 17440 Ferry
 

 
LAC B Knoop, J. H. USA AR Little Rock, Adams Field Ferry Flight
430629 F4U-1 02503 VMF-322 3rd MAW MCAS Cherry Point TOA C Baker, Robert W. USA NC Oak Grove Field Test Flight
430629 F4U-1 02401 VMF-213 MAG-42 Guadalcanal KC A Tate, Donald Eugene Solomon Islands
 
Guadalcanal Patrol Flight
430630 F4U-1 02361 VF OTU #3
 
NAAS Lee Field LAC B McLean, C. E. Jr. USA FL Switzerland Field FCLP
430630 F4U-1 02433 VMF-311 MAG-31 MCAS Cherry Point LAC D Halpon, Max L. USA SC Page Field Familairization Flight
430630 F4U-1 02345 VMF-213
 
Guadalcanal KC A Peck, Milton E. Solomon Islands
 
Guadalcanal, Koli Point Test Flight
430701 F4U-1 17401 VF OTU #3
 
NAAS Lee Field LAC B Chapman, Howard USA FL NAAS Lee Field FCLP
430701 F4U-1 03833 VMF-311 MAG-31 MCAS Cherry Point LAC D Diemer, George W. USA SC Page Field Familairization Flight
430706 F4U-1 02696 VMF-312 3rd MAW MCAS Cherry Point LAC D Aylward, Richard C. USA SC Page Field
 
430706 F4U-1 02561 VMF-311 MAG-31 MCAS Cherry Point LAC A Robson, William S. USA
 

 
Fighter Control
430707 F4U-1 02690 VMF-312 3rd MAW MCAS Cherry Point LAC D Clark, Elton H. USA SC Parris Island, Page Field Familairization Flight
430712 F4U-1 02734 VMF-223 MAG-33 MCAS El Toro KC A Simpson, Scott Sheldon USA CA MCAS El Toro Training Flight
430715 F4U-1 02645 VMF-311 MAG-31 MCAS Cherry Point LAC C Masters, Donald E. USA SC Page Field Ferry Flight
430717 F4U-1 02438 VF-17
 
USS Bunker Hill (CV-17) DECR B Chasnoff, Jack M.
 

 
At sea Training Flight
430720 F4U-1 17531 Ferry
 
NAS Jacksonville FLEF A Clark, E. E. USA GA Cartersville Ferry Flight
430720 F4U-1 17552 ADU
 
Port Columbus LAC D Hansen, Carl O. USA OH Port Columbus Test Flight
430721 F4U-1 JT161
 

 
NAF Roosevelt Field LAC C Munn, Chas A. USA NY NAF Roosevelt Field Training Flight
430721 F4U-1 02458 VF-17
 
USS Bunker Hill (CV-17) BACR C Novak, Marvin R.
 

 
At sea Tactics Training
430722 F4U-1 02603 VMF-216
 
MCAS EL Centro TAC C Kawell, Neil W. USA CA MCAS El Centro Ground collision with F4U-1 #03818
430722 F4U-1 03818 VMF-216
 
MCAS EL Centro TAC C Snyder, Alan J. USA CA MCAS El Centro Ground collision with F4U-1 #02603
430722 F4U-1 02472 VF-17
 
USS Bunker Hill (CV-17) BACR B Henderson, Fred D. Jr. USA
 
At sea Tactics Training
430723 F4U-1 02472 VF-17
 
USS Bunker Hill (CV-17) DECR B
 

 

 

 

 
430724 F4U-1 17513 ADU
 
Port Columbus C
 
Bennett, R. E. USA OH Port Columbus Test Flight
430726 F4U-1 02213 VMF-212 4th MBDAW Midway Island KMAC A Smith, Other F. USA CA San Francisco, 3mi. SW MAC with F4U-1 #02275
430726 F4U-1 02275 VMF-212 4th MBDAW Midway Island KMAC A Bartlett, Raymond W. USA CA San Francisco, 3mi. SW MAC with F4U-1 #02213
430726 F4U-1 02454 VMF-321 3rd MAW MCAS Cherry Point KMAC A Sanders, John P. USA NC Beaufort, 40mi. S MAC with F4U-1 #02568
430726 F4U-1 02568 VMF-321 3rd MAW MCAS Cherry Point KMAC A Leising, Joseph E. USA NC Beaufort, 40mi. S MAC with F4U-1 #02454
430726 F4U-1 02459 VF-17
 
USS Bunker Hill (CV-17) DECR C Jagger, Frank A.
 

 
At sea Tactics Training
430727 F4U-1 02556 VF OTU #3
 
NAS Jacksonville KMAC A Miller, William Edward USA FL Saint Augustine, 20mi. E Training Flight
430727 F4U-1 JT173 Ferry
 
NAF Roosevelt Field CBL B Hickerson, James J. USA NY NAF Roosevelt Field Ferry & Delivery Flight
430728 F4U-1 02163 ADU
 
Port Columbus LACLL C Sundstrum, G. F. USA OH Port Columbus Test Flight
430729 F4U-1 02335 VF-17
 
USS Bunker Hill (CV-17) MAC A Schub, W. J. British West Indies
 
Trinidad, Gulf of Paria MAC with F4U-1 #02339
430729 F4U-1 02339 VF-17
 
USS Bunker Hill (CV-17) MAC A Streig, F. J. British West Indies
 
Trinidad, Gulf of Paria MAC with F4U-1 #02335
430731 F4U-1 02678 VMF-212? 4th MBDAW Midway Island KC A Atkins, Philip R. USA HI Oahu Island, Waine Mountain Range Training Flight
430731 F4U-1 02690 VMF-312 3rd MAW MCAS Parris Island LAC A Reese, Robert J. USA SC Parris Island, Page Field Familairization Flight
430731 F4U-1 02337 VF-17
 
USS Bunker Hill (CV-17) MF A Halford, J. A. British West Indies
 
Trinidad, Gulf of Paria Training Flight
430802 F4U-1 03832 VMF-216 MBDAG-43 MCAS EL Centro LAC B Chandler, Creighton USA CA MCAS El Centro Training Flight
430802 F4U-1 17484 VMF-422
 
MCAS Santa Barbara LAC C Lehnert, Robert Conrad USA CA MCAS Santa Barbara Familairization Flight
430802 F4U-1 17519 Ferry
 
NAS San Diego CBL C Poort, H. O. USA CA North Island Ferry Flight
430802 F4U-1 17419 VMO-351
 
MCAS Cherry Point LAC B McCown, Marion R. USA NC New Bern, Mitchell Field Familairization & Practice
430802 F4U-1 17403 VMF-211 MAG-24 MCAS Ewa SF C Harvey, R. A. South Pacific
 

 
Fixed Gunnery
430803 F4U-1 02588 VMF-321 3rd MAW MCAS Cherry Point LAC B Shoden, John C. USA NC Oak Grove Field Dog Fighting Practice
430804 F4U-1 02720
 

 
NAS Norfolk TOA A Allen, Marshall H. USA VA NAS Norfolk Test Flight
430806 F4U-1A 17480 VMF-422 MBDAG-42 MCAS Santa Barbara LAC D Thurnau, Theodore D. Jr. USA CA MCAS Santa Barbara Familairization Flight
430807 F4U-1 02427 VF-17
 
USS Bunker Hill (CV-17) BACR C Streig, Frederick J.
 

 
At sea Patrol Flight
430808 F4U-1 02620 VMF-321 3rd MAW MCAS Cherry Point CBL C Ukmes, Leon L. USA NC Oak Grove Field Familairization Flight
430809 F4U-1 02712 VF OTU #3
 
NAAS Lee Field FLEF A Beeler, Edward E. USA FL Saint Augustine area Gunnery Practice
430809 F4U-1 02559 VMF-321 3rd MAW MCAS Cherry Point FLEF C Tayler, Charles L. USA NC Oak Grove Field, 5mi. SW Section Tactics
430809 F4U-1A 17499 VMF-322
 
MCAS Cherry Point C A Byers, John C. USA SC Morehead, 20mi. S Gunnery Practice
430809 F4U-1 02355 VF-17
 
USS Bunker Hill (CV-17) LAC C Kropf, Thomas F.
 

 
At sea Patrol Flight
430811 F4U-1 03825 VMF-113 MBDAG-41 MCAS El Toro C A Thomas, Roy L. USA CA MCAS El Toro Familairization Flight
430814 F4U-1 02503 VMF-322 3rd MAW MCAS Cherry Point LAC D Rozga, Thomas USA NC Oak Grove Field Familairization Flight
430815 F4U-1 17438 VMF-422 MBDAG-42 MCAS Santa Barbara LAC B Morello, John J. USA CA MCAS Santa Barbara, off Gunnery Practice
430816 F4U-1 02715 VF OTU #3
 
NAAS Lee Field TAC
 
Witt, W. T. USA FL NAAS Lee Field Gunnery Practice
430816 F4U-1A 17495 VMF-323 3rd MAW MCAS Cherry Point SF D Masters, Donald E. USA NC MCAS Cherry Point Familairization Flight
430816 F4U-1 02215 VMF-224 MAG-24 Enroute to Hawaii KTOA A Strass, Herbert W. Jr.
 

 

 
Night Training
430817 F4U-1 02221 VMF-113 MBDAG-41 MCAS El Toro TAC C Degan, William F. USA CA MCAS El Toro Gunnery Practice
430818 F4U-1 17409 VMF-225
 
MCAS Mojave LAC A Hartley, Dean S. Jr. USA CA MCAS Mojave Sectional Tactics
430819 F4U-1A 17514 VMF-321 3rd MAW MCAS Cherry Point CBL C Landry, Wilbert M. USA NC MCAS Cherry Point Check-out & Familairization Flight
430821 F4U-1 03836 VMF-216 MBDAG-43 MCAS EL Centro LAC B Hartig, John H. USA CA MCAS El Centro Gunnery Practice
430822 F4U-1A 17551 VMF-422
 
MCAS Santa Barbara C C Sumner, Burrell E. USA CA MCAS Santa Barbara Touch & Go Landings
430823 F4U-1 17411 VMO-351 3rd MAW MCAS Cherry Point LAC A Cunningham, Matthew C. USA NC MCAS Cherry Point Familairization Flight
430823 F4U-4 97340 VF ATU #1
 
NAAS Cabaniss Field CRL A Howe, Raymond E. USA TX NAAS Cabaniss Field Training
430824 F4U-1 02579 VF-17
 
USS Bunker Hill (CV-17) KMAC A Maher, William Edward
 

 
36.32N x 75.36W Gunnery Practice
430824 F4U-1 02646 VF-17
 
USS Bunker Hill (CV-17) KMAC A Henderson, Frederick D. Jr.
 

 
36.32N x 75.36W Gunnery Practice
430825 F4U-1 17417 VMF-311 3rd MAW MCAS Parris Island KC A Fidler, Robert R. USA SC MCAS Parris Island, 3mi. Off Night Flying Training
430825 F4U-4 97117 NARTU
 
NAS Anacostia LAC C Cobb, Kenneth K. At Sea
 
USS Siboney (CVE-112) CRQ
430826 F4U-1A 17581 VMF-225
 
MCAS Mojave LAC B McGee, Gleen W. USA CA MCAS Mojave Familairization Flight
430826 F4U-1 17405 Ferry 3rd MAW MCAS Cherry Point LAC B Robinson, Barnett USA TX Hensley Field Ferry Flight
430829 F4U-1 02300 VF OTU #3
 
NAAS Green Cove Springs LAC A Schroeder, Charles J. USA FL NAAS Lee Field Ground collision hit by FG-1 #13030
430902 F4U-1 02597 VMF-225 MBDAG-44 MCAS Mojave LAC B Nowack, Melvin C. USA CA MCAS Mojave Familairization Flight
430902 F4U-1A 17569 VMF-225 MBDAG-44 MCAS Mojave C A Christensen, DeVere W. USA CA MCAS Mojave, 30mi. E Familairization Flight
430902 F4U-1 02418 VMF-321 MAG-31 MCAS Oak Grove LAC A Norman, John R. USA GA Alanta, Lander Field Ferry Flight
430902 F4U-1
 

 
MAG-11 Espiritu Santo KC A Anderson, Walter T. Vanuatu Islands
 
Espirtu Santo, Barakata River Test Flight
430903 F4U-1A 17488 VMF-422
 
MCAS Santa Barbara ACC C Morello, John J. USA CA Gaviola Pass Gunnery Practice
430903 F4U-1 02359 VF-17
 
USS Bunker Hill (CV-17) C A Thompson, D. L. USA VA NAAS Monogram Field FCLP
430904 F4U-1 02626 VMF-321 MAG-31 MCAS Oak Grove FLEF C Mauldon, Bluford P. USA TX Meacham Field, 3mi. E Aircraft Delivery
430904 F4U-1 02698 Ferry
 
NAS Dallas KC A Garrett, Rufus USA TX Wetherford Aircraft Delivery
430904 F4U-1 03809 Ferry
 
NAS Dallas KC A Lemmons, Ray E. USA TX Wetherford Aircraft Delivery
430905 F4U-1A 17634 VMF-115 MBDAG-42 MCAS Santa Barbara FLEF A Keshian, Berg USA CA MCAS Santa Barbara Gunnery Tow
430906 F4U-1A 17627 VMF-225 MBDAG-44 MCAS Mojave LAC B Vanderscoff, John M. USA CA MCAS Mojave Night Flying Training
430906 F4U-1A 17628 VMF-225 MBDAG-44 MCAS Mojave KC A Weborg, John I. USA CA
 
Night Flying Training
430906 F4U-1A 17630 VMF-114 MBDAG-41 MCAS El Toro LACGL C Drury, Peter A. USA CA MCAS El Toro Familairization Flight
430906 F4U-1 02440 VMF-311
 

 
TOAGL C Aylward, Richard C. USA TX Midland AAF Cross Country Flight
430906 F4U-1 02164
 

 
MCAS Quantico C A Shields, Nickolas L. USA VA Potomac River Test Flight
430908 F4U-1 03821 VMF-225 MBDAG-44 MCAS Mojave FLEF B LaRoche, Arthur L. USA CA MCAS Mojave, 1/2mi.NW Familairization Flight
430908 F4U-1 02368 VF(N)75
 
NAS Quonset Point KC A Hirshkind, Robert R. USA RI Wickford, 12mi. SW Formation Cloud Flying
430909 F4U-1 02674 VMF-216 MBDAG-43 MCAS EL Centro KC A Hartig, John H. USA CA MCAS El Centro, 12mi. NW Gunnery Practice
430909 F4U-1A 17633 VMF-114 MBDAG-41 MCAS El Toro LACGL C Mosca, Herbert P. Jr. USA CA MCAS El Toro Familairization Flight
430909 F4U-1 02600 VF OTU #3
 
NAAS Green Cove Springs C A Dixon, James C. USA FL NAAS Lee Field, 5mi. E Night Formation
430911 F4U-1A 17670 VF-17 CAG-17 USS Bunker Hill (CV-17) LAC C Kurlander, M. M.
 

 
At sea Anti-Submarine Patrol
430912 F4U-1A 17510 VMF-322 3rd MAW MCAS Cherry Point TOA A Leach, Arthur R. USA VA NAAS Chincoteaque Cross Country Flight
430912 F4U-1 12661 VF-17 CAG-17 USS Bunker Hill (CV-17) LAC D Gutenkunst, Douglas
 

 
At sea Anti-Submarine Patrol
430914 F4U-1A 17648 VF-17 CAG-17 USS Bunker Hill (CV-17) DECR C Jagger, Frank A.
 

 
At sea Deck collision hit F4U-1 #17665
430914 F4U-1A 17665 VF-17 CAG-17 USS Bunker Hill (CV-17) DECR C Kleinman, John M.
 

 
At sea Deck collision hit by F4U-1 #17648
430915 F4U-1 02478 AED Sqd
 
NAS Patuxent River? FLEF C Covin, M. E. A. USA MD Hollywood, 3mi. N Administrative Flight
430916 F4U-1A 17620 VMF-225 MBDAG-44 MCAS Mojave LACLS B Nolan, John M. USA CA MCAS Mojave, east end runway #25 Sectional Gunnery
430917 F4U-1 17397 Hq.Sq. 41 MBDAG-41 MCAS El Toro C A Conroy, Phillip E. USA CA Santa Catalina Island, 15mi. SE Gunnery Practice
430919 F4U-1 02271 VMF-223 MAG-22 Midway Island KC A Casady, Timothy Midway Islands
 
Easter Island, 5mi. E Combat Tactics
430921 F4U-1 02425 VMF-114 MBDAG-41 MCAS El Toro LAC C Reed, Roy L. USA CA MCAS EL Centro Division Tactics
430922 F4U-1 02715 VF OTU #3
 
NAAS Green Cove Springs KC A O'Malley, John F. USA FL Switzerland Field FCLP
430923 F4U-1A 17723 Hq.Sq. 41 MBDAG-41 MCAS El Toro C A Kimak, Charles USA CA San Clemente Island, 10mi. W Training Flight
430923 F4U-1A 17625 VMF-323 3rd MAW MCAS Cherry Point TOA B Leach, Arthur R. USA NC Pollockville Cross Country Flight
430923 F4U-1A 17662 VF-17
 
USS Bunker Hill (CV-17) DTC A Davenport, M. W.
 

 
At sea Tactics Training
430927 F4U-1A 17573 VMF-115 MBDAG-42 MCAS Santa Barbara KMAC A Overstreet, G. J. USA CA MCAS Santa Barbara area MAC with F4U-1 #17745
430927 F4U-1A 17745 VMF-115 MBDAG-42 MCAS Santa Barbara KMAC A Gregory, Kassan USA CA MCAS Santa Barbara area MAC with F4U-1 #17573
430929 F4U-1 02672 VMF(N)532 3rd MAW MCAS Cherry Point KC A Gilfillan, Conner N. USA NC Cunningham Field Night Familiarization
430930 F4U-1A 17502 Hq.Sq. 41 MBDAG-41 MCAS El Toro LAC B Brassard, George Marcel USA CA San Clemente, 1/2mi. S Training Flight
430930 F4U-1A 17622 VMF-225 MBDAG-44 MCAS Mojave LACLL B Butler, John C. Jr. USA CA MCAS Movjave, runway #30 Gunnery Practice
430930 F4U-1A 17635 Hq.Sq. 41 MBDAG-41 MCAS El Toro LAC B Chamblin, Loyd A. Jr. USA CA MCAS El Toro, Runway #27 Training Flight
430930 F4U-1 02596 VMF-322
 
MCAS Cherry Point LAC A Peterson, Conrad H. USA NC Pollockville, Oak Grove Division Tactics
430930 F4U-1A 17565 VMF-312 3rd MAW MCAS Cherry Point TOA A Sill, Webset F. USA SC Parris Island, Page Field Night Training
431001 F4U-1A 17584 VMF-312 3rd MAW MCAS Parris Island KC A Mullinix, Troy USA NC Parris Island, 5mi. SE Gunnery Practice
431001 F4U-1
 
VMF-212 1st MAW Espirtu Santo KC A Wolfe, Preston P.
 

 

 

 
431003 F4U-1 02657 VMF-114 MBDAG-41 MCAS El Toro C A Adams, Howard M. USA CA MCAS El Toro, 5mi. E Gunnery Tow
431004 F4U-1 03822 Hq.Sq. 41 MBDAG-41 MCAS El Toro LAC C Cobb, Cleveland USA CA MCAS El Toro Training Flight
431006 F4U-1A 17645 VMO-155 MBDAG-43 MCAS El Centro C A Hoffecker, Frank S. Jr. USA CA MCAS El Centro, 6mi. E Section Tactics
431006 F4U-1 17672 VMF-312 3rd MAW MCAS Parris Island KC A Ericson, William F. USA SC Hilton Head Island Section Tactics
431006 F4U-1 02162
 

 
MCAS Quantico ACC A
 
USA VA
 

 
431007 F4U-1 03833 VMF-312 3rd MAW MCAS Parris Island MAC A Reynolds, Buell T. USA NC
 
Familairization Flight
431010 F4U-1A 17814 VMF-217 MBDAG-43 MCAS El Centro LAC B Hammond, Philip R. USA CA MCAS El Centro Familairization Flight
431010 F4U-1 02675 VMF-113 MAG-23 MCAS Ewa CBL B Chernock, Nicholas USA HI Oahu Island, MCAS Ewa, runway #1 Training Flight
431011 F4U-1 17493 VMF-311 MAG-31 Enroute SoPac KC A Robson, William Stanley Futuna Islands
 
Wallis Island
 
431014 F4U-1 17506 VMF-322 MAG-32 MCAS Parris Island LAC A Taylor, E. C. USA SC Page Field Target Tow
431017 F4U-1 02197 Hq.Sq. 41 MBDAG-41 MCAS El Toro ACC C Cobb, Cleveland I. USA CA MCAS El Toro Familairization Flight
431018 F4U-1 17479 VMF-218 MBDAG-44 MCAS Mojave FLEF B Peine, Robert H. USA CA MCAS Mojave Tactical
431019 F4U-1 17631 Hq.Sq. 41 MBDAG-41 MCAS El Toro LAC C Dingfelter, Clyde A. USA CA MCAS El Toro, Runway #27 Training Flight
431019 F4U-1 02156
 

 
NAS Anacostia KC A O'Brien, Charles Marlowe USA MD Brandywine Radio Test Flight
431019 F4U-1 02658 VMF-323 3rd MAW
 
LAC B Riordan, Edward J. USA NC Oak Grove Field Section Tactics
431020 F4U-1 17481 VMF-115 MBDAG-42 MCAS Santa Barbara LAC B Schaum, Richard H. USA CA MCAS Santa Barbara Familairization Flight
431020 F4U-1 17536 VMF-217
 
MCAS El Centro TOA B Jones, Merrill H. USA CA MCAS El Centro, Runway #3 north of Division Tactics
431021 F4U-1 02725 VF OTU #3
 
NAAS Green Cove Springs LAC B Brockman, William A. USA FL Flemings Island Field Familairization Landings
431021 F4U-1 02253 VMF-223 MAG-22 Midway Island LAC B
 

 

 

 

 
431022 F4U-1 17811 VMF-115 MBDAG-42 MCAS Santa Barbara ACC D Barton, Gordon E. USA CA MCAS Santa Barbara Night Formation Training
431022 F4U-1 17969 VMF-322 MAG-32 MCAS Parris Island KC A Horn, Robert William USA SC Range #38 Dummy Runs
431023 F4U-1 17571 VMF-115 MBDAG-42 MCAS Santa Barbara KC A Wright, Charles Thomas USA CA Point Conception, 7mi. S Gunnery Practice
431024 F4U-1 02592 Hq.Sq. 41 MBDAG-41 MCAS El Toro ACC C Burke, William M. USA CA MCAS El Toro Training Flight
431025 F4U-1 17637 Hq.Sq. 41 MBDAG-41 MCAS El Toro ACC C Elzey, William P. Jr. USA CA MCAS El Toro Training Flight
431025 F4U-1 18071
 

 
NAS San Diego LACGL C Walters, William R. USA TX Pyote AAB Test Flight
431026 F4U-1 17889 VMF-113
 
MCAS Ewa KTOA A Hutchinson, Robert S. USA HI Oahu Island, MCAS Ewa, runway #1 Dry Gunnery Runs
431027 F4U-1 17621 VMF-217 MBDAG-43 MCAS El Centro MAC A King, Jack USA AZ Yuma, 15mi. W MAC with F4U-1 #17746
431027 F4U-1 17746 VMF-217 MBDAG-43 MCAS El Centro MAC D White, William P. USA AZ Yuma, 15mi. W MAC with F4U-1 #17621
431027 F4U-1 17796 VMO-251 MBDAG-44 MCAS Mojave CBL B Furlow, Thomas W. USA CA MCAS Mojave Test Flight
431027 F4U-1 02653 VMF-323 3rd MAW MCAS Cherry Point FLLO A McNeely, A. F. USA NC Fort Bragg Division Tactics
431027 F4U-1 02691 VMF-323 3rd MAW MCAS Cherry Point BOW A Reisner, Louis W. USA NC Faison Division Tactics
431027 F4U-1 17688 VMF-323 3rd MAW MCAS Cherry Point ACC B Durbin, Ralph A. USA NC Roseboro Division Tactics
431027 F4U-1 17983 VMF-323 3rd MAW MCAS Cherry Point FLoG B Forbes, Edson A. USA NC Roseburg Division Tactics
431028 F4U-1
 

 

 
MCAS El Toro
 

 

 
USA CA
 

 
431030 F4U-1 02680 VMF-114 MAG-23 MCAS El Toro SF A Wallace, Jospeh K. USA CA MCAS El Toro, 5mi. S Aerial Gunnery
431031 F4U-1 17487 VMF-323 3rd MAW MCAS Cherry Point LAC B Leniham, Thomas J. USA NC Oak Grove Field Dummy Gunnery Runs
431101 F4U-1 02424 VMF-218 MBDAG-44 MCAS Mojave FLEF C Mayhew, James A. USA CA MCAS Mojave, 3mi. NE Gunnery Practice
431101 F4U-1 18040 VMF-322
 
MCAS Parris Island LAC B Peterson, Conrad H. USA SC Parris Island, Page Field Night Flying & Familairization
431101 F4U-1 02224 VMF-211 1st MAW Espirtu Santo DTC A McCaleb, E. H. Russell Islands
 
Ondonga, off Non-Combat Mission
431101 F4U-1 17492 VMF-212 1st MAW Espirtu Santo KTOA A Grill, George Walter Jr.
 

 
Vella Lavella Combat Mission
431101 F4U-1 17523 VMF-215 MAG-11 Russell Island MISCM A Krister, R. L. Russell Islands
 
Barakoma Patrol & Combat Mission
431102 F4U-1 03841 VMF-122 MBDAG-43 MCAS El Centro LAC B Loturco, Francesco USA CA MCAS El Centro Familairization Flight
431102 F4U-1 17742 VMF-114
 
MCAS Ewa TAC C Conger, Jack E. USA HI Oahu Island, MCAS Ewa, Runway #26 Ground collision hit C-46
431102 F4U-1 17673 VMF-322
 
MCAS Parris Island LAC B Jarvis, Melvin L. USA SC Parris Island, Page Field Division Tactics
431103 F4U-1 03808 VF OTU #3
 
NAAS Green Cove Springs LACGL A Sipp, Christian J. Jr. USA FL Flemings Island Field Small Field Landing Practice
431103 F4U-1 17682 VMF-322
 
MCAS Parris Island LAC B Mogford, Edmund G. USA SC Page Field Familairization & Landing Practice
431103 F4U-1 17550 VMF-215 MAG-11 Russell Island KTOA A Jordan, Jack R. SoPac
 
Vella Lavella, 1mi. N of strip Combat Mission
431103 F4U-1
 
VMF-211 MAG-11 Russell Island KLAC E Ireland, Julius Wirth SoPac
 
Munda Airfield Patrol
431106 F4U-1 17544 VMF-313 3rd MAW New Bern LAC A Watson, Thomas W.
 

 

 
Training Flight
431107 F4U-1 17731 VMF-115 MBDAG-42 MCAS Santa Barbara EF C Schaum, Richard USA CA MCAS Santa Barbara Test Flight
431107 F4U-1 02727 VF OTU #3
 
NAAS Green Cove Springs LACGL A Brockman, William A. USA FL NAAS Lee Field Navigation Training
431108 F4U-1 17438 VMO-155 MBDAG-43 MCAS El Centro LAC B Hackett, Howard W. USA CA MCAS El Centro Brackating
431108 F4U-1 17583 VMF-224 MAG-13 Tutuilla KMAC A Lucas, William Francis Ellis Group
 
Funafite, near MAC with F4U-1 #17546
431108 F4U-1 17546 VMF-224 MAG-13 Tutuilla KMAC A Gay, William Munbell Ellis Group
 
Funafite, near MAC with F4U-1 #17583
431109 F4U-1 17892 VMF-113 MAG-23 Kahuku AABF LAC B Wilson, Harry S. USA HI Oahu Island High Altitude Gunnery Practice
431109 F4U-1 02642 VMF-321 MAG-31 Tutuilla C A
 
SoPac
 
Tutuila Non-Combat Mission
431110 F4U-1 17455 VMF-218 MBDAG-44 MCAS Mojave CBL C Bamerick, Robert F. USA CA MCAS Mojave Training Flight
431110 F4U-1 17951 VMF-312 3rd MAW MCAS Cherry Point LAC B Hardy, Thomas W. USA SC Page Field Oxygen Training
431111 F4U-1 17828 VMF-225
 
MCAS Ewa TAC C Salisbury, Vernon H. USA HI Oahu Island, MCAS Ewa Division Tactics
431111 F4U-1 17792 VMF-212 MAG-11 Barakama DTC A Leo, W. D. SoPac
 
Vella Lavella, 18mi. N Combat Mission
431111 F4U-1 02546 VMF-212 MAG-11 Barakama DTCMF A Horner, J. J. Russell Islands
 
Barakama Combat Mission
431112 F4U-1 02433 Hq.Sq. 41 MBDAG-41 MCAS El Toro LACGL C Putnam, Robert H. USA CA NAS San Diego Ferry Flight
431114 F4U-1 02718 VF OTU #3
 
NAAS Green Cove Springs
 
D Gay, W. R. USA FL NAAS Lee Field Training Flight
431114 F4U-1 17812 VMF-225
 
MCAS Ewa ACC C Buck, G. S. USA HI MCAS Ewa Ewa gunnery range #08E
431115 F4U-1 02278 VMF-422 MAHA Midway Island TAC A
 

 

 

 

 
431116 F4U-1 17826 VMF-211 1st MAW Russell Island LACGL A McCaleb, E. H. Russell Islands
 
Russells Test Hop
431118 F4U-1 02661 Hq.Sq. 41 MBDAG-41 MCAS El Toro LACGL A McMullan, Donald A. USA CA MCAS El Toro Night Flying
431119 F4U-1 03823 VMO-155 MAG-43 MCAS El Centro LAC C MacDonald, R. L. USA CA MCAS El Centro Bracketing
431120 F4U-1 17623 VMF-115 MBDAG-42 MCAS Santa Barbara DTC A Rainalter, William J. USA CA Santa Rosa Island, off Gunnery
431120 F4U-1 02650 VMF-422 MAHA Midway Island KMAC A Farrell, Edmund George CenPac
 
Midway Island MAC with F4U-1 #02233
431120 F4U-1 02233 VMF-422 MAHA Midway Island KMAC A Drake, Stafford William CenPac
 
Midway Island MAC with F4U-1 #02650
431120 F4U-1 17574 VMF-224 MAG-13 Tutuilla DTC A
 
SoPac
 
Funafuti, off Non combat mission
431121 F4U-1 02553 Hq.Sq. 41 MBDAG-41 MCAS El Toro TAC C Seibert, Raymond R. USA CA MCAS El Toro, runway #27 Ground collision hit F4U-1 #02586
431121 F4U-1 02586 Hq.Sq. 41 MBDAG-41 MCAS El Toro TAC C Selvey, Charles B. USA CA MCAS El Toro, runway #27 Ground collision hit F4U-1 #02553
431121 F4U-1 17693 VF-17
 
USS Bunker Hill (CV-17) CBLMF A
 
SoPac
 
Ondonga Combat Mission
431124 F4U-1 17787 VMF-311 MAG-31 Tutuilla CBL B Simmons, Hal K.
 

 
Wallis Island Tow Target
431126 F4U-1 02265 ARU-DIAL
 

 
C A
 
Solomon Islands
 
Lunga Non-Combat Mission
431126 F4U-1 02262 VMF-321
 
Efate MAC A Norman, SoPac
 
Efate MAC with F4U-1 #02216
431126 F4U-1 02216 VMF-321
 
Efate MAC A Shoden, SoPac
 
Efate MAC with F4U-1 #02262
431129 F4U-1 02212 VMF-114 MAG-23 MCAS Ewa C A Lehbert, Robert C. USA HI MCAS Ewa, 3mi. S Test Flight
431130 F4U-1 17979 VMF-323 MAG-32 MCAS Parris Island CBL C Wilker, Dean USA NC Oak Grove Field Night Familiarization
431201 F4U-1 03815 VMF-215 MBDAG-43 MCAS El Centro CBL B Russell, Louis E. USA CA MCAS El Centro Training Flight
431201 F4U-1 17588 Hq.Sq. 41 MBDAG-41 MCAS El Toro BOEF A Berry, Marion E. USA CA Long Beach, 50mi. E Training Flight
431201 F4U-1 17876 VMF-225 MAG-23 MCAS Ewa KC A Virgin, Raymond C. USA HI Oahu Island, Barbers Point, off Training Flight
431201 F4U-1A JT289
 

 

 
KC A Wallace, John D. USA ME New Brunswick High Altitude Flight Test
431203 F4U-1 17563 Hq.Sq. 41 MBDAG-41 MCAS El Toro FL C Satterwhite, Aldrich C. USA CA MCAS El Toro Training Flight
431203 F4U-1 02571 VMF-321
 
Efate LAC A Dixon, George B. Jr. SoPac
 
Efate, Villa Field Non combat mission
431205 F4U-1 02301 VF OTU #3
 
NAAS Green Cove Springs LAC A Gay, William R. USA FL NAAS Lee Field Bombing & Strafing Practice
431206 F4U-1A 55878 Hq.Sq. 41 MBDAG-41 MCAS El Toro KMAC A Elener, Amsy Joseph USA CA MCAS El Toro area MAC with F4U-1 #17618
431206 F4U-1 17618 Hq.Sq. 41 MBDAG-41 MCAS El Toro KMAC A Longshore, Chester E. USA CA MCAS El Toro area MAC with F4U-1 #55878
431207 F4U-1 18043 Hq.Sq. 41 MBDAG-41 MCAS El Toro LAC C Clark, lenard L. USA CA MCAS El Toro Ground collision hit F4U-1 #17665
431207 F4U-1 17665 Hq.Sq. 41 MBDAG-41 MCAS El Toro LAC B Steen, Barney USA CA MCAS El Toro Ground collision hit by F4U-1 #18043
431207 F4U-1A 55798 VMF-322 3rd MAW MCAS Parris Island CBL B Behne, Gordon E. USA SC Page Field Night Division Tactics
431207 F4U-1 17750 VMF-216
 
Torokina CBL A Taylor, Bougainville Island
 
Torikina Field Patrol
431207 F4U-1 17805 VMF-216
 
Torokina CBL
 
Wickerson, SoPac
 
Segi Patrol Mission Rpt gives 3 possible Bu#s
431207 F4U-1 17908 VMF-216
 
Torokina CBL
 
Wickerson, SoPac
 
Segi Patrol Mission Rpt gives 3 possible Bu#s
431207 F4U-1 17734 VMF-216
 
Torokina CBL
 
Wickerson, SoPac
 
Segi Patrol Mission Rpt gives 3 possible Bu#s
431208 F4U-1 17420 VMF-321 ******
 
DTCEF A Mangel, Arnold C. Jr. SoPac
 
Efate, 1mi. Off shore Non combat mission
431209 F4U-1 02176 VMF-124
 

 
FLEF A Kuhn, John G. USA CA Elliott Strafing Range Gunnery Practice
431209 F4U-1 17732 VMF-115 MBDAG-42 MCAS Santa Barbara TAC C Gohrley, Norman W. USA CA MCAS Santa Barbara Cross Country Flight
431210 F4U-1 17657 VMF-322 MAG-32 MCAS Parris Island LAC B Evans, Malcom D. USA SC Page Field Tow for gunnery flight
431211 F4U-1 02246 VMO-155 MBDAG-43 MCAS El Centro FLEF B Browne, Clarence P. USA CA MCAS El Centro, 4mi. W Fixed Gunnery
431211 F4U-1 17842 VMF-122 MBDAG-43 MCAS El Centro LAC C LoTurco, F. USA CA MCAS El Centro Formation Training
431211 F4U-1 17400 VMF-212
 

 
MAC A
 
CenPac
 

 
Non combat mission
431213 F4U-1
 

 

 

 

 

 

 
USA CA San Diego, North Field
 
431214 F4U-1 02380 VMF-222
 

 
KMAC A Smith, Martin Jr. SoPac
 
Barakoma MAC with F4U-1 #02687
431214 F4U-1 02687 VMF-222
 

 
MAC D Witt, J. W. SoPac
 
Barakoma MAC with F4U-1 #02380
431215 F4U-1 17726 VMF-114
 

 
KC A Gage, Lyman J. Jr. USA HI Barbers Point Ferry to bore site range
431216 F4U-1 02166
 
MBDAG-42 MCAS Santa Barbara MAC A Warren, Stephen G. USA CA Buellton Tactics Training
431216 F4U-1 02352 VMF-321
 

 
C A
 
SoPac
 
Efate, Quoin Hill Airstrip
 
431217 F4U-1A 56017 VRF-1
 
NAS New York TOA A Pollard, D. H. USA NY Floyd-Bennett Field Ferry Flight
431217 F4U-1A
 
VMF-214
 

 
FLoG A Moore, D. J. SoPac
 
Vella Lavella Combat Mission
431217 F4U-1 18058 VMF-225
 

 
ACC C Waltz, Herbert R.
 

 

 
Gunnery Range
431217 F4U-1 17497 VMF-311 MAG-31
 
FLoG C Crotts, Charles W. SoPac
 
Wallis Island, South Field Tactics Training
431219 F4U-1 02243 Ferry
 

 
FL A Sanford, USA AZ Tucson Ferry Flight
431219 F4U-1 17844 VMF-222
 

 
C A
 
SoPac
 
Treasury Island Combat Mission
431220 F4U-1 17948 VMF-312 3rd MAW MCAS Parris Island CBL B Smith, Theo L. USA SC Page Field Night Division Tactics
431221 F4U-1 17724 VMF-322 MAG-32 MCAS Parris Island TAC C Barnett, Dean M. USA SC MCAS Parris Island Gunnery Practice
431222 F4U-1 03822 Hq.Sq. 41 MBADG-41 MCAS Santa Ana CBL C Lind, Penwick E. USA CA MCAS Santa Ana Training Flight
431222 F4U-1 17629 VMO-155 MBDAG-43 MCAS El Centro TOA B Cobb, Howall USA CA MCAS El Centro Division Tactics
431222 F4U-1 18078 VMF-124
 
MCAS Mojave LAC C Douglas, Francis USA CA MCAS Mojave Training Flight
431222 F4U-1 03806 VMO-351 MAG-35 MCAS Cherry Point LAC C Irick, Joseph W. USA NC MCAS Cherry Point Familairization Flight
431223 F4U-1 18107 VMF-124
 
MCAS Mojave LAC C Carlson, Donald A. USA CA MCAS Mojave Familairization Flight
431223 F4U-1 17694 VMF-312 MAG-32 MCAS Parris Island CBL B Clark, Elton H. USA SC Page Field Gunnery Tow
431224 F4U-1 17598 VMF-112 MBDAG-42 MCAS Santa Barbara C A Lohan, Junie B. USA CA Santa Barbara area High Altitude Aerobatics
431226 F4U-1 02721 VMF-121
 
MCAS Mojave FLEF C Carmichael, William J. USA CA MCAS Mojave Familairization Flight
431226 F4U-1 17821 VMF-225 MAG-23 MCAS Ewa DTC A Nearhood, John M. Jr.
 

 
At sea Division Tactics
431227 F4U-1 17845 VMF-216
 

 
KTOA A Kamps, John SoPac
 
Torokina Combat Mission
431227 F4U-1 17808 VMF-216
 

 
KTOA A Davey, Robert P. SoPac
 
Torokina Combat Mission
431227 F4U-1 17942 VMF-223
 

 
BOEF A Strohl, B. L. SoPac
 
Torokina, 40mi. NW Combat Mission
431228 F4U-1 02341 VMF-124
 
MCAS Mojave TOA B Strom, Richard F. USA CA MCAS Mojave, area Aerobatics
431229 F4U-1 17737 VMF-216
 

 
KC A Allen, Matthew SoPac
 
Empress Bay Combat Mission
431229 F4U-1 18011 VF-17
 

 
TOA A Smith, C. L. New Hebrides
 
Espiritu Santo Island Non combat mission
431230 F4U-1A 55824 Hq.Sq. 41 MBDAG-41 MCAS Santa Ana LACLS B Steen, Barney USA CA MCAS Santa Ana Training Flight
431231 F4U-1 56089 VOF-1
 
NAS Atlantic City KMAC A Geist, Bill USA NJ NAS Atlantic City MAC with F4U-1 #56105
431231 F4U-1 56105 VOF-1
 
NAS Atlantic City MAC A McManus, Thomas Howard USA NJ NAS Atlantic City MAC with F4U-1 #56089
440101 F4U-1A 55930 VMF-422
 
MCAS Ewa FLEF C MacLaughlin, John S. USA HI MCAS Ewa Test Flight
440101 F4U-1 18059 VMF-113
 

 
ACC A
 
CenPac
 
Kwajalein Non combat mission
440101 F4U-1D 82487 VMF-123
 

 
MF A
 
Eastern Central Pacific
 

 

 
440101 F4U-1D 82409 VMF-112
 

 

 
A
 
Eastern Central Pacific
 

 
Non Combat Mission
440102 F4U-1 17633 Hq.Sq. 41 MBDAG-41 MCAS Santa Ana TAC C Taylor, Andrew T. USA CA MCAS Santa Ana, Runway #18 Ground collision with F4U-1 #18021
440102 F4U-1 18021 Hq.Sq. 41 MBDAG-41 MCAS Santa Ana ACC D Roberts, Edwin S. Jr. USA CA MCAS Santa Ana, Runway #18 Ground collision with F4U-1 #17633
440102 F4U-1 17633 Hq.Sq. 41 MBDAG-41 MCAS Santa Ana TAC C Taylor, Andrew T. USA CA MCAS Santa Ana, Runway #18 Ground collision with F4U-1 #55838
440102 F4U-1A 55838 Hq.Sq. 41 MBDAG-41 MCAS Santa Ana LAC C Tonnessen, Harold USA CA MCAS Santa Ana, Runway #18 Ground collision with F4U-1 #17633
440102 F4U-1 17787 VMF-311
 

 
ACC A
 
SoPac
 
Wallis Island Non combat mission
440104 F4U-1 17812 VMF-225 MAG-23 MCAS Ewa KMAC A Burke, Delbert W. USA HI Barbers Point, off MAC with AAF O-47
440104 O-47
 
USAAF
 

 
KMAC A Parhanian, Zareb A. USA HI Barbers Point, off MAC with F4U-1 #17812
440105 F4U-1 17631
 
MBDAG-41 MCAS Santa Ana DTC A Wyatt, Theodore USA CA Huntington Beach, 2mi. Off Training Flight
440106 F4U-1 11461 VMF-111 MAG-31
 
DTC A Burns, H. T. SoPac
 
Tutuila
 
440106 F4U-1 18001 VMF-111 MAG-31
 
DTC A Burns, H. T. SoPac
 
Tutuila
 
440107 F4U-1 18049 VMF-121
 
MCAS Mojave LAC C Harsher, Clarence L. USA CA MCAS Mojave Training Flight
440107 F4U-1 13178 VMF-121
 
MCAS Mojave LAC B Perry, Virginius B. USA CA MCAS Mojave Training Flight
440108 F4U-A 55914 VMF-124
 
MCAS Mojave BO A Czop, Kazimir J. USA CA Castle Butte, 2mi. ENE Formation Flying Training
440109 F4U-1 17802 VMF-122 MBDAG-43 MCAS El Centro FLEF B Harrell, Montie G. USA CA MCAS El Centro, 5mi. NE Gunnery Practice
440109 F4U-1 17455 VMF-212
 

 
FLEF B Allmanj, "J" "C" SoPac
 
1/2mi. off end of runway Test Flight
440111 F4U-1 17430 VMF-215
 

 
MIS A Larson, Charles L. SoPac
 
Barakoma Combat Mission
440111 F4U-1
 
VMF-321
 

 
KMAC A Jacobs, Harold J. SoPac
 
Torokina
 
440112 F4U-1 02605 VF(N)101
 

 
C A
 
CenPac
 

 
Non combat mission
440112 F4U-1 18065 VMF-111 MAG-31 Tutuilla KC A O'Sullivan, Donald F. American Samoa
 
Tutuilla
 
440112 F4U-1 03819 VMF-441 MAG-31 Tutuilla MIS A Seright, Elwyn Harold American Samoa
 
Tutuilla, off
 
440112 F4U-1 18076 VF-17
 

 
CMF A
 
New Hebrides
 
Espiritu Santo Island Non combat mission
440113 F4U-1 18053 VMF-313 MBDAG-43 MCAS El Centro LAC A Brooks, Charles E. USA CA MCAS El Centro Training Flight
440113 F4U-1 18045 VMF-211
 

 
KBOEF A Vetter, Adolph R. SoPac
 
Torokina Search Mission
440114 F4U-1 17638 Hq.Sq. MBDAG-41 MCAS Santa Ana FLEF B Herlihy, George R. USA CA Victorville Training Flight
440114 F4U-1 17800 VMF-124
 
MCAS Mojave LAC B Knight, James L. USA CA MCAS Mojave Division Tactics
440114 F4U-1 03804 VOF-1
 

 
FL A Case, Clifford E. USA NJ Brignantine, on beach Training Flight
440114 F4U-1A 56106 VOF-1
 
NAS Atlantic City KMAC A Salter, Donald M. USA NJ NAS Atlantic City, 20mi off Gunnery Practice
440114 F4U-1 17899 VMF-215
 

 
KTOA A Stidger, Grafton S. New Hebrides
 
Vella Lavella Combat Mission
440114 F4U-1 18114 VMF-111 MAG-31
 
DTC A
 
SoPac
 
Tutuilla, at sea
 
440115 F4U-1 17620 VMF-124
 
MCAS Mojave LAC C Bennewitz, William A. USA CA MCAS Mojave Division Tactics
440115 F4U-1 02716 VF OTU #3
 
NAAS Green Cove Springs LAC A Miller, Jack A. USA FL Palatka Field Small Field Landing Practice
440115 F4U-1
 
VMF-321
 

 
DTC A McCown, M. R. SoPac
 
Torokina, 47mi from Combat Mission
440115 F4U-1 02528
 
MAG-11
 
C A
 
SoPac
 

 
Non combat mission
440116 F4U-1 17552 VMF-121
 
MCAS Mojave C A Dodson, George W. USA CA Muroc AAB, SE Training Flight
440116 F4U-1 17471 VMF-121
 
MCAS Mojave MAC A Reid, James S. USA CA MCAS Mojave MAC with F4U-1 #17552
440116 F4U-1 17552 VMF-121
 
MCAS Mojave MAC A Carmichael, William J. USA CA MCAS Mojave MAC with F4U-1 #17471
440117 F4U-1 17640 Hq.Sq. MBDAG-41 MCAS Santa Ana LAC C Kent, James W. USA CA MCAS Santa Ana Training Flight
440117 F4U-1 02443 VMF-124
 
MCAS Mojave FLEF B Kersey, Robert W. USA CA Searles Lake Training Flight
440118 F4U-1 02437 VMF-121 MBDAG-44 MCAS Mojave C A
 
USA CA MCAS Mojave
 
440118 F4U-1A 55800 VMF-313 MBDAG-43 MCAS El Centro BO C Cedarholm, Joseph P. USA CA MCAS El Centro, area Night Training
440118 F4U-1 18043 Hq. Sq. MBDAG-41 MCAS Santa Ana KMAC A Livingston, William D. Jr. USA CA Balboa, off MAC with AAF P-38
440118 F4U-1 17792 VMF-211
 

 
TOA A Culler, W. R. SoPac
 
Torokina
 
440118 F4U-1A 55834 VMF-218
 

 
C A
 
New Hebrides
 

 

 
440119 F4U-1 17630 VMF-124
 
MCAS Mojave LAC B Barber, David A. USA CA San Diego, Material Command Fleet Division Tactics
440119 F4U-1 55925 VMF-218
 
Espirtu Santo MAC A Enders, R. A. New Hebrides
 
Espiritu Santo Island Non combat mission
440120 F4U-1 02322 VF-302
 
NAS San Diego LAC C Holman, Howard S. USA CA North Island Familairization Flight
440120 F4U-1 55888 VMF-313 MBDAG-43 MCAS El Centro LAC A Sanders, M. E. USA CA MCAS El Centro Night Familiarization
440120 F4U-1 02402 VMF-211
 

 
C A
 
SoPac
 
Torokina Non combat mission
440120 F4U-1 02688 VF(N)101
 
USS Intrepid (CV-11) DTCEF A Green, Homer N. CenPac
 
At sea Non combat mission
440120 F4U-1 02662 VF(N)101
 
USS Intrepid (CV-11) C A
 
CenPac
 
At sea Non combat mission
440121 F4U-1 17560 VF-17
 
Espiritu Santo DTC A Kropf, T. F. New Hebrides
 
Epiritu Santo
 
440122 F4U-1 55996 VF-301
 

 
LAC A Tomkins, Lewis A. USA CA NAS San Diego Familairization Flight
440122 F4U-1 02504 VF OTU #3
 
NAAS Green Cove Springs TOA A Howe, Charles R. USA FL NAAS Lee Field Training Flight
440122 F4U-1 17511 VMF-441
 

 
CMF A
 
American Samoa
 
Samoa, NW of Non combat mission
440122 F4U-1 17903 VMF-211
 

 
C A
 
SoPac
 
Torokina Non combat mission
440122 F4U-1 02196 Serv Sqd #23
 

 
FLEF B Shearer, John L.
 

 
10mi. NW of Station Test Flight
440123 F4U-1 02700 VF OTU #3
 
NAAS Green Cove Springs LAC B Hormell, Oliver N. USA FL Palatka Field Gunnery Practice
440123 F4U-1 17681 VMO-351 MAG-35 MCAS Cherry Point LAC C Smith, Bonneville USA SC MCAS Cherry Point Familairization Flight
440123 F4U-1
 
VMF-321
 

 
DTCMF A Marsh, R. S. SoPac
 
Piva Combat Mission
440123 F4U-1 17513 VMF-215
 

 
ACC A
 
SoPac
 
Torokina Combat Mission
440124 F4U-1A 55864 Hq. Sq. MBDAG-41 MCAS Santa Ana LAC C Hurst, John D. USA CA MCAS Santa Ana Training Flight
440124 F4U-1
 
VMF-321
 

 
C A Griffith, R. W. SoPac
 
Piva Search Mission
440125 F4U-1
 
VMF-132
 

 
ACC A
 
USA CA MCAS El Toro Training Flight
440125 F4U-1A 55881 VMF-121 MBDAG-44 MCAS Mojave LAC A Emerick, Stanton S. USA CA MCAS Mojave, 1mi. E Towing Target Sleve for Gunnery
440125 F4U-1A 55818 VMF-422
 

 
DTCL A Jeans, C. R. CenPac
 

 
Ferry Flight - Tarawa to Funafuti
440125 F4U-1A 55807 VMF-422
 

 
DTCL A Hughes, C. S. CenPac
 

 
Ferry Flight - Tarawa to Funafuti
440125 F4U-1 18075 VMF-422
 

 
DTCL A Whalen, Robert CenPac
 

 
Ferry Flight - Tarawa to Funafuti
440125 F4U-1 18024 VMF-422
 

 
DTCL A Price, S. F. CenPac
 

 
Ferry Flight - Tarawa to Funafuti
440125 F4U-1 18025 VMF-422
 

 
DTCL A Watson, R. W. CenPac
 

 
Ferry Flight - Tarawa to Funafuti
440125 F4U-1 17990 VMF-422
 

 
DTCL A Wilson, R. K. CenPac
 

 
Ferry Flight - Tarawa to Funafuti
440125 F4U-1A 55892 VMF-422
 

 
DTCL A Walker, D. W. CenPac
 

 
Ferry Flight - Tarawa to Funafuti
440125 F4U-1A 55886 VMF-422
 

 
DTCL A Reardon, William T. CenPac
 

 
Ferry Flight - Tarawa to Funafuti
440125 F4U-1A 55786 VMF-422
 

 
DTCL A Flood, J. C. Jr. CenPac
 

 
Ferry Flight - Tarawa to Funafuti
440125 F4U-1A 55883 VMF-422
 

 
DTCL A Syrkin, M. W. CenPac
 

 
Ferry Flight - Tarawa to Funafuti
440125 F4U-1A 55869 VMF-422
 

 
BOL A Lehnert, R. C. CenPac
 

 
Ferry Flight - Tarawa to Funafuti
440125 F4U-1 18079 VMF-422
 

 
DTCL A Thurman, T. D. CenPac
 

 
Ferry Flight - Tarawa to Funafuti
440125 F4U-1A 55906 VMF-422
 

 
FLL A Wilson, W. A. CenPac
 
Niutoa Island Ferry Flight - Tarawa to Funafuti
440125 F4U-1 18015 VMF-422
 

 
DTCL A Lincoln, J. W. CenPac
 

 
Ferry Flight - Tarawa to Funafuti
440125 F4U-1 18054 VMF-422
 

 
DTCL A Gunderson, K. E. CenPac
 

 
Ferry Flight - Tarawa to Funafuti
440125 F4U-1 17446 VMF-422
 

 
DTCL A
 
CenPac
 

 
Ferry Flight - Tarawa to Funafuti
440125 F4U-1 18116 VMF-422
 

 
DTCL A Smick, C. W. CenPac
 

 
Ferry Flight - Tarawa to Funafuti
440125 F4U-1
 
VMF-321
 

 
BOEF A Billings, W. H. SoPac
 
Torokina, 2mi. Off Combat Mission
440125 F4U-1 02283 VMF-216
 

 
KC A Fitzgibbons, Thomas L. SoPac
 
Efate Combat Mission
440125 F4U-1 17945 VMF-422
 

 
KBOL A Moran, R. D. CenPac
 

 
Ferry Flight - Tarawa to Funafuti
440125 F4U-1 55825 VMF-422
 

 
MISL A Rogers, J. F. CenPac
 

 
Ferry Flight - Tarawa to Funafuti
440125 F4U-1 17933 VMF-422
 

 
MISL A Lavesen, G. F. CenPac
 

 
Ferry Flight - Tarawa to Funafuti
440125 F4U-1A 55817 VMF-422
 

 
MISL A Aycrigg, W. A. CenPac
 

 
Ferry Flight - Tarawa to Funafuti
440125 F4U-1A 55913 VMF-422
 

 
MISL A MacLaughlin, J. B. CenPac
 

 
Ferry Flight - Tarawa to Funafuti
440125 F4U-1A 55872 VMF-422
 

 
MISL A Thompson, E. C. CenPac
 

 
Ferry Flight - Tarawa to Funafuti
440126 F4U-1A 56103 VF-301
 
NAS San Diego LAC C Schell, Herbert H. USA CA NAS San Diego Familairization Flight
440126 F4U-1 02185 VMF-217
 

 
ACC A Mowadnick, W. R. SoPac
 
Espiritu Non combat mission
440127 F4U-1 02717 VF OTU #3
 
NAAS Green Cove Springs TAC B Peterson, Richard M. USA FL NAAS Lee Field Ground collision with FG-1 #13056
440127 F4U-1
 
VMF-321
 

 
DTCMF A Taylor, SoPac
 
Piva Combat Mission
440127 F4U-1 18064 VF-17
 

 
CBL A Fitzergerald, Louis Allen SoPac
 
Bougainville
 
440127 F4U-1
 
VMF-321
 

 
KDTC A Askew, C. L. SoPac
 

 
Escort B-25s to Rabual
440128 F4U-1A 56342 Ferry
 

 
LAC B Watkinson, William T. USA CA NAAS San Pedro Ferry Flight
440128 F4U-1 02614
 
MAG-32 MCAS Santa Ana FLEF A Bertossa, Robert C. USA CA MCAS Santa Ana, 3mi. S Division Tactics
440128 F4U-1A 56197 VMF-313 MBDAG-43 MCAS El Centro FLEF B Cedarholm, Joseph P. USA CA MCAS El Centro Navigation Training
440129 F4U-1 02721 VMF-121 MBDAG-44 MCAS Mojave FLEF B Ray, Hardy USA CA MCAS Mojave, 1mi. E Test Flight
440129 F4U-1 02542 VOF-1
 
NAS Atlantic City TAC B Beckett, Merlin R. USA NJ NAS Atlantic City Familairization Flight
440129 F4U-1 02432 VF(N)75
 

 
DTC A
 
SoPac
 
Torokina
 
440129 F4U-1 02273
 
MAG-22
 
LAC B
 
CenPac
 
Midway Island
 
440130 F4U-1
 
VMF-217
 

 
KDTCEF A Ranagan, SoPac
 
Piva Combat Mission
440130 F4U-1 18070 VF-17
 
Piva Yoke Strip KMAC A Gutenkunst, Douglas Hugo SoPac
 
Bougainville, Yoke Strip, 1mi. S MAC with F4U-1 #17686
440130 F4U-1 17686 VF-17
 
Piva Yoke Strip MAC A Popp, Wilbert Peter SoPac
 
Bougainville, Yoke Strip, 1mi. S MAC with F4U-1 #18070
440131 F4U-1 02232
 
MAG-32 MCAS Santa Ana BOEF A Carey, R. W. USA CA El Toro Training Flight
440131 F4U-1 02562 Hq. Sq. MAG-32 MCAS Santa Ana MAC C Ormand, James F. USA CA MCAS Santa Ana, area MAC with FG-1 #13193
440131 F4U-1 17494 VMO-351 MAG-35 MCAS Cherry Point LAC A Gates, William A. Jr. USA NC MCAS Cherry Point Familairization Flight
440131 F4U-1 18005 VF-17
 
Piva Yoke Strip KDTCEA A Burriss, Howard McClain SWPac
 
Rabaul, Cape Gazelle, 15mi. SE Combat Mission
440201 F4U-1 02338 Hq.Sq. MAG-32 MCAS Santa Ana LAC A McDougall, Donald USA CA MCAS Santa Ana Training Flight
440201 F4U-1 17898
 
MAG-23 MCAS Ewa ACC A
 
USA HI MCAS Ewa Ground collision with F4U-1 #17751
440203 F4U-1 02450
 
MAG-22
 
LAC B
 

 

 

 

 
440203 F4U-1 03840 VMF-216
 

 
MIS A Pollom, D. B. SoPac
 
Efate Non Combat Mission
440203 F4U-1 02540 VMF-321
 

 
MIS A Selvey, C. B. SoPac
 
Efate Non Combat Mission
440204 F4U-1 18117 VMF-124
 
MCAS Mojave TOA B Bolger, Matthew USA CA MCAS Mojave, runway #7 Gunnery Tactics
440204 F4U-1 02297 VF OTU #1
 
NAAS Green Cove Springs LAC A Stanton, John Richard USA FL NAAF Palatka Familairization Flight
440204 F4U-1 03822 Hq.Sq. MAG-32 MCAS Santa Ana BOSF A McKnown, Richard F. USA
 
MCAS El Toro, 12mi. N Training Flight
440205 F4U-1 17474 VMF-124
 
MCAS Mojave TOA C Vandergrift, John L. USA CA MCAS Mojave Section Gunnery Tactics
440205 F4U-1 17820 VMF-112 MBDAG-42 MCAS Santa Barbara LAC C Franck, George H. USA CA MCAS Santa Barbara, Runway #21 Training Flight
440206 F4U-1 02553 Hq.Sq. MAG-32 MCAS Santa Ana LAC C Garrett, William E. USA CA MCAS Santa Ana Tow Target Plane
440206 F4U-1A 56314 VF-302
 

 
ACC C Curry, Robert E. USA CA NAS San Diego Familairization Flight
440206 F4U-1 17406 VMO-351 MAG-35 MCAS Cherry Point TAC C Doyle, Thomas W. USA NC MCAS Cherry Point Familairization Flight
440208 F4U-1A 55884 VMF-323 MBDAG-43 MCAS El Centro FLEF C Cox, William C. USA CA MCAS El Centro Gunnery Practice
440209 F4U-1 02440 Hq.Sq. MBDAG-32 MCAS Santa Ana CBLEF C Vittitoe, James A. USA CA MCAS Santa Ana Training Flight
440209 F4U-1A 56307 VMF-121
 
MCAS Mojave FLEF C Nelson, Quintus USA CA Searles Lake, 2mi. N Training Flight
440209 F4U-1 02517 VMF-222
 

 
CRL A
 
SoPac
 
Piva Combat Mission
440209 F4U-1
 
VMF-217
 

 
MIS A King, Jack SoPac
 
New Britian, Karavat R. vic Combat Mission
440210 F4U-1 03813 Hq.Sq. MAG-32 MCAS Santa Ana TAC C Balzer, Winton E. USA CA MCAS Santa Ana taxi strip Training Flight
440210 F4U-1A 56098 VOS-1
 
NAS Atlantic City LAC B Robinson, David E. USA NJ NAS Atlantic City Ground collision with F4U-1 #56002
440210 F4U-1A 56002 VOS-1
 
NAS Atlantic City LAC B Candler, William R. USA NJ NAS Atlantic City Ground collision with F4U-1 #56098
440211 F4U-1 18209
 
MAG-32 MCAS Santa Ana TOA A Washburn, Guy M. USA CA MCAS El Toro Training Flight
440212 F4U-1 VMF-121
 

 
MCAS Mojave LAC B Studts, Richard L. USA CA MCAS Mojave Training Flight
440212 F4U-1 18023 VMO-351 3rd MAW MCAS Cherry Point DTCEF A Harlan, Daniel W. USA NC Cape Lookout Gunnery Practice
440213 F4U-1A 56406
 
MBDAG-2 NAS San Diego LACGL A Koessler, Wolfgang D. USA CA North Island Training Flight
440213 F4U-1A 55808
 
MBDAG-43 MCAS El Centro BOEF A White, P. R. USA CA Camp Dunlap, NE Training Flight
440213 F4U-1 02617 VMF(N)532
 
Tarawa C A Fizenmaier, P. SoPac
 
Tarawa Non combat mission
440214 F4U-1 17637
 
MAG-32 MCAS El Toro TOA A Cone, Elmo D. USA CA MCAS El Toro Familairization Flight
440214 F4U-1 17563 Hq.Sq. MAG-32 MCAS Santa Ana FLEF B Daigle, Berbadin J. USA CA MCAS Santa Ana, 30mi. SE Combat Tactics
440215 F4U-1 17791 VMF-122 MBDAG-43 MCAS El Centro BOEF A Williams, James H. USA CA Brawley, 8mi. E Strafing
440215 F4U-1 17467 VMF-124
 
MCAS Mojave KMAC A Hennessey, Robert Warren USA CA Tehachapi MAC with F4U-1 #02582
440215 F4U-1 02582 VMF-124
 
MCAS Mojave KMAC A Chandler, John C. USA CA Tehachapi MAC with F4U-1 #17467
440215 F4U-1 17729 VMF-217
 
Piva Yoke Strip LAC A Hench, J. D. SoPac
 
Piva Non combat mission
440216 F4U-1 17991 VMF-223
 

 
MISW A Pharr, Albert SWPac
 
Rabaul Combat Mission
440217 F4U-1 18007 VMF-225
 
MCAS Ewa LACGL C McConnell, Hubert Jr. USA HI MCAS Ewa Familairization Flight
440218 F4U-1 55902 VMF-323 MBDAG-43 MCAS El Centro FLEF B Davis, Dallwyn L. USA CA MCAS El Centro Dummy Gunnery Runs
440218 F4U-1 17496 VMF-324 3rd MAW
 
KMAC A Lenihan, Thomas J. USA NC Chinquapin MAC with F4U-1 #13358
440218 F4U-1 13358 VMF-324 3rd MAW
 
MAC A Beck, Kenneth R. USA NC Chinquapin MAC with F4U-1 #17496
440218 F4U-1 49731 Com Air Feron One
 

 
KC A Doherty, Earl Jerome USA TX Dallas, 12mi. N Ferry Flight
440219 F4U-1 02555 Hq.Sq. MAG-32 MCAS Santa Ana TAC C Devine, Robert J. USA CA MCAS Santa Ana Training Flight
440221 F4U-1
 
VMF-218
 

 
MF A Pehl, H. A. SoPac
 
Torokina Combat Mission
440221 F4U-1 17879 VMF-216
 

 
DTCEF A O'Brien, W. O. SWPac
 
New Ireland, Cape St. George Combat Mission
440221 F4U-1A 56155 VMF-223
 

 
DTCoG A Lipousky, SoPac
 
Torokina, 25mi. Off Combat Mission
440222 F4U-1A 49679 Ferry
 
NAS San Diego TOA B McCail, D. P. USA TX McCamey Ferry Flight
440222 F4U-1A 49708 VRF-1
 
NAS San Diego KC A Branning, Ervin L. USA TX Fort Worth AAF Ferry to NAS San Diego
440222 F4U-1A 49708 VRF-1
 
NAS San Diego KC A Branning, Ervin L. USA TX Fort Worth, Tarrant AAF Ferry to NAS San Diego
440222 F4U-1 02512 VMF-216
 

 
MIS A Woodburn, J. A. SoPac
 
Piva Combat Mission
440223 F4U-1
 
Hq.Sq. MAG-21
 
KC A Harden, Hendry H. New Hebrides
 

 

 
440223 F4U-1 02285 VMF-215
 

 
C A
 
SoPac
 

 
Non Combat Mission
440223 F4U-1
 
Hq. Sq. MAG-12
 

 
A Harris, H. E. SoPac
 
Efate Non Combat Mission
440223 F4U-1 02632 VMF(N)532
 

 
EA A Dolhonde, SoPac
 
Roi Island Combat Mission
440224 F4U-1 02663 VF OTU #3
 
NAAS Green Cove Springs KC A Denninger, John Morton USA FL NAAS Lee Field, 1.5mi. SW Night Flying Practice
440224 F4U-1A 56220 VMF-512 MAG-51
 
KTOA A Mathews, Jack Alexander USA NC Pollocks, 2mi. S Familairization Flight
440225 F4U-1A 49770 VRF-1
 

 
LAC A Simmons, Gleen W. USA TN Knoxville Ferry Flight
440225 F4U-1A 56084 VMF-223
 

 
KC A Stewart, Marlan E. SoPac
 

 
Stafing Mission
440225 F4U-1 56039 VMF ARU-SOLS
 

 
C A
 
SoPac
 

 
Non combat mission
440226 F4U-1 17789 VMF-114
 

 
ACC C Wallace, Kenneth A. G. USA HI Waimea Training Flight
440227 F4U-1 02535 Hq.Sq. MBDAG-41 MCAS Santa Ana TAC C Harris, Archibald A. USA CA MCAS Santa Ana Gunnery Practice
440227 F4U-1A 56303 VMF-124
 
MCAS Mojave TOA C Merchant, Clark E. USA CA MCAS Mojave Gunnery Practice
440227 F4U-1 17904 VMF-114
 

 
KC A Smith, Robert G. SoPac
 
Baker Island, 1.5mi. N Braketing
440227 F4U-1 17433 VMF-321
 

 
C A
 
SoPac
 
Efate Non combat mission
440227 F4U-1 02378 VMF-321
 

 
C A
 
SoPac
 
Efate Non combat mission
440228 F4U-1 17725 VMF-225
 
MCAS Ewa C A Boyland, Joseph H. Jr. USA HI Kaiaka Bay, 2mi. N Division Tactics
440228 F4U-1A 56242 VOF-1
 
NAS Atlantic City KC A Ebbitt, Walter D. USA NJ Atlantic City, 15mi. S Gunnery Practice
440228 F4U-1 03826 VMF-422 MBDAG-4 O'Hare Field KC A Thrunau, Theodore Duetrich SoPac
 
Gilbert Islands
 
440229 F4U-1 17639 VMF-122 MBDAG-43 MCAS El Centro LAC C Misley, James R, USA CA MCAS El Centro Division Tactis
440229 F4U-1A 56116 VMF-313 MBDAG-43 MCAS El Centro LAC A Bowen, Ralph E. USA CA MCAS El Centro Gunnery Practice
440229 F4U-1 02291 FTU MBDAG-41 MCAS Santa Ana MAC A Hetlinger, Duane E. USA CA MCAS Santa Ana, 5mi. S MAC with F4U-1 #02520
440229 F4U-1 02520 FTU MBDAG-41 MCAS Santa Ana MAC A Amo, Glen J. USA CA MCAS Santa Ana, 5mi. S MAC with F4U-1 #02291
440229 F4U-1 55981 VMF-114 MAHA MCAS Ewa SF D Zabel, John S. USA HI MCAS Ewa Test Flight
440229 F4U-1A 55826 VMF-216
 
Piva Yoke Strip TOA A Taylor, SoPac
 
Piva Combat Mission
440301 F4U-1A 55805 VMF-313 MBDAG-43 MCAS El Centro KC A Lander, Howard W. USA CA Beaumont Night Division Tactics
440301 F4U-1 18037 VMF-313 MBDAG-43 MCAS El Centro KC A Sanders, Mack S. USA CA Beaumont Night Division Tactics
440301 F4U-1A 55800 VMF-313 MBDAG-43 MCAS El Centro KC A Narlian, Armem USA CA Beaumont Night Division Tactics
440301 F4U-1A 49882
 

 
BAR Straford KC A Boothby, Willard B. USA CT New Milford Experimental Test Purposes
440302 F4U-1A 49670 VRF-1
 
NAS San Diego KC A Cleveland, Ernesr C. USA TX Cisco New York to NAS San Diego
440302 F4U-1A 55918 VMF-113 MAG-22
 
KLAC A Prather, Charles B. Gilbert Islands
 
Makin Bomber escort
440303 F4U-1 55801 VMF-313 MBDAG-43 MCAS El Centro MAC A Wolf, John M. USA CA MCAS El Centro, 5mi. W MAC with F4U-1 #55880
440303 F4U-1A 55880 VMF-313 MBDAG-43 MCAS El Centro MAC C Kersey, E. E. USA CA MCAS El Centro, 5mi. W MAC with F4U-1 #55801
440303 F4U-1 17695 VMF-122 MBDAG-43 MCAS El Centro LAC C Callis, Daniel W. USA CA MCAS El Centro Gunnery Practice
440305 F4U-1A 56047 VMO-155 MAG-23
 
LAC A Browne, Lawrence P. Jr. CenPac
 
Midway Island, NAS Sand Island Gunnery Practice
440306 F4U-1 02630 VF(N)101
 
NAS Barbers Point KTOA A Taylor, Charles Berkeley USA HI NAS Barbers Point Ground collision with F4U-1 #02513
440306 F4U-1 02513 VF(N)101
 
NAS Barbers Point TOA B Smith, Willis A. USA HI NAS Barbers Point Ground collision with F4U-1 #02630
440307 F4U-1 17537
 
MBDAG-42 MCAS Santa Barbara LAC A Hayes, Robert Bryon USA CA NAS San Diego Familairization Flight
440308 F4U-1A 56880 VMF-323 MBDAG-43 MCAS El Centro LACGL B Gallentine, Owen V. USA CA Camp Pendleton Gunnery Practice
440309 F4U-1A 55894 VMF-323 MBDAG-43 MCAS El Centro ACC C Strickland, John USA CA Camp Pendleton Gunnery Practice
440309 F4U-1 17947 VMF-311
 

 
MAC A
 
SoPac
 
Kwajalein MAC with F4U-1 #17558
440309 F4U-1 17558 VMF-311
 

 
MAC A
 
SoPac
 
Kwajalein MAC with F4U-1 #17947
440309 F4U-1 02618 VMF-212 MAG-12
 
KMAC A Roush, Ralph Lee New Hebrides
 
Moso Island MAC with F4U-1 #02479
440309 F4U-1 02479 VMF-212 MAG-12
 
KMAC A Longshore, Chester E. New Hebrides
 
Moso Island MAC with F4U-1 #02618
440310 F4U-1 02197 Hq.Sq. MBDAG-41 MCAS Santa Ana LACLL A Mooney, Thomas G. USA CA MCAS Santa Ana Training Flight
440311 F4U-1 17980 VMF-513 3rd MAW
 
BOEF A McGinnis, Hill G. USA NC Jacksonville, 5mi. S Training Flight
440314 F4U-1 02574
 
MAG-12
 
ACC A
 
SoPac
 
Efate Ground collision
440314 F4U-1 18042 VMF-211
 

 

 
A
 
SoPac
 

 
Non Combat Mission
440315 F4U-1 02732 CASU-23
 
NAS Atlantic City TOASF A Rieland, R. B. USA NJ NAS Atlantic City Fighter Director Flight
440316 F4U-1A 55823 VMF-113 MAG-23
 
C A Johnston, Lawrence R. SoPac
 
Engebi Island, 8mi. S Combat Air Patrol
440316 F4U-1A 56000 VMF-211
 

 
C A
 
SoPac
 

 
Non Combat Mission
440317 F4U-1 55898 VMF-323 MBDAG-43 MCAS El Centro KC A Bartlett, Robert M. USA CA Camp Pendleton Night Familiarization
440319 F4U-1 17998 VMF-452 MBDAG-44 MCAS Mojave LAC B Pace, Thomas D. USA CA MCAS Mojave Division Tactics
440319 F4U-1 18046 VMF-223
 

 
KC A Schoening, Eric G. SoPac
 
At sea Patrol
440320 F4U-1 17809 VMF-312 MAG-32 MCAS Ewa LAC C Reese, Robert J. USA HI MCAS Ewa Ground collision with F4U-1 #55989
440320 F4U-1A 55989 VMF-312 MAG-32 MCAS Ewa LAC B Allen, Robert W. USA HI MCAS Ewa Ground collision with F4U-1 #17809
440320 F4U-1 17421 Hq.Sq. VMF-217
 
KTOA A Aldrich, Jack W. SoPac
 
Turtle Bay Airfield
 
440320 F4U-1A 56210 VMF-222
 

 
SF A
 
SoPac
 

 
Non combat mission
440321 F4U-1 17936 VMF-213
 
MCAS Mojave ACC C Thomas, Wilbur J. USA CA MCAS Mojave Test Flight after Overhaul
440321 F4U-1A 55985 VOF-1
 
USS Charger (CVE-30) BACR C Schauffler, Frederick S. USA
 
USS Charger CQL
440321 F4U-1A 56109 VOF-1
 
USS Charger (CVE-30) BACR C Case, Clifford E. USA
 
USS Charger CQL
440322 F4U-1A 56013 VMF-217
 
Espirtu Santo DTC A
 
SoPac
 
Espirtu Santo area Non combat mission
440322 F4U-1
 
VMF-215
 

 
DTC A Koar, W. H. New Hebrides
 
Aoba Island, off Non combat mission
440323 F4U-1 02586 Hq.Sq. MBDAG-41 MCAS Santa Ana LACGL C Miller, John W. USA CA MCAS Santa Ana Training Flight
440323 F4U-1 17778 VMF-452 MBDAG-44 MCAS Mojave KC A Boyd, Arthur Donald USA CA MCAS Mojave Training Flight
440323 F4U-1 50072 Ferry
 
NAS San Diego LAC A Wolf, John C. USA TX El Paso Ferry Flight
440325 F4U-1 17656 VMF-225
 

 
CMF A
 
SoPac
 
Espiritu Santo Island Non Combat Mission
440326 F4U-1A 55907 VMF-323 MBDAG-43 Camp Pendleton Air Base LACLL B Blaydes, Aquilla M. USA CA Camp Pendleton AB, 1mi SW Fighter Tactics
440326 F4U-1 02357 VF OTU #
 
NAAS Green Cove Springs MIS A Little, Samuel E. USA FL St.Augustine, 30mi. Seaward Gunnery Practice
440328 F4U-1 02649 VMF-124
 
MCAS Mojave KMAC A Lawson, Henry Neil USA CA Mojave, 85mi. NE MAC with F4U-1 #56303
440328 F4U-1A 56303 VMF-124
 
MCAS Mojave BOMAC A Bauman, Robert J. USA CA Mojave, 85mi. NE MAC with F4U-1 #02649
440328 F4U-1 02322 VF-302
 

 
KLAC A Francke, Alfred John USA CA NAAS Los Alamitos Tow Target for Gunnery
440328 F4U-1A 56022 VMF-211
 

 
DTC A
 
SoPac
 
Barakoma Non Combat Mission
440329 F4U-1 18071 Hq.Sq. MBDAG-41 MCAS Santa Ana DTCEF A Collin, Charles B. USA CA San Clemente Island, gunnery range west of Gunnery Practice
440331 F4U-1 02405 Hq.Sq. MBDAG-41 MCAS Santa Ana FLEF A Ross, Joseph A. USA CA Murrieta Training Flight
440331 F4U-1 17836 VMO-155 MAG-23 NAS Midway CBL A Harvey, Howard E. USA HI Midway Island, NAS Sand Island Fixed Gunnery
440401 F4U-1A 49938 VRF-1
 

 
ACC C Peterson, D. USA VA Lynchburg Ground collision with F4U-1 #50044
440401 F4U-1 50044 VRF-1
 

 
ACC C Nelson, R. A. USA VA Lynchburg Ground collision with F4U-1 #49938
440401 F4U-1 18062 VMF-225
 

 
LAC A Harvey, R. F. SoPac
 
Espirtu Santo Non Combat Mission
440404 F4U-1 02299 VF OTU #3
 
NAAS Green Cove Springs LACLS A Wagner, Joseph G. USA FL NAAS Lee Field Night Touch & Go Landing Practice
440404 F4U-1 02268 VF OTU #5
 
NAS Jacksonville FLEF A Frew, Robert USA FL St. Ausgustine AB Training Flight
440404 F4U-1 02621 VF OTU #3
 
NAAS Green Cove Springs TAC C Martin, James E. USA FL NAAF Palatka Ground collision with F4U-1 #13089
440404 F4U-1 13089 VF OTU #3
 
NAAS Green Cove Springs ACC D
 
USA FL NAAF Palatka Ground collision with F4U-1 #02621
440404 F4U-1A 56125
 
9thMAW MCAS Cherry Point KBOSF A Dillow, Eugene USA NC Cherry Point ATC field, 3mi. SW Familairization Flight
440405 F4U-1 55806 VMF-323 MBDAG-43 Camp Pendleton Air Base TOA A Maurer, R. C. USA CA Camp Pendleton Air Base Gunnery Practice
440405 F4U-1A 56404 VMF-322 MAG-32 MCAS Ewa KMAC A Ingrum, James Francis USA HI Ford Island, 2mi. Off MAC with F4U-1 #56209
440405 F4U-1 56209 VMF-322 MAG-32 MCAS Ewa MAC A Houge, Donald Bernard USA HI Ford Island, 2mi. Off MAC with F4U-1 #56404
440405 F4U-1 02195 VMF-321
 

 
ACC A
 
SoPac
 
Barakoma Non Combat Mission
440406 F4U-1 17633 Hq.Sq. MBDAG-46 MCAS Santa Ana FLEF A Weston, William M. USA CA MCAS Santa Ana, 3mi. S Training Flight
440406 F4U-1 17479 VMF-461 MBDAG-13
 
BOSSP A Anton, A. D. USA CA Niland Familairization Flight
440406 F4U-1 02259 VF OTU #3
 
NAAS Green Cove Springs LACGL A Stenehjem, Orin L. USA FL NAAF Palatka Familairization Flight
440406 F4U-1 02532 VF OTU #3
 
NAAS Green Cove Springs KMAC A Martin, James Edward USA FL NAAS Lee Field, 5mi. W MAC with F4U-1 #02704
440406 F4U-1 02704 VF OTU #3
 
NAAS Green Cove Springs BOMAC A Hammerly, Rex L. Jr. USA FL NAAS Lee Field, 5mi. W MAC with F4U-1 #02532
440406 F4U-1A 56148 VMO-155 MAG-23 NAS Midway Island BOSSP A Lutton, Stanton L. CenPac
 
OB Midway, 20mi. E Fixed Gunnery Practice
440407 F4U-1 02447 VF-302
 

 
KMAC A Morgan, Donald Edwin USA CA San Nicholas Island Training Flight
440407 F4U-1
 

 

 

 
MAC C Chew, Joseph C.
 

 

 

 
440407 F4U-1A 56263 VMF-225 MAG-11
 
KMAC A Shafer, Harold Morry Jr. SoPac
 
Turtle Bay Airfield, 17mi. NW MAC with F4U-1 #56334
440407 F4U-1A 56334 VMF-225 MAG-11
 
BOMAC A DeCamp, Larry W. SoPac
 
Turtle Bay Airfield, 17mi. NW MAC with F4U-1 #56263
440407 F4U-1 18056 VMF-422
 

 
KC A Reardon, W. T. SoPac
 
Eniwetok Combat Mission - Hit mountain
440408 F4U-1A 49987 VMF-514
 

 
KC A Cooksey, Olin Dilworth USA NC Moorehead City, 1mi. Routine Oxygen Flight
440408 F4U-1 13259 VMF-321
 

 
DTCEF A Smithm SoPac
 
Barakoma Combat Mission
440409 F4U-1 55819 VMF-323 MBDAG-43 Camp Pendleton Air Base DTCoG A Smith, Glen B. USA CA San Clemente Island, 1mi. S Gunnery Practice
440409 F4U-1 02313 VF OTU #5
 
NAS Jacksonville MAC C Parr, Norman H. USA FL Baldwin, 1mi. SW MAC with FG-1A #13360
440409 F4U-1 13360 VF OTU #5
 
NAS Jacksonville MAC C MacLean, lachlan USA FL Baldwin, 1mi. SW MAC with F4U-1 #02313
440409 F4U-1 02304 VF OTU #3
 
NAAS Green Cove Springs FLEF B Ralicki, Henry R. Jr. USA FL Foremost Field Training Flight
440409 F4U-1 55986 VMO-155
 
NAS Midway Island KTOA A Johnson, Joseph CenPac
 
NAS Midway Island Ground collision with F4U-1 #56258
440409 F4U-1A 56258 VMO-155
 
NAS Midway Island ACC A reynolds, John E. CenPac
 
NAS Midway Island Ground collision with F4U-1 #55986
440410 F4U-1D 50368 VMF-441
 

 
MISS A Willes, Empire
 
Okinawa Search Flight
440410 F4U-1D 50641 VMF-441
 

 
MISS A Harrle, Empire
 
Okinawa Search Flight
440411 F4U-1 17780 VMF-124
 
MCAS Mojave FLEF A Smunk, Louis R. USA CA MCAS Mojave, 1mi. W Night Familiarization
440411 F4U-1 50013 VMF-511 9thMAW
 
KC A Carty, Richard Jerome USA NJ Atlantic Field, 10mi. S Gunnery Practice
440411 F4U-1 02222 VMF-321
 

 
C A
 
SoPac
 
Barakoma Non combat mission
440411 F4U-1 17919 VMF-321
 

 
C A
 
SoPac
 
Barakoma Non combat mission
440412 F4U-1A 56364 VMF-222
 

 
CMF A
 
SoPac
 
Torokina Combat Mission
440413 F4U-1 17627 VMF-481 MBDAG-46 MCAS El Toro LACLL C Vermillion, Calvin K. USA CA MCAS El Toro, Training Flight
440413 F4U-1 02481 VF OTU #8
 
NAAS Green Cove Springs C A Settle, Raymond W. USA FL NAAF Palatka Familairization Flight
440413 F4U-1 17934 VMF-312 MAG-32 MCAS Ewa LAC C Klingman, Robert R. USA HI Oahu Island, MCAS Ewa Attack Tactics
440413 F4U-1 18108
 

 
NAS Patuxent River KBOC A Tate, William J. USA MD NAS Patuxent River off in Chesapeake Bay Experimental Test Purposes
440414 F4U-1
 
VMF-441
 

 
DTCEF A Mitchell, J. A. SoPac
 
Roi Island Non Combat Mission
440414 F4U-1 02733 VMF(N)532 MAG-31
 
DTCEA A Sratz, Donald SoPac
 
Eniwetok, 015deg. 150mi. Combat
440414 F4U-1A 56384 Service Squadron MAG-11
 
DTCEF A Foley, J. A. SoPac
 
New Hebrides Non Combat Mission
440414 F4U-1 18060 VMF-215
 

 
DTCEF A Michalski, H. SoPac
 
Piva Combat Mission
440415 F4U-1 17746 VMF-213 MBDAG-44 MCAS Mojave LAC B Vaughn, Warren E. USA CA MCAS Mojave Training Flight
440415 F4U-1 03841 VMF-213 MBDAG-44 MCAS Mojave LAC A Rusling, Victor Kenneth USA CA MCAS Mojave Training Flight
440417 F4U-1 17636
 
MBDAG-46 MCAS Santa Ana KC A Gillmore, George H. USA CA MCAS El Toror, 2mi. NE Night Touch & Go Landing Practice
440417 F4U-1 17635