USN Overseas Aircraft Loss List August 1942

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DATE TYPE BUNO SQUADRON FROM DOWN AREA PILOT FATE
8/1/1942 PBO-1
 

 
GUANTANAMO BAY CUBA CENLANT
 

 
8/3/1942 F4F-3 1891 VMF-111 SAMOA
 
SE PAC
 

 
8/3/1942 F4F-3 1863 VMF-111 SAMOA
 
SE PAC
 

 
8/3/1942 TBF-1 00421 FAW-2 PEARL HAWAII ECENPAC
 

 
8/3/1942 F4F-3 1884 VMF-111 SAMOA
 
SE PAC
 

 
8/4/1942 F4F-4 5224 VF-6 USS ENTERPRISE (CV-6) SANTA CRUZ SOPAC MACH CLAYTON ALLERE, JR. D
8/4/1942 TBF-1 00455 VT-6 KANEOHE HAWAII ECENPAC
 

 
8/4/1942 SBD-3 4580 VB-3 USS SARATOGA (CV-3) ENR GUADALCANAL SOPAC ENS J.A. RUTLEDGE S
8/5/1942 SBD-3 03230 VS-72 USS HORNET (CV-8)
 
SOPAC ENS HELMUTH F. HOERNER S
8/5/1942 OS2U-3 5810 VSD-3 USS CINCINNATI (CL-6)
 
NORLANT ROBERT G. LONG D
8/6/1942 F4F-3A 3918 VMF-212 NEW CALEDONIA
 
SOPAC
 

 
8/6/1942 F4F-3A 3908 MAG-21 EWA HAWAII ECENPAC
 

 
8/6/1942 F4F-4 02042 VMF-211 PALMYRA
 
ECENPAC
 

 
8/6/1942 SBD-3 03317 VS-2 USS SARATOGA (CV-3) GUADALCANAL SOPAC ENS W.R. BELL M
8/6/1942 F4F-4 5083 VMF-211 PALMYRA
 
ECENPAC
 

 
8/6/1942 OS2U-3 5345 BB-41 USS MISSISSIPPI (BB-41) OFF SAN FRAN. CENPAC
 

 
8/7/1942 F4F-4 5228 VF-6 USS ENTERPRISE (CV-6) TULAGI SOPAC MACH J.A. ACHTEN S
8/7/1942 F4F-4 5103 VF-71 USS WASP (CV-7) TULAGI SOPAC ENS THADDEUS J. CAPONSKI S
8/7/1942 SOC-1 9935 VCS-6 USS MEMPHIS (CL-13) MARTINIQUE CENLANT
 

 
8/7/1942 F4F-4 02111 VF-71 USS WASP (CV-7) TULAGI SOPAC
 

 
8/7/1942 F4F-4 5068 VF-6 USS ENTERPRISE (CV-6) TULAGI SOPAC AP1/C STEPHENSON M
8/7/1942 F4F-4 5071 VF-6 USS ENTERPRISE (CV-6) TULAGI SOPAC MACH P.L. NAGLE M
8/7/1942 F4F-4 5128 VF-5 USS SARATOGA (CV-3) GUADALCANAL SOPAC
 

 
8/7/1942 F4F-4 5082 VF-6 USS ENTERPRISE (CV-6) TULAGI SOPAC LTJG G.E. FIREBAUGH S
8/7/1942 F4F-4 4076 VF-71 USS WASP (CV-7) TULAGI SOPAC
 

 
8/7/1942 SOC-1 9945 BB-58 USS INDIANA (BB-58) KISKA NORPAC
 

 
8/7/1942 F4F-4 5133 VF-5 USS SARATOGA (CV-3) GUADALCANAL SOPAC LT J.J. SOUTHERLAND S
8/7/1942 F4F-4 5137 VF-5 USS SARATOGA (CV-3) GUADALCANAL SOPAC
 

 
8/7/1942 F4F-4 5190 VF-5 USS SARATOGA (CV-3) GUADALCANAL SOPAC ENS R.L. PRICE M
8/7/1942 F4F-4 5235 VF-6 USS ENTERPRISE (CV-6) TULAGI SOPAC MACH R.H. WARDEN S
8/7/1942 F4F-4 5192 VF-5 USS SARATOGA (CV-3) GUADALCANAL SOPAC ENS J. DALY S
8/7/1942 F4F-4 5236 VF-6 USS ENTERPRISE (CV-6) TULAGI SOPAC ENS E.W. COOK M
8/7/1942 F4F-4 5154 VF-5 USS SARATOGA (CV-3) GUADALCANAL SOPAC LTJG BOLT S
8/7/1942 SBD-3 03320 VS-71 USS WASP (CV-7) TULAGI SOPAC LT DUDLEY H. ADAMS S
8/8/1942 F4F-4 5202 VF-5 USS SARATOGA (CV-3) GUADALCANAL SOPAC ENS F. BLAIR S
8/8/1942 PBY-5 2350 VP-72
 

 
SOPAC LT L.W. THURLOW S
8/8/1942 SBD-1 1596 VMSB-234 PEARL HAWAII ECENPAC MARINE GUNNER WIRTA S
8/9/1942 SON-1 1155 CL-90 USS ASTORIA (CA-34) SAVO IS. SOPAC
 

 
8/9/1942 SOC-3 1087 CL-90 USS ASTORIA (CA-34) SAVO IS. SOPAC
 

 
8/9/1942 SOC-3 1072 CL-90 USS ASTORIA (CA-34) SAVO IS. SOPAC
 

 
8/9/1942 SOC-3 1123 CL-64 USS VINCENNES (CL-64) SAVO IS. SOPAC
 

 
8/9/1942 SON-1 1156 CL-90 USS ASTORIA (CA-34) SAVO IS. SOPAC
 

 
8/9/1942 SOC-1 9946 CL-64 USS VINCENNES (CL-64) SAVO IS. SOPAC
 

 
8/9/1942 SOC-1 9955 CA-25 USS SALT LAKE CITY (CA-25) SAVO IS. SOPAC
 

 
8/9/1942 SOC-3 1075 CA-71 USS QUINCY (CA-71) SAVO IS. SOPAC
 

 
8/9/1942 SOC-1 9933 CA-71 USS QUINCY (CA-71) SAVO IS. SOPAC
 

 
8/9/1942 SOC-1 9927 CA-71 USS QUINCY (CA-71) SAVO IS. SOPAC
 

 
8/9/1942 SOC-1 9874 CA-71 USS QUINCY (CA-71) SAVO IS. SOPAC
 

 
8/9/1942 SON-1 1151 CA-71 USS QUINCY (CA-71) SAVO IS. SOPAC
 

 
8/9/1942 SOC-2 0389 CL-64 USS VINCENNES (CL-64) SAVO IS. SOPAC
 

 
8/10/1942 TBF-1 00402 VT-6 KANEOHE HAWAII ECENPAC
 

 
8/10/1942 JRF-5 6451 TF-24 NEWFOUNDLAND
 
NORLANT
 

 
8/11/1942 OS2N-1 01242 VO-3 USS IDAHO (BB-42) PEARL ECENPAC
 

 
8/12/1942 SBD-3 4548 VS-8
 
MIDWAY ECENPAC
 

 
8/14/1942 F4F-4 5244 VF-3 MAUI HAWAII ECENPAC ENS JOHN J. MCCURDY D
8/14/1942 F4F-4 03404 VMF-224 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC LT KENNEDY S
8/14/1942 SBD-1 1751 VMSB-232 USS ENTERPRISE (CV-6) HAWAII ECENPAC
 

 
8/14/1942 F4F-4 5166 VF-6 USS ENTERPRISE (CV-6) HAWAII ECENPAC LT ALBERT O. VORSE S
8/14/1942 OS2N-1 01227 VO-2 USS PENNSYLVANIA (BB-38) OFF CALIFORNIA CENPAC ENS EDWARD P. JOYCE S
8/14/1942 SNJ-3 01883
 

 

 
ECENPAC 2NDLT FRED R.P. GROSS D
8/15/1942 SOC-3 1096 CL-47 USS BOISE (CL-47)
 
SOPAC
 

 
8/15/1942 SON-1 1152 CL-47 USS BOISE (CL-47)
 
SOPAC
 

 
8/16/1942 J2F-4 1653 NAS DUTCH HARBOR ALASKA NORPAC
 

 
8/16/1942 OS2U-3 5287 VO-4 USS MARYLAND (BB-46) PEARL ECENPAC
 

 
8/18/1942 TBF-1 00505 VT-6 PEARL HAWAII ECENPAC
 

 
8/18/1942 TBF-1 00539 VGS-12
 

 
NORPAC
 

 
8/18/1942 TBF-1 00436 VT-6 PEARL HAWAII ECENPAC
 

 
8/18/1942 TBF-1 00472 VT-6 PEARL HAWAII ECENPAC
 

 
8/18/1942 TBF-1 00513 VT-6 PEARL HAWAII ECENPAC
 

 
8/18/1942 TBF-1 00499 VT-6 PEARL HAWAII ECENPAC
 

 
8/18/1942 TBF-1 00502 VT-6 PEARL HAWAII ECENPAC
 

 
8/18/1942 F4F-3 4037 VGS-12
 

 
NORPAC
 

 
8/19/1942 PBY-5 2389 FAW-2 PEARL HAWAII ECENPAC LT MATHEWS S
8/19/1942 OS2U-3 5297 BB-40 USS NEW MEXICO (BB-40) PEARL ECENPAC
 

 
8/19/1942 PBY-5 04474 VP-33 COCO SOLO
 
CENLANT ENS HARRY H. FORD D
8/19/1942 SBD-3 03191 VB-8 USS HORNET (CV-8) HAWAII ECENPAC LCDR A.B. TUCKER D
8/20/1942 PBY-5 04468 VP-34 COCO SOLO
 
CENLANT LCDR RENWICK S. CALDERHEAD D
8/20/1942 OS2U-3 5350 BB-43 USS TENNESSEE (BB-43) PEARL ECENPAC ENS W.J. PENDOTA U
8/21/1942 TBF-1 00471 VT-6 PEARL HAWAII ECENPAC
 

 
8/21/1942 F4F-4 02077 VMF-223 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC 2NDLT CHARLES KENDRICK S
8/21/1942 TBF-1 00447 VT-6 PEARL HAWAII ECENPAC
 

 
8/21/1942 SBD-1 1749 VMSB-234 PEARL HAWAII ECENPAC
 

 
8/21/1942 TBF-1 00503 VT-6 PEARL HAWAII ECENPAC
 

 
8/21/1942 F4F-4 02101 VMF-223 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC T/SGT JOHN LINDLEY S
8/21/1942 F4F-4 5031 VF-71 USS WASP (CV-7) SOLOMONS SOPAC
 

 
8/22/1942 TBF-1 00385 VT-8 USS SARATOGA (CV-3) ENR SOLOMONS SOPAC ENS GOOD D
8/23/1942 SBD-3 03334 VS-72 USS HORNET (CV-8)
 
SOPAC
 

 
8/23/1942 F4F-4 02044 VF-5 USS SARATOGA (CV-3) E. OF SOLOMONS SOPAC LT R.E. HARMER S
8/24/1942 SBD-3 03290 VS-5 USS ENTERPRISE (CV-6) E. OF SOLOMONS SOPAC ENS R.D. GIBSON S
8/24/1942 SOC-3 1107 CL-9 USS RICHMOND (CL-9) CHILE SOPAC
 

 
8/24/1942 SBD-3
 
VB-6 USS ENTERPRISE (CV-6) E. SOLOMONS SOPAC
 

 
8/24/1942 F4F-4 02080 VF-5 USS SARATOGA (CV-3) E. OF SOLOMONS SOPAC ENS H.A. BASS M
8/24/1942 F4F-4 02078 VF-5 USS SARATOGA (CV-3) E. OF SOLOMONS SOPAC LTJG J.C. SMITH M
8/24/1942 F4F-4 02061 VMF-223 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC
 

 
8/24/1942 F4F-4 02062 VF-6 USS ENTERPRISE (CV-6) E. OF SOLOMONS SOPAC ENS RICHARD M. LINQUE S
8/24/1942 F4F-4 02095 VMF-223 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC LT BAILEY M
8/24/1942 F4F-4 5049 VF-6 USS ENTERPRISE (CV-6) E. OF SOLOMONS SOPAC MM1/C DOYLE C. HERNES M
8/24/1942 TBF-1 00396 VT-8 USS SARATOGA (CV-3) E. OF SOLOMONS SOPAC ENS E.L. FAYLE S
8/24/1942 F4F-4 02084 VMF-223 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC 2NDLT LAWRENCE C. TAYLOR M
8/24/1942 SBD-3 03229 VMSB-232
 
GUADALCANAL SOPAC
 

 
8/24/1942 F4F-4 02072 VF-5 USS SARATOGA (CV-3) E. OF SOLOMONS SOPAC LT M. BUFILHO M
8/24/1942 TBF-1 00395 VT-8 USS SARATOGA (CV-3) E. OF SOLOMONS SOPAC ENS J. TAURNAN S
8/24/1942 SBD-3 03309 VS-5 USS ENTERPRISE (CV-6) E. SOLOMONS SOPAC ENS J.R. JORGENSON S
8/24/1942 F4F-4 02083 VF-6 USS ENTERPRISE (CV-6) E. OF SOLOMONS SOPAC MM1/C BEVERLY W. REID M
8/24/1942 TBF-1 00446 VT-3 USS ENTERPRISE (CV-6) E. OF SOLOMONS SOPAC ENS BYE U
8/24/1942 TBF-1 00433 VT-3 USS ENTERPRISE (CV-6) E. OF SOLOMONS SOPAC ENS H.L. BENGANER U
8/24/1942 TBF-1 00426 VT-3 USS ENTERPRISE (CV-6) E. OF SOLOMONS SOPAC LT J.H. MYERS U
8/24/1942 F4F-4 5158 VMF-223 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC
 

 
8/24/1942 TBF-1 00419 VT-3 USS ENTERPRISE (CV-6) E. OF SOLOMONS SOPAC ENS E.B. HOLLEY S
8/24/1942 TBF-1 00418 VT-3 USS ENTERPRISE (CV-6) E. OF SOLOMONS SOPAC MACH H.L. CORL M
8/24/1942 F4F-7 5272 VF-6 USS ENTERPRISE (CV-6) E. OF SOLOMONS SOPAC LT ALBERT O. VORSE S
8/24/1942 F4F-4 02066 VF-5 USS SARATOGA (CV-3) E. OF SOLOMONS SOPAC LT LOESCH S
8/24/1942 SBD-3 03374 VS-71 USS WASP (CV-7) E. OF SOLOMONS SOPAC LTJG HOWARD S
8/25/1942 PBY-5 04469 VP-43 DUTCH HARBOR ALASKA NORPAC LTJG S.O. RAITHELL M
8/25/1942 F4F-3 1875 VMF-111
 

 
SOPAC
 

 
8/26/1942 F4F-4 03405 VMF-223 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC 2NDLT ROY A. CORRY M
8/26/1942 PBY-5 04427 VP-51
 

 
NORPAC
 

 
8/26/1942 OS2U-3 5757 VO-6 USS SOUTH DAKOTA (BB-57) ENR TONGA IS. ECENPAC
 

 
8/26/1942 F4F-4 5225
 
DUTCH HARBOR ALASKA NORPAC
 

 
8/26/1942 PBY-5 2360 VP-14 PEARL HAWAII ECENPAC
 

 
8/26/1942 TBF-1 00422 VT-8 USS SARATOGA (CV-3) ENR GUADALCANAL SOPAC ENS JAMES H. COOK S
8/26/1942 J2F-5 00781 COMAIRPAC PEARL HAWAII ECENPAC
 

 
8/27/1942 SO3C-1 4750 CL-56 USS COLUMBIA (CL-56)
 
CENLANT ENS GEORGE W. KIELY U
8/27/1942 TBF-1 00466 VT-6 USS ENTERPRISE (CV-6) GUADALCANAL SOPAC
 

 
8/27/1942 TBF-1 0356 VT-6 USS ENTERPRISE (CV-6) GUADALCANAL SOPAC
 

 
8/28/1942 PBY-5A 2456 FAW-7 ENGLAND ICELAND NORLANT
 

 
8/29/1942 F4F-4 02086 VMF-223 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC
 

 
8/29/1942 F4F-4 02087 VMF-223 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC
 

 
8/29/1942 F4F-4 02075 VMF-223 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC 2NDLT EUGENE TROWBRIDGE S
8/30/1942 F4F-4 02122 VMF-224 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC LT BRYANE M
8/30/1942 TBF-1 00397 VT-8 USS SARATOGA (CV-3) GUADALCANAL SOPAC
 

 
8/30/1942 TBF-1 00457 VT-6 USS ENTERPRISE (CV-6) GUADALCANAL SOPAC
 

 
8/30/1942 F4F-4 02104 VMF-224 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC LT THOMPSON M
8/30/1942 F4F-4 03438 VMF-224 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC LT AMARINE S
8/30/1942 F4F-4 02133 VF-71 USS WASP (CV-7) RAMOS ISLAND SOPAC
 

 
8/31/1942 SBD-3 03336 VS-71 USS WASP (CV-7) RAMOS ISLAND SOPAC MITCHELL U

To order reports on any of these that were accidents, go to Order Accident Reports

For general notes on using these databases click here
Also see
Action Code List for the meaning of Action or USN acronyms page for meaning of general abbreviations.

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