USN Overseas Aircraft Loss List August 1943

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DATE TYPE BUNO SQUADRON FROM DOWN AREA PILOT FATE
8/1/1943 SBD-4 10666 VMSB-141
 
RUSSELLS SOPAC LT WOODLEY S
8/1/1943 SBD-4 10655 VB-11
 
GUADALCANAL SOPAC
 

 
8/1/1943 PBY-5 08231 VP-63
 
BAY OF BISCAY ENGLAND LT W.P. TANNER, JR. S
8/1/1943 SBD-3 06521 VB-11
 
GUADALCANAL SOPAC
 

 
8/1/1943 F4U-1 02508 VMF-123
 

 
SOPAC
 

 
8/1/1943 OS2N-1 01472 VS-64
 

 
SOPAC
 

 
8/1/1943 PV-1 29920 VB-127 PORT LYAUTEY MOROCCO NW AFR
 

 
8/1/1943 F4U-1 02475 VMF-215 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC LT STIDGER S
8/1/1943 F6F-3 04820 VF-5 USS YORKTOWN (CV-10) PEARL ECENPAC
 

 
8/1/1943 F6F-3 04863 VF-5 USS YORKTOWN (CV-10) PEARL ECENPAC
 

 
8/2/1943 R4D-1 4706 MAG-25
 

 
SOPAC
 

 
8/2/1943 PBY-5 08513 VP-33
 

 
ECENPAC
 

 
8/2/1943 F6F-3 04846 VF-5 USS YORKTOWN (CV-10) PEARL ECENPAC
 

 
8/3/1943 SBD-5 10827 VB-3 USS SARATOGA (CV-3) NOUMEA SOPAC
 

 
8/3/1943 PBM-3C 6722 VP-205
 

 
NORLANT
 

 
8/3/1943 J2F-5 00717 VJ-2
 

 
SOPAC
 

 
8/3/1943 OS2N-1 01345 VS-53 ROI
 
WCENPAC
 

 
8/3/1943 SBD-4 10518 VB-19 KAHULUI HAWAII ECENPAC
 

 
8/4/1943 F4F-4 12090 VF-27 USS SUWANNEE (CVE-27) SOLOMONS SOPAC LT IRWIN BINK M
8/4/1943 TBF-1 06369 VC-24 USS BELLEAU WOOD (CVL-24) HAWAII ECENPAC
 

 
8/4/1943 F4F-4 12139 VF-27 USS SUWANNEE (CVE-27) SOLOMONS SOPAC ENS WILLIAM T. CLIFTON M
8/4/1943 J2F-5 00727 MAG-11 ESPIRITU SANTO
 
SOPAC
 

 
8/4/1943 F4U-1 02575 VMF-213 NEW HEBRIDES
 
SOPAC LT JACK P. DUNN S
8/5/1943 SBD-5 28190 VB-6 USS ENTERPRISE (CV-6) HAWAII ECENPAC
 

 
8/5/1943 OS2U-3 5955 BB-46 USS MARYLAND (BB-46)
 
SOPAC
 

 
8/5/1943 PV-1 33284 VB-133
 

 
NORLANT
 

 
8/5/1943 SBD-4 06735 MAG-21 RUSSELLS
 
SOPAC LT CLIFFORD D
8/6/1943 F6F-3 04840 VF-3 USS SARATOGA (CV-3) NOUMEA SOPAC
 

 
8/6/1943 F4U-1 02492 VMF-214 SHORTLANDS BOUGAINVILLE SOPAC LT W.H. BLAKESLEE S
8/6/1943 F6F-3 04829 VF-3 USS SARATOGA (CV-3) NOUMEA SOPAC
 

 
8/6/1943 PBM-3C 6713 VP-205
 

 
NORLANT
 

 
8/6/1943 F4U-1 02266 VMF-123
 

 
SOPAC
 

 
8/6/1943 SBD-4 06972 VMSB-234
 
GUADALCANAL SOPAC LT LEROY SMITH S
8/6/1943 PV-1 33220 VB-138
 

 
WCENPAC LT ROBERT E. SLATER D
8/6/1943 F4F-4 12101 VF-16 USS LEXINGTON (CV-16) PEARL ECENPAC
 

 
8/6/1943 PV-1 33347 COMAIRPAC PEARL HAWAII ECENPAC
 

 
8/7/1943 PV-1 29916 VB-128
 

 
NORLANT
 

 
8/7/1943 F4U-1 02474 VMF-214 RUSSELLS
 
SOPAC MAJ W.A. PACE D
8/7/1943 SBD-4 06716 VMSB-141
 

 
SOPAC LT GILFORD TAYLOR M
8/7/1943 PB4Y-1 32037 VB-103 DUNKESWELL
 
NORLANT LTJG WALTER HENRY U
8/8/1943 F4F-4 11845 VC-1 USS CARD (CVE-11)
 
NORLANT ENS SPRAGUE M
8/8/1943 TBF-1 01750 VC-1 USS CARD (CVE-11)
 
NORLANT LT SALLENGER S
8/8/1943 F4U-1 18072 VMF-214 RUSSELLS
 
SOPAC LT LAMPHIER U
8/9/1943 TBF-1 47476 VT-16 USS LEXINGTON (CV-16) PEARL ECENPAC
 

 
8/9/1943 SBD-4 06980 VMSB-235
 

 
SOPAC LT CHARLES RUMBOLD S
8/9/1943 F4U-1 49770 VMF-221 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC LT DUNCAN S
8/9/1943 F4U-1 17499 FAW-3 COCO SOLO
 
NORLANT
 

 
8/9/1943 TBF-1C 24389 VC-1 USS CARD (CVE-11)
 
NORLANT LTJG THOMAS S
8/11/1943 SBD-5 28467 VB-1 HILO HAWAII ECENPAC
 

 
8/11/1943 F4U-1 03825 VMF-223 MIDWAY
 
ECENPAC
 

 
8/11/1943 SBD-5 28108 VB-1 HILO HAWAII ECENPAC
 

 
8/11/1943 SOC-3 1120 CL-43 USS NASHVILLE (CL-43) ENR PEARL ECENPAC
 

 
8/11/1943 TBF-1 06095 VT-12 USS SARATOGA (CV-3) NOUMEA SOPAC
 

 
8/11/1943 TBF-1 06081 VT-12 USS SARATOGA (CV-3) NOUMEA SOPAC
 

 
8/11/1943 SBD-5 28472 VB-1 HILO HAWAII ECENPAC
 

 
8/11/1943 TBF-1 06457 VT-12 USS SARATOGA (CV-3) NOUMEA SOPAC
 

 
8/12/1943 PB4Y-1 32064 VB-107 NATAL NATAL SOLANT
 

 
8/12/1943 F4U-1 49744 VMF-112 NEW HEBRIDES
 
SOPAC LT HARRY E. ATWATER S
8/12/1943 JRF-5 6443 NAS SANTA LUCIA CUBA CENLANT
 

 
8/12/1943 F4U-1 02615 VMF-215 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC DENING S
8/12/1943 F4U-1 49745 VMF-121
 

 
SOPAC
 

 
8/12/1943 SBD-5 28311 VB-6 USS ENTERPRISE (CV-6) HAWAII ECENPAC
 

 
8/13/1943 F4U-1 02409 VMF-124 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC LANGER U
8/13/1943 F4U-1 02679 VMF-124 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC LT WALSH S
8/14/1943 F4U-1 02670 VMF-224 PEARL HAWAII ECENPAC
 

 
8/14/1943 OS2N-1 01328 CL-7 USS RALEIGH (CL-7) GERTRUDE COVE NORPAC
 

 
8/14/1943 F6F-3 25799 CASU-10 ESPIRITU SANTO PALLIKULO SOPAC
 

 
8/15/1943 F4U-1 02494 VMF-124 MUNDA
 
SOPAC LT HARTSOCK S
8/15/1943 F4U-1 02244 VMF-124 MUNDA
 
SOPAC LT HARTER S
8/15/1943 F4U-1 02485 VMF-123 VELLA LAVELLA
 
SOPAC LT BLAINE S
8/16/1943 F4F-4 12159 VC-13 USS CORE (CVE-13)
 
NORLANT
 

 
8/16/1943 F4U-1 02215 VMF-224 PEARL HAWAII ECENPAC LT HERBERT W. STRASS, JR. D
8/17/1943 PBY-5 2446 VP-101
 
NEW GUINEA SW PAC LT T. W. MARSHALL S
8/18/1943 PBM-3C 6716 VP-210
 
CARIBBEAN CENLANT
 

 
8/18/1943 F4U-1 49788 VMF-214 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC LT BLAINE S
8/18/1943 F4U-1 02467 VMF-123 MUNDA
 
SOPAC LT FOORD M
8/18/1943 F4U-1 02484 VMF-123 MUNDA
 
SOPAC LT JESSUP S
8/18/1943 F4U-1 49768 VMF-121 MUNDA
 
SOPAC
 

 
8/19/1943 F4U-1 02533 VMF-215 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC G. SANDERS S
8/20/1943 TBF-1 06325 VT-16 USS LEXINGTON (CV-16) PEARL ECENPAC
 

 
8/20/1943 TBF-1 47489 VT-16 USS LEXINGTON (CV-16) PEARL ECENPAC
 

 
8/20/1943 OS2U-3 5419 CL-4 USS OMAHA (CL-4)
 
SOLANT
 

 
8/20/1943 TBF-1 00623 VC-28 USS CHENANGO (CVE-28)
 
SOPAC TAKEN OFF SHIP DURING REFIT
 
8/20/1943 PBY-5A 05040 VJ-2
 

 
SOPAC LCDR R.S. CALDERHEAD D
8/20/1943 TBF-1 06141 VT-16 USS LEXINGTON (CV-16) PEARL ECENPAC
 

 
8/21/1943 F4U-1 02327 VMF-212 PEARL HAWAII ECENPAC
 

 
8/21/1943 F4U-1 02567 VMF-223 MIDWAY
 
ECENPAC MAJ A.J. ARMSTRONG S
8/21/1943 F4U-1 02288 VMF-123 VELLA LAVELLA
 
SOPAC LT NETTLES M
8/21/1943 F4U-1 02310 VMF-123 VELLA LAVELLA
 
SOPAC LT STRICKLAND M
8/22/1943 FM-1 15286 VC-25 USS CROATAN (CVE-25)
 
NORLANT
 

 
8/22/1943 F4F-4 12209 VF-4 USS RANGER (CV-4)
 
NORLANT
 

 
8/22/1943 PB4Y-1 63916 VB-105 DUNKESWELL
 
NORLANT LT THOMAS EVERETT U
8/22/1943 SBD-5 10952 VB-5 USS YORKTOWN (CV-10) ENR MARCUS IS. WCENPAC ENS MCGINNIS S
8/22/1943 SBD-5 10950 VB-5 USS YORKTOWN (CV-10) ENR MARCUS IS. WCENPAC ENS W.A. JOHNSON D
8/23/1943 R4D-5 39072 COMAIRPAC PEARL HAWAII ECENPAC
 

 
8/23/1943 F4U-1 02719 VMF-222 ESPIRITU SANTO
 
SOPAC LT STEPHEN J. YEAGER S
8/23/1943 PBY-5 08408 VP-45
 

 
NORPAC JORDAL S
8/23/1943 OS2N-1 01290 VS-63
 

 
NORLANT
 

 
8/23/1943 NE-1 26235 NAS ST. THOMAS V.I.
 
CENLANT
 

 
8/23/1943 F4U-1 02473 VMF-222 ESPIRITU SANTO
 
SOPAC LT STEPHEN J. YEAGER S
8/24/1943 F4U-1 02166 VMF-212 PEARL HAWAII ECENPAC
 

 
8/24/1943 F4U-1 02281 VMF-124 MUNDA
 
SOPAC LT HARTER D
8/24/1943 PV-1 29919 VB-128
 

 
NORLANT
 

 
8/24/1943 OS2U-3 5732 BB-57 USS SOUTH DAKOTA (BB-57) ENR EFATE IS. SOPAC
 

 
8/24/1943 F4U-1 02277 VMF-223 MIDWAY
 
ECENPAC LT W.J. POOLE S
8/24/1943 TBF-1 24174 VT-1 HILO HAWAII ECENPAC
 

 
8/24/1943 OS2U-3 5348 CL-8 USS DETROIT (CL-8) KISKA NORPAC
 

 
8/24/1943 OS2N-1 01367 BB-60 USS ALABAMA (BB-60) HAWAII ECENPAC
 

 
8/25/1943 F4U-1 03838 VMF-222 ESPIRITU SANTO
 
SOPAC LT RICHARD L. HOBBS S
8/25/1943 TBF-1C 24274 VT-1 HILO HAWAII ECENPAC
 

 
8/25/1943 F6F-3 08854 VT-12 USS SARATOGA (CV-3) NOUMEA SOPAC
 

 
8/25/1943 F6F-3 08946 VF-24
 
HAWAII ECENPAC
 

 
8/26/1943 F4F-4 11953 VF-4 USS RANGER (CV-4)
 
NORLANT
 

 
8/26/1943 F6F-3 25762 VF-23
 
HAWAII ECENPAC
 

 
8/26/1943 SBD-3 06598 VMSB-234
 
GUADALCANAL SOPAC
 

 
8/26/1943 PBY-5
 
VP-14 PEARL HAWAII ECENPAC
 

 
8/27/1943 JRF-5 34060 COMAIRSOPAC GUADALCANAL GUADALCANAL SOPAC
 

 
8/27/1943 PV-1 29918 VB-129 IPATANGA SOUTH AMERICA SOLANT
 

 
8/27/1943 R4D-5 12433 MAG-25
 

 
SOPAC
 

 
8/28/1943 F6F-3 09017 VF-12 USS SARATOGA (CV-3) NOUMEA SOPAC
 

 
8/28/1943 TBF-1 05919 VC-23 USS PRINCETON (CVL-23) HAWAII ECENPAC
 

 
8/28/1943 F4U-1 02577 VMF-214 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC LT C.C. LAMPHIER U
8/28/1943 F4U-1 02634 2ND MAW
 
MUNDA SOPAC
 

 
8/28/1943 F6F-3 08970 VF-12 USS SARATOGA (CV-3) NOUMEA SOPAC
 

 
8/28/1943 F4F-4 12136 VMF-111
 

 
SOPAC
 

 
8/28/1943 F4F-4 12204 VC-1 USS CARD (CVE-11)
 
NORLANT LTJG E.E. JACKSON S
8/30/1943 F4U-1 02516 VMF-124 BARAKOMA
 
SOPAC LT FOWLER M
8/30/1943 SBD-5 28386 VB-16 USS LEXINGTON (CV-16) PEARL ECENPAC
 

 
8/30/1943 F4F-4 12166 VF-27 USS SUWANNEE (CVE-27) SOLOMONS SOPAC
 

 
8/30/1943 F4U-1 02486 VMF-124 BARAKOMA
 
SOPAC LT WALSH S
8/30/1943 SBD-5 28401 VB-16 USS LEXINGTON (CV-16) PEARL ECENPAC
 

 
8/30/1943 F4U-1 02290 VMF-124 MUNDA
 
SOPAC LT KUHN S
8/30/1943 F4F-4 11897 VF-21
 

 
SOPAC
 

 
8/30/1943 F4F-4 11860 VF-21
 

 
SOPAC
 

 
8/30/1943 SBD-4 10472 VB-9 USS ESSEX (CV-9) ENR MARCUS IS ECENPAC
 

 
8/30/1943 SBD-5 28331 VB-16 USS LEXINGTON (CV-16) PEARL ECENPAC
 

 
8/30/1943 F4U-1 02351 VMF-123 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC LT W.T. MAYBERRY S
8/30/1943 F4F-4 11688 VF-21
 

 
SOPAC
 

 
8/30/1943 F6F-3 04921 VF-1 KANEOHE HAWAII ECENPAC
 

 
8/30/1943 SBD-4 10635 VMSB-144
 

 
ECENPAC
 

 
8/30/1943 F4F-4 11696 VF-27 USS SUWANNEE (CVE-27) SOLOMONS SOPAC
 

 
8/30/1943 F4F-4 12165 VF-27 USS SUWANNEE (CVE-27) SOLOMONS SOPAC
 

 
8/30/1943 F4F-4 11949 VF-28
 

 
SOPAC
 

 
8/31/1943 F4F-4 11927 VF-4 USS RANGER (CV-4)
 
NORLANT
 

 
8/31/1943 F6F-3 08993 VF-12 USS SARATOGA (CV-3) NOUMEA SOPAC
 

 
8/31/1943 F4F-4 11991 VF-29 USS SANTEE (CVE-29) OFF BERMUDA NORLANT
 

 
8/31/1943 F6F-3 09018 VF-33 MUNDA
 
SOPAC
 

 
8/31/1943 OS2U-3 09476 CA-69 USS BOSTON (CA-69)
 
NORLANT
 

 
8/31/1943 F6F-3 09015 VF-33 MUNDA
 
SOPAC
 

 
8/31/1943 F6F-3 09006 VF-33 MUNDA
 
SOPAC
 

 
8/31/1943 F4F-4 12153 VF-4 USS RANGER (CV-4)
 
NORLANT
 

 
8/31/1943 SO3C-1 4782 FAW-2 PEARL HAWAII ECENPAC ENS GEORGE W. PORTZ, JR. M
8/31/1943 F6F-3 25852 VF-38
 

 
SOPAC
 

 
8/31/1943 FM-1 15386
 

 

 
SOPAC
 

 
8/31/1943 F6F-3 25937 VF-9 USS ESSEX (CV-9) MARCUS CENPAC LTJG M.A. HADDEN, JR. S
8/31/1943 F6F-3 04861 VF-5 USS YORKTOWN (CV-10) MARCUS CENPAC ENS MORGAN M
8/31/1943 TBF-1 06371 VT-5 USS YORKTOWN (CV-10) MARCUS CENPAC LT J.W. CONDIT M
8/31/1943 F6F-3 04894 VF-5 USS YORKTOWN (CV-10) MARCUS CENPAC ENS F.A. TOWNS D

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