USN Overseas Aircraft Loss List December 1942

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DATE TYPE BUNO SQUADRON FROM DOWN AREA PILOT FATE
12/1/1942 F4F-3 4010 VMF-213 PEARL HAWAII ECENPAC LT ROSS D
12/1/1942 SBD-3 06662 VMSB-132
 
GUADALCANAL SOPAC CAPT SPANG D
12/2/1942 F4F-4 12082 VMF-122
 

 
SOPAC LT D. MEYERS M
12/3/1942 TBF-1 00558 VMSB-131
 
GUADALCANAL SOPAC LT PELTO M
12/4/1942 F4F-4 03517 VF-10 USS ENTERPRISE (CV-6) NOUMEA SOPAC ENS GASKILL S
12/5/1942 OS2U-3 5910
 
USS ERIE (PG-50)
 
CENLANT (SHIP SANK)
 
12/6/1942 F4F-4 02050 VMF-211 PALMYRA
 
ECENPAC LT T.O. DANIELS S
12/7/1942 SBD-3 06689 VMSB-142
 
GUADALCANAL SOPAC MAJ SAILER D
12/8/1942 SBD-3 06646 VB-10 USS ENTERPRISE (CV-6) GUADALCANAL SOPAC
 

 
12/8/1942 SBD-3 06635 VGS-29 USS SANTEE (ACV-29) OFF HAMPTON VA SOLANT
 

 
12/8/1942 PBY-4 1219 VP-10
 

 
SW PAC
 

 
12/8/1942 PBY-4 1216 VP-10
 

 
SW PAC
 

 
12/8/1942 SBD-3 06695 VMO-251
 
GUADALCANAL SOPAC LT GEORGE S. KOHLER D
12/8/1942 TBF-1 00390 VT-8
 
GUADALCANAL SOPAC
 

 
12/8/1942 TBF-1 00389 VT-8
 
GUADALCANAL SOPAC
 

 
12/10/1942 PBY-5A 7272 FAW-4 DUTCH HARBOR ALASKA NORPAC LTJG CLASPEY U
12/11/1942 TBF-1 00582 VGS-28 USS CHENANGO (ACV-28) ENR PANAMA CENLANT
 

 
12/11/1942 SBD-3 03344 VMSB-132
 
GUADALCANAL SOPAC LT ROHRL D
12/12/1942 TBF-1 01770 VGS-28 USS CHENANGO (ACV-28) ENR PANAMA CENLANT
 

 
12/12/1942 F4F-4 03437 VGF-26 USS SANGAMON (ACV-26) OFF NORFOLK CENLANT
 

 
12/13/1942 PBY-5A 02961 FAW-10 PERTH AUSTRALIA SW PAC
 

 
12/13/1942 PBY-5A 05027 VP-24 MOKAPUI HAWAII ECENPAC LTJG RALPH D. POLING S
12/13/1942 F4F-4 11673 VGS-11 USS ALTAMAHA (ACV-18)
 
SOPAC ENS BERT CHASE S
12/14/1942 SBD-3 4592 VMSB-142
 
GUADALCANAL SOPAC LT KELLOGG S
12/14/1942 PV-3 33938 VP-82
 

 
NORLANT
 

 
12/15/1942 SOC-1 9954 VCX-64 TANNEMBOGO IS.
 
SOPAC LTJG POLK S
12/16/1942 J2F-5 00765
 
COCO SOLO
 
CENLANT
 

 
12/16/1942 F4F-4 03492 VMF-121 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC
 

 
12/16/1942 J2F-5 00795
 

 

 
ECENPAC
 

 
12/16/1942 SOC-2 0399 CA-27 USS CHESTER (CA-27) ENR SYDNEY AUS SW PAC
 

 
12/16/1942 PBY-5 08135 VP-54 SAN DIEGO ENR HAWAII ECENPAC LT ORRIN J. MCCAUSLAND M
12/16/1942 SBD-3 03258 VMSB-132
 
GUADALCANAL SOPAC LT F.L. CHRISTEN M
12/16/1942 SBD-3 06667 VMSB-142
 
GUADALCANAL SOPAC CAPT CARNEY, USN D
12/16/1942 F4F-4 03497 VMO-251 ESPIRITU SANTO ESPIRITU SANTO SOPAC
 

 
12/16/1942 SOC-1 9881 CA-27 USS CHESTER (CA-27) ENR SYDNEY AUS SW PAC
 

 
12/17/1942 SBD-4 06853 4TH MBDAW SAMOA
 
SE PAC LT FORD S
12/17/1942 PBY-5A 02966 FAW-10
 
AUSTRALIA SW PAC
 

 
12/19/1942 SBD-3 03378 VS-8
 

 
ECENPAC
 

 
12/19/1942 J2F-5 00694
 

 

 

 

 

 
12/20/1942 J2F-4 1640
 

 

 
NORLANT
 

 
12/20/1942 PBY-5A 7244 VP-83 BRAZIL
 
SOLANT LTJG V.G. HASSELL S
12/21/1942 F4F-3 3998 VMO-251 GUADALCANAL ESPIRITU SANTO SOPAC 2NDLT ROY L. BOOTH M
12/21/1942 F4F-4 11734 VF-6 USS SARATOGA (CV-3) NOUMEA SOPAC
 

 
12/21/1942 SBD-3 06661 VMO-251
 
ESPIRITU SANTO SOPAC LT ROY L. BOOTH S
12/21/1942 TBF-1 05938 VGS-11 USS ALTAMAHA (ACV-18) NEW CALEDONIA SOPAC
 

 
12/21/1942 SBD-3 4552 VB-3 USS SARATOGA (CV-3) NOUMEA SOPAC
 

 
12/21/1942 SBD-5 28597 CASU-10 USS CHENANGO (ACV-28) PANAMA CENPAC
 

 
12/22/1942 PBY-5A 04408 VP-42
 

 
NORPAC
 

 
12/23/1942 F4F-4 03541 VMF-121 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC MARINE GUNNER WISER M
12/23/1942 SBD-5 28916 CASU-4 USS CHENANGO (ACV-28) PANAMA CENPAC
 

 
12/23/1942 OS2U-3 09688
 
SITKA ALASKA NORPAC ENS JAMES A. WAINWRIGHT M
12/23/1942 PBY-5A 7285 VP-42
 

 
NORPAC
 

 
12/23/1942 F4F-4 03534 VMO-251
 

 
SOPAC CAPT ANDRE S
12/23/1942 F4F-4 03408 VGF-16
 
HAWAII ECENPAC
 

 
12/24/1942 F4F-4 11998 VGF-28 BALBOA
 
CENLANT ENS ERNEST D. BROOKS S
12/25/1942 PBY
 
FAW-10
 

 
SW PAC
 

 
12/25/1942 PBY
 
FAW-10
 

 
SW PAC
 

 
12/25/1942 J2F-5 00715 VMJ-253
 

 
SOPAC
 

 
12/25/1942 PBY
 
FAW-10
 

 
SW PAC
 

 
12/27/1942 SBD-4 06772 4TH MBDAW SAMOA
 
SE PAC LT DEAL S
12/27/1942 PBY-5A 04402 VP-84 ICELAND ICELAND NORLANT LT HARVEY H. INCE D
12/28/1942 SBD-4 06895 4TH MBDAW SAMOA
 
SE PAC LT BASSINGER S
12/28/1942 F4F-4 11909 VF-26 USS SANTEE (ACV-29) ENR TRINIDAD CENLANT ENS J. GALLAND S
12/28/1942 PBY-5 2343 VP-91
 

 
SOPAC
 

 
12/29/1942 SBD-3 06500 VS-10
 
GUADALCANAL SOPAC
 

 
12/29/1942 SBD-3 03314 VB-8
 
EFATE SOPAC
 

 
12/29/1942 SBD-3 03341 VS-72
 
EFATE SOPAC
 

 
12/29/1942 SBD-3 06603 VB-3 USS SARATOGA (CV-3) EFATE SOPAC
 

 
12/29/1942 SBD-3 03380 VMSB-231
 

 
SOPAC
 

 
12/29/1942 F4F-4 03540 1ST MAW
 
GUADALCANAL SOPAC
 

 
12/29/1942 SBD-3 03292
 

 
EFATE SOPAC
 

 
12/29/1942 SBD-3 06497 VS-10
 
GUADALCANAL SOPAC
 

 
12/29/1942 SBD-3 03327 VS-72
 
EFATE SOPAC
 

 
12/29/1942 SBD-3 06501 VS-10
 
GUADALCANAL SOPAC
 

 
12/29/1942 SBD-3 06596 VS-10
 
GUADALCANAL SOPAC
 

 
12/29/1942 F4F-4 02140 VGS-12 USS COPAHEE (ACV-12)
 
SOPAC ENS M.E. WOODCOCK S
12/29/1942 SBD-3 4520 VB-10 USS ENTERPRISE (CV-6) GUADALCANAL SOPAC
 

 
12/29/1942 SBD-3 06495 VS-10
 
GUADALCANAL SOPAC
 

 
12/29/1942 TBF-1 00440 VMSB-131
 
GUADALCANAL SOPAC
 

 
12/29/1942 F4F-4 03466 VMF-121 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC
 

 
12/29/1942 SBD-3 03365 VS-72
 
EFATE SOPAC
 

 
12/29/1942 SBD-3 03275 VB-8
 
EFATE SOPAC
 

 
12/29/1942 F4F-4 5065 VMF-121 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC
 

 
12/29/1942 R4D-1 4696 VMJ-253
 

 
SOPAC
 

 
12/29/1942 SBD-3 4640
 

 
EFATE SOPAC
 

 
12/29/1942 TBF-1 00537 VMSB-131
 
GUADALCANAL SOPAC
 

 
12/29/1942 TBF-1 00549 VMSB-131
 
GUADALCANAL SOPAC
 

 
12/29/1942 TBF-1 00559 VMSB-131
 
GUADALCANAL SOPAC
 

 
12/29/1942 SBD-3 06594 VB-10 USS ENTERPRISE (CV-6) GUADALCANAL SOPAC
 

 
12/29/1942 SBD-3 03192 VB-8
 
EFATE SOPAC
 

 
12/30/1942 J2F-5 00768 FAW-10
 

 
SOPAC
 

 
12/30/1942 PBY-5 04435 FAW-1
 

 
SOPAC
 

 
12/31/1942 SBD-3 4593 VS-8
 

 
SOPAC
 

 
12/31/1942 SBD-3 4579 VB-8
 
EFATE SOPAC
 

 
12/31/1942 SBD-3 03277 VS-8
 

 
SOPAC
 

 
12/31/1942 SBD-3 03223 VS-8
 

 
SOPAC
 

 
12/31/1942 SBD-3 03285 VS-3
 
GUADALCANAL SOPAC
 

 
12/31/1942 SBD-3 4568 VS-8
 

 
SOPAC
 

 
12/31/1942 SBD-3 03286
 

 
EFATE SOPAC
 

 
12/31/1942 SBD-3 06573 VMSB-141
 

 
SOPAC
 

 
12/31/1942 SBD-3 03360 VMSB-231
 
EFATE SOPAC
 

 
12/31/1942 SBD-3 06570 VMSB-141
 

 
SOPAC
 

 
12/31/1942 SBD-3 06574 VMSB-141
 

 
SOPAC
 

 
12/31/1942 SBD-3 4563 VS-72
 
EFATE SOPAC
 

 
12/31/1942 SBD-3 4565 VB-8
 
EFATE SOPAC
 

 
12/31/1942 TBF-1 00562 VGS-26 USS SANGAMON (ACV-26) ENR PANAMA CENLANT
 

 
12/31/1942 SBD-3 4547 VS-8
 

 
SOPAC
 

 
12/31/1942 OS2N-1 01355 VS-1 (DET 14)
 
SOPAC
 

 

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For general notes on using these databases click here
Also see
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