USN Overseas Aircraft Loss List July 1943

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DATE TYPE BUNO SQUADRON FROM DOWN AREA PILOT FATE
7/1/1943 F4U-1 02495 VMF-121 SOLOMONS
 
SOPAC LT RHODES S
7/1/1943 F4U-1 17751 VMF-122 NEW HEBRIDES
 
SOPAC LT BOURGEOIS S
7/1/1943 SBD-5 28189 VB-9 USS ESSEX (CV-9) PEARL ECENPAC
 

 
7/1/1943 PV-1 33277 VB-150 USS LAKE CHAMPLAIN (CV-39) ALASKA NORPAC
 

 
7/1/1943 TBF-1 06356 VF-3 USS SARATOGA (CV-3) NOUMEA SOPAC
 

 
7/1/1943 PBY-5 08228 PATSU-1 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC
 

 
7/1/1943 F4F-4 11839 VF-28
 
RUSSELLS SOPAC LT WOODS M
7/1/1943 F4F-4 02038 VF-28
 
RUSSELLS SOPAC LT J.A. MAHONEY D
7/1/1943 F4U-1 02668 VMF-213 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC CAPT CLOAKE S
7/1/1943 SOC-1 9875 CL-58 USS DENVER (CL-58)
 
SOPAC LT ENGLISH S
7/1/1943 OS2N-1 01260 COMAIRPAC PEARL HAWAII ECENPAC
 

 
7/1/1943 F4F-4 11779 VF-28
 
RUSSELLS SOPAC ENS WALKER M
7/2/1943 TBM-1C 25407 VT-3 USS SARATOGA (CV-3) NOUMEA SOPAC
 

 
7/2/1943 OS2U-3 5496 VS-67
 
FIJI IS. SOPAC LTJG YOUNG D
7/2/1943 F4U-1 02394 VMF-121 SOLOMONS
 
SOPAC CAPT TRENCHARD S
7/2/1943 F4U-1 02381 VMF-121 SOLOMONS
 
SOPAC CAPT FORD S
7/2/1943 TBF-1 47490 VC-1 USS CARD (ACV-11) ENR NORFOLK CENLANT LTJG H.A. CACH S
7/2/1943 F4U-1 02384 VMF-213 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC LT MILTON V. VEDDER S
7/2/1943 TBF-1 47465 VT-7
 

 
WCENPAC
 

 
7/2/1943 F4U-1 02383 VMF-121 SOLOMONS
 
SOPAC LT BARKER M
7/3/1943 F4U-1 02237 VMF-213 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC LT SPOEDE M
7/3/1943 PBM-3C 6571 VP-74
 

 
SOLANT
 

 
7/3/1943 R4D-1 01990 NAS DUTCH HARBOR ALASKA NORPAC
 

 
7/3/1943 F4U-1 02282 VMF-122 NEW HEBRIDES
 
SOPAC CAPT RASMUSSEN D
7/3/1943 SBD-4 10662 VC-2
 

 
NORLANT
 

 
7/3/1943 F4U-1 02423 VMF-213 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC LT T.R. BROWN S
7/3/1943 F4U-1 17485 VMF-121 RENDOVA
 
SOPAC LT DAILEY S
7/4/1943 SOC-1 9950 CL-48 USS HONOLULU (CL-48) LUNGA POINT SOPAC ENS HOFFMAN S
7/4/1943 SOC-3 1084 CL-50 USS HELENA (CL-50) VELLA LAVELLA SOPAC
 

 
7/4/1943 SON-1 1148 CL-50 USS HELENA (CL-50) VELLA LAVELLA SOPAC
 

 
7/4/1943 F4F-4 11868 VF-21
 
RENDOVA SOPAC LTJG HEARD M
7/4/1943 PBY-5 08293 VP-11 AUSTRALIA
 
SW PAC ENS J.E. HETHERMAN D
7/5/1943 TBF-1 05912 VC-28 USS CHENANGO (ACV-28) SOLOMONS SOPAC
 

 
7/5/1943 F4U-1 02529 VMF-221 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC
 

 
7/5/1943 F4U-1 02376 VMF-223 MIDWAY
 
ECENPAC
 

 
7/5/1943 SBD-5 10861 VB-3 USS SARATOGA (CV-3) NOUMEA SOPAC ENS T.F. KENNY, JR. D
7/6/1943 PB4Y-1 31992 VB-102
 
GUADALCANAL SOPAC LT C.R. VAN VOORHIS M
7/6/1943 F6F-3 04825 VF-3 USS SARATOGA (CV-3) NOUMEA SOPAC
 

 
7/7/1943 TBF-1 00403 VMTB-233
 
ESPIRITU SANTO SOPAC LT MCGOWAN D
7/7/1943 TBF-1 06063 VT-21 GUADALCANAL KAHILI SOPAC LTJG MCKINNEY M
7/7/1943 R4D-5
 
FAW-11
 

 
SOLANT
 

 
7/7/1943 TBF-1 06166 VT-17
 

 
NORLANT
 

 
7/7/1943 TBF-1 24016 VC-19
 

 
NORLANT
 

 
7/7/1943 PB4Y-1P 32005 VD-3
 
HAWAII ECENPAC LCDR ALFRED WILSTAM D
7/7/1943 F4U-1 17501 VMF-122 RENDOVA
 
SOPAC 1STLT EWING S
7/9/1943 TBF-1 00653 VT-9 USS ESSEX (CV-9)
 
WCENPAC FREDERICK L. MARVIL S
7/9/1943 PV-1 33147 VB-126
 

 
NORLANT
 

 
7/9/1943 PV-1 33419 VB-134
 

 
NORLANT
 

 
7/9/1943 F4F-4 11944 VF-11 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC LTJG CYRUS G. GARY M
7/9/1943 F4F-4 03495 VF-26 USS SANGAMON (ACV-26) SOLOMONS SOPAC
 

 
7/10/1943 SOC-3A 1146 CL-42 USS SAVANNAH (CL-42) GELA, SICILY EUROPE
 

 
7/10/1943 SOC-3A 1097 CL-42 USS SAVANNAH (CL-42) GELA, SICILY EUROPE LTJG JOHN G. OSBORN S
7/10/1943 SBD-5 28180 VB-6 USS ENTERPRISE (CV-6) HAWAII ECENPAC
 

 
7/10/1943 SOC-3A 1091 CL-42 USS SAVANNAH (CL-42) GELA, SICILY EUROPE LT CHARLES A. ANDERSON D
7/10/1943 SOC-3A 1130 CL-41 USS PHILADELPHIA (CL-41) SICILY MED
 

 
7/10/1943 PV-1 33097 VB-131
 
GUANTANAMO BAY CENLANT
 

 
7/11/1943 F4U-1 17521 VMF-213 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC LT A.R. BORG S
7/11/1943 F4U-1 17675 VMF-213 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC LT TREFFOR U
7/11/1943 OS2N-1 01277 CL-12 USS MARBLEHEAD (CL-12) ENR MED SOLANT
 

 
7/11/1943 F4U-1 02490 VMF-221 MUNDA
 
SOPAC CAPT SWEET S
7/11/1943 F4U-1 02514 VMF-221 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC LT SEGAL S
7/11/1943 F4U-1 17517 VMF-213 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC LT THOMAS S
7/11/1943 F4U-1 02510 VMF-221 MUNDA
 
SOPAC LT SAGE M
7/12/1943 F4F-4 02012 VF-11 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC
 

 
7/12/1943 F6F-3 08856 VF-3 USS SARATOGA (CV-3) NOUMEA SOPAC
 

 
7/12/1943 PBY-5 08246 VP-24 TULAGI
 
SOPAC LTJG ROBERT C. ALLEN D
7/13/1943 OS2U-3 5641 VS-68
 

 
SOPAC
 

 
7/13/1943 F4F-4 12112 VC-13 USS CORE (ACV-13) 27-15N/034-18W NORLANT
 

 
7/13/1943 F4F-4 12118 VF-28
 
RUSSELLS SOPAC ERNEST INGOLD S
7/14/1943 TBF-1 06089 VC-19 USS CROATAN (ACV-25) ENR NORFOLK NORLANT
 

 
7/14/1943 F4U-1 17491 VMF-221 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC LT HACKING S
7/14/1943 F4F-4 11833 VF-27
 
RUSSELLS SOPAC LT STEEP M
7/14/1943 TBF-1 06240 VT-21 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC LT JACOBSON S
7/14/1943 F4F-4 12098 VF-27
 
GUADALCANAL SOPAC
 

 
7/14/1943 FM-1 15012 MASG-42
 

 

 

 

 
7/14/1943 F4F-4 11830 VF-21
 
RENDOVA SOPAC
 

 
7/15/1943 F4U-1 17477 VMF-214 ESPIRITU SANTO
 
SOPAC LT HOLLMEYER S
7/15/1943 F4F-3 1872 MAG-11 ESPIRITU SANTO
 
SOPAC
 

 
7/15/1943 F4U-1 02683 VMF-214 ESPIRITU SANTO
 
SOPAC LT TOMLINSON S
7/15/1943 F4F-4 12059 VF-21
 
GUADALCANAL SOPAC ENS BEDINGER M
7/15/1943 F4U-1 02599 VMF-213 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC LT VOTAW M
7/16/1943 PBY-5A 04981 FAW-2 PEARL HAWAII ECENPAC LT BURGES SMITH S
7/16/1943 TBF-1 06312 VT-21 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC ENS LAWTY S
7/16/1943 OS2U-3 5902 CL-12 USS MARBLEHEAD (CL-12) ENR MED SOLANT
 

 
7/17/1943 PBY-5A 08051 VP-54 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC LTJG ANDERSON S
7/17/1943 F4U-1 02421 VMF-213 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC 1STLT F.R. GARISON M
7/17/1943 TBF-1 06434 VT-21 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC LT JACOBSON D
7/17/1943 F4U-1 02482 VMF-222 MIDWAY
 
ECENPAC
 

 
7/17/1943 SBD-4 10586 VMSB-132
 
KAHILI SOPAC LTJG HUGHES M
7/17/1943 PB4Y-1 31952 VB-102
 
GUADALCANAL SOPAC LTJG HASKETT M
7/17/1943 R4D-5 12411 VMJ-152
 
NOUMEA SOPAC LT CHARLES BRUSH U
7/17/1943 SBD-5 10918 VMSB-236
 
ESPIRITU SANTO SOPAC CAPT LEONARD H. MAILLOUX D
7/17/1943 TBF-1 06338 VC-36
 

 
NORLANT
 

 
7/17/1943 F4U-1 02472 VF-17
 

 
NORLANT
 

 
7/17/1943 TBF-1 05902 VC-9 USS BOGUE (CVE-9)
 
NORLANT
 

 
7/18/1943 F4F-4 5155 VF-28
 
RUSSELLS SOPAC LT DALTON M
7/18/1943 F4F-4 11978 VF-28
 
RUSSELLS SOPAC LT POPE M
7/18/1943 TBF-1P 05992 VT-11
 

 
SOPAC
 

 
7/18/1943 F4F-4 11672 VF-28
 
RUSSELLS SOPAC ENS LANDIS M
7/18/1943 F4F-4 12094 VF-28
 
RUSSELLS SOPAC LT PIERSON M
7/18/1943 TBF-1 47450 VT-6
 

 
SOPAC
 

 
7/18/1943 F4U-1
 
VMF-122 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC 2NDLT RAY U
7/18/1943 F4U-1
 
VMF-213 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC LT C.C. WINNIA M
7/18/1943 F4U-1
 
VMF-213 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC LT S.O. HALL S
7/18/1943 F4F-4 11724 VF-28
 
RUSSELLS SOPAC ENS LEWIS M
7/18/1943 F4U-1
 
VMF-122 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC LT ERNEST A. POWELL M
7/18/1943 TBF-1 47440 VT-6
 

 
SOPAC ENS RICHARD J. WALSH, JR. S
7/18/1943 F4F-4 03472 VF-28
 
RUSSELLS SOPAC LT WARING M
7/18/1943 F4U-1 02264 VMF-222 MIDWAY
 
ECENPAC
 

 
7/18/1943 F4U-1 02506 VMF-222 MIDWAY
 
ECENPAC
 

 
7/18/1943 TBF-1 05923 VC-26 USS SANGAMON (CVE-26) SOLOMONS SOPAC MITCHELL M
7/18/1943 SB2C-1 00190 VB-17 USS BUNKER HILL (CV-17)
 
NORLANT
 

 
7/18/1943 F4U-1
 
VMF-121 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC LT RHODES M
7/19/1943 SB2C-1 00186 VB-17 USS BUNKER HILL (CV-17)
 
NORLANT
 

 
7/19/1943 F6F-3 04903 VF-6
 

 
SOPAC
 

 
7/19/1943 SB2C-1 00171 VB-17 USS BUNKER HILL (CV-17)
 
NORLANT
 

 
7/20/1943 SBD-5 28097 VMSB-132
 
TULAGI SOPAC LT MCGUCKIN S
7/20/1943 TBF-1 06314 VT-21
 
VELLA LAVELLA SOPAC LTJG GERALD E. ROBBINS M
7/20/1943 SBD-5 10867 VC-29 USS SANTEE (CVE-29) AZORES NORLANT
 

 
7/20/1943 TBF-1 06271 VT-21
 
VELLA LAVELLA SOPAC ENS WILLIAM R. WINN M
7/20/1943 TBF-1 47446 VT-5 USS YORKTOWN (CV-10) ENR PEARL ECENPAC LT J.W. CONDIT S
7/21/1943 TBF-1
 
VMTB-233
 
ESPIRITU SANTO SOPAC LT HOLLIS S
7/21/1943 SBD-4 06969 VMSB-141
 
ESPIRITU SANTO SOPAC CAPT WHITE D
7/21/1943 F4F-4 12177 VF-28
 
RUSSELLS SOPAC
 

 
7/21/1943 SBD-4 10774 VB-41 USS RANGER (CV-4)
 
NORLANT LCDR KLINGMAN S
7/21/1943 TBF-1 47594 VC-13 USS CORE (CVE-13)
 
NORLANT ENS DOYLE WILSON HALL S
7/21/1943 JRF-5 6447 NAS SITKA SITKA NORPAC
 

 
7/22/1943 JRS-1 1057 VJ-1
 

 
WCENPAC
 

 
7/22/1943 R4D-5 12405 VMJ-253
 

 
SOPAC
 

 
7/22/1943 F4F-4 12176 VF-21
 
GUADALCANAL SOPAC LT SCOL U
7/22/1943 F4F-4 11975 VF-21
 
GUADALCANAL SOPAC VOWCRANTZ M
7/22/1943 F4F-4 11679 VF-21
 
GUADALCANAL SOPAC TORKELSON M
7/22/1943 JRS-1 1059 VJ-1
 

 
WCENPAC
 

 
7/22/1943 JRS-1 1056 VJ-1
 

 
WCENPAC
 

 
7/22/1943 JRS-1 0506 VJ-1
 

 
WCENPAC
 

 
7/22/1943 JRS-1 0504 VJ-1
 

 
WCENPAC
 

 
7/22/1943 F4F-4 11678 VF-21
 
GUADALCANAL SOPAC HEMSLEY M
7/23/1943 J2F-1 0189 NAS DUTCH HARBOR ALASKA NORPAC
 

 
7/23/1943 PBY-5A 33978 VP-43
 
ADAK NORPAC
 

 
7/23/1943 SBD-4 10348 VMSB-144
 
GUADALCANAL SOPAC LT DOUGHERTY S
7/23/1943 PB4Y-1 32042 VB-105 DUNKESWELL BERMUDA NORLANT LT EMIL EDWARD COOLMAN D
7/23/1943 PBY-5A 08055 FAW-4 ADAK ALASKA NORPAC
 

 
7/23/1943 PBY-5A 04400 VP-61 ADAK ALASKA NORPAC
 

 
7/23/1943 F6F-3 04936 VF-5 USS YORKTOWN (CV-10) PEARL ECENPAC
 

 
7/24/1943 SOC-1 9937 CL-55 USS CLEVELAND (CL-55) FLORIDA IS. SOPAC
 

 
7/24/1943 PB4Y-1P 31980 VD-1
 
GUADALCANAL SOPAC
 

 
7/24/1943 J2F-5 00733 VMJ-252 PEARL HAWAII ECENPAC LT BRINDA S
7/24/1943 PBY-5 08294 FAW-10
 

 
SW PAC
 

 
7/24/1943 PBY-5 08409 VP-45
 

 
NORPAC LT WEHMEYER S
7/24/1943 PB4Y-1 32054 VB-107 NATAL NATAL SOLANT LT G.E. WAUGH M
7/24/1943 TBF-1 06238 VMTB-143 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC MAJ MOLLENKAMP S
7/24/1943 TBF-1 06126 VT-27 GUADALCANAL GUADALCANAL SOPAC LTJG STONUM S
7/25/1943 F4F-4 12122 VF-21
 
GUADALCANAL SOPAC
 

 
7/25/1943 F4U-1 02328 VMF-215 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC MAJ TOMES S
7/25/1943 F4F-4 11876 VF-21
 
GUADALCANAL SOPAC ROACH M
7/25/1943 F4F-4 11973 VF-21
 
GUADALCANAL SOPAC JOHNSON M
7/25/1943 F4U-1 02213 VMF-212
 

 
WCENPAC
 

 
7/25/1943 F4U-1 02275 VMF-212
 

 
WCENPAC LT RAY W. BARTLETT D
7/26/1943 SBD-5 28270 VMSB-132
 
GUADALCANAL SOPAC T/SGT LEWIS S
7/26/1943 SBD-4 10785 VB-42 USS RANGER (CV-4)
 
NORLANT
 

 
7/26/1943 F4U-1 02537 VMF-215 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC LT MOORE D
7/26/1943 F4U-1 02545 VMF-215 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC CAPT PICKEREL D
7/26/1943 TBF-1 47508 VMTB-143 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC LT LABAT S
7/26/1943 F4U-1 02242 VMF-222 MIDWAY
 
ECENPAC LT OTHER F. SMITH D
7/26/1943 F4U-1 02678 VMF-222 MIDWAY
 
ECENPAC LT RAY W. BARTLETT D
7/27/1943 SBD-4 10745 VC-24 USS BELLEAU WOOD (CVL-24) ENR PEARL ECENPAC
 

 
7/28/1943 F4F-4 03489 VF-29
 

 
NORLANT
 

 
7/28/1943 SBD-5 10873 VC-29 USS SANTEE (CVE-29) ENR NORFOLK VA NORLANT
 

 
7/28/1943 TBF-1 00574 VC-28 USS CHENANGO (CVE-28) ENR WASHINGTON SOPAC
 

 
7/28/1943 SBD-5 10877 VC-29 USS SANTEE (CVE-29) ENR NORFOLK VA NORLANT
 

 
7/29/1943 F4U-1 02339 VF-17 USS BUNKER HILL (CV-17)
 
CARIB
 

 
7/29/1943 F4U-1 02335 VF-17 USS BUNKER HILL (CV-17)
 
CARIB
 

 
7/29/1943 F4F-4 12087 VMF-216
 

 
WCENPAC
 

 
7/29/1943 F4F-3 1845 VMF-123
 
EFATE SOPAC
 

 
7/29/1943 SBD-3 03239 VMSB-244
 
MIDWAY ECENPAC
 

 
7/29/1943 F4F-4 03538 VF-29
 

 
NORLANT
 

 
7/29/1943 SBD-3 03305 VMSB-244
 
MIDWAY ECENPAC LT WANGER S
7/29/1943 TBF-1 06245 VMTB-143 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC
 

 
7/30/1943 PBY-5 08253 VP-23
 

 
SOPAC LT WILLIAM J. GERITZ S
7/30/1943 F4U-1 02375 VMF-215 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC CAPT J.A. NICHOLS M
7/30/1943 SBD-5 28343 VB-5 USS YORKTOWN (CV-10) PEARL ECENPAC
 

 
7/31/1943 SNJ-4 27583 MAG-13
 
SAMOA SOPAC
 

 
7/31/1943 F4F-4 03430 VF-11 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC
 

 
7/31/1943 F4F-4 11892 VF-11 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC
 

 
7/31/1943 TBF-1 24022 VC-29 USS SANTEE (CVE-29) ENR NORFOLK VA NORLANT
 

 
7/31/1943 F6F-3 08881 COMAIRPAC PEARL HAWAII ECENPAC
 

 
7/31/1943 SO3C-1 4763 COMAIRPAC PEARL HAWAII ECENPAC
 

 
7/31/1943 F4F-4 11896 VF-11 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC
 

 
7/31/1943 F4U-1 02289 VMF-212 MIDWAY
 
ECENPAC
 

 
7/31/1943 SBD-5 10841 VB-12
 

 
WCENPAC
 

 
7/31/1943 J2F-4 1646 NAB ICELAND
 
NORLANT
 

 
7/31/1943 SBD-4 10337 VMSB-141
 
RUSSELLS SOPAC LT H. KEMP U
7/31/1943 F4U-1 02337 VF-17 USS BUNKER HILL (CV-17)
 
CENLANT
 

 

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