USN Overseas Aircraft Loss List June 1943

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DATE TYPE BUNO SQUADRON FROM DOWN AREA PILOT FATE
6/1/1943 F4U-1 02274 VMF-215 MIDWAY
 
ECENPAC LT NEWHALL S
6/2/1943 J2F-5 00706 VB-41 USS RANGER (CV-4)
 
NORLANT
 

 
6/2/1943 OS2N-1 01356 VS-51
 

 
SOPAC
 

 
6/2/1943 F4F-4 11728 MAG-12 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC
 

 
6/2/1943 F4F-4 12086 COMFAIR GUADALCANAL GUADALCANAL SOPAC
 

 
6/2/1943 SBD-4 06962 VMSB-132
 
NEW HEBRIDES SOPAC M/GUN KENNETH S. GORDAN M
6/2/1943 SBD-4 10338 VMSB-132
 
NEW HEBRIDES SOPAC LT DENNETH H. DIEFFENBACH S
6/2/1943 SBD-4 10697 VMSB-132
 
NEW HEBRIDES SOPAC MT/S HOWARD H. HICKS M
6/3/1943 PBY-5A 04405 VP-94
 

 
SOLANT LTJG DONALD M. FAULKNER S
6/3/1943 SBD-4 10463 VB-16 USS LEXINGTON (CV-16) OFF MASS. NORLANT
 

 
6/3/1943 F4F-4 5140 VF-37
 

 
SOPAC
 

 
6/4/1943 F4F-4 12030 VMF-441 FUNAFUTI
 
SOPAC LT WESTERLIND M
6/4/1943 J2F-5 00664 VJ-9
 

 
SOPAC
 

 
6/4/1943 OS2U-3 5450 CL-6 USS CINCINNATI (CL-6)
 
WCENPAC
 

 
6/5/1943 TBF-1 47473 VT-16 USS LEXINGTON (CV-16) OFF MASS. NORLANT ENS EUGENE F. TERNASKY S
6/5/1943 PBY-5A 08078 VP-54
 

 
SOPAC
 

 
6/5/1943 SBD-3 06520 VB-21
 
SHORTLANDS SOPAC LARSON U
6/5/1943 F4U-1 02499 VMF-112 RUSSELLS
 
SOPAC
 

 
6/6/1943 F4F-4 02008 VF-23
 

 
NORLANT
 

 
6/7/1943 OS2N-1 01508 VC-29 USS SANTEE (ACV-29) OFF NORFOLK CENLANT
 

 
6/7/1943 F4U-1 02331 VMF-112 RUSSELLS
 
SOPAC 1STLT PERCY S
6/7/1943 F4U-1 02393 VMF-112 RUSSELLS
 
SOPAC MAJ R.B. FRASER S
6/7/1943 F4U-1 02349 VMF-112 RUSSELLS
 
SOPAC LT W.S. LOGAN S
6/7/1943 OS2N-1 01470 VS-65
 

 
SOPAC
 

 
6/7/1943 F4U-1 02220 VMF-124 RUSSELLS
 
SOPAC
 

 
6/7/1943 F4U-1 02379 VMF-121 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC LT SNEE S
6/7/1943 F4F-4 11923 VF-11 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC
 

 
6/7/1943 F4U-1 02374 VMF-121 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC MAJ VROOME S
6/7/1943 F4F-4 11871 VF-11 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC HUBLER U
6/7/1943 F4F-4 11751 VF-11 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC HUBERTSON U
6/8/1943 R4D-5 12406 MAG-25
 

 
SOPAC
 

 
6/8/1943 TBF-1 06036 VC-27
 

 
SOPAC
 

 
6/8/1943 F4U-1 02464 VMF-124 RUSSELLS
 
SOPAC
 

 
6/8/1943 F4U-1 02395 VF-12
 

 
WCENPAC
 

 
6/8/1943 F4U-1 02584 FAW-3 COCO SOLO
 
ECENPAC
 

 
6/8/1943 F4U-1 02416 VMF-124 RUSSELLS
 
SOPAC
 

 
6/9/1943 F4U-1 02491 MAG-11 ESPIRITU SANTO NEW HEBRIDES SOPAC MAJ JAMES R. ANDERSON S
6/9/1943 F4F-3 1876 MAG-11 ESPIRITU SANTO NEW HEBRIDES SOPAC
 

 
6/9/1943 TBF-1 06352 VMTB-233
 
NEW HEBRIDES SOPAC MAJ HOWARD F. BOWKER M
6/9/1943 F4F-4 11877 VF-27
 

 
SOPAC
 

 
6/9/1943 TBF-1 06067 VT-27 GUADALCANAL KAHILI SOPAC ENS C.R. ROWLEY, JR. S
6/9/1943 F4F-4 12038 VMF-221 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC
 

 
6/10/1943 PBM-3C 6534 VP-205
 

 
SOLANT
 

 
6/10/1943 TBF-1 47539 VT-21
 
KAHILI SOPAC
 

 
6/10/1943 J2F-5 00760 VJ-10
 

 
WCENPAC
 

 
6/10/1943 F4U-1 02382 VMF-121 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC LT BARBER M
6/11/1943 F4U-1 02480 VMF-122 NEW HEBRIDES
 
SOPAC LT HARRY E. ATWATER S
6/12/1943 F4U-1 02456 VMF-121 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC CAPT SCHMITT M
6/12/1943 F4F-4 12119 VF-11 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC ENS VERNON GRAHAM S
6/12/1943 PBY-5A 7273 VP-84
 
ICELAND NORLANT LTJG DOUGLAS S. VIEIRA D
6/12/1943 F4U-1 02318 VMF-112
 

 
SOPAC
 

 
6/12/1943 F4U-1 02343 VMF-121 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC
 

 
6/13/1943 F6F-3 04940 VF-30
 

 
NORLANT
 

 
6/15/1943 TBF-1 06116 VC-28 USS CHENANGO (ACV-28) SOLOMONS SOPAC
 

 
6/15/1943 F4U-1 02509 MAG-22 MIDWAY
 
ECENPAC
 

 
6/15/1943 FM-1 15106 VF-24
 
HAWAII ECENPAC
 

 
6/16/1943 F4U-1 02519 VMF-112
 

 
SOPAC
 

 
6/16/1943 F4U-1 02332 VMF-122 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC T/SGT E.F. STATHION U
6/16/1943 F4F-4 11937 VF-11 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC PRESALER U
6/16/1943 TBF-1 47448 VT-21
 
KAHILI SOPAC PECK U
6/16/1943 F4F-4 11899 VF-11 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC HULL U
6/16/1943 F4F-4 03442 VF-11 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC BOSWELL U
6/16/1943 F4F-4 4095 VF-11 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC RICKER U
6/16/1943 SON-1 1184 CL-55 USS CLEVELAND (CL-55) ENR SHORTLANDS SOPAC
 

 
6/16/1943 F4U-1 02210 VMF-213
 

 
SOPAC LT WILLIAM S. JOHNSON S
6/17/1943 OS2U-3 09691 VS-66
 

 
SOPAC
 

 
6/18/1943 F4U-1 02430 VMF-122 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC LT ERNEST A. POWELL S
6/18/1943 F4F-4 11710 VF-6 USS SARATOGA (CV-3) NOUMEA SOPAC ENS R.J. MOORE U
6/19/1943 F4U-1 02251 VMF-222 MIDWAY
 
ECENPAC T/SGT LAWRENCE ROUD M
6/20/1943 F4U-1 02489 VMF-121 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC LT WILLIAM B. HARLAN S
6/21/1943 TBF-1 00535 VMSB-233
 

 
SOPAC LT HOLLIS S
6/21/1943 PV-1 33329 VB-131
 

 
NORLANT
 

 
6/22/1943 F4F-4 03536 VC-26 USS SANGAMON (ACV-26) SOLOMONS SOPAC
 

 
6/22/1943 F4U-1 02611 VMF-211 PEARL HAWAII ECENPAC CAPT JAMES G. OBENSHAIN D
6/22/1943 F4F-4 11994 VC-29 USS SANTEE (ACV-29) ENR CASABLANCA NORLANT
 

 
6/22/1943 F4F-4 03443 VC-28 USS CHENANGO (ACV-28) SOLOMONS SOPAC
 

 
6/22/1943 F4U-1 02326 MAG-22 MIDWAY
 
ECENPAC LT OTHER F. SMITH S
6/22/1943 OS2U-3 09453 VS-40
 

 
NORLANT
 

 
6/22/1943 F4F-4 03464 VF-41
 

 
NORLANT
 

 
6/22/1943 SBD-3 10641 VC-23 USS PRINCETON (CV-23) CARIBBEAN CENLANT
 

 
6/23/1943 TBF-1 06303 VT-4 USS RANGER (CV-4)
 
NORLANT
 

 
6/23/1943 RD-3 9531 NAS COCO SOLO COCO SOLO CENLANT
 

 
6/23/1943 F4F-4 12020 VMF-441 FUNAFUTI
 
SOPAC
 

 
6/24/1943 FM-1 15003 VMF-111
 

 
SOPAC
 

 
6/24/1943 F4U-1 02684 VMF-211 PEARL HAWAII ECENPAC
 

 
6/24/1943 PB4Y-1 32046 VB-103 DUNKESWELL
 
NORLANT LT H.K. REESE M
6/25/1943 F4F-4 5147
 

 
GUADALCANAL SOPAC
 

 
6/25/1943 F6F-3 04895 VF-3
 

 
WCENPAC
 

 
6/25/1943 OS2U-1 1699 SOSU-1 PEARL HAWAII ECENPAC
 

 
6/26/1943 TBF-1 06027 VT-9 USS ESSEX (CV-9)
 
SOPAC LT DELMAR WALKER, JR. S
6/26/1943 SBD-4 10547 VMSB-234
 
SOLOMONS SOPAC
 

 
6/26/1943 SBD-4 10567 VMSB-234
 
SOLOMONS SOPAC
 

 
6/26/1943 TBF-1 06485 VT-7
 

 
WCENPAC ENS ROBERT ELIOT BUSBY S
6/27/1943 F4U-1 02248 VMF-112
 

 
SOPAC
 

 
6/27/1943 SOC-1 9904 CL-56 USS COLUMBIA (CL-56) ENR NEW GEORGIA SOPAC
 

 
6/27/1943 F6F-3 04779 VB-9 USS ESSEX (CV-9)
 
SOPAC
 

 
6/27/1943 SBD-4 10795 VC-22 USS INDEPENDENCE (CV-22) OFF PANAMA CENLANT
 

 
6/28/1943 F4U-1 17468 VMF-121 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC CAPT POINDEXTER S
6/28/1943 F4U-1 02488 VMF-121 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC 1STLT SNEE D
6/28/1943 SBD-3 06566 VC-26 USS SANGAMON (ACV-26) SOLOMONS SOPAC
 

 
6/28/1943 PV-1 29737 VB-135 ADAK ALASKA NORPAC
 

 
6/28/1943 TBF-1 01736 VT-3 USS SARATOGA (CV-3) NOUMEA SOPAC 2NDLT O. PETRIE S
6/28/1943 R4D-1 01984 MAG-25 FIJI ISLAND
 
SOPAC LT B.C. NYGRAW S
6/28/1943 PBY-5 2405 VP-53
 

 
NORLANT LTJG S. A. TWOOD S
6/29/1943 F4U-1 02345 VMF-213 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC
 

 
6/29/1943 F4U-1 02369 VMF-213 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC LT TATE D
6/29/1943 F4U-1 02401 VMF-213 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC
 

 
6/29/1943 F4U-1 02502 VMF-213 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC
 

 
6/29/1943 F4U-1 02279 VMF-212 MIDWAY
 
ECENPAC
 

 
6/29/1943 F6F-3 08891 VC-16
 

 
SOPAC
 

 
6/30/1943 PV-1 29899 VB-126
 

 
NORLANT
 

 
6/30/1943 F4F-7 5277 CASU-4 PUUNENE HAWAII ECENPAC
 

 
6/30/1943 TBF-1 06015 VC-9 USS BOGUE (ACV-9)
 
NORLANT
 

 
6/30/1943 F4F-4 11888 VF-11 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC
 

 
6/30/1943 PV-1 33187 VB-129 IPATANGA CARIBBEAN CENLANT
 

 
6/30/1943 SBD-5 10953 VMSB-132
 
GUADALCANAL SOPAC LT MCDERMOTT S
6/30/1943 F4U-1 17482 VMF-122 GUADALCANAL RENDOVA SOPAC CAPT GARDNER M
6/30/1943 F4F-4 11862 VF-21
 

 
SOPAC
 

 
6/30/1943 F4F-4 11885 VF-21
 

 
SOPAC
 

 
6/30/1943 F4F-4 11901 VF-21
 

 
SOPAC
 

 
6/30/1943 F4F-4 11947 VF-21
 

 
SOPAC
 

 
6/30/1943 F4F-4 12053 VF-21
 

 
SOPAC
 

 
6/30/1943 F4U-1 02267 VMF-122 GUADALCANAL RENDOVA SOPAC
 

 
6/30/1943 F4U-1 02453 VMF-121 GUADALCANAL RENDOVA SOPAC LT FOXWORTH M
6/30/1943 SBD-5 10822 VMSB-132
 
GUADALCANAL SOPAC 1STLT R.N. MCARDLE M
6/30/1943 F4F-4 11671 VF-11 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC
 

 
6/30/1943 F4U-1 02483 VMF-122 GUADALCANAL RENDOVA SOPAC MAJ REINBERG S
6/30/1943 F4U-1 02518 VMF-213 GUADALCANAL RENDOVA SOPAC MAJ WEISSENBERGER S
6/30/1943 F4U-1 02524 VMF-122 GUADALCANAL RENDOVA SOPAC LT BOURGEOIS S
6/30/1943 F4U-1 02580 VMF-121 GUADALCANAL RENDOVA SOPAC CAPT BARON S
6/30/1943 F4U-1 02598 VMF-213 GUADALCANAL RENDOVA SOPAC LT M. PECK D
6/30/1943 TBF-1 06361 VC-26 USS SANGAMON (ACV-26) SOLOMONS SOPAC LTJG LEADBETTER S
6/30/1943 F4F-4 03441 VF-26 USS SANGAMON (ACV-26) SOLOMONS SOPAC THRASH M
6/30/1943 F6F-3 08995 VC-22 USS INDEPENDENCE (CV-22) PEARL ECENPAC
 

 
6/30/1943 F4U-1 02628 VMF-121 GUADALCANAL RENDOVA SOPAC CAPT GORDON M
6/30/1943 F4F-4 12123 VMF-123
 

 
SOPAC
 

 
6/30/1943 F4U-1 17898 VMF-122 GUADALCANAL RENDOVA SOPAC LT BRENNAN M
6/30/1943 SBD-3 06538 VB-11
 
GUADALCANAL SOPAC
 

 
6/30/1943 SBD-3 06540 VB-21
 

 
SOPAC
 

 
6/30/1943 SBD-3 06512 VB-21
 

 
SOPAC
 

 
6/30/1943 SBD-3 06579 VB-21
 

 
SOPAC
 

 
6/30/1943 F6F-3 04935 VF-9
 
HAWAII ECENPAC
 

 
6/30/1943 F4F-4 11666 VMF-123
 

 
SOPAC
 

 
6/30/1943 SBD-5 10814 VMSB-132
 
GUADALCANAL SOPAC CAPT J.H. STOCK S
6/30/1943 F6F-3 04784 VF-9
 
HAWAII ECENPAC
 

 
6/30/1943 SBD-3 06599 VB-11
 
GUADALCANAL SOPAC
 

 
6/30/1943 SBD-3 06636 VMSB-132
 
GUADALCANAL SOPAC 1STLT S.K. OTTERSON S
6/30/1943 SBD-4 06718 VB-11
 
GUADALCANAL SOPAC
 

 
6/30/1943 SBD-4 06951 VMSB-132
 
GUADALCANAL SOPAC 1STLT R.D. BACHTEL S
6/30/1943 F4U-1 02235 VMF-121 GUADALCANAL RENDOVA SOPAC LT DAILEY S
6/30/1943 SBD-3 4550 VMSB-132
 
GUADALCANAL SOPAC 1STLT G.B. HERLIHY S
6/30/1943 OS2U-3 5317 CL-47 USS BOISE (CL-47) ALGIERS NW AFR
 

 
6/30/1943 SBD-4 06966 VMSB-132
 
GUADALCANAL SOPAC 1STLT MCGUCKIN S
6/30/1943 PBY-5 08252 VP-23
 
ESPIRITU SANTO SOPAC
 

 
6/30/1943 PBY-5 08374 VP-71
 

 
WCENPAC
 

 
6/30/1943 OS2U-3 09631 VC-70
 

 
NORPAC
 

 
6/30/1943 SBD-5 28454 VB-5 USS YORKTOWN (CV-10) TRINIDAD CENLANT
 

 

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For general notes on using these databases click here
Also see
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