USN Overseas Aircraft Loss List May 1942

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DATE TYPE BUNO SQUADRON FROM DOWN AREA PILOT FATE
5/1/1942 F4F-4 5131 VF-8 USS HORNET (CV-8) PEARL ECENPAC ENS S.W. GROVES S
5/1/1942 OS2U-3 5736 VO-3 USS IDAHO (BB-42) PEARL ECENPAC
 

 
5/2/1942 F4F-3 4002 VF-6 USS ENTERPRISE (CV-6) ENR CORAL SEA ECENPAC
 

 
5/2/1942 F4F-4 5095 VF-8 USS HORNET (CV-8) PEARL ECENPAC ENS C.M. KELLY S
5/2/1942 F4F-3 3994 VF-6 USS ENTERPRISE (CV-6) ENR CORAL SEA ECENPAC
 

 
5/2/1942 F4F-3 4012 VF-42 USS YORKTOWN (CV-5) TULAGI SOPAC ENS JOHN P. ADAMS S
5/4/1942 F4F-3 2527 VF-42 USS YORKTOWN (CV-5) TULAGI SOPAC LTJG ELBERT S. MCCUSKEY S
5/4/1942 F4F-3 2528 VF-42 USS YORKTOWN (CV-5) TULAGI SOPAC ENS JOHN P. ADAMS S
5/4/1942 TBD-1 0333 VT-5 USS YORKTOWN (CV-5) TULAGI SOPAC
 

 
5/4/1942 TBD-1 0317 VF-5 USS YORKTOWN (CV-5) TULAGI SOPAC
 

 
5/5/1942 SB2U-2 1370 VS-71 USS WASP (CV-7) ENGLAND EUROPE JAMES F. THOMPSON M
5/5/1942 F4F-4 5176 VF-6 USS ENTERPRISE (CV-6) ENR CORAL SEA ECENPAC AP1/C HOMER E. CARTER U
5/6/1942 PB2Y-2 1633 VP-13 PEARL HAWAII ECENPAC LT B.F. MCLEOD D
5/7/1942 SBD-3 4531 VS-2 USS LEXINGTON (CV-2) MISIMA SOPAC LTJG ANTHONY J. QUIGLEY S
5/7/1942 F4F-3 4011 VF-2 USS LEXINGTON (CV-2) NISIMA SOPAC LTJG PAUL G. BAKER M
5/7/1942 SBD-3 4523 VS-2 USS LEXINGTON (CV-2) MISIMA SOPAC LT EDWARD ALLEN M
5/7/1942 F4F-4 11799 VF-42 USS YORKTOWN (CV-5) NISIMI SOPAC BAKER M
5/7/1942 F4F-3 2531 VF-42 USS YORKTOWN (CV-5) NISIMA SOPAC KNOX M
5/7/1942 F4F-3 3972 VF-42 USS YORKTOWN (CV-5) NISIMA SOPAC ENS WILLIAM W. WOOLEN M
5/7/1942 SBD-2 2132 VB-5 USS YORKTOWN (CV-5) MISIMA SOPAC
 

 
5/8/1942 TBD-1 1514 VT-2 USS LEXINGTON (CV-2) CORAL SEA SOPAC (SHIP SANK)
 
5/8/1942 TBD-1 0346 VT-2 USS LEXINGTON (CV-2) CORAL SEA SOPAC (SHIP SANK)
 
5/8/1942 SBD-2 2104 VB-2 USS LEXINGTON (CV-2) CORAL SEA SOPAC (SHIP SANK)
 
5/8/1942 TBD-1 1516 VT-2 USS LEXINGTON (CV-2) CORAL SEA SOPAC (SHIP SANK)
 
5/8/1942 TBD-1 0271 VT-2 USS LEXINGTON (CV-2) CORAL SEA SOPAC (SHIP SANK)
 
5/8/1942 SBD-2 2113 VB-2 USS LEXINGTON (CV-2) CORAL SEA SOPAC (SHIP SANK)
 
5/8/1942 TBD-1 0273 VT-2 USS LEXINGTON (CV-2) CORAL SEA SOPAC (SHIP SANK)
 
5/8/1942 SBD-2 2116 VB-2 USS LEXINGTON (CV-2) CORAL SEA SOPAC (SHIP SANK)
 
5/8/1942 SBD-2 2121 VB-2 USS LEXINGTON (CV-2) CORAL SEA SOPAC (SHIP SANK)
 
5/8/1942 SBD-2 2127 VB-2 USS LEXINGTON (CV-2) CORAL SEA SOPAC (SHIP SANK)
 
5/8/1942 SBD-2 2143 VB-2 USS LEXINGTON (CV-2) CORAL SEA SOPAC (SHIP SANK)
 
5/8/1942 SBD-2 2157 VB-2 USS LEXINGTON (CV-2) CORAL SEA SOPAC (SHIP SANK)
 
5/8/1942 SBD-2 2115 VB-2 USS LEXINGTON (CV-2) CORAL SEA SOPAC (SHIP SANK)
 
5/8/1942 OS2U-3 5332 BB-43 USS TENNESSEE (BB-43) PEARL ECENPAC ENS NORMAN MERRILL S
5/8/1942 F4F-3 3979 VF-2 USS LEXINGTON (CV-2) CORAL SEA SOPAC (SHIP SANK)
 
5/8/1942 F4F-3 4035 VF-2 USS LEXINGTON (CV-2) CORAL SEA SOPAC (SHIP SANK)
 
5/8/1942 F4F-3 3978 VF-2 USS LEXINGTON (CV-2) CORAL SEA SOPAC (SHIP SANK)
 
5/8/1942 F4F-3 4016 VF-2 USS LEXINGTON (CV-2) CORAL SEA SOPAC (SHIP SANK)
 
5/8/1942 F4F-3 4005 VF-2 USS LEXINGTON (CV-2) CORAL SEA SOPAC (SHIP SANK)
 
5/8/1942 F4F-3 4003 VF-2 USS LEXINGTON (CV-2) CORAL SEA SOPAC (SHIP SANK)
 
5/8/1942 SBD-3 4537 VS-2 USS LEXINGTON (CV-2) CORAL SEA SOPAC (SHIP SANK)
 
5/8/1942 F4F-3 3976 VF-2 USS LEXINGTON (CV-2) CORAL SEA SOPAC LTJG RICHARD G. CROMMELIN S
5/8/1942 SBD-3 4534 VS-2 USS LEXINGTON (CV-2) CORAL SEA SOPAC (SHIP SANK)
 
5/8/1942 F4F-3 3986 VF-2 USS LEXINGTON (CV-2) CORAL SEA SOPAC (SHIP SANK)
 
5/8/1942 F4F-3 3982 VF-2 USS LEXINGTON (CV-2) CORAL SEA SOPAC (SHIP SANK)
 
5/8/1942 F4F-3 3981 VF-2 USS LEXINGTON (CV-2) CORAL SEA SOPAC (SHIP SANK)
 
5/8/1942 TBD-1 0339 VT-2 USS LEXINGTON (CV-2) CORAL SEA SOPAC (SHIP SANK)
 
5/8/1942 TBD-1 0275 VT-2 USS LEXINGTON (CV-2) CORAL SEA SOPAC (SHIP SANK)
 
5/8/1942 SBD-2 2163 VB-2 USS LEXINGTON (CV-2) CORAL SEA SOPAC (SHIP SANK)
 
5/8/1942 F4F-3 3993 VF-2 USS LEXINGTON (CV-2) CORAL SEA SOPAC (SHIP SANK)
 
5/8/1942 F4F-3 3987 VF-2 USS LEXINGTON (CV-2) CORAL SEA SOPAC (SHIP SANK)
 
5/8/1942 SBD-2 2176 VB-2 USS LEXINGTON (CV-2) CORAL SEA SOPAC (SHIP SANK)
 
5/8/1942 TBD-1 0290 VT-2 USS LEXINGTON (CV-2) CORAL SEA SOPAC (SHIP SANK)
 
5/8/1942 F4F-3A 3964 VF-2 USS LEXINGTON (CV-2) CORAL SEA SOPAC (SHIP SANK)
 
5/8/1942 SBD-2 2188 VB-2 USS LEXINGTON (CV-2) CORAL SEA SOPAC (SHIP SANK)
 
5/8/1942 TBD-1 0291 VT-2 USS LEXINGTON (CV-2) CORAL SEA SOPAC (SHIP SANK)
 
5/8/1942 TBD-1 0300 VT-2 USS LEXINGTON (CV-2) CORAL SEA SOPAC (SHIP SANK)
 
5/8/1942 TBD-1 0313 VT-2 USS LEXINGTON (CV-2) CORAL SEA SOPAC (SHIP SANK)
 
5/8/1942 F4F-3 4021 VF-2 USS LEXINGTON (CV-2) CORAL SEA SOPAC (SHIP SANK)
 
5/8/1942 SBD-2 2186 VB-2 USS LEXINGTON (CV-2) CORAL SEA SOPAC (SHIP SANK)
 
5/8/1942 SBD-3 4557 VS-2 USS LEXINGTON (CV-2) CORAL SEA SOPAC LTJG R.O. HALE M
5/8/1942 SBD-3 4655 VB-2 USS LEXINGTON (CV-2) CORAL SEA SOPAC (SHIP SANK)
 
5/8/1942 SBD-3 4641 VS-2 USS LEXINGTON (CV-2) CORAL SEA SOPAC (SHIP SANK)
 
5/8/1942 SBD-3 4638 VS-2 USS LEXINGTON (CV-2) CORAL SEA SOPAC (SHIP SANK)
 
5/8/1942 SBD-3 4633 VS-2 USS LEXINGTON (CV-2) CORAL SEA SOPAC LTJG FRANK R. MCDONALD S
5/8/1942 SBD-3 4632 VS-2 USS LEXINGTON (CV-2) CORAL SEA SOPAC CDR AULT M
5/8/1942 SBD-3 4631 VS-2 USS LEXINGTON (CV-2) CORAL SEA SOPAC ENS H. WOOD M
5/8/1942 SBD-3 4623 VS-2 USS LEXINGTON (CV-2) CORAL SEA SOPAC ENS WINGFIELD M
5/8/1942 TBD-1 0320 VT-2 USS LEXINGTON (CV-2) CORAL SEA SOPAC (SHIP SANK)
 
5/8/1942 SBD-3 4539 VS-5 USS YORKTOWN (CV-5) CORAL SEA SOPAC
 

 
5/8/1942 SBD-3 4685 VB-5 USS YORKTOWN (CV-5) CORAL SEA SOPAC
 

 
5/8/1942 SBD-3 4686 VS-5 USS YORKTOWN (CV-5) CORAL SEA SOPAC
 

 
5/8/1942 SBD-3 4651 VS-5 USS YORKTOWN (CV-5) CORAL SEA SOPAC
 

 
5/8/1942 F4F-4 01998 VF-42 USS YORKTOWN (CV-5) CORAL SEA SOPAC
 

 
5/8/1942 SBD-3 4630 VS-5 USS YORKTOWN (CV-5) CORAL SEA SOPAC
 

 
5/8/1942 SBD-3 4597 VB-5 USS YORKTOWN (CV-5) CORAL SEA SOPAC LT JOHN J. POWERS D
5/8/1942 F4F-3 3999 VF-42 USS YORKTOWN (CV-5) CORAL SEA SOPAC
 

 
5/8/1942 SBD-3 4691 VB-5 USS YORKTOWN (CV-5) CORAL SEA SOPAC
 

 
5/8/1942 SBD-3
 
VB-5 USS YORKTOWN (CV-5) CORAL SEA SOPAC LTJG FLOYD E. MOAN S
5/8/1942 SBD-3 4533 VS-5 USS YORKTOWN (CV-5) CORAL SEA SOPAC
 

 
5/9/1942 SOC-3 1106 CA-37 USS TUSCALOOSA (CA-37) OFF NORWAY NORLANT
 

 
5/9/1942 SBD-3 4635 VB-5 USS YORKTOWN (CV-5) CORAL SEA SOPAC
 

 
5/10/1942 SOC-2 0400 CL-43 USS NASHVILLE (CL-43) HAWAII ECENPAC
 

 
5/10/1942 F4F-4 5051 VF-6 USS ENTERPRISE (CV-6) ENR CORAL SEA ECENPAC LTJG JOHN G. PRESLER S
5/11/1942 F4F-3A 3911 VMF-212 NEW CALEDONIA
 
SOPAC
 

 
5/11/1942 OS2U-2 2284 VP-101 AUSTRALIA
 
SOPAC
 

 
5/15/1942 F4F-4 5146 VF-3 BARBERS POINT HAWAII ECENPAC
 

 
5/15/1942 F4F-4 5173 VF-6 USS ENTERPRISE (CV-6) ENR CORAL SEA ECENPAC ENS W.M. HOLT S
5/15/1942 SBD-3 03205 VS-6 USS ENTERPRISE (CV-6) ENR CORAL SEA ECENPAC LTJG KLINE S
5/15/1942 SBD-3 4536 VB-3 BARBERS POINT HAWAII ECENPAC ENS WALTER E. AUSTIN S
5/16/1942 PBY-5 2322 VP-43 MEXICO
 
CARIB LT R.S. ROBERT U
5/17/1942 SBD-3 4595 VS-6 USS ENTERPRISE (CV-6) ENR CORAL SEA ECENPAC ENS WILLIAM R. PITTMAN S
5/18/1942 SBD-3 4527 VB-8 USS HORNET (CV-8) PEARL ECENPAC
 

 
5/18/1942 PBY-5
 

 
EWA HAWAII ECENPAC LT HENDERSON U
5/19/1942 PBY-5 2455 VP-101 AUSTRALIA
 
SW PAC ENS WILLIAM C. ROPER S
5/20/1942 F4F-3A 3915 VMF-212 NEW CALEDONIA
 
SOPAC
 

 
5/20/1942 PBY-5A 7249 VP-92
 

 
CENLANT
 

 
5/21/1942 SBD-3 03194 VB-8 USS HORNET (CV-8) PEARL ECENPAC ENS R.P. GEE S
5/21/1942 SBD-3 4646 VS-6 USS ENTERPRISE (CV-6) ENR CORAL SEA ECENPAC ENS L.J. MUERY S
5/25/1942 PBY-5A 05018 VP-24 PEARL HAWAII ECENPAC
 

 
5/25/1942 F4F-4 5060 VF-6 USS ENTERPRISE (CV-6) ENR HAWAII ECENPAC LTJG GEYLE L. HERMANN D
5/27/1942 PBY-5 2418 VP-101 AUSTRALIA
 
SW PAC
 

 
5/27/1942 PBY-5 2453 VP-11 JOHNSTON ISLAND HAWAII ECENPAC LTJG M.V. RICKETTS S
5/29/1942 SBD-2
 
VMSB-241 PEARL HAWAII ECENPAC ENS G.D. MILLIMAN M
5/29/1942 PBY-5 2393 VP-71 LOYALTY IS.
 
SOPAC LT G.G. MEAD S
5/29/1942 SBD-3
 
VB-5 HAWAII HAWAII ECENPAC
 

 
5/29/1942 PBY-5 2294 VP-71 LOYALTY IS.
 
SOPAC LTJG J.W. ERHARD S
5/29/1942 SBD-3 03187 VS-8 USS HORNET (CV-8) NW OF WAKE ECENPAC
 

 
5/30/1942 TBD-1 0370 VT-6 USS ENTERPRISE (CV-6) ENR MIDWAY ECENPAC
 

 
5/31/1942 SBD-3
 
VMSB-241 PEARL HAWAII ECENPAC
 

 
5/31/1942 F4F-3A 3916 VMF-212 NEW CALEDONIA
 
SOPAC 2NDLT ARTHUR R. FINSCARE D
5/31/1942 OS2U-3 5364 VS-1 PORT VINCENT (DET 10)
 
CENLANT LT H.H. HIRSCHY S
5/31/1942 F4F-4 5132 VF-8 USS HORNET (CV-8) NW OF WAKE ECENPAC
 

 

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