USN Overseas Aircraft Loss List September 1943

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DATE TYPE BUNO SQUADRON FROM DOWN AREA PILOT FATE
9/1/1943 FM-1 15388 VMF-441 FUNAFUTI
 
SOPAC
 

 
9/1/1943 F4F-4 12014 VMF-441 FUNAFUTI
 
SOPAC
 

 
9/1/1943 F4U-1 02404 VMF-215 GUADALCANAL BALLALE SOPAC MAJ JONES D
9/1/1943 F6F-3 25831 VF-24 USS BELLEAU WOOD (CVL-24) HAWAII ECENPAC LCDR CURTIS D
9/2/1943 TBF-1 06258 VT-24 USS BELLEAU WOOD (CVL-24) HAWAII ECENPAC ENS WARREN OMARK S
9/2/1943 TBF-1 47602 VT-6
 
HAWAII ECENPAC
 

 
9/2/1943 SO3C-2 4887 VS-35
 

 
NORLANT
 

 
9/2/1943 PV-1 34737 VB-130
 

 
NORLANT
 

 
9/2/1943 PB4Y-1 32033 VB-103 DUNKESWELL BAY OF BISCAY ENGLAND LT KEITH W. WICKSTOM U
9/2/1943 F4U-1 02602 VMF-123 MUNDA KAHILI SOPAC LT TOMES M
9/3/1943 FM-1 15363 VMF-441 FUNAFUTI
 
SOPAC LT DAVID G. SOUTHER D
9/3/1943 F4U-1 02192 VMF-213 NEW HEBRIDES
 
SOPAC LT W.T. ANDERSON D
9/3/1943 FM-1 15244 VC-19
 

 
NORLANT
 

 
9/3/1943 TBF-1 06477 VMTB-233 GUADALCANAL VILA SOPAC LITTLE S
9/3/1943 F4U-1 02359 VF-17 USS BUNKER HILL (CV-17)
 
NORLANT
 

 
9/4/1943 TBF-1 24048 VMTB-233 GUADALCANAL VILA SOPAC MAJ O'NEIL D
9/4/1943 SBD-4 10322 VMSB-234
 
GUADALCANAL SOPAC CAPT BLACKMAN M
9/4/1943 PB4Y-1 32022 VB-103 ST. EVAL BAY OF BISCAY ENGLAND LTJG J.H. ALEXANDER S
9/4/1943 TBF-1C 24257 VC-29 USS SANTEE (CVE-29) ENR CASABLANCA NORLANT
 

 
9/5/1943 PV-1 33100 VB-128
 

 
NORLANT
 

 
9/5/1943 F4F-4 11682 CASU-14
 

 
SOPAC
 

 
9/5/1943 SBD-4 10355 VMSB-144
 

 
SOPAC
 

 
9/6/1943 SBD-4 10344 VMSB-144
 

 
ECENPAC
 

 
9/7/1943 PV-1 29810 VB-137 FUNAFUTI
 
SOPAC LT LLOYD E. PARKER M
9/8/1943 F4F-4 11943 VMF-441 FUNAFUTI
 
SOPAC LT FOSTER LEMLY M
9/9/1943 TBF-1 06429 VMTB-233 GUADALCANAL VILA SOPAC
 

 
9/9/1943 F4U-1 17594 VMF-222 MUNDA KAHILI SOPAC LT W.O. REID S
9/9/1943 PV-1 29825 VB-137 FUNAFUTI
 
SOPAC LTJG LELAND L. DUNN D
9/9/1943 F4U-1 17647 VMF-123 MUNDA KAHILI SOPAC
 

 
9/9/1943 F4U-1 56210 VMF-222 MUNDA KAHILI SOPAC LT J. WILLIAMS III S
9/9/1943 F4U-1 02321 VMF-222 MUNDA KAHILI SOPAC LT J. CRAIG S
9/9/1943 F4U-1 56403 VMF-222 MUNDA KAHILI SOPAC LT J.P. MORRIS S
9/9/1943 F4U-1 02552 VMF-213 GUADALCANAL VILA SOPAC LT G.C. BENNETT M
9/10/1943 PV-1 33411 VB-141 CURACAO
 
CENLANT
 

 
9/10/1943 F4U-1 02211 VMF-222 MUNDA KAHILI SOPAC 1STLT JOHN C. THORNTON S
9/10/1943 OS2N-1 01451 VB-44
 

 
NORLANT
 

 
9/10/1943 F4F-4 11884 VMF-111
 

 
SOPAC
 

 
9/10/1943 PB4Y-1 32048 VB-104 GUADALCANAL GUADALCANAL SOPAC
 

 
9/10/1943 PB4Y-1 63925 VB-105 ICELAND
 
NORLANT LTJG GEORGE W. BROWN M
9/11/1943 F4F-4 12107 VC-29 USS SANTEE (CVE-29) ENR CASABLANCA NORLANT
 

 
9/11/1943 F4U-1 02536 VMF-123 MUNDA KAHILI SOPAC LT JESSUP S
9/11/1943 SB2C-1 00072 VB-17 USS BUNKER HILL (CV-17)
 
NORLANT
 

 
9/11/1943 TBF-1 23888 VT-16 USS LEXINGTON (CV-16) PEARL ECENPAC
 

 
9/11/1943 F6F-3 25902 VF-33 MUNDA KAHILI SOPAC LTJG POTTER U
9/11/1943 F6F-3 25808 VF-23 USS PRINCETON (CVL-23) HAWAII ECENPAC ENS W.A. DAVIS S
9/11/1943 TBF-1 06140 VT-16 USS LEXINGTON (CV-16) PEARL ECENPAC
 

 
9/11/1943 F4U-1 02550 VMF-213 RUSSELLS KAHILI SOPAC BENET U
9/11/1943 TBF-1 06350 VMTB-233 GUADALCANAL BAMBAN SOPAC LCDR H.H. LARSON S
9/12/1943 OS2U-2 2283 VS-61
 

 
SW PAC AP1/C W.B. BECK D
9/12/1943 F4F-4 12158 VC-9 USS CARD (CVE-11)
 
NORLANT
 

 
9/12/1943 SBD-5 28364 VB-16 USS LEXINGTON (CV-16) PEARL ECENPAC LTJG J.F. STRATTON S
9/12/1943 SB2C-1 00090 VB-17 USS BUNKER HILL (CV-17)
 
NORLANT
 

 
9/12/1943 PV-1 29839 VB-137 FUNAFUTI
 
SOPAC
 

 
9/12/1943 F4U-1 02338 VMF-213 SHORTLANDS BOUGAINVILLE SOPAC CAPT T.R. BROWN M
9/12/1943 PV-1 33091 VB-137 FUNAFUTI
 
SOPAC
 

 
9/12/1943 OS2N-1 01385 VMS-3 ST. THOMAS V.I.
 
CENLANT
 

 
9/13/1943 PV-1 33171 VB-130
 

 
NORLANT
 

 
9/13/1943 F4U-1 17435 VMF-222 MUNDA BALLALE SOPAC CAPT W.D. MOORE M
9/13/1943 F4F-4 12041 VF-29 USS SANTEE (CVE-29) ENR CASABLANCA NORLANT
 

 
9/13/1943 SOC-1 9932 CA-38 USS SAN FRANCISCO (CA-38)
 
NORPAC
 

 
9/13/1943 F4U-1 03829 VMF-222 VELLA LAVELLA
 
SOPAC MAJ CAINAGEY S
9/13/1943 F4U-1 02348 VMF-222 VELLA LAVELLA
 
SOPAC 1STLT P.J. MORRIS S
9/14/1943 F4U-1 17545 VMF-224
 

 
SOPAC
 

 
9/14/1943 F6F-3 09024 VF-33 MUNDA BALLALE SOPAC LT BROWN U
9/14/1943 F6F-3 08979 VF-33 MUNDA BALLALE SOPAC LTJG BERTUZZI S
9/14/1943 OS2U-3 5690 VS-56 KISKA ALASKA NORPAC
 

 
9/14/1943 F6F-3 25771 VF-5 USS YORKTOWN (CV-10) MIDWAY ECENPAC
 

 
9/15/1943 OS2N-1
 
FAW-4 KISKA ALASKA NORPAC
 

 
9/15/1943 F4U-1 17489 VMF-213 GUADALCANAL BALLALE SOPAC LT A.R. BORG S
9/15/1943 F6F-3 04879 VF-6 PEARL HAWAII ECENPAC
 

 
9/15/1943 SBD-3 06591 VMSB-236
 
BAMBAN SOPAC
 

 
9/15/1943 PV-1 33414 VB-140 RUSSELLS BALLALE SOPAC LT TREWHITT S
9/15/1943 F6F-3 04912 VF-25 USS COWPENS (CVL-25) HAWAII ECENPAC LT W. PETERSON S
9/15/1943 F6F-3 25883 VF-33 MUNDA BALLALE SOPAC STLAKER U
9/15/1943 F6F-3 26009 VF-38 MUNDA BALLALE SOPAC LTJG KOSTRAZONSKY S
9/15/1943 F6F-3 25938 VF-6 PEARL HAWAII ECENPAC
 

 
9/16/1943 TBF-1 23909 VC-40 GUADALCANAL BALLALE SOPAC LTJG ROWLAND D. HAHN U
9/16/1943 F6F-3 25796 VF-38 GUADALCANAL BALLALE SOPAC LTJG CORNELL S
9/16/1943 F6F-3 25839 VF-38 GUADALCANAL BALLALE SOPAC LCDR ANDERSON U
9/16/1943 F6F-3 25940 VF-38 GUADALCANAL BALLALE SOPAC LTJG WAYNE PRESLEY M
9/16/1943 F6F-3 08811 VF-9 USS ESSEX (CV-9) PEARL ECENPAC
 

 
9/16/1943 SBD-4 10427 VB-9 USS ESSEX (CV-9) PEARL ECENPAC
 

 
9/16/1943 F4U-1 17527 VMF-214 RUSSELLS BALLALE SOPAC R.T. EWING M
9/16/1943 PV-1 29755 VMF(N)-531 RUSSELLS SAVO IS. SOPAC LT MASON M
9/16/1943 F6F-3
 
VF-38 GUADALCANAL BALLALE SOPAC LTJG MOORE S
9/16/1943 SBD-4
 
VMSB-235
 
GUADALCANAL SOPAC LT KEEN S
9/16/1943 TBF-1 06452 VMTB-233 GUADALCANAL BALLALE SOPAC LT E.A. CROKER U
9/17/1943 F6F-3P 04862 VD-2 CARIBBEAN
 
CENLANT
 

 
9/18/1943 SO3C-1 4865 COMAIRPAC PEARL HAWAII ECENPAC
 

 
9/18/1943 PB4Y-1 32039 VB-103 ST. EVAL
 
EUROPE LTJG KRAUSE S
9/18/1943 J2F-5 00754 VJ-9 HAVANNAH
 
SOPAC
 

 
9/18/1943 F4U-1 17831 VMF-213 RUSSELLS VELLA LAVELLA SOPAC 1STLT V.L. GLASCOCK M
9/18/1943 F4U-1 17843 VMF-213 RUSSELLS VELLA LAVELLA SOPAC MAJ W.H. CLARKE M
9/18/1943 F4U-1 17886 VMF-213 RUSSELLS VELLA LAVELLA SOPAC LT W.E. STEWART S
9/18/1943 SBD-4 10681 VMSB-144
 
EFATE SOPAC LT A.M. DANIELS S
9/18/1943 SBD-3 06525 VJ-9
 

 
SOPAC
 

 
9/18/1943 TBF-1 23865 VC-31 USS CABOT (CVL-28)
 
NORLANT
 

 
9/18/1943 SBD
 
VC-31 USS CABOT (CVL-28)
 
NORLANT
 

 
9/18/1943 F6F-3 08915 VF-16 USS LEXINGTON (CV-16) TARAWA CENPAC LTJG JOHN ROBINSON M
9/18/1943 TBF-1 06193 VC-23 USS PRINCETON (CVL-23) MAKIN CENPAC
 

 
9/18/1943 TBF-1 05916 VC-23 USS PRINCETON (CVL-23) TARAWA CENPAC LTJG C.M. BRANSFIELD M
9/18/1943 F6F-3
 
VF-23 USS PRINCETON (CVL-23) TARAWA CENPAC
 

 
9/18/1943 F6F-3 25926 VF-23 USS PRINCETON (CVL-23) TARAWA CENPAC
 

 
9/18/1943 F6F-3
 
VF-23 USS PRINCETON (CVL-23) TARAWA CENPAC
 

 
9/18/1943 SBD-5 11026 VB-16 USS LEXINGTON (CV-16) APAMAMA WCENPAC LTJG PAUL H. PRANDINI M
9/18/1943 SBD-5 28088 VB-16 USS LEXINGTON (CV-16) TARAWA CENPAC ENS T.H. BROWN M
9/19/1943 OS2N-1 01286 VMS-3 ST. THOMAS V.I.
 
CENLANT
 

 
9/19/1943 F4U-1 02271 VMF-223 MIDWAY
 
ECENPAC LT TIMOTHY CASADY D
9/19/1943 F6F-3 26067 VF-31 USS CABOT (CVL-28)
 
NORLANT
 

 
9/19/1943 TBF-1C 24356 VT-1 HILO HAWAII ECENPAC
 

 
9/19/1943 PBY-5 08327 VP-11
 

 
SW PAC
 

 
9/19/1943 PB4Y-1P 31997 VD-1 GUADALCANAL NAURU CENPAC
 

 
9/20/1943 SBD-4 06910 VMSB-151
 
GUADALCANAL SOPAC
 

 
9/20/1943 PB4Y-1 32076 VB-104 GUADALCANAL GUADALCANAL SOPAC
 

 
9/20/1943 SBD-4 06907 VMSB-151
 
GUADALCANAL SOPAC
 

 
9/20/1943 TBF-1 06115 VMTB-233 GUADALCANAL GUADALCANAL SOPAC
 

 
9/20/1943 F4U-1 17900 VMF-213 RUSSELLS VELLA LAVELLA SOPAC CAPT J.M. CUPP S
9/20/1943 PBM-3C 6682 VP-202
 

 
NORLANT
 

 
9/21/1943 PB4Y-1 32036 VB-103 DUNKESWELL
 
EUROPE LTJG J.H. ALEXANDER U
9/21/1943 F4U-1 17901 VMF-214 MUNDA
 
SOPAC
 

 
9/21/1943 F4U-1 17916 VMF-214 MUNDA
 
SOPAC LT W.D. HOIER S
9/21/1943 SBD-3 06605 VMSB-236
 
BAMBAN SOPAC LT CULLER U
9/22/1943 TBF-1 47441 VC-23 USS PRINCETON (CVL-23) ENR PEARL WCENPAC LTJG J.R. MARSH S
9/22/1943 F6F-3 25928 VF-40
 

 
SOPAC LT R.F. GRANT S
9/23/1943 OS2U-3 09439 VS-62
 

 
NORLANT
 

 
9/23/1943 F4U-1 55828 VMF-214 RUSSELLS KAHILI SOPAC 1STLT R.A. ALEXANDER S
9/23/1943 F4U-1 17920 VMF-213 RUSSELLS BOUGAINVILLE SOPAC 1STLT R.T. ROBERTS M
9/23/1943 F4U-1 17917 VMF-213 RUSSELLS BOUGAINVILLE SOPAC 1STLT THOMAS S
9/24/1943 F4U-1 17670 VF-17 USS BUNKER HILL (CV-17)
 
CENPAC
 

 
9/24/1943 PBM-3C 01668 VP-212
 

 
NORLANT
 

 
9/24/1943 TBF-1 06482 VT-6
 

 
WCENPAC
 

 
9/25/1943 SBD-4 10366 VC-22 USS INDEPENDENCE (CVL-22) PEARL ECENPAC
 

 
9/25/1943 PV-1 33133 VB-136 ATTU ALASKA NORPAC
 

 
9/25/1943 PBY-5A 34019 VP-43 KISKA ALASKA NORPAC LTJG THROCKMORTON D
9/25/1943 F6F-3 25828 VF-24 USS BELLEAU WOOD (CVL-24) ENR WAKE ISLAND CENPAC
 

 
9/25/1943 F4U-1 02269 VMF-223 MIDWAY
 
ECENPAC LT JAMES LAWRENCE S
9/25/1943 F4U-1 02230 VMF-223 MIDWAY
 
ECENPAC
 

 
9/26/1943 PB4Y-1 63952 VB-110 DUNKESWELL
 
NORLANT
 

 
9/26/1943 F6F-3 08950 VF-16 USS LEXINGTON (CV-16) PEARL ECENPAC
 

 
9/26/1943 OS2N-1
 
FAW-4 DUTCH HARBOR ALASKA NORPAC
 

 
9/26/1943 F4U-1 55943 VMF-214 RUSSELLS KANGU HILL SOPAC LT WILSON S
9/26/1943 F4U-1 55876 VMF-214 RUSSELLS KANGU HILL SOPAC LT R.N. RINABARGER S
9/27/1943 F4U-1 56016 VMF-214 TREASURY KAHILI SOPAC LT W.R. HARRIS M
9/27/1943 TBF-1 47553 VF-33 USS BRETON (CVE-23)
 
SOPAC
 

 
9/27/1943 TBF-1 47578 VC-23 USS PRINCETON (CVL-23) ENR PEARL WCENPAC
 

 
9/27/1943 TBF-1C 24283 VC-40 GUADALCANAL ESPIRITU SANTO SOPAC
 

 
9/27/1943 F4U-1 17936 VMF-215
 

 
SOPAC LT ESCHER S
9/27/1943 OS2U-3 5937 VS-49
 

 
CENLANT
 

 
9/28/1943 F4F-4 03510 VC-29 USS SANTEE (CVE-29) ENR NORFOLK VA NORLANT
 

 
9/28/1943 OS2U-3 09678 VS-56
 

 
CENLANT
 

 
9/28/1943 F6F-3 25925 VF-6 PEARL HAWAII ECENPAC
 

 
9/28/1943 OS2N-1
 
FAW-4 DUTCH HARBOR ALASKA NORPAC
 

 
9/29/1943 OS2U-3 5611 CL-62 USS BIRMINGHAM (CL-62) ENR WAKE ISLAND WCENPAC
 

 
9/29/1943 TBF-1 00529 VC-26 USS SANGAMON (CVE-26) ESPIRITU SANTO SOPAC
 

 
9/29/1943 OS2N-1 01449 VS-60 JAMAICA
 
CENLANT
 

 
9/29/1943 PV-1 33096 VB-127 PORT LYAUTEY MOROCCO NW AFR
 

 
9/29/1943 SBD-4 10634 VMSB-236
 

 
SOPAC
 

 
9/30/1943 SBD-4 10665 VMSB-231
 

 
SOPAC
 

 
9/30/1943 SBD-4 10317 VMSB-133 JOHNSTON ISLAND HAWAII ECENPAC
 

 
9/30/1943 SBD-4 10387 VMSB-132
 
HAWAII ECENPAC LT JAMES M. WILSON U
9/30/1943 TBF-1 47494 VMTB-143 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC
 

 
9/30/1943 F4U-1 55819 VMF-213 MUNDA
 
SOPAC LT HENRY HUIDEKOPER S
9/30/1943 TBF-1 06214 VT-9 USS ESSEX (CV-9) HAWAII ECENPAC
 

 

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