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Serial Numbers
RCAF 1600 to 1649
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Designer

Manufacturer

basic designation

variant or model

name

 

 

company designation

company number

 

 

 

 

1600

Beechcraft

 

Expeditor

Mk. 3TM

 

 

 

D-18S

CA 200

 

 

 

 

 

Used by No. 104 (K) Unit at RCAF Station St.Hubert, PQ.

 

first date: 4 July 1952

 

last date: 19 February 1964

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off.

1601

Fairey

 

Battle

Mk. I

 

 

 

Ex RAF L5371.  Converted to target tug on 22 April 1943.

 

first date: 16 February 1940

 

last date: 16 February 1945

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

1602

Fairey

 

Battle

Mk. I/IT

 

 

 

Ex RAF N2239.  Converted to Mk. IT, with turret, on 6 April 1943.

 

first date: 16 February 1940

 

last date: 4 November 1944

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

1603

Fairey

 

Battle

Mk. I

 

 

 

Ex RAF N2246.  Category C damage on 20 March 1943, at Mountain View, Ontario.

 

first date: 16 February 1940

 

last date: 1 May 1944

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off.

1604

Fairey

 

Battle

Mk. I

 

 

 

Ex RAF N2158.  Serving with No.1 Bombing and Gunnery School at Jarvis, Ontario at time of crash.

 

first date: 24 February 1940

 

last date: 27 October 1942

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off, after Category A crash on 18 August 1942.

1605

Fairey

 

Battle

Mk. I

 

 

 

Ex RAF N2227.  Category B damage on 17 April 1942, at Fingal, Ontario.  Probably serving with No.4 Bombing and Gunnery School at that time.

 

first date: 16 February 1940

 

last date: 12 January 1943

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

1606

Fairey

 

Battle

Mk. I

 

 

 

Ex RAF N2156.  In use at RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario in 1942.

 

first date: 16 February 1940

 

last date: 6 November 1944

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

1607

Fairey

 

Battle

Mk. I

 

 

 

Ex RAF N2230.  In use at RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario in 1942.

 

first date: 24 February 1940

 

last date: 1 May 1944

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off.

1608

Fairey

 

Battle

Mk. I

 

 

 

Ex RAF L5341.  In use at RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario in 1943.

 

first date: 24 February 1940

 

last date: 26 February 1944

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

1609

Fairey

 

Battle

Mk. I

 

 

 

Ex RAF L5345.  In use at RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario in 1940.

 

first date: 16 March 1940

 

last date: 6 November 1944

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

1610

Fairey

 

Battle

Mk. I

 

 

 

Ex RAF L5346.  In use at RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario in 1940.

 

first date: 16 March 1940

 

last date: 18 November 1943

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

1611

Fairey

 

Battle

Mk. I

 

 

 

Ex RAF L5370.  In use at Regina, Saskatchewan in 1940, probably with No.

 

first date: 6 April 1940

 

last date: 11 January 1943

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

1612

Fairey

 

Battle

Mk. I / IT

 

 

 

Ex RAF L5373.  Converted to Mk. IT with turret on 1 June 1943.

 

first date: 6 April 1940

 

last date: 17 June 1946

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

1613

Fairey

 

Battle

Mk. I

 

 

 

Ex RAF L5377.  In use at Toronto, Ontario in 1940.

 

first date: 6 April 1940

 

last date: 17 January 1944

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

1614

Fairey

 

Battle

Mk. I

 

 

 

Ex RAF L5340.  Assigned to No. 2 Training Command (western Canada).

 

first date: 2 April 1940

 

last date: 16 February 1945

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off.

1615

Fairey

 

Battle

Mk. I

 

 

 

Ex RAF L5344.

 

first date: 16 March 1940

 

last date: 24 April 1944

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

1616

Fairey

 

Battle

Mk. I

 

 

 

Ex RAF L5372.  Category C damage at Mossbank, Saskatchewan, date unknown.  Probably serving with No. 2 Bombing and Gunnery School at that time.

 

first date: 16 March 1940

 

last date: 26 January 1943

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

1617

Fairey

 

Battle

Mk. I / IT

 

 

 

Ex RAF L5347.  Converted to Mk. IT with turret on 16 September 1943.

 

first date: 28 March 1940

 

last date: 21 April 1945

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

1618

Fairey

 

Battle

Mk. I

 

 

 

Ex RAF L5342.  Assigned to No. 2 Training Command, in western Canada.

 

first date: 16 March 1940

 

last date: 11 January 1943

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

1619

Fairey

 

Battle

Mk. I

 

 

 

Ex RAF L5366.  Category C damage on 27 May 1940, at Consecon, Ontario.

 

first date: 23 March 1940

 

last date: 11 January 1943

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

1620

Fairey

 

Battle

Mk. I

 

 

 

Ex RAF L5364.  Assigned to No. 4 Training Command in western Canada.

 

first date: 8 April 1940

 

last date: 11 January 1943

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

1621

Fairey

 

Battle

Mk. I

 

 

 

Ex RAF P2164.  Assigned to No. 1 Training Command in Ontario.  Later became Instructional Airframe A 250.

 

first date: 8 April 1940

 

last date: 26 January 1943

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off.

1622

Fairey

 

Battle

Mk. I

 

 

 

Ex RAF L5145.  Assigned to No. 4 Training Command in western Canada.

 

first date: 11 April 1940

 

last date: 11 January 1943

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

1623

Fairey

 

Battle

Mk. I / IT

 

 

 

Ex RAF L5162.  Converted to Mk. IT with turret on 10 March 1943.

 

first date: 11 April 1940

 

last date: 4 November 1944

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

1624

Fairey

 

Battle

Mk. I

 

 

 

Ex RAF P2170.  Assigned to No. 4 Training Command in western Canada.

 

first date: 11 April 1940

 

last date: 11 January 1943

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

1625

Fairey

 

Battle

Mk. I

 

 

 

Ex RAF L5146.  Used at No. 9 Bombing and Gunnery School at Mont-Joli, PQ, in 1942.  Later became Instructional Airframe A 263.

 

first date: 11 April 1940

 

last date: 9 June 1944

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

1626

Fairey

 

Battle

Mk. I

 

 

 

Ex RAF L5157.  Category A crash at Simcoe, Ontario on 2 September 1940.  May be first RCAF Battle loss.

 

first date: 11 April 1940

 

last date: 29 November 1940

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

1627

Fairey

 

Battle

Mk. I / IT

 

 

 

Ex RAF L5159.  Converted to Mk. IT with turret on 7 June 1942.

 

first date: 18 April 1940

 

last date: 6 March 1944

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

1628

Fairey

 

Battle

Mk. I / IT

 

 

 

Ex RAF L5148.  converted to Mk. IT with turret on 15 December 1942.

 

first date: 18 April 1940

 

last date: 16 February 1945

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off.

1629

Fairey

 

Battle

Mk. I / IT

 

 

 

Ex RAFL5155.  Converted to Mk. IT with turret on 17 October 1942.

 

first date: 18 April 1940

 

last date: 16 February 1945

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

1630

Fairey

 

Battle

Mk. I

 

 

 

Ex RAF L5153.  Category B damage at Trenton on 16 April 1941.

 

first date: 18 April 1940

 

last date: 21 February 1941

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

1631

Fairey

 

Battle

Mk. I / IT

 

 

 

Ex RAF L5180.  Converted to Mk. IT with turret on 7 September 1943.

 

first date: 18 April 1940

 

last date: 7 March 1945

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

1632

Fairey

 

Battle

Mk. I

 

 

 

Ex RAF L5241.  Assigned to No. 1 Training Command, Ontario.

 

first date: 18 April 1940

 

last date: 8 November 1944

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off.

1633

Fairey

 

Battle

Mk. I / IT

 

 

 

Ex RAF L5376.  Converted to Mk. IT with turret on 27 January 1943.

 

first date: 18 April 1940

 

last date: 17 June 1946

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

1634

Fairey

 

Battle

Mk. I

 

 

 

Ex RAF L5154.  Category B damage on 23 July 1941, while serving at No. 1 Bombing and Gunnery School at Jarvis, Ontario.

 

first date: 23 April 1940

 

last date: 19 November 1941

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

1635

Fairey

 

Battle

Mk. I

 

 

 

Ex RAF L5150.  Serving at No. 9 Bombing and Gunnery School at Mont-Joli, PQ in 1942.  Later became Instructional Airframe A 255.

 

first date: 23 April 1940

 

last date: 15 September 1944

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

1636

Fairey

 

Battle

Mk. I

 

 

 

Ex RAF L5166.  Used at No. 3 Bombing and Gunnery School at MacDonald, Manitoba in 1943.

 

first date: 29 April 1940

 

last date: 16 February 1945

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

1637

Fairey

 

Battle

Mk. I

 

 

 

Ex RAF L5164.  Assigned to No. 4 Training Command in western Canada.

 

first date: 29 April 1940

 

last date: 11 January 1943

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

1638

Fairey

 

Battle

Mk. I

 

 

 

Ex RAF L5481.  Used at No. 1 Bombing and Gunnery School at Jarvis, Ontario.  Later became Instructional Airframe A 249.

 

first date: 29 April 1940

 

last date: 15 October 1943

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

1639

Fairey

 

Battle

Mk. I / IT

 

 

 

Ex RAF 5480.  Used as target tug, carried code "11".  Later converted to Mk. IT with turret, on 5 August 1942.

 

first date: 29 April 1940

 

last date: 17 June 1946

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off.

1640

Fairey

 

Battle

 

 

 

 

Ex RAF L5485.  Used by No. 1 Bombing and Gunnery School, RCAF Station Jarvis, Ontario.  Carried code "43".  Was serving at No. 9 Bombing and Gunnery School at Mont-Joli, PQ, when it suffered Category C damage on 20 March 1942.

 

first date: 29 April 1940

 

last date: 5 July 1943

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

1641

Fairey

 

Battle

Mk. I

 

 

 

Ex RAF L5486.  With No. 1 Bombing and Gunnery School at Jarvis, Ontario in 1940.

 

first date: 29 April 1940

 

last date: 6 November 1944

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

1642

Fairey

 

Battle

Mk. I / IT

 

 

 

Ex RAF Convereted to Mk. IT with turret on 4 or 5 December 1942.

 

first date: 2 May 1940

 

last date: L5388.

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

1643

Fairey

 

Battle

Mk. I

 

 

 

Ex RAF L5414.  Category B damage on 23 February 1941, while serving at No. 1 Bombing and Gunnery School, Jarvis, Ontario.

 

first date: 2 May 1940

 

last date: 18 November 1941

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

1644

Fairey

 

Battle

Mk. I

 

 

 

Ex RAF L5411.  Served at No. 9 Bombing and Gunnery School at Mont-Joli, PQ.

 

first date: 2 May 1940

 

last date: 11 January 1943

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

1645

Fairey

 

Battle

Mk. I

 

 

 

Ex RAF L5472.  Convereted to target tug on 25 April 1942.

 

first date: 2 May 1940

 

last date: 12 January 1943

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

1646

Fairey

 

Battle

Mk. I

 

 

 

Ex RAF P2367.  Served at No. 3 Bombing and Gunnery School at MacDonald, Manitoba in 1941.

 

first date: 2 May 1940

 

last date: 13 February 1945

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

1647

Fairey

 

Battle

Mk. I

 

 

 

Ex RAF P2368.  Used as a target tug.

 

first date: 2 May 1940

 

last date: 6 November 1944

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

1648

Fairey

 

Battle

Mk. I

 

 

 

Ex RAF L5613.  Used at No. 9 Bombing and Gunnery School at Mont-Joli, PQ.

 

first date: 6 May 1940

 

last date: 15 December 1943

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off.

1649

Fairey

 

Battle

Mk. I

 

 

 

Ex RAF L5601.   Converted to target tug on 6 May 1940, coded "6".  Involved in fatal crash at No. 4 Bombing and Gunnery School at Fingal, Ontario, on 8 December 1940 (information from plaque on Cenotaph in Fingal).  US pilot, F/O L.A. Hood, and crewmen AC2s Bourne and McNally were killed.

 

first date: 6 May 1940

 

last date: 21 April 1944

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off


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