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RCAF 2150 to 2199
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Designer

Manufacturer

basic designation

variant or model

name

 

 

company designation

company number

 

 

 

 

2150

Lockheed-Vega

 

Ventura

G.R. Mk. V

 

 

 

V-146

5092

 

 

 

 

 

Ex USN, BuNo. 33083.  Assigned to Eastern Air Command.

 

first date: 19 April 1943

 

last date: 26 June 1947

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

2151

Lockheed-Vega

 

Ventura

G.R. Mk. V

 

 

 

V-146

5124

 

 

 

 

 

Ex USN, BuNo  33115.  Assigned to Eastern Air Command.

 

first date: 19 April 1943

 

last date: 16 January 1947

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

2152

Lockheed-Vega

 

Ventura

G.R. Mk. V

 

 

 

V-146

5125

 

 

 

 

 

Ex USN, BuNo 33116.  Assigned to Eastern Air Command.   With No. 113 (BR) Squadron in Nova Scotia, c.1943.  Coded "N".  Served with No. 145 (BR) Squadron at RCAF Station Dartmouth, NS in 1943/45.  Coded "K".

 

first date: 19 April 1943

 

last date: 27 June 1947

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

2153

Lockheed-Vega

 

Ventura

G.R. Mk. V

 

 

 

V-146

5131

 

 

 

 

 

Ex USN, BuNo 33122.  Assigned to Eastern Air Command.

 

first date: 19 April 1943

 

last date: 27 June 1947

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

2154

Lockheed-Vega

 

Ventura

G.R. Mk. V

 

 

 

V-146

5139

 

 

 

 

 

Ex USN, BuNo. 33130.  At RCAF Station Sydney, NS in 1943.

 

first date: 19 April 1943

 

last date: 7 December 1946

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

2155

Lockheed-Vega

 

Ventura

G.R. Mk. V

 

 

 

V-146

5128

 

 

 

 

 

Ex USN, BuNo. 33119.  Assigned to Eastern Air Command.

 

first date: 27 April 1943

 

last date: 26 June 1947

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

2156

Lockheed-Vega

 

Ventura

G.R. Mk. V

 

 

 

V-146

5132

 

 

 

 

 

Ex USN, BuNo. 33123.  Category B damage on 26 August 1944, while serving with No. 113 (BR) Squadron at RCAF Station Torbay, Newfoundland (transferred to No. 145 Squadron by this time?).

 

first date: 27 April 1943

 

last date: 6 November 1944

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

2157

Lockheed-Vega

 

Ventura

G.R. Mk. V

 

 

 

V-146

5135

 

 

 

 

 

Ex USN, BuNo 33126.  With No. 113 (BR) Squadron in Nova Scotia, c.1943 to 1944.  Coded "W".

 

first date: 27 April 1943

 

last date: 7 December 1946

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

2158

Lockheed-Vega

 

Ventura

G.R. Mk. V

 

 

 

V-146

5159

 

 

 

 

 

Ex USN, BuNo 33150.  Served with No. 145 (BR) Squadron at RCAF Station Dartmouth, NS in 1943/45.  Coded "R".

 

first date: 30 April 1943

 

last date: 7 December 1946

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

2159

Lockheed-Vega

 

Ventura

G.R. Mk. V

 

 

 

V-146

5157

 

 

 

 

 

Ex USN, BuNo 33148. Served with No. 145 (BR) Squadron at RCAF Station Dartmouth, NS in 1943/45.  Coded "P".

 

first date: 30 April 1943

 

last date: 7 December 1946

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

2160

Lockheed-Vega

 

Ventura

G.R. Mk. V

 

 

 

V-146

5169

 

 

 

 

 

Ex USN, BuNo 33160.  Based at RCAF Station Gander, Newfoundland.  With No. 145 (BR) Squadron in Eastern Air Command, coded "S", by September 1943.

 

first date: 30 April 1943

 

last date: 19 March 1944

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

2161

Lockheed-Vega

 

Ventura

G.R. Mk. V

 

 

 

V-146

5141

 

 

 

 

 

Ex USN, BuNo 33132.  Served with No. 145 (BR) Squadron at RCAF Station Dartmouth, NS in 1943/45.  Coded "O" (or Q?).

 

first date: 30 April 1943

 

last date: 7 December  1946

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

2162

Lockheed-Vega

 

Ventura

G.R. Mk. V

 

 

 

V-146

5136

 

 

 

 

 

Ex USN, BuNo 33127.  Served with No. 145 (BR) Squadron at RCAF Station Dartmouth, NS in 1943/45.  Coded "U".  Category C damage on 28 January 1944.

 

first date: 30 April 1943

 

last date: 26 October  1944

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

2163

Lockheed-Vega

 

Ventura

G.R. Mk. V

 

 

 

V-146

5134

 

 

 

 

 

Ex USN, BuNo 33125.  Served with No. 145 (BR) Squadron at RCAF Station Dartmouth, NS in 1943/45.  Coded "B".  Category B damage at Gander, Newfoundland on 17 August 1943.

 

first date: 30 April 1943

 

last date: 17 April 1947

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

2164

Lockheed-Vega

 

Ventura

G.R. Mk. V

 

 

 

V-146

5161

 

 

 

 

 

Ex USN, BuNo 33152.  Served with No. 145 (BR) Squadron at RCAF Station Dartmouth, NS in 1943/45.  Coded "H".

 

first date: 20 May 1943

 

last date: 7 December  1946

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

2165

Lockheed-Vega

 

Ventura

G.R. Mk. V

 

 

 

V-146

5162

 

 

 

 

 

Ex USN, BuNo 33153.  Served with No. 145 (BR) Squadron at RCAF Station Dartmouth, NS in 1943/45.  Coded "X".  Classified as Instructional Airframe A 452 on 20 November 1945.  Later to US civil register as N131A.

 

first date: 20 May 1943

 

last date: 4 October  1949

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off, later sodl

2166

Lockheed-Vega

 

Ventura

G.R. Mk. V

 

 

 

V-146

5164

 

 

 

 

 

Ex USN, BuNo 33155.  Served with No. 145 (BR) Squadron at RCAF Station Dartmouth, NS in 1943/45.  Coded "T".  Category A damage at Dartmouth on 10 March 1945.

 

first date: 20 May 1943

 

last date: 11 April 1945

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

2167

Lockheed-Vega

 

Ventura

G.R. Mk. V

 

 

 

V-146

5165

 

 

 

 

 

Ex USN, BuNo 33156.  Served with No. 145 (BR) Squadron at RCAF Station Dartmouth, NS in 1943/45.  Coded "W".  Category B damage on 25 October 1943.

 

first date: 20 May 1943

 

last date: 22 January 1947

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

2168

Lockheed-Vega

 

Ventura

G.R. Mk. V

 

 

 

V-146

5163

 

 

 

 

 

Ex USN, BuNo 33154.  Served with No. 145 (BR) Squadron at RCAF Station Dartmouth, NS in 1943/45.  Coded "E".  Category B damage on 25 October 1943.

 

first date: 27 May 1943

 

last date: 8 July 1947

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

2169

Lockheed-Vega

 

Ventura

G.R. Mk. V

 

 

 

V-146

5166

 

 

 

 

 

Ex USN, BuNo 33157. Served with No. 145 (BR) Squadron at RCAF Station Dartmouth, NS in 1943/45.  Coded "A".  Category A damage at Gander, Newfoundland on 6 August 1943.

 

first date: 29 May 1943

 

last date: 20 March 1944

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

2170

Lockheed-Vega

 

Ventura

G.R. Mk. V

 

 

 

V-146

5247

 

 

 

 

 

Ex USN, BuNo 33238.  Served with No. 145 (BR) Squadron at RCAF Station Dartmouth, NS in 1943/45.  Coded "G".

 

first date: 29 May 1943

 

last date: 7 December  1946

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

2171

Lockheed-Vega

 

Ventura

G.R. Mk. V

 

 

 

V-146

5245

 

 

 

 

 

Ex USN, BuNo 33236.  Served with No. 145 (BR) Squadron at RCAF Station Dartmouth, NS in 1943/44.  Coded "Y".

 

first date: 29 May 1943

 

last date: 11 October  1944

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off, after Category A crash on 6 July 1944 at Goose Bay, Newfoundland.

2172

Lockheed-Vega

 

Ventura

G.R. Mk. V

 

 

 

V-146

5248

 

 

 

 

 

Ex USN, BuNo 33239.  Served with No. 145 (BR) Squadron at RCAF Station Dartmouth, NS in 1943/45.  Coded "I".  Category C damage on 3 October 1944.

 

first date: 29 May 1943

 

last date: 7 December  1946

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

2173

Lockheed-Vega

 

Ventura

G.R. Mk. V

 

 

 

V-146

5241

 

 

 

 

 

Ex USN, BuNo 33232.  Served with No. 8 (BR) Squadron on west coast.

 

first date: 29 May 1943

 

last date: 11 August 1950

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

2174

Lockheed-Vega

 

Ventura

G.R. Mk. V

 

 

 

V-146

5170

 

 

 

 

 

Ex USN, BuNo 33161.  Assigned to Western Air Command.  To civil register as CF-HBW, off register by 1976.

 

first date: 29 May 1943

 

last date: 19 March 1957

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off, later sold.

2175

Lockheed-Vega

 

Ventura

G.R. Mk. V

 

 

 

V-146

5239

 

 

 

 

 

Ex USN, BuNo 33230.  In use at RCAF Station Patricia Bay, BC in 1944.

 

first date: 29 May 1943

 

last date: 3 October  1946

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

2176

Lockheed-Vega

 

Ventura

G.R. Mk. V

 

 

 

V-146

5246

 

 

 

 

 

Ex USN, BuNo 33237.  Used by No. 8 (BR) Squadron, RCAF Station Sea Island or Patricia Bay, BC, c.1943 to 1944.  Coded "A".

 

first date: 29 May 1943

 

last date: 14 August 1944

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off, after Category A damage on 3 April 1944.

2177

Lockheed-Vega

 

Ventura

G.R. Mk. V

 

 

 

V-146

5244

 

 

 

 

 

Ex USN, BuNo 33235.  Used by No. 8 (BR) Squadron, RCAF Station Sea Island or Patricia Bay, BC, c.1943 to 1945.  Coded "H".

 

first date: 29 May 1943

 

last date: 11 August 1950

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

2178

Lockheed-Vega

 

Ventura

G.R. Mk. V

 

 

 

V-146

5171

 

 

 

 

 

Ex USN, BuNo 33162.  Used by No. 8 (BR) Squadron, RCAF Station Sea Island or Patricia Bay, BC, c.1943 to 1944.  Coded "O".  With No. 122(K) Squadron in BC, 1944/45.

 

first date: 29 May 1943

 

last date: 4 October  1946

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

2179

Lockheed-Vega

 

Ventura

G.R. Mk. V

 

 

 

V-146

5172

 

 

 

 

 

Ex USN, BuNo 33163.  Assigned to Western Air Command.  Pieces recovered near Meritt, BC in 1994, to be used in reconstruction of 2195.

 

first date: 29 May 1943

 

last date: 3 October  1946

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

2180

Lockheed-Vega

 

Ventura

G.R. Mk. V

 

 

 

V-146

5258

 

 

 

 

 

Ex USN, BuNo 33249.  Assigned to Western Air Command.  To US civil register as N4005.

 

first date: 29 May 1943

 

last date: 11 August 1950

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off, later sold.

2181

Lockheed-Vega

 

Ventura

G.R. Mk. V

 

 

 

V-146

5167

 

 

 

 

 

Ex USN, BuNo 33158.  Assigned to Eastern Air Command.

 

first date: 4 June 1943

 

last date: 7 December  1946

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

2182

Lockheed-Vega

 

Ventura

G.R. Mk. V

 

 

 

V-146

5168

 

 

 

 

 

Ex USN, BuNo 33159.  Assigned to Eastern Air Command.  Baugher reports this BuNo as lost in mid air collision on 24 August 1944, while serving with USN unit VB-2.

 

first date: 4 June 1943

 

last date: 5 January 1948

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

2183

Lockheed-Vega

 

Ventura

G.R. Mk. V

 

 

 

V-146

5242

 

 

 

 

 

Ex USN, BuNo 33233.  With No. 113 (BR) Squadron in Nova Scotia and Newfoundland, c.1943 to 1944.  Coded "D".  Flew this unit's last operation out of from Torbay, Newfoundland, escort to US convoy, on 16 August 1944.

 

first date: 4 June 1943

 

last date: 17 April 1947

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

2184

Lockheed-Vega

 

Ventura

G.R. Mk. V

 

 

 

V-146

5266

 

 

 

 

 

Ex USN, BuNo 33257.  Served with No. 145 (BR) Squadron at RCAF Station Dartmouth, NS in 1943/45.  Coded "C".

 

first date: 4 June 1943

 

last date: 7 December  1946

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

2185

Lockheed-Vega

 

Ventura

G.R. Mk. V

 

 

 

V-146

5267

 

 

 

 

 

Ex USN, BuNo 33258.  Used by No. 8 (BR) Squadron, RCAF Station Sea Island or Patricia Bay, BC, c.1943 to 1945.    Flew this unit's last war time patrol on 16 May 1945, from Patricia Bay.  Later to US civil register, as N544B.

 

first date: 10 June 1943

 

last date: 28 February 1951

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off, later sold.

2186

Lockheed-Vega

 

Ventura

G.R. Mk. V

 

 

 

V-146

5269

 

 

 

 

 

Ex USN, BuNo 33260.  Used by No. 8 (BR) Squadron, RCAF Station Sea Island or Patricia Bay, BC, c.1943 to 1945.  Coded "N".  Later to US civil register, as N9060.

 

first date: 10 June 1943

 

last date: 11 August 1950

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off, later sold.

2187

Lockheed-Vega

 

Ventura

G.R. Mk. V

 

 

 

V-146

5270

 

 

 

 

 

Ex USN, BuNo 33261.  Used by No. 8 (BR) Squadron, RCAF Station Sea Island or Patricia Bay, BC, c.1943 to 1945.  Coded "T".

 

first date: 10 June 1943

 

last date: 27 February 1951

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

2188

Lockheed-Vega

 

Ventura

G.R. Mk. V

 

 

 

V-146

5271

 

 

 

 

 

Ex USN, BuNo 33262.  In use at RCAF Station Patricia Bay, BC in 1945.

 

first date: 10 June 1943

 

last date: 28 February 1951

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

2189

Lockheed-Vega

 

Ventura

G.R. Mk. V

 

 

 

V-146

5272

 

 

 

 

 

Ex USN, BuNo 33263.  Used by No. 8 (BR) Squadron, RCAF Station Sea Island or Patricia Bay, BC, c.1943 to 1945.  Coded "Q".  Later to US civil register, as N721N.

 

first date: 10 June 1943

 

last date: 11 August 1950

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off, later sold.

2190

Lockheed-Vega

 

Ventura

G.R. Mk. V

 

 

 

V-146

5275

 

 

 

 

 

Ex USN, BuNo 33266.  Used by No. 8 (BR) Squadron, RCAF Station Sea Island or Patricia Bay, BC, c.1943 to 1945.  Coded "C".

 

first date: 10 June 1943

 

last date: 28 February 1951

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

2191

Lockheed-Vega

 

Ventura

G.R. Mk. V

 

 

 

V-146

5280

 

 

 

 

 

Ex USN, BuNo 33271.  With No. 149 (BR) Squadron at Annette Island, Alaska, and/or Terrace BC.  To civil register as CF-KEH, off register by 1976.  Later to US civil register, as N11P.

 

first date: 10 June 1943

 

last date: 8 June 1953

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off, later sold.

2192

Lockheed-Vega

 

Ventura

G.R. Mk. V

 

 

 

V-146

5282

 

 

 

 

 

Ex USN, BuNo 33273.  Category C damage on 15 March 1944, while with No. 8 (BR) Squadron in BC, coded "A".  Later with No. 149 (BR) Squadron at Annette Island, Alaska, and/or Terrace BC.

 

first date: 10 June 1943

 

last date: 3 October 1946

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

2193

Lockheed-Vega

 

Ventura

G.R. Mk. V

 

 

 

V-146

5327

 

 

 

 

 

Ex USN, BuNo 33318.  With No. 149 (BR) Squadron at Annette Island, Alaska, and/or Terrace BC.  Reported Missing In Action on 26 October 1943.

 

first date: 10 June 1943

 

last date: 10 May 1944

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

2194

Lockheed-Vega

 

Ventura

G.R. Mk. V

 

 

 

V-146

5085

 

 

 

 

 

Ex USN, BuNo 33076.  Fitted with dual controls.  Used by No. 8 (BR) Squadron, RCAF Station Sea Island or Patricia Bay, BC, c.1943 to 1945.  Coded "B".

 

first date: 14 June 1943

 

last date: 3 October  1946

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

2195

Lockheed-Vega

 

Ventura

G.R. Mk. V

 

 

 

V-146

5324

 

 

 

 

 

Ex USN, BuNo 33315, completed on 6 May 1943.  With No. 149 (BR) Squadron at RCAF Station Patricia Bay, BC, Annette Island, Alaska, and Terrace BC, coded "ZM*R".  Stored at Vulcan, Alberta.  To No. 1 Air Armament School, RCAF Station Trenton c.1950.  To civil register as CF-FAV, registered to Spartan Air Services.  Used for survey work in northern Canada, abandoned after forced landing in NWT on 14 August 1953.  Being restored to flying condition by Ventura Memorial Flight Association in Edmonton, Alberta, see www.rcafventura.ca.  Group found aircraft near Hay River, NWT in 1987, re-registered as CF-ZMR.  Main airframe airlifted to Yellowknife Airport by No. 447 Squadron Chinook on 18 June 1988.  Some pieces of 2179 being used.  work still underway in 2005.

 

first date: 14 June 1943

 

last date: 10 March 1951

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off, later sold.

2196

Lockheed-Vega

 

Ventura

G.R. Mk. V

 

 

 

V-146

5283

 

 

 

 

 

Ex USN, BuNo 33274.  With No. 149 (BR) Squadron at Annette Island, Alaska, and/or Terrace BC.

 

first date: 15 June 1943

 

last date: 19 February 1953

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

2197

Lockheed-Vega

 

Ventura

G.R. Mk. V

 

 

 

V-146

5332

 

 

 

 

 

Ex USN, BuNo 33323.  With No. 149 (BR) Squadron at Annette Island, Alaska, and/or Terrace BC.

 

first date: 15 June 1943

 

last date: 22 January 1947

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

2198

Lockheed-Vega

 

Ventura

G.R. Mk. V

 

 

 

V-146

5336

 

 

 

 

 

Ex USN, BuNo 33327.  With No. 149 (BR) Squadron at Annette Island, Alaska, and/or Terrace BC.  Flew this unit's first mission as a BR squadron; patrol from Annette Island on 1 September 1943.  To US civil register as N234P.

 

first date: 15 June 1943

 

last date: 22 January 1947

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off, later sold.

2199

Lockheed-Vega

 

Ventura

G.R. Mk. V

 

 

 

V-146

5340

 

 

 

 

 

Ex USN, BuNo 33331.  With No. 149 (BR) Squadron at Annette Island, Alaska, and/or Terrace BC.

 

first date: 15 June 1943

 

last date: 17 July 1945

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off, after Category A crash on 22 June 1945 at Penfield (River?).


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