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Serial Numbers
RCAF 301 to 350
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Designer

Manufacturer

basic designation

variant or model

name

 

company designation

company number

 

 

 

301

Armstrong Whitworth

 

Siskin

III / IIIA

 

 

first date: c. 1929 - Renumbered from RCAF 10.

 

Modified to Mk. IIIA on 12 January 1930.  Some sources have this aircraft becoming 305, but this may be wrong.

 

last date: 26 March 1935 - Struck off

302

Armstrong-Whitworth

 

Siskin

IIIA

 

 

 

AW 208?

 

 

 

 

first date: c.1929 - Renumbered from RCAF 20

 

With Fighter Flight of No. 3 (B) Squadron, RCAF Station Trenton, 1935 to 1937.  Used by No. 1 (F) Squadron, at RCAF Station Trenton, Ont., 1937 and 1938.  Later became instructional airframe A26, possibly used by No. 113 (F) Squadron in this role.

 

last date: 5 September 1946 - Struck off

303

Armstrong Whitworth

 

Siskin

IIIA

 

 

 

AW 207?

 

 

 

 

first date: c.1929 - renumbered

 

Renumbered from 21.  With Fighter Flight of No. 3 (B) Squadron, RCAF Station Trenton, 1935 to 1937.  Used by No. 1 (F) Squadron, at RCAF Station Trenton, Ont., 1937 and 1938.  Damaged in landing accident, date unknown.  Used as an instructional airframe throughout WW2, serial A 27.  To No. 58 (Royal Canadian air Cadets) Squadron as training aid.

 

last date: 18 August 1947 - Struck off

304

Armstrong Whitworth

 

Siskin

IIIA

 

 

 

AW 235

 

 

 

 

first date: c.1932 - renumbered

 

Renumbered from 22.  With Fighter Flight of No. 3 (B) Squadron, RCAF Station Trenton, 1935 to 1937.  Used by No. 1 (F) Squadron, at RCAF Station Trenton, Ont., 1937 and 1938.  Became instructional airframe A 28, users included No. 92 (Royal Canadian Air Cadets) Squadron.

 

last date: 22 July 1946 - Struck off

305

Armstrong Whitworth

 

Siskin

IIIA

 

 

 

AW 397

 

 

 

 

first date: c.1932 - Renumbered

 

Renumbered from 59.

 

last date: 16 January 1939 - Struck off, after Category A damage at Minden, Ontario on 18 July 1938.

306

Armstrong-Whitworth

 

Siskin

IIIA

 

 

 

AW148

 

 

 

 

first date: c.1932 - Renumbered from RCAF 60

 

Used by No. 113 (F) Squadron in 1939.  Became Instructional Airframe A 29.

 

last date: 29 September 1942 - Struck off

307

Armstrong Whitworth

 

Siskin

IIIDC

 

 

 

AW 215

 

 

 

 

first date: c.1932 - Renumbered from 62.

 

Renumbered from 62.  Became Instructional Airframe A 11.

 

last date: 12 July 1940 - Struck off

308

Armstrong Whitworth

 

Siskin

IIIDC

 

 

first date: c.1932 - Renumbered

 

Renumbered from 63.

 

last date: 16 August 1937 - Struck off.

309

Armstrong Whitworth

 

Siskin

IIIA

 

 

 

AW 699

 

 

 

 

first date: 23 June 1931 - Renumbered from 210.

 

Renumbered from 210.  With Fighter Flight of No. 3 (B) Squadron, RCAF Station Trenton, 1935 to 1937.  Used by No. 1 (F) Squadron, at RCAF Station Trenton, Ont., 1937 and 1938.  Also with No. 113 (F) Squadron in 1939.  Later became Instructional airframe A 30.

 

last date: 29 September 1942 - Struck off

310

Hawker

Hawker, Kingston and Brooklands, UK

Hurricane

Mk. I

 

 

first date: 2 March 1939 - Taken on charge at RCAF Station Sea Island, BC

 

Ex RAF L1759.  Shipped to Vancouver.  Used by A Flight, No. 1 (F) Squadron, at RCAF Station Sea Island, BC.  To No. 3 Repair Depot at Vancouver on 6 June 1939.  To Western Air Command 1 April 1940.  Sent overseas with No. 1 Sdn. shortly after this.  Returned to RAF in UK, but retained RCAF serial number.  Operated by No. 6 (later No. 56) OTU, RAF, late 1940 / early 1941.

 

last date: 25 May 1940 - transferred to RCAF Overseas

311

Hawker

Hawker, Kingston and Brooklands, UK

Hurricane

Mk. I

 

 

first date: 14 February 1939 - Taken on charge at RCAF Station Sea Island, BC

 

Ex RAF L1760.  Shipped to Vancouver.  With A Flight, No. 1 (F) Squadron, RCAF Station Sea Island, BC, from 16 February 1939.  Ferried to east coast, at Calgary, Alberta on 8 June 1939 and at Sydney, NS by November 1939.  Moved with squadron detachment to RCAF Station Dartmouth, NS, 5 November 1939.  To UK with this unit in 1940, returned to RAF.  Still carrying RCAF serial number in 1941, while with the RAF Servicing Ferry Pool.  Attacked in error by another Hurricane (possibly from 118 Squadron) on 11 March 1941, whereupon it force-landed.  Apparently repaired and returned to service.

 

last date: 25 May 1940 - transferred to RCAF Overseas

312

Hawker

Hawker, Kingston and Brooklands, UK

Hurricane

Mk. I

 

 

first date: 14 February 1939 - Taken on charge at RCAF Station Sea Island, BC

 

Ex RAF L1761.  Shipped to Vancouver.  Used by No. 1 (F) Squadron at RCAF Station Sea Island, BC from 16 February 1939.  To A Flight 2 March 1939.  Collided with Ford Trimotor CF-BEP (ex RCAF C-GYWZ) of United Air Transport while taking off at Sea Island at 13:15 on this day.  Destroyed by post crash fire.

 

last date: 30 June 1939 - Struck off, after Category A crash, see comments

313

Hawker

Hawker, Kingston and Brooklands, UK

Hurricane

Mk. I

 

 

first date: 2 March 1939 - Taken on charge at RCAF Station Sea Island, BC

 

Ex RAF L1762.  Shipped to Vancouver.  Used by A Flight, No. 1 (F) Squadron, at RCAF Station Sea Island, BC.  To No. 3 Repair Depot, Vancouver on 6 June 1939.  To Western Air Command 1 April 1940.  Sent to UK with No. 1 (F) Squadron in 1940, coded "YO*L".  Returned to RAF shortly after, but retained RCAF serial number.  Operated by No. 6 (later No. 56) OTU, RAF, late 1940 / early 1941.

 

last date: 25 May 1940 - transferred to RCAF Overseas

314

Hawker

Hawker, Kingston and Brooklands, UK

Hurricane

Mk. I

 

 

first date: 2 March 1939 - Taken on charge at RCAF Station Sea Island, BC

 

Ex RAF L1763.  Shipped to Vancouver.  Used by A Flight, No. 1 (F) Squadron, at RCAF Station Sea Island, BC.  To No. 3 Repair Depot, Vancouver on 6 June 1939.  To Western Air Command 1 April 1940.  Sent to UK with No. 1 (F) Squadron in 1940.  Returned to RAF shortly after, but retained RCAF serial number.  Operated by No. 6 (later No. 56) OTU, RAF, late 1940 / early 1941.

 

last date: 25 May 1940 - transferred to RCAF Overseas

315

Hawker

Hawker, Kingston and Brooklands, UK

Hurricane

Mk. I

 

 

first date: 15 April 1939 - Taken on charge at RCAF Station Sea Island, BC

 

Ex RAF L1878.  Shipped to Vancouver, BC.  Used by No. 1 (F) Squadron, at RCAF Station Sea Island, BC.  With this unit to Calgary, Alberta 8 June 1939.  Moved with squadron detachment to RCAF Station Dartmouth, NS, 5 November 1939.  To Canada Car & Foundry 12 January to 25 May 1940, for repairs.  Had 69:00 airframe time when it arrived.  Repairs cost $13,221.00.  Used by Test & Development Flight at RCAF Station Rockcliffe, Ontario, dates unknown.  Sent to UK with No. 1 (F) Squadron in 1940, coded "YO-M" while in the UK.  Returned to RAF shortly after, but retained RCAF serial number.  Operated by No. 6 (later No. 56) OTU, RAF, late 1940 / early 1941.

 

last date: 25 May 1940 - transferred to RCAF Overseas

316

Hawker

Hawker, Kingston and Brooklands, UK

Hurricane

Mk. I

 

 

first date: 15 April 1939 - Taken on charge at RCAF Station Sea Island, BC

 

Ex RAF L1879.  Shipped to Vancouver, BC.  Used by No. 1 (F) Squadron, at RCAF Station Sea Island, BC.  Moved with squadron detachment to RCAF Station Dartmouth, NS, 5 November 1939.  Sent to UK with No. 1 (F) Squadron in 1940, returned to RAF ownership and serial number shortly after.  Later became instructional airframe 3238M.

 

last date: 25 May 1940 - transferred to RCAF Overseas

317

Hawker

Hawker, Kingston and Brooklands, UK

Hurricane

Mk. I

 

 

first date: 15 April 1939 - Taken on charge at RCAF Station Sea Island, BC

 

Ex RAF L1880.  Shipped to Vancouver, BC.  Used by No. 1 (F) Squadron, at RCAF Station Sea Island, BC in 1939.  Category C crash at Sea Island at 15:30 on 5 June 1939.  Was en route from Sea Island to Calgary when it crashed at Mission, BC on 8 June 1939.  Log book recorded 55 minutes flying time when it took off on last flight.

 

last date: 4 October 1939 - Struck off, after Category A crash, reduced to spares

318

Hawker

Hawker, Kingston and Brooklands, UK

Hurricane

Mk. I

 

 

first date: 15 April 1939 - Taken on charge at RCAF Station Sea Island, BC

 

Ex RAF L1881.  Shipped to Vancouver.  Used by No. 1 (F) Squadron, at RCAF Station Sea Island, BC.  To No. 3 Repair Depot at Vancouver on 6 June 1939.  Used by Test & Development Flight at RCAF Station Rockcliffe, Ontario, dates unknown.  To Western Air Command 1 April 1940.  Sent to UK with No. 1 (F) Squadron in 1940, returned to RAF ownership shortly after.

 

last date: 25 May 1940 - transferred to RCAF Overseas

319

Hawker

Hawker, Kingston and Brooklands, UK

Hurricane

Mk. I

 

 

first date: 15 April 1939 - Taken on charge at RCAF Station Sea Island, BC

 

Ex RAF L1882.  Shipped to Vancouver, BC.  Used by No. 1 (F) Squadron, at RCAF Station Sea Island, BC.  To No. 3 Repair Depot, Vancouver on 6 June 1939.  Used by Test & Development Flight at RCAF Station Rockcliffe, Ontario, dates unknown.  To Western Air Command 1 April 1940.  Sent to UK with No. 1 (F) Squadron in 1940, coded "YO*N".  Returned to RAF shortly after, but retained RCAF serial number.  Operated by No. 6 (later No. 56) OTU, RAF, late 1940 / early 1941.

 

last date: 25 May 1940 - transferred to RCAF Overseas

320

Hawker

Hawker, Kingston and Brooklands, UK

Hurricane

Mk. I

 

 

first date: 22 May 1939 - Taken on charge at RCAF Station Sea Island, BC

 

Ex RAF L1883.  Shipped to Vancouver, BC.  Delivered direct to No. 3 Repair Depot, Vancouver for storage.  To No. 1 (F) Squadron on 23 April 1940.  Sent to UK with No. 1 (F) Squadron in 1940.    Returned to RAF shortly after, but retained RCAF serial number.  Operated by No. 6 (later No. 56) OTU, RAF, late 1940 / early 1941.  Later became instructional airframe 2578M.

 

last date: 25 May 1940 - transferred to RCAF Overseas

321

Hawker

Hawker, Kingston and Brooklands, UK

Hurricane

Mk. I

 

 

first date: 22 May 1939 - Taken on charge at RCAF Station Sea Island, BC

 

Ex RAF L1884.  Delivered direct to No. 3 Repair Depot, Vancouver for storage.  To Canada Car & Foundry for repairs 20 February 1940.  To No. 1 (F) Squadron in the UK.  May have been with No. 110 (F) Squadron in UK sometime later.  Returned to RAF in the UK.  Later used for jettisonable top wing ("slip wing") trials by F. Hills and Sons.

 

last date: 25 May 1940 - transferred to RCAF Overseas

322

Hawker

Hawker, Kingston and Brooklands, UK

Hurricane

Mk. I

 

 

first date: 22 May 1939 - Taken on charge at RCAF Station Sea Island, BC

 

Ex RAF L1885.  Shipped to Vancouver.  To No. 3 Repair Depot at Vancouver on 27 June 1939.  To Western Air Command 1 April 1940.  Sent overseas with No. 1 (F) Squadron spring of 1940.  Returned to RAF shortly after, but retained RCAF serial number.  Operated by No. 6 (later No. 56) OTU, RAF, late 1940 / early 1941.

 

last date: 25 May 1940 - transferred to RCAF Overseas

323

Hawker

Hawker, Kingston and Brooklands, UK

Hurricane

Mk. I

 

 

first date: 17 May 1939 - Taken on charge at RCAF Station Dartmouth, NS

 

Ex RAF L1886.  To No. 1 (F) Squadron, 9 February 1940, at Dartmouth.  Category B damage in eastern Canada at 14:32 on 14 March 1940.  To Canada Car & Foundry, probably at Amherst, NS for repairs 2 May to 27 June 1940.  Had 1:50 flight time when it arrived at CC&F, repairs cost $6,450.00.  To No. 1 (F) Sdn. overseas when repairs completed.  Returned to RAF in the UK shortly after this, but retained RCAF serial, was still listed as 323 when it arrived at 615 Squadron.  With this until when shot down on 6 November 1940.  Crashed near a rail way line at Noah's Ark, near Sevenoaks in Kent.  Pilot Sgt Jack Hammerton was killed.  Some remains of the aircraft in the Shoreham Aircraft Museum, Kent, UK.

 

last date: 27 June 1940 - transferred to RCAF Overseas

324

Hawker

Hawker, Kingston and Brooklands, UK

Hurricane

Mk. I

 

 

first date: 17 May 1939 - Taken on charge at RCAF Station Dartmouth, NS

 

Ex RAF L1887.  To RCAF Station Ottawa, Ontario on 13 September 1939.  To No. 1 (F) Squadron at RCAF Station St. Hubert, PQ on 5 October 1939.  Category C damage at 16:15 on 16 February 1940 while with this unit.  This unit transferred to Eastern Air Command on 1 April 1940.  Moved with squadron detachment to RCAF Station Dartmouth, NS, 5 November 1939.  Flew the squadron's first wartime mission on 20 November 1939, from Dartmouth NS.  To UK with this unit in early 1940.  Returned to RAF ownership but retained RCAF serial number.  Operated by No. 6 (later No. 56) OTU, RAF.  Destroyed in mid-air with L2082 on 18 August 1940, ENE of the airfield.  Two fatalities, including Maj. K. Niedwiecki in 324.

 

last date: 25 May 1940 - transferred to RCAF Overseas

325

Hawker

Hawker, Kingston and Brooklands, UK

Hurricane

Mk. I

 

 

first date: 17 May 1939 - Taken on charge at RCAF Station Dartmouth, NS

 

Ex RAF L1888.  To No. 1 (F) Squadron, RCAF Station Dartmouth, NS, on 12 December 1939.  To the UK with this unit in early 1940.  Returned to RAF ownership but retained RCAF serial.  Operated by No. 6 (later No. 56) OTU, No. 7 OTU, No. 9 FTS and No. 5 FTSRAF.  Transferred to RN 6 September 1942.  With No. 761 Squadron, Yeovilton from October 1942, and No. 748 Squadron, Merryn from November 1942 to May 1943.

 

last date: 25 May 1940 - transferred to RCAF Overseas

326

Hawker

Hawker, Kingston and Brooklands, UK

Hurricane

Mk. I

 

 

first date: 17 May 1939 - Taken on charge at RCAF Station Dartmouth, NS

 

Ex RAF L1890.  To No. 1 (F) Squadron, 9 February 1940, at RCAF Station Dartmouth, NS.  Overseas with this unit shortly after.

 

last date: 25 May 1940 - transferred to RCAF Overseas

327

Hawker

Hawker, Kingston and Brooklands, UK

Hurricane

Mk. I

 

 

first date: 24 August 1939 - Taken on charge at RCAF Station Dartmouth, NS

 

Ex RAF L2021.  To No. 1 (F) Squadron, at RCAF Station St. Hubert, PQ, on 13 September 1939.  Moved with squadron detachment to RCAF Station Dartmouth, NS, 5 November 1939.  Overseas with this unit shortly after.

 

last date: 25 May 1940 - transferred to RCAF Overseas

328

Hawker

Hawker, Kingston and Brooklands, UK

Hurricane

Mk. I

 

 

first date: 9 August 1939 - Taken on charge at RCAF Station Ottawa, Ontario

 

Ex RAF L2022.  To No. 1 (F) Squadron, at RCAF Station St. Hubert, PQ, on 8 September 1939.  Moved with squadron detachment to RCAF Station Dartmouth, NS, 5 November 1939.  Overseas with this unit shortly after.  Used by Test & Development Flight at RCAF Station Rockcliffe, Ontario, dates unknown. 

 

last date: 25 May 1940 - transferred to RCAF Overseas

329

Hawker

Hawker, Kingston and Brooklands, UK

Hurricane

Mk. I

 

 

first date: 9 August 1939 - Taken on charge at RCAF Station Ottawa, Ontario

 

Ex RAF L2023.  Arrived at Ottawa via Canadian National Railway.  Displayed at the Canadian National Exhibition at Toronto August 1939.  To No. 1 (F) Squadron, at RCAF Station St. Hubert, PQ, on 19 September 1939.  Moved with squadron detachment to RCAF Station Dartmouth, NS, 5 November 1939.  Category A crash at Dartmouth at 10:30 on 20 November 1939.  Had 39:50 flying time in log book at time of crash.

 

last date: 21 November 1939 - Struck off and reduced to spares, after Category A crash

330

Hawker

Hawker, Kingston and Brooklands, UK

Hurricane

Mk. I

 

 

Serial number reserved for ex RAF L2144, which was shipped from the UK on 28 September 1939, but was never received in Canada.  Lost en route, or diverted back to RAF?

334

Grumman

Canada Car & Foundry, Fort William

Goblin

 

 

 

G-23

137

 

 

 

 

first date: 15 October 1940 - Taken on charge

 

No. 118 (F) Squadron, Dartmouth, NS, 1941.

 

last date: 21 April 1942 - Struck off

335

Grumman

Canada Car & Foundry, Fort William

Goblin

 

 

 

G-23

138

 

 

 

 

first date: 1 October 1940 - Taken on charge

 

Served with Test and Development Flight at RCAF Station Rockcliffe, dates unknown.  No. 118 (F) Squadron, Dartmouth, NS, 1940 to 1942. Coded "RE-Y".

 

last date: 21 April 1942 - Struck off

336

Grumman

Canada Car & Foundry, Fort William

Goblin

 

 

 

G-23

139

 

 

 

 

first date: 15 October 1940 - Taken on charge

 

No. 118 (F) Squadron, Dartmouth, NS, 1941.

 

last date: 22 September 1941 - Struck off

337

Grumman

Canada Car & Foundry, Fort William

Goblin

 

 

 

G-23

140

 

 

 

 

first date: 25 October 1940 - Taken on charge

 

No. 118 (F) Squadron, Dartmouth, NS, 1941.  With No. 123 (ACT) Squadron, RCAF Station Derbert, NS, January and February 1942.

 

last date: 21 April 1942 - Struck off

338

Grumman

Canada Car & Foundry, Fort William

Goblin

 

 

 

G-23

141

 

 

 

 

first date: 24 September 1940 - Taken on charge

 

Served with Test and Development Flight at RCAF Station Rockcliffe, dates unknown.  No. 118 (F) Squadron, Dartmouth, NS, 1940 to 1942. Coded "RE-M".

 

last date: 21 April 1942 - Struck off

339

Grumman

Canada Car & Foundry, Fort William

Goblin

 

 

 

G-23

142

 

 

 

 

first date: 15 October 1940 - Taken on charge

 

No. 118 (F) Squadron, Dartmouth, NS, 1941.  With No. 123 (ACT) Squadron, RCAF Station Derbert, NS, January and February 1942.

 

last date: 21 April 1942 - Struck off

340

Grumman

Canada Car & Foundry, Fort William

Goblin

 

 

 

G-23

143

 

 

 

 

first date: 30 September 1940 - Taken on charge

 

First flown as CF-BLK, this registration issued to Canada Car & Foundry Ltd. on 9 September 1938.  Demonstrated to RCAF at Rockcliffe late 1938.  No. 118 (F) Squadron, Dartmouth, NS, 1941.

 

last date: 21 April 1942 - Struck off

341

Grumman

Canada Car & Foundry, Fort William

Goblin

 

 

 

G-23

144

 

 

 

 

first date: 21 September 1940 - Taken on charge

 

No. 118 (F) Squadron, Dartmouth, NS, 1940 to 1942. Coded "RE-N".

 

last date: 21 April 1942 - Struck off

342

Grumman

Canada Car & Foundry, Fort William

Goblin

 

 

 

G-23

145

 

 

 

 

first date: 17 September 1940 - Taken on charge

 

To Test and Development Flight, RCAF Station Rockcliffe, Ontario, 17 September 1940.  No. 118 (F) Squadron, Dartmouth, NS, 1941.  With No. 123 (ACT) Squadron, RCAF Station Derbert, NS, January and February 1942.

 

last date: 21 April 1942 - Struck off

343

Grumman

Canada Car & Foundry, Fort William

Goblin

 

 

 

G-23

146

 

 

 

 

first date: 24 September 1940 - Taken on charge

 

No. 118 (F) Squadron, Dartmouth, NS, 1940 to 1942.  Ferried to RCAF Station Scoudouc, NB, for storage, May 1942.

 

last date: 21 April 1942 - Struck off

344

Grumman

Canada Car & Foundry, Fort William

Goblin

 

 

 

G-23

147

 

 

 

 

first date: 25 September 1940 - Taken on charge

 

No. 118 (F) Squadron, Dartmouth, NS, 1940 to 1942. Coded "RE-W".  Ferried to RCAF Station Scoudouc, NB, for storage, May 1942.

 

last date: 21 April 1942 - Struck off

345

Grumman

Canada Car & Foundry, Fort William

Goblin

 

 

 

G-23

149

 

 

 

 

first date: 30 September 1940 - Taken on charge

 

No. 118 (F) Squadron, Dartmouth, NS, 1941.  Category B crash at Dartmouth on 5 August 1941.

 

last date: 5 March 1942 - Struck off

346

Grumman

Canada Car & Foundry, Fort William

Goblin

 

 

 

G-23

150

 

 

 

 

first date: 1 October 1940 - Taken on charge

 

No. 118 (F) Squadron, Dartmouth, NS, 1941.  Category B accident on 29 July 1941 at Lawrencetown, NS.

 

last date: 5 March 1942 - Struck off

347

Grumman

Canada Car & Foundry, Fort William

Goblin

 

 

 

G-23

151

 

 

 

 

first date: 15 October 1940 - Taken on charge

 

No. 118 (F) Squadron, Dartmouth, NS, 1940 to 1942. Coded "RE-V".  Ferried to RCAF Station Scoudouc, NB, for storage, May 1942.

 

last date: 21 April 1942 - Struck off

348

Grumman

Canada Car & Foundry, Fort William

Goblin

 

 

 

G-23

152

 

 

 

 

first date: 1 October 1940 - Taken on charge

 

No. 118 (F) Squadron, Dartmouth, NS, 1940 to 1942.

 

last date: 21 April 1942 - Struck off

350

Douglas

 

Dakota

 

 

 

Reported with No. 412 (T) Squadron, RCAF Station Rockcliffe or Uplands, Ontario, post war, in "RCAF Squadrons".  Possibly KG350?



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