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Designer

Manufacturer

basic designation

variant or model

name

 

 

company designation

company number

 

 

 

 

361

Noorduyn

 

Norseman

Mk.VI

 

 

 

 

234

 

 

 

 

 

Ex US UC-64 43-5243.  Operated by No. 122 (K) Squadron on west coast, 1943.  Operated by No. 166 (T) Squadron, RCAF Station Sea Island, 1943/1945.  Later on civil register as CF-INK.

 

first date: 14 November 1943

 

last date: 25 November 1955

 

Taken on charge

 

struck off

362

Noorduyn

 

Norseman

Mk.VI

 

 

 

 

235

 

 

 

 

 

Ex US UC-64 43-5244.  Operated by No. 122 (K) Squadron on west coast, 1943.

 

first date: 14 November 1943

 

last date: 23 June 1952

 

Taken on charge

 

struck off

363

Noorduyn

 

Norseman

Mk.VI

 

 

 

 

236

 

 

 

 

 

Ex US UC-64 43-5245.  To Western Air Command in 1944.

 

first date: 14 November 1943

 

last date: 28 June 1945

 

taken on strength

 

struck off

364

Noorduyn

 

Norseman

Mk.VI

 

 

 

 

237

 

 

 

 

 

Ex US UC-64 43-5246.  Seen at RCAF Station Patricia Bay, BC in 1945.

 

first date: 14 November 1943

 

last date: 23 June 1952

 

taken on strength

 

struck off

365

Noorduyn

 

Norseman

Mk.VI

 

 

 

 

274

 

 

 

 

 

Ex US UC-64 43-5283.  Operated by No. 124 Squadron in 1943.  Sold, appeared on civil register as VH-GSF.

 

first date: 4 December 1943

 

last date: 24 September1953

 

taken on strength

 

struck off and sold

366

Noorduyn

 

Norseman

Mk.VI

 

 

 

 

275

 

 

 

 

 

ex US UC-64 43-5284. Operated by No. 413 (P) Squadron, 1948, and by No. 408 (P) Squadron,  early 1950s, both from RCAF Station Rockcliffe, Ontario.  To civil register as CF-INL, still airworthy 1976.

 

first date: 6 December 1943

 

last date: 25 November 1955

 

taken on strength

 

struck off

367

Noorduyn

 

Norseman

Mk.VI

 

 

 

 

276

 

 

 

 

 

Ex US UC-64 43-5285.

 

first date: 7 December 1943

 

last date: 11 January 1949

 

taken on strength

 

Struck off, after Category A accident at Winnipeg, Manitoba, 2 January 1949

368

Noorduyn

 

Norseman

Mk.VI

 

 

 

 

277

 

 

 

 

 

Ex US UC-64 43-5286.  Operated by the Photographic Flight, later known as No. 13 (P) Squadron, from RCAF Station Rockcliffe, Ontario, 1944 to 1947.  Operated by No. 408 (P) Squadron, RCAF Station Rockcliffe, Ontario, early 1950s.  To civil register as CF-INM.

 

first date: 8 December 1943

 

last date: 20 January 1956

 

taken on strength

 

struck off, later sold

369

Noorduyn

 

Norseman

Mk.VI

 

 

 

 

326

 

 

 

 

 

Ex US UC-64 43-5335.  With No. 124 Squadron, 1944.  With No. 435 (T) Squadron, RCAF Station Edmonton, Alberta, in August 1946.  To Carberry, Manitoba 21 August 1946.  With Winnipeg Detachment in November 1946.  Delivered to Calgary, Alberta, for storage, on 9 November 1946.

 

first date: 25 January 1944

 

last date: 20 January 1956

 

taken on strength

 

struck off

370

Noorduyn

 

Norseman

Mk.VI

 

 

 

 

327

 

 

 

 

 

ex US UC-64 43-5246 (or 43-5336?).  With No. 124 Squadron, 1944.  Used by No. 167 (Comm) Squadron, RCAF Station Dartmouth, NS, 1944 to 1945.  Later on Norwegian civil register as LN-BDV.

 

first date: 25 January 1944

 

last date: 23 April 1953

 

taken on strength

 

struck off, passed to R. Norwegian AF as "R-AP"

371

Noorduyn

 

Norseman

Mk.VI

 

 

 

 

432

 

 

 

 

 

ex US UC-64 43-35358.  To Western Air Command in 1944.  With No. 435 (T) Squadron, RCAF Station Edmonton, Alberta, in August 1946.  To Gimili, Manitoba, 23 August 1946.  Medevac flight on skiis, into NWT in January 1947.  Left Winnipeg on 3 January, reached Nottingham Island to pick up patient on 7 January.  Patient transferred to Dakota 970 at Southhampton, NWT, same day.  Norseman returned to Winnipeg after 14 January.  With 435 Squadron, Edmonton in April and March 1947.  Ferried to Rockcliffe, via Winnipeg, on 5 May 1947.   Later with 413 (P) Squadron, RCAF Station Rockcliffe, Ontario, late 1940s, coded "AP*N".  Detached to northern Manitoba winter of 1949/50.  Sold, to civil register as CF-ILR.

 

first date: 3 April 1944

 

last date: 20 January 1956

 

taken on strength

 

stuck off, later sold

372

Noorduyn

 

Norseman

Mk.VI

 

 

 

 

433

 

 

 

 

 

Ex US UC-64 43-35359.    Operated by the Photographic Flight, later known as No. 13 (P) Squadron, from RCAF Station Rockcliffe, Ontario, 1944 to 1947.  Seen at Corcoran's Camp, Windy Lake, Ontario, on floats, August 1945.  Later on Norwegian civil register as LN-BDT.

 

first date: 3 April 1944

 

last date: 23 April 1953

 

taken on strength

 

struck off, passed to R. Norwegian AF as "R-AR"

382

Grumman

 

Goose

Mk. II

 

 

 

G-21

B.39

 

 

 

 

 

Was USN JRF-5, BuAer 37786.  Used by No. 167 (Comm) Squadron, RCAF Station Dartmouth, NS, 1944 to 1945.  To civil register postwar as N60093, and CF-ESZ.

 

first date: 3 March 1944

 

last date: 4 October 1946

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off, later sold.

383

Grumman

 

Goose

Mk. II

 

 

 

G-21

B.40

 

 

 

 

 

Was USN JRF-5, BuAer 37787.  Delivered to No. 412 (T) Squadron, RCAF Station Rockcliffe, Ontario April 1949.

 

first date: 6 March 1944

 

last date: 5 September 1951

 

Taken on strength

 

Scrapped, after Category A crash on 27 August 1951 at Rockcliffe.

384

Grumman

 

Goose

Mk. II

 

 

 

G-21

B.45

 

 

 

 

 

Was USN JRF-5, BuAer 37792. Operated by No. 122 (K) Squadron on west coast, 1944.  Still on west coast in 1946.  To civil registry as CF-GEB (or CF-CGH?), later to US as N1042.

 

first date: 24 March 1944

 

last date:

 

Taken on strength

 

 

385

Grumman

 

Goose

Mk. II

 

 

 

G-21

B.50

 

 

 

 

 

Was USN JRF-5, BuAer 37797.  Assigned to Eastern Air command.  To civil register postwar as CF-EXA, H.J. O'Connell Supplies of Montreal,PQ.  Crashed June 1958 (in USA?).

 

first date: 13 April 1944

 

last date: 4 October 1946

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off, later sold

386

Grumman

 

Goose

Mk. II

 

 

 

G-21

B.55

 

 

 

 

 

Was USN JRF-5, BuAer 37802.  Manufactured in April 1944.  Used by 412(T) Squadron, RCAF Station Rockcliffe, Ont, in 1952 and 1953.  Radio call sign was VC-AOQ, displayed as "AO*Q" on fuselage.  Visited Golden Lake, Ontario in May 1953, in support of survey operations by 408 Squadron.  To civil register as CF-HUY, later C-FHUY, postwar.  To Powell River Corp. 1955-1959.  Then to  Sioux Narrows Airways, Ontario 1966-1972.  Parsons Airways Northern, 1973-1977.  Nunasi Central Airlines, 1980-1982.   Ontario Central Airways, 1983-1984.  Then to US register as N7F, Lester Bingman, Freshwater Adventures, Dillingham Alaska 1987.  Still operational c. 2000.

 

first date: 9 May 1944

 

last date: c.1955

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off, later sold

387

Grumman

 

Goose

Mk. II

 

 

 

G-21

B.54

 

 

 

 

 

Was USN JRF-5, BuAer 37801.    Used by No. 167 (Comm) Squadron, RCAF Station Dartmouth, NS, 1944 to 1945.  Category C damage at Moncton, NB on 30 June 1944.  To civil register postwar as N2721A, then VH-CRL, then PK-LEH.

 

first date: 9 May 1944

 

last date: 14 February 1956

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

388

Grumman

 

Goose

Mk. II

 

 

 

G-21

B.60

 

 

 

 

 

Was USN JRF-5, BuAer 37807.  Operated by No. 122 (K) Squadron on west coast, 1944.  Used by No. 166 Squiadron, RCAF Station Sea Island, BC, 1944 to 1945.  Reported Category A damage on 13 April 1945, apparently repairable.  Postwar to civil registry as N4762C, Alaska Coastal-Ellis Airlines.

 

first date: 30 May 1944

 

last date: 19 July 1945

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off, later sold

389

Grumman

 

Goose

Mk. II

 

 

 

G-21

B.61

 

 

 

 

 

Was USN JRF-5, BuAer 37808.  Assigned to Western Air Command.

 

first date: 7 June 1944

 

last date: 26 July 1945

 

Taken on strength

 

Written off after Category A crash at RCAF Station Jericho Beach on 9 February 1945

390

Grumman

 

Goose

Mk. II

 

 

 

G-21

B.70

 

 

 

 

 

Was USN JRF-5, BuAer 37817. To civil register postwar as CF-ETJ, later C-FETJ.  Manufactured In July 1944.  To Queen Charlottes Airlines 1953-1954 .  Canadian Forest Products, 1955.  BNP Airways.  West Coast Transport 1958-1956.  Canadian Forest Products 1976-1982.  To Air Pac, Anchorage Ak. as N2889J in 1982?  Sold to Ronald J. Rivett, Aberdeen, SD. in 1998.

 

first date: 28 July 1944

 

last date: 20 August 1946

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off, later sold

391

Grumman

 

Goose

Mk. II

 

 

 

G-21

B.77

 

 

 

 

 

Was USN JRF-5, BuAer 37824. To civil register postwar as C-FBFS, then C-FMPG.  Operated by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police from 1946 to 1994.  Now in National Aeronautical Museum, in C-FMPG markings.

 

first date: 24 August 1944

 

last date: 14 February 1946

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off, later sold

392

Grumman

 

Goose

Mk. II

 

 

 

G-21

B.76

 

 

 

 

 

Was USN JRF-5, BuAer 37823.  Manufactured in August 1944.    Used by No. 166 Squadron, RCAF Station Sea Island, BC, 1944 to 1945.  To civil register postwar, Kashower Air Service Ltd. Oshowa, Ontario, May 22, 1947 as CF-FEM.  To Dionne Automobiles Ltd. Rimouski, Quebec, May 23, 1947.  To Rimouski Airlines (?) Ltd., Rimouski, Quebec, May 27, 1947.  To G.W. Crothers Ltd., Toronto, Ontario, October 23, 1947.  To British American Oil Co. Toronto, Ontario, December 14, 1948.  Registration changed February 7, 1949 to CF-BAE.  To B.N.P. Airways Ltd. Vancouver, B. C., December 13, 1951 as CF-BAE.  To Powell River Co. Ltd. Vancouver B.C., May 31, 1952.  To B.N.P. Airways Ltd., Vancouver B.C., May 31, 1955.  To Crown Zellerbach Canada Ltd. Vancouver,BC, May 26, 1964.  To US register, Pan Aviation Inc., Miami, Florida, January 21, 1985 as N93GS.  To Amphibian Sales Inc. (Dean Franklin) Miami, Florida as N93GS.  To Classic Wings, Inc. Coraopolis, Pennsylvania as N93GS.  To Caribbean Clipper, Isle of Islay, Argyll, U.K. as U.S. Registration N93GS.

 

first date: 24 August 1944

 

last date: 16 January 1947

 

Accepted by RCAF

 

Struck off, later sold.

393

Grumman

 

Goose

Mk. II

 

 

 

G-21

B.78

 

 

 

 

 

Was USN JRF-5, BuAer 37825.  Manufactured in September 1944.  To No. 9 (T) Group, later Air Transport Command, from 1946.  To civil register postwar, to Powell River Corp. 1956 as CF-HUZ.  To Macmillon-Bloedel Corp. Vancouver, B.C. 1966.   Named Dryad II.  To West Coast Transmission Ltd. 1967-1977.  Back to Macmillon-Bloedel Corp. Vancouver, B.C. 1980-1989.  To Pacific Coastal Airlines/ Port Hardy B.C. in  1994 as C-FHUZ, still in commercial operations c. 2000.  Company number reported as B.83, ex USN 37830, by Wilson.

 

first date: 2 October 1944

 

last date: 14 February 1956

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off, later sold.

394

Grumman

 

Goose

Mk. II

 

 

 

G-21

B.48

 

 

 

 

 

Was USN JRF-5, BuAer 37795 (or 84795?).  To No. 9 (T) Group, later Air Transport Command, from 1946.  Returned to US, became USAF 48-128?  Reported crashed in 1952 (while with USAF?).  Company number also reported as B.90 - some confusion here.

 

first date: 3 November 1944

 

last date: 30 January 1952

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off

395

Grumman

 

Goose

Mk. II

 

 

 

G-21

B.53

 

 

 

 

 

Was USN JRF-5, BuAer 37800 (reported by Wilson as c/n B.98, BuNo 84803).  Assigned to Western Air Command.  To civil register postwar as N3284 (or CF-GEC?).

 

first date: 5 December 1944

 

last date: 25 September 1947

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off, later sold

396

Grumman

 

Goose

Mk. II

 

 

 

G-21

B.98

 

 

 

 

 

Was USN JRF-5, BuAer 84803 (reported by Wilson as B.99, BuNo 84804).  Assigned to Western air Command.  To civil register postwar as CF-GEC, later C-FGEC, of West Coast Air.

 

first date: 16 December 1944

 

last date: 13 January 1946

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off and sold

397

Grumman

 

Goose

Mk. II

 

 

 

G-21

B.99

 

 

 

 

 

Was USN JRF-5, BuAer 84804. Assigned to No. 9 (T) Group, later Air Transport Command, in 1946.  Postwar to civil registry as N62899, then CF-VFU and now C-FVFU.  Reported also as c/n B.107, BuNo 84812, CF-IOL?

 

first date: 20 January 1945

 

last date: 8 January 1948

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off, later sold


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