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Designer

Manufacturer

basic designation

variant or model

name

 

company designation

company number

 

 

 

902

Canadian Vickers

 

Vancouver

Mk. II

 

 

 

CV 164

 

 

 

 

first date: c.1935 - Renumbered from G-CYVQ

 

was G-CYVQ.  With No. 4 (FB) Squadron, later No. 4 (BR) Sdn., RCAF Station Jericho Beach, BC, 1933 to 1939.  With No. 13 (OT) Squadron, RCAF Stations Sea Island or Patricia Bay, BC, 1940.

 

last date: 25 November 1940 - Struck off

903

Canadian Vickers

 

Vancouver

Mk. II

 

 

 

CV 165

 

 

 

 

first date: c.1935 - Renumbered from G-CYVR

 

Was G-CYVR.  Seen at RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario, on 2 February 1938.  With No. 4 (BR) Squadron, RCAF Station Jericho Beach, BC, 1933 to 1939, coded "FY*D".  With No. 13 (OT) Squadron, RCAF Stations Sea Island or Patricia Bay, BC, 1940.

 

last date: 25 November 1940 - Struck off

904

Canadian Vickers

 

Vancouver

Mk. II

 

 

 

CV 166

 

 

 

 

first date: c.1935 - Renumbered from G-CYVS

 

was G-CYVS.   With No. 4 (BR) Squadron, RCAF Station Jericho Beach, BC, 1933 to 1939.  May have later served at seaplane school.  Engines were used for instructional purposes after aircraft was struck off.  Ginger Cootes Airways attempted to buy airframe in October 1940, but offer was refused.

 

last date: 1940 - Struck off

905

Canadian Vickers

 

Vancouver

Mk. II

 

 

 

CV 167

 

 

 

 

first date: c.1935 - Renumbered from G-CYVT.

 

was G-CYVT.  With No. 4 (BR) Squadron, RCAF Station Jericho Beach, BC, 1933 to 1939.

 

last date: 5 May 1936 - Struck off

906

Canadian Vickers

 

Vancouver

Mk. I,  IIS/W

 

 

 

CV 168

 

 

 

 

first date: c. 1935 - Renumbered from G-CYVU.

 

Was G-CYVU. Converted to armed Service standard, as Mk. IIS/W.    With No. 4 (BR) Squadron, RCAF Station Jericho Beach, BC, 1933 to 1939.  Struckoff by 1940.

 

last date: c.1940 - Struck off

907

Supermarine

Canadian Vickers, Montreal

Stranraer

 

 

 

 

CV 184

 

 

 

 

first date: 19 October 1938 - Launched at Canadian Vickers basin, Montreal, PQ.

 

First Canadian built Stranraer, and first purpose built warplane built in Canada since 1918.  First flight 21 October 1938, by H. Hollick-Kenyon.  Taken on strength, and delivered to No. 7 (BR) Squadron on 9 November 1938, the first operational RCAF Stranraer.  To RCAF Station Dartmouth on 3 December 1938.  Temporary duty with 5 Squadron on Atlantic coast, to escort Royal Yacht from Newfoundland into Gulf of St. Lawrence 14 May 1939.   Later with No. 13 (OT) Squadron, RCAF Station Patricia Bay, BC, 1941 to 1942.  Operated by No. 117 (BR) Squadron, RCAF Station Sydney, NS, briefly in 1941.  Operated by No. 6 (BR) Squadron, from RCAF Station Alliford Bay, BC, in 1942 to 1943.  To civil register postwar as CF-BYI.  Registered 3 December 1945 to W.C. Spile of Montreal.  To Spilsbury & Hepburn Ltd. of Vancouver, BC on 23 February 1946.  Fitted with Pegasus X engines in December 1946.  To Queen Charlotte Airlines on 9 September 1947.  Forced landing after in flight fire on 25 January 1948, 5 miles NW of Rock Bay, BC.  Not repaired?

 

last date: 7 February 1945 - struck off strength

908

Supermarine

Canadian Vickers, Montreal

Stranraer

 

 

 

 

CV 185

 

 

 

 

first date: 30 November 1938 - taken on charge

 

Delivered to No. 7 (BR) Squadron, RCAF Station Dartmouth, NS, on 3 December 1938.  Operated by No. 5 (BR) Squadron, RCAF Station Dartmouth, NS, 1938 to 1942.  Escorted Royal Yacht from Newfoundland into Gulf of St. Lawrence 14 May 1939.  Flew this squadron's first war time mission, a patrol over the approaches to Halifax harbour, (and first RCAF Stranraer mission of war), on 10 September 1939.  5 vessels sighted, none hostile.  May have also have been the first RCAF operation of WW2.  Category B damage on 5 February 1942, still with No. 5 Sdn.

 

last date: 26 January 1944 - Struck off

909

Supermarine

Canadian Vickers, Montreal

Stranraer

 

 

 

 

CV 186

 

 

 

 

first date: 11 May 1939 - Taken on strength

 

Temporary duty with 5 Squadron on Atlantic coast, to escort Royal Yacht from Newfoundland into Gulf of St. Lawrence 14 May 1939.  With No. 20 (BR) Squadron (later No. 120 Sdn.), c.1942, in British Columbia.  To civil register postwar  as CF-BYL.  Registration reserved on 27 March 1946 to W. C. Stiple of Montreal, but not taken up.  To Spilsbury & Hepburn Ltd. of Vancouver on 5 July 1946.  Disappeared en route from Prince Rupert to Stewart, BC on 31 August 1948.

 

last date: 7 February 1945 - Struck off

910

Supermarine

Canadian Vickers, Montreal

Stranraer

 

 

 

 

CV 187

 

 

 

 

first date: May 1939 - assembled at Dartmouth

 

Direct to No. 5 (BR) Squadron, RCAF Station Dartmouth, NS, early 1939.  Taken on strength at Dartmouth, on 30 May 1939.  Served with No. 4 (BR) Squadron, RCAF Stations Jericho Beach and Ucluelet, BC, from 1939 to c.1942.  Back to No. 5 Squadron in 1942.  To civil register postwar as CF-BYE, registered on 17 July 1945 to W.C. Stiple of Montreal.  Exported to Aero Transport Corporation of Tampa, Florida in September 1945, became NR43590.  Later became VP-JAH.

 

last date: 7 February 1945 - Struck off, later sold.

911

Supermarine

Canadian Vickers, Montreal

Stranraer

 

 

 

 

CV 188

 

 

 

 

first date: May 1939 - assembled at Dartmouth

 

Delivered direct to No. 5 (GR) Squadron, RCAF Station Dartmouth, NS.  Taken on strength at Dartmouth on 8 June 1939.

 

last date: 12 December 1939 - Struck off.

912

Supermarine

Canadian Vickers, Montreal

Stranraer

 

 

 

 

CV 189

 

 

 

 

first date: 6 July 1939 - Taken on strength

 

Tested from the Ottawa River at RCAF Station Rockcliffe in July 1939.  With No. 4 (BR) Squadron, RCAF Station Jericho Beach, BC, 16 July 1939.  First Stranraer to this unit.  With No. 120 BR) Squadorn at Coal Harbour, BC in 1942.

 

last date: 7 February 1945 - Struck off

913

Supermarine

Canadian Vickers, Montreal

Stranraer

 

 

 

 

CV 190

 

 

 

 

first date: 5 August 1939 - Taken on strength

 

Operated by No. 5 (BR) Squadron, RCAF Station Dartmouth, NS, 1938 to c.1941, coded "QN*B".  With No. 4 (BR) Squadron, RCAF Station Jericho Beach, BC, in mid 1940.  Operated by No. 120 (BR) Squadron from RCAF Station Coal Harbour, BC, 1941 to 1943.  To civil register as CF-BYF, registered on 6 April 1945 to W.C. Stiple of Montreal.  Exported to Aero Transport Corporation of Tampa, Florida in September 1945, became NR45327.  Later became VP-JAK.

 

last date: 7 February 1945 - Struck off

914

Supermarine

Canadian Vickers, Montreal

Stranraer

 

 

 

 

CV 204

 

 

 

 

first date: 31 August 1939 - Taken on charge

 

Operated by No. 5 (BR) Squadron, RCAF Station Dartmouth, NS, 1938 to 1941.  Coded "QN*O" in service with 5 Sdn.  Operated by No. 117 (BR) Squadron, RCAF Station Sydney, NS, briefly in 1941.  With No. 4 (BR) Squadron at Ucluelet, BC in 1942.  To civil register as CF-BYH, registered to W.C. Stiple of Montreal on 17 July 1945.  Exported to Aero Transport Corporation of Tampa Florida in September 1945, became NR45389, then VP-JAJ.

 

last date: 7 February 1945 - Struck off, later sold.

915

Supermarine

Canadian Vickers, Montreal

Stranraer

 

 

 

 

CV 205

 

 

 

 

first date: 27 September 1939 - Taken on charge

 

Served with No. 4 (BR) Squadron, RCAF Stations Jericho Beach and Ucluelet, BC, from 1939 to 1941, coded "FB*Y".  Operated by No. 9 (BR) Squadron, RCAF Station Bella Bella, BC, 1941 to 1944.  To civil register as CF-BYJ, registered to W.C. Stiple of Montreal on 20 November 1944, not taken up.  To Morris Summit Gold Mines of Vancouver on 11 September 1946.  To Quenn Charlotte Airlines on 17 September 1946.  Converted to Super Stranraer April 1949, with Wright GR-1820-205A engines.  Overturned on landing at Belize Inlet, BC, after flight from Sullivan Bay, on 24 December 1949.  Not repaired.

 

last date: 7 February 1945 - Struck off, later sold.

916

Supermarine

Canadian Vickers, Montreal

Stranraer

 

 

 

 

CV 206

 

 

 

 

first date: 12 November 1939 - taken on strength

 

Operated by No. 5 (BR) Squadron, RCAF Station Dartmouth, NS, 1938 to 1941.  Coded "QN*P".  Category D damage while there.  Operated by No. 6 (BR) Squadron, from RCAF Station Alliford Bay, BC, in 1942 to 1943.

 

last date: 10 August 1943 - struck off

917

Grumman

 

Goose

Mk. III

 

 

G-21A

1016

 

 

 

 

first date: June 1938 - Purchased second hand, from Gillies Aviation.

 

Manufactured in June 1938, sold to Gillies Aviation 1938.  Later sold to RCAF.  Taken on charge 26 July 1938.  Used by No. 12 (Comm) Squadron, RCAF Station Rockcliffe, as VIP transport.  Used by No. 13 (OT) Squadron, RCAF Station Patricia Bay, BC, 1940 to 1942.  Used by No. 122 (K) Squadron, RCAF Station Patricia Bay, BC, 1942.  Crashed near Yakutat, Alaska on 21 July 1942.  Salvaged for spare parts.

 

last date: 23 October 1942 - Struck off, see comments.

918

Supermarine

Canadian Vickers, Montreal

Stranraer

 

 

 

 

CV 207

 

 

 

 

first date: 23 October 1940 - Taken on charge

 

Operated by No. 9 (BR) Squadron, Bella Bella, BC.

 

last date: 2 September 1944 - Struck off, after Category B wreck near Bella Bella, BC on 2 October 1942.

919

Supermarine

Canadian Vickers, Montreal

Stranraer

 

 

 

 

CV 208

 

 

 

 

first date: 18 November 1940 - Taken on charge

 

Operated in utility role by No. 166 (T) Squadron, RCAF Station Sea Island, 1943/1944.  To civil register as CF-BYA, then to US, registration unknown.  Note: this registration also reported as company number CV 209, which was actually RCAF 920.

 

last date: 29 November 1944 - Struck off, later sold.

920

Supermarine

Canadian Vickers, Montreal

Stranraer

 

 

 

 

CV 209

 

 

 

 

first date: 28 November 1940 - Taken on charge

 

Operated by No. 5 (BR) Squadron, Eastern Air Command.  Operated by No. 7 (BR) Squadron, RCAF Station Prince Rupert, BC, 1941.  Operated by No. 9 (BR) Squadron, RCAF Station Bella Bella, BC, 1941 to 1944.  Category B damage while with this unit, on 16 September 1943.  To civil register as CF-BXO, to Labrador Mining and Exploration Company of Montreal on 24 May 1944.  Registration reserved for E. Lando of Vancouver on 23 April 1947, not taken up.  To Queen Charlotte Airlines on 28 May 1947.  Converted to Super Stranraer March 1950, with GR-1820-G202A engines.  Damaged at Sullivan Bay, BC on 23 February 1952, stored.  To W.K. Slye on 15 December 958, then to Stranraer Aerial Enterprises of Vancouver on 28 June 1962.  Purchased by RAF Museum in early 1970s, transported from Abbotsford, BC to the UK inside an RAF Belfast.  Now in RAF Museum, Hendon, UK, marked as RCAF 920, but still in Super Stranraer configuration.

 

last date: 10 May 1944 - Struck off, later sold

921

Supermarine

Canadian Vickers, Montreal

Stranraer

 

 

 

 

CV 210

 

 

 

 

first date: 6 February 1941 - Taken on charge

 

With No. 5 (BR) Squadron, Eastern Air Command, in 1941.  With No. 13 (OT) Squadron, RCAF Station Patricia Bay, BC, 1941 to 1942.  To civil register as CF-BYD, registered to W.C. Stiple of Montreal on 13 February 1945.  Exported to Aero Transport Corporation of Tampa Florida in June 1945, became NX45325.

 

last date: 29 November 1944 - Struck off

922

Supermarine

Canadian Vickers, Montreal

Stranraer

 

 

 

 

CV 211

 

 

 

 

first date: 15 February 1941 - Taken on charge

 

Operated by No. 6 (BR) Squadron, from RCAF Station Alliford Bay, BC, in 1941, coded "QN*F".  Crew was working on aircraft in the dark, with lanterns.  Draining fuel was ignited.  Official investigation determined cause was "carelessness".  Crash boat was away picking up leave party, aircraft burned out at mooring.

 

last date: 18 February 1942 - Struck off, after being destroyed by fire on 31 December 1941 during maintenance at Alliford Bay

923

Supermarine

Canadian Vickers, Montreal

Stranraer

 

 

 

 

CV 212

 

 

 

 

first date: 19 March 1941 - Taken on charge

 

With No. 5 (BR) Squadron, Eastern Air Command, in 1941.  Operated by No. 6 (BR) Squadron, from RCAF Station Alliford Bay, BC, in 1942 to 1943.  To civil register as CF-BYG.  Registered to W.C. Stiple of Montreal on 1 October 1945, no further records.

 

last date: 7 February 1945 - Struck off, later sold.

924

Grumman

 

Goose

Mk. II

 

 

G-21

1013

 

 

 

 

first date: 12 September 1939 - Given to RCAF as a gift

 

Manufactured in May 1938.  First registered as CF-BKE, to  J.P. Bickell, Toronto.  Later to  McIntyre-Porcupine Mines, 1938.  Used by No. 13 (OT) Squadron, RCAF Station Patricia Bay, BC, 1940 to 1942.  Coded "MK-G".  Operated by No. 120 (BR) Squadron from RCAF Station Coal Harbour, BC, c.1943.  Used by No. 122 (K) Squadron, RCAF Station Patricia Bay, BC, 1942 and 1943 (same code?).  Still carried this code in September 1943, while with the Photographic Flight, RCAF Station Rockcliffe, Ont.  Used by No. 167 (Comm) Squadron, RCAF Station Dartmouth, NS, 1943 to 1945.  To US register postwar as NC18175, sold to Union Mining Co.of Pittsburg on 1 January 1945.  Later registered as N121H.  Converted to G-21E, McKinnon S/N 1211.

 

last date: 1 January 1945 - Sold as surplus.

925

Grumman

 

Goose

Mk. II

 

 

G-21

1082

 

 

 

 

first date: 10 July 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Served with No. 121 (K) Squadron, RCAF Station Darthmouth, NS.  Sunk at Vancouver on 15 December 1941, apparently recovered.  Coded "EN-B" in summer of 1942, while with this unit.  Reported as crashed November 1942.

 

last date: 15 January 1943 - Struck off.

926

Grumman

 

Goose

Mk. II

 

 

G-21

1083

 

 

 

 

first date: 16 July 1940 - Taken on charge

 

Manufactured in July 1940 as  G-21A-G-21C.  Ex USN, their serial number 13431.  Served with No. 121 (K) Squadron, RCAF Station Darthmouth, NS.  Carried Governor General Earl of Athlone to RCAF Station Trenton 9 July 1941.  To civil register postwar as CF-BZY.  Owned by Canada Veneers Ltd., St. John from 1945 to 1951.  Sold in USA in May 1951, registered first as N36992, later N3692.  Also reported as G-ASXG in this period.  Imported into Canada in 1972, to Airwest Airlines Ltd., Vancouver, BC.  Converted to G-21C in1973.  To Trans Provincial Airlines, Prince Rupert, BC., then to Air BC Ltd. 1978.  Converted back to pistons.  To Pacific Coastal Airlines, Port Hardy, BC .  Destroyed 12 May, 1988. No details

 

last date: 25 June 1942 - Struck off, later sold.

927

Supermarine

Canadian Vickers, Montreal

Stranraer

 

 

 

 

CV 213

 

 

 

 

first date: 27 May 1941 - Taken on charge

 

Sank at Vancouver on 15 December 1941.

 

last date: 18 February 1942 - Struck off.

928

Supermarine

Canadian Vickers, Montreal

Stranraer

 

 

 

 

CV 214

 

 

 

 

first date: 25 June 1941 - Taken on charge

 

Category A accident on 30 December 1941, no details.

 

last date: 18 February 1942 - Struck off.

929

Supermarine

Canadian Vickers, Montreal

Stranraer

 

 

 

 

CV 215

 

 

 

 

first date: 26 June 1941 - Taken on charge

 

Operated by No. 117 (BR) Squadron, RCAF Station Sydney, NS, briefly in 1941.

 

last date: 6 November 1943 - Struck off, after Category A damage on 13 September 1943.

930

Supermarine

Canadian Vickers, Montreal

Stranraer

 

 

 

 

CV 216

 

 

 

 

first date: 4 July 1941 - Taken on charge

 

Operated by No. 6 (BR) Squadron, from RCAF Station Alliford Bay, BC, in 1941 to 1943.

 

last date: 7 February 1945 - Struck off.

931

Supermarine

Canadian Vickers, Montreal

Stranraer

 

 

 

 

CV 217

 

 

 

 

first date: 10 July 1941 - Taken on charge

 

To Western Air Command in 1941.

 

last date: 4 December 1943 - Struck off.

932

Supermarine

Canadian Vickers, Montreal

Stranraer

 

 

 

 

CV 218

 

 

 

 

first date: 10 July 1941 - Taken on charge

 

Crashed on training flight on 2 November 1941, destroyed by fire.

 

last date: 7 February 1942 - Struck off after crash, see comments.

933

Supermarine

Canadian Vickers, Montreal

Stranraer

 

 

 

 

CV 219

 

 

 

 

first date: 10 July 1941 - Taken on charge

 

To Western Air Command in 1941.

 

last date: 3 November 1943 - Struck off

934

Supermarine

Canadian Vickers, Montreal

Stranraer

 

 

 

 

CV 220

 

 

 

 

first date: 10 July 1941 - Taken on charge

 

To Western Air Command in 1941.  Served with No. 4 (BR) Squadron, RCAF Stations Jericho Beach and Ucluelet, BC, from 1941 to 1943.

 

last date: 7 February 1945 - Struck off

935

Supermarine

Canadian Vickers, Montreal

Stranraer

 

 

 

 

CV 221

 

 

 

 

first date: 9 August 1941 - Taken on charge

 

With No. 13 (OT) Squadron, RCAF Station Patricia Bay, BC, 1941 to 1942.  Crashed in Skidgate Channel, Queen Charlottes, on training flight, 14 February 1943.  6 fatalaties.  With No. 6 (BR) Squadron, RCAF Station Alliford Bay, BC, at time of crash.

 

last date: 8 March 1943 - Struck off after crash, see comments.

936

Supermarine

Canadian Vickers, Montreal

Stranraer

 

 

 

 

CV 222

 

 

 

 

first date: 12 August 1941 - Taken on charge

 

Operated by No. 9 (BR) Squadron, RCAF Station Bella Bella, BC.  Also with No. 13 (OT) Squadron in 1942, probably at RCAF Station Patricia Bay, BC.  To civil register as CF-BYK, registered to W.C. Stiple of Montreal on 1 October 1945.  Exported to Aero Transport Corporation of Tampa, Florida in late 1945, registration unknown.

 

last date: 7 February 1945 - Struck off, later sold.

937

Supermarine

Canadian Vickers, Montreal

Stranraer

 

 

 

 

CV 223

 

 

 

 

first date: 14 August 1941 - Taken on charge

 

With No. 117 (BR) Squadron, RCAF Stations Sydney, Dartmouth, Bella Bella, BC, and Jericho Beach, BC August 1941 to March 1944, in camouflage.

 

last date: 8 March 1944 - Struck off

938

Supermarine

Canadian Vickers, Montreal

Stranraer

 

 

 

 

CV 224

 

 

 

 

first date: 16 August 1941 - Taken on charge

 

Seen at RCAF Rockcliffe, Ontario on 23 August 1941, apparently fresh from factory.  Operated by No. 117 (BR) Squadron, RCAF Station Sydney, NS, briefly in 1941.  To Western Air Command in 1941.  Operated in utility role by No. 166 (T) Squadron, RCAF Station Sea Island, 1943.

 

last date: 30 November 1943 - Struck off

939

Grumman

 

Goose

Mk. II

 

 

G-21

1005 (or 1082?)

 

 

 

 

first date: 25 September 1940 - Purchased second hand

 

Manufactured in October 1937 as G-21-G-21A, US registration NC16014.  first owner was Col. McCormick, 1937.  Used by No. 12 (Com) Squadron, RCAF Station Rockcliffe, Ontario.  Later sold in Canada, reported as CF-BTE, but not confirmed.   Later registered as HC-SBB.  Crashed at Rio Curaray 1949.

 

last date: 4 October 1944 - Sold as surplus, in USA.

940

Grumman

 

Goose

Mk. II

 

 

G-21

1002 (or 1083?)

 

 

 

 

first date: 16 October 1940 - Purchased second hand.

 

Originally NC16911, delivered to Henry Morgan in September, 1937. On August 25, 1939, it was purchased from the original owner and ferried to Canada as CF-BTF.  Used by No. 13 (OT) Squadron, RCAF Station Patricia Bay, BC, 1940 to 1942.  On March 14, 1941, it was involved in a Category C accident at Patricia Bay.   Used by No. 122 (K) Squadron, coded "AB*F", for flights to Alaska.  Used by No. 166 Squadron, RCAF Station Sea Island, BC, 1943 to 1945.  Sold to the U.S., appearing on the U.S. register as NC66020 before being purchased by Bahamas Airways and exported.  It was re-registered as VP-BAE.  On March 16, 1947 it was involved in an accident at Nassau and is presumed destroyed.

 

last date: 5 January 1945 - Struck off

941

Grumman

 

Goose

Mk. II

 

 

G-21A

1061

 

 

 

 

first date: 1 November 1940 - Donated by owner to RCAF

 

Manufactured in December 1939.  Registered to J.P. Bickell, Toronto, as CF-BQE, on 29 January 1940.  Used by No. 13 (OT) Squadron, RCAF Station Patricia Bay, BC, 1940 to 1942.  Operated by No. 122 (K) Squadron on west coast, 1942.  Exported in February 1945, to Northwest Air Services of Seattle, Washington.  To Alaska Coastal Airlines, January 1945-1962, as N48550.  To Alaska Coastal-Ellis Airlines 1962-1967.  To Alaska Airlines, 1967-1972.  To Antilles Airboats 1972-?.  To Larry Teufel Portland, Or. 1990, current owner, c.2000.

 

last date: 5 January 1945 - Sold to civil register.

942

Grumman

 

Goose

Mk. II

 

 

G-21

1003

 

 

 

 

first date: 29 March 1941 - Purchased second hand

 

Manufactured as G-21 in September 1937.  Registered as NC16912 to E. Harriman.  Allocated to No. 13 (OT) Sqn. Vancouver on March 29, 1942.  Used by No. 122 (K) Squadron, RCAF Station Patricia Bay, BC, 1942 and 1943.  Surplused May 9, 1945 at Patricia Bay and sold in Canada.  Bought on April 24, 1945 by Hamiltair Ltd. (Hamilton Standard Propellers), registered as CF-BHL, the first civilian Goose in Canada.  To Malibu Searo Service Ltd. 5 July 1945.  To BNP Airways in 1950.  To Central B.C. Airways on 22 May 1952.  On January 21, 1953, force landed due to bad weather and sank at Kingscorner Point north of Butedale, B.C. 5 fatalities.  Only the pilot survived.

 

last date: 9 May 1945 - Sold to civil register

943

Grumman

 

Goose

Mk. II

 

 

G-21

1007

 

 

 

 

first date: 25 August 1941 - Bought second hand by RCAF.

 

Manufactured in November 1937 as G-21-G-21A.  Seventh Goose built.  First registered as NC16916, to  P.Crosley Jr.  Used by No. 12 (Com) Squadron, RCAF Station Rockcliffe, Ontario from 1941.  Cat. D damage 21 August 1942 when high winds blew four aircraft together at Rockcliffe.  Crashed September 1, 1943, repaired.  Surplused November 22, 1944 and sold in the USA as NC39084.  Later became VP-GAA, Guyana Airways Corp. 1945.  Then VP-BAA.  Back to USA as N10020,  Catalina Channel Airlines, 1959-1963.  Catalina Air re-registered as N13CS in 1967.

 

last date: 22 November 1944 - Sold as surplus, in USA.

944

Grumman

 

Goose

Mk. II

 

 

G-21A

1019

 

 

 

 

first date: 30 September 1940 - Purchased second hand

 

Manufactured in August 1938 as G-21A.  First registered as NC2385, to C. Whitney, Gillies Aviation.   Used as VIP transport by No. 12 (Com) Squadron from 1941, with special high gloss finish.  Sold in USA (as NC2385 again?).

 

last date: 1 January 1945 - Sold as surplus

946

Supermarine

Canadian Vickers, Montreal

Stranraer

 

 

 

 

CV 225

 

 

 

 

first date: 7 October 1941 - Taken on charge

 

Went missing on 4 November 1941, from Penticton, BC.  Probably with No. 6 or No. 9 (BR) Squadron at the time.

 

last date: 1 June 1942 - Struck off after going missing, see comments.

947

Supermarine

Canadian Vickers, Montreal

Stranraer

 

 

 

 

CV 226

 

 

 

 

first date: 17 October 1941 - Taken on charge

 

Reported Category A at Vancouver on 22 April 1942.

 

last date: 2 September 1944 - Struck off

948

Supermarine

Canadian Vickers, Montreal

Stranraer

 

 

 

 

CV 227

 

 

 

 

first date: 21 October 1941 - Taken on charge

 

Operated by No. 6 (BR) Squadron, from RCAF Station Alliford Bay, BC, in 1941 to 1943.  Category C damage at Patricia Bay on 28 April 1942.  To civil register as CF-BYB, registered to W.C. Stiple of Montreal on 5 January 1945.  Exported to Aero Transport Corporation of Tampa, Florida, became NR45326.

 

last date: 29 November 1944 - Struck off, later sold.

949

Supermarine

Canadian Vickers, Montreal

Stranraer

 

 

 

 

CV 228

 

 

 

 

first date: 22 October 1941 - Taken on charge

 

Operated by No. 9 (BR) Squadron, RCAF Station Bella Bella, BC, 1941 to 1944.  Flew this squadron's first operational mission on 9 December 1941, patrol from Bella Bella.  Category B damage while with this unit, on 29 July 1942.  Last Stranraer on strength with RCAF.  To civil register as CF-BYM, registered to Siple Aircraft Ltd. of Dorval, PQ on 31 October 1946.  To Queen Charlotte Airlines on 26 August 1949.  Crashed after striking trees on takeoff from Sovereign Lake, BC on 1 October 1957.

 

last date: 20 January 1946 - Struck off and sold.

950

Supermarine

Canadian Vickers, Montreal

Stranraer

 

 

 

 

CV 229

 

 

 

 

first date: 22 October 1941 - Taken on charge

 

Operated by No. 120 (BR) Squadron from RCAF Station Coal Harbour, BC, 1941 to 1943.

 

last date: 7 February 1945 - Struck off


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