RAF Type B roundel Canadian Military Aircraft
Serial Numbers
RCAF 9701 to 9750
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Manufacturer

basic designation

variant or model

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company designation

company number

 

 

 

9751

Consolidated

Boeing Canada, Vancouver

Canso

A

 

 

first date: 15 October 1942 - Taken on strength at No. 3 Training Command.

 

Used by the Test and Development Establishment, probably at RCAF Station Rockcliffe, Ontario.  To Canadian Vickers in Montreal on 23 March 1943, for special tests on radio equipment installation.  To Eastern Air Command on 1 April 1943.  To Clark Ruse Aircraft in Moncton, NB for repairs or overhaul on 6 May 1943, completed on 21 May, back to EAC.  To stored reserve at Mount Pleasant, PEI on 25 July 1945.  Available for disposal from 2 June 1946.  Had 384:55 airframe time when struck off.

 

last date: 27 June 1947 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale.

9752

Consolidated

Boeing Canada, Vancouver

Canso

A

 

 

first date: 3 December 1942 - Taken on strength at Western Air Command

 

With No. 120 (BR) Squadron at RCAF Station Coal Harbour, BC in 1943.  To Canadian Pacific Airlines at Vancouver, BC on 31 March 1943 for repairs, following "mechanical failure".  Completed on 7 May 1943.  Had 120:00 airframe time by then.  Also used by No. 160 (BR) Squadron for training, at RCAF Station Sea Island, BC in 1943, before this unit transferred to Eastern Air Command.  Back to Canadian Pacific Airlines on 3 June 1944, for overhaul.  To No. 22 Sub Repair Depot at Sea Island, BC for repairs on 26 October 1944, completed on 6 February 1945.  To No. 3 Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Patricia Bay, BC following repairs.  To stored reserve at Abbotsford, BC on 26 July 1945.  Had 1834:00 total time and 348:00 since overhaul when struck off.

 

last date: 4 October 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale.

9753

Consolidated

Boeing Canada, Vancouver

Canso

A

 

 

first date: 8 February 1943 - Taken on charge

 

Accepted at the Boeing Canada factory by No. 13 Aircraft Inspection Detachment.  Held by this unit pending completion of radio installation.  To Western Air Command on 27 February 1943.  Reported with No. 5 (BR) Squadron in Nova Scotia, Newfoundland, or Quebec, coded "C", but this is not supported by the Aircraft Record Card.  With No. 120 (BR) Squadron at RCAF Station Coal Harbour, BC in 1943.  To Canadian Pacific Airlines in Vancouver, BC on 10 July 1943 for repairs, following Category B crash.  Completed on 8 May 1944, delivered to stored reserve at WAC.  Issued to unknown unit on 24 August 1944.  Back to storage on 7 August 1945, with No. 2 Air Command.

 

last date: 20 August 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale.

9754

Consolidated

Boeing Canada, Vancouver

Canso

A

 

 

first date: 5 February 1943 - Taken on charge

 

Accepted at the Boeing Canada factory by No. 13 Aircraft Inspection Detachment.  Held by this unit pending completion of radio installation.  To Eastern Air Command on 3 March 1943.  Carried name "Mary K" on nose, without squadron codes, date unknown.  Coded P of No. 162 (Bomber Reconnaissance) Squadron, RAF Wick, Scotland.  On 24 June 1944, with Flight Lieutenant D.E. Hornell and crew, sank U-1225 at 63-00N 00-50W.  U-boat was sited at 19:00, one engine shot off during attack but aircraft pressed on and dropped several depth charges around the sub.  As a result of AA fire from the U-boat, the Canso was on fire and had to ditch.  The crew spent 21 hours in the water with one dinghy. Two members died before they were rescued. Flight Lieutenant Hornell died shortly after rescue and was posthumously awarded the Victoria Cross "for inspiring leadership, valor and devotion to duty".

 

last date: 3 August 1944 - Struck off, after being lost on 24 June 1944, see comments.

9755

Consolidated

Boeing Canada, Vancouver

Canso

A

 

 

first date: 5 February 1943 - Taken on charge

 

Accepted at the Boeing Canada factory by No. 13 Aircraft Inspection Detachment.  Held by this unit pending completion of radio installation.  To Eastern Air Command on 3 March 1943.  To No. 4 Repair Depot at RCAF Station Scoudoc, NB on 5 February 1945, for major repairs.  To storage at No. 6 RD on 2 June 1945.  Had 1591:30 airframe time when struck off.  Sold to Aircraft Industries of Canada Ltd., Montreal, PQ.  To Canadian civil register as CF-CRV.  Off register by 1976.

 

last date: 8 April 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale.

9756

Consolidated

Boeing Canada, Vancouver

Canso

A

 

 

first date: 21 January 1943 - Taken on charge

 

Accepted at the Boeing Canada factory by No. 13 Aircraft Inspection Detachment.  Held by this unit pending completion of radio installation.  To Eastern Air Command on 13 March 1943.  Served with No. 5 (BR) Squadron in Nova Scotia, Newfoundland, or Quebec, coded "M".  To storage at No. 4 Repair Depot, RCAF Station Scoudoc, NB on 22 February 1945.  Had 1590:10 airframe time when struck off.

 

last date: 18 december 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale.

9757

Consolidated

Boeing Canada, Vancouver

Canso

A

 

 

first date: 21 January 1943 - Taken on strength

 

Accepted at the Boeing Canada factory by No. 13 Aircraft Inspection Detachment.  Held by this unit pending completion of radio installation.  To Eastern Air Command on 18 March 1943.  With No. 116 (BR) Squadron in Newfoundland or Nova Scotia, c.1943 to 1945.  Coded "C".  To stored reserve with EAC on 10 July 1945.  Stored at Mont Joli, PQ by 14 January 1946.  Had 866:20 airframe time when struck off.  To civil register as CF-SAT.  Last registered to Can-Air Services of Edmonton, Alberta.  With this owner in 1976, their registration cancelled in 1986.

 

last date: 18 November 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale.

9758

Consolidated

Boeing Canada, Vancouver

Canso

A

 

 

first date: 21 January 1943 - Taken on charge

 

Accepted at the Boeing Canada factory by No. 13 Aircraft Inspection Detachment.  Held by this unit pending completion of radio installation.  To Eastern Air Command on 16 March 1943.  With No. 116 (BR) Squadron in Newfoundland or Nova Scotia, c.1943 to 1945.  Coded "J".  To Clark Ruse Aircraft in Moncton, NB on 4 April 1944 for repairs, completed on 26 September 1944.  Leigh Light installed on 4 December 1944.  Destroyed in hanger fire at Sydney, NS in early 1945.

 

last date: 19 March 1945 - Struck off, after being destroyed, see comments.

9759

Consolidated

Boeing Canada, Vancouver

Canso

A

 

 

first date: 21 January 1943 - Taken on charge

 

Accepted at the Boeing Canada factory by No. 13 Aircraft Inspection Detachment.  Held by this unit pending completion of radio installation.  To Eastern Air Command on 17 March 1943.  To No. 4 Repair Depot at Scoudoc, NB for inspection on 6 June 1944.  Coded W of No. 162 (Bomber Reconnaissance) Squadron, from 27 July 1944.  Based at RAF Wick, Scotland on 4 August 1944, when Flying Officer W.O. Marshall and crew damaged U-300.  Back to No. 4 RD for inspection on 21 September 1944.  In storage at No. 6 RD from 2 June 1945.  Assigned to No. 1 Air Command, stored at Ancienne Lorette, PQ by 6 March 1946.

 

last date: 20 February 1947 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale.

9760

Consolidated

Boeing Canada, Vancouver

Canso

A

 

 

first date: 21 January 1943 - Taken on charge

 

Accepted at the Boeing Canada factory by No. 13 Aircraft Inspection Detachment.  Held by this unit pending completion of radio installation.  To Eastern Air Command on 22 March 1943.  To Clark Ruse aircraft for repairs on 22 August 1944, completed on 3 November 1944, delivered to stored reserve with EAC.  To storage at No. 6 Repair Depot on 2 June 1945.  Reported still servicable on 17 September 1945.  Had 843:10 total time, 340:00 since overhaul, when struck off.

 

last date: 2 January 1947 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale.

9761

Consolidated

Boeing Canada, Vancouver

Canso

A

 

 

first date: 18 February 1943 - Taken on charge

 

Accepted at the Boeing Canada factory by No. 13 Aircraft Inspection Detachment.  Held by this unit pending completion of radio installation.  To Western Air Command on 20 April 1943.  To Canadian Pacific Airlines in Vancouver, BC for repairs or overhaul on 24 September 1943.  Back to WAC on 19 November 1943.  To No. 3 Repair Depot at Sea Island, BC on 23 March 1945, following Category B crash.  Converted to synthetic trainer while there, completed by 26 April 1945.  Classified as Instructional Airframe A 525 on 25 July 1946

 

last date: April 1954 - Struck off, to Crown Assets Disposal Corporation for sale.

9762

Consolidated

Boeing Canada, Vancouver

Canso

A

 

 

first date: 18 February 1943 - Taken on strength

 

Accepted at the Boeing Canada factory by No. 13 Aircraft Inspection Detachment.  Held by this unit pending completion of radio installation.  To Western Air Command on 1 April 1943.  Used by No. 6 (BR) Squadron at Alliford Bay, Queen Charlotte Islands, in 1943, and again at Coal Harbour, BC in 1944.  Loaned to BCATP on 30 August 1944, for use at No. 3 Operational Training Unit.  Struck in the starboard float by a motor vehicle while with this unit, on 16 May 1945, cost $985.61 to repair.  To No. 3 Repair Depot at Sea Island, Vancouver on 25 May 1945, for repairs to nosewheel.  In storage at Abbotsford, BC by 27 November 1945.  Reported as servicable on 11 October 1945.  Had 1056:00 airframe time when struck off.

 

last date: 3 October 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale.

9763

Consolidated

Boeing Canada, Vancouver

Canso

A

 

 

first date: 20 January 1943 - Taken on strength at Eastern Air Command.

 

To No. 21 Repair Depot at Moncton, NB on 28 April 1944.  To No. 4 RD at Scoudoc, NB on 28 June 1944.  Back to EAC on 1 July 1944.  Back to No. 4 RD on 9 October 1944 for major inspection.  To No. 6 RD on 2 June 1945.  Stored at Ancienne Lorette, PQ by 17 January 1946.  Had 1201:30 airframe time when struck off.

 

last date: 19 February 1947 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale.

9764

Consolidated

Boeing Canada, Vancouver

Canso

A

 

 

first date: 29 January 1943 - Taken on charge by Eastern Air Command.

 

Served with No. 5 (BR) Squadron in Nova Scotia, Newfoundland, or Quebec, coded "D".  Also with No. 162 (BR) Squadron, on east coast and / or in Iceland, coded "D".  To No. 21 Sub Repair Depot at Gander, Newfoundland on 28 February 1944, for scrapping.

 

last date: 4 July 1944 - Struck off after crashing.

9765

Consolidated

Boeing Canada, Vancouver

Canso

A

 

 

first date: 21 January 1943 - Taken on charge at Eastern Air Command.

 

To No. 4 Repair Depot at Scoudoc, NB on 12 June 1944, for majoe inspection.  Back to EAC on 10 July 1944.  To No. 4 RD again on 28 September 1944 for inspection.  To No. 6 RD on 2 June 1945.  Had 789:00 airframe time when struck off.

 

last date: 15 January 1947 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale.

9766

Consolidated

Boeing Canada, Vancouver

Canso

A

 

 

first date: 26 February 1943 - Taken on charge by Eastern Air Command.

 

Served with No. 162 (BR) Squadron, on east coast and in Iceland, coded "K".  Flew escort of Queen Mary on 1 February 1944, out of Reykjavik.  Flight time was 11.5 hours.  To No. 4 Repair Depot for major inspection on 30 May 1944.  Back to No. 162 Squadron on 5 July 1944.  To No. 4 RD again on 21 September 1944 for inspection.  To No. 6 RD for storage on 2 June 1945.  Had 1199:55 airframe time when struck off.

 

last date: 2 January 1947 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale.

9767

Consolidated

Boeing Canada, Vancouver

Canso

A

 

 

first date: 4 March 1943 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command.

 

Coded S of No. 162 (Bomber Reconnaissance) Squadron  at Reykjavik, Iceland.  On 17 April 1944, with Flying Officer T.C. Cooke and crew, sank U-342 at 60-23N 29-20W, using 3 depth charges.  The first of 6 kills by this unit.  To No. 4 Repair Depot at Scoudoc, NB on 14 June 1944 for inspection.  Back to EAC on 3 August 1944.  Back to No. 4 RD on 31 January 1945 for major inspection.  To No. 6 RD for storage on 2 June 1945.  Stored at Ancienne Lorette, PQ by 17 January 1946.  Had 1197:10 airframe time when struck off.  Sold to Aircraft Industries Limited.  To civil register as CF-CRR.  Registered as C-FCRR with Avalon Aviation of Red Deere, Alberta in 1976, as a model 285ACF.  With Avalon Aviation Ltd. Of Parry Sound, Ontario in 1992, their registration cancelled on 28 February 1995.  To Powell Corporation (doing business as Avalon Aviation) from that date to 14 September 1995.  To 949033 Ontario Ltd. (doing business as Canadian Air Legend), Perry Sound, from that date to 4 October 1995.  To Enterprise Air Inc. of Oshawa, Ontario on that date, for use in France.  Registration cancelled in 2005.

 

last date: 1 April 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale.

9768

Consolidated

Boeing Canada, Vancouver

Canso

A

 

 

first date: 27 February 1943 - Taken on charge by Eastern Air Command

 

Used by No. 160 (BR) Squadron from RCAF Stations Yarmouth, NS and / or Torbay Newfoundland, c.1943.  Coded "G".  To No. 4 Repair Depot at Scoudoc, NB for repair and overhaul on 9 May 1944.  Transferred to No. 21 RD at Moncton, NB on 24 May 1944, to complete overhaul.  Back to EAC on 3 July 1944.  Served with No. 162 (BR) Squadron, on east coast and / or in Iceland, coded "M".  To stored reserve with No. 1 Air Command on 2 June 1945.  Available for disposal at Ancienne Lorette, PQ on 29 November 1945.  Had 1253:10 airframe time when struck off.

 

last date: 20 February 1947 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale.

9769

Consolidated

Boeing Canada, Vancouver

Canso

A

 

 

first date: 26 February 1943 - Taken on charge by Eastern Air Command

 

Served with No. 162 (BR) Squadron, on east coast and / or in Iceland, coded "N".  To No. 4 Repair Depot at Scoudoc, NB on 19 August 1944 for modifications and inspection.  To No. 6 RD for storage when completed, on 8 June 1945.  To No. 1 Air Command for storage on 7 September 1945, reported servicable at that time.  Available for disposal at Ancienne Lorette, PQ on 29 November 1945.  Had 1196:15 airframe time when struck off.  Sold to Charles H. Babb Co. of New York.

 

last date: 3 April 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale.

9770

Consolidated

Boeing Canada, Vancouver

Canso

A

 

 

first date: 27 February 1943 - Taken on charge at Eastern Air Command.

 

To No. 21 Repair Depot on 24 May 1944 for inspection.  To No. 4 RD at Scoudoc, NB on 14 September 1944 for radar installation.  To RCAF Station Yarmouth, NS on 27 March 1945, for replacement of fabric on trailing edges and tail surfaces.  Back to EAC on 5 May 1945.  To stored reserve with No. 1 Air Command on 2 June 1946.  Available for disposal at Ancienne Lorette, PQ on 29 November 1945.  Had 1202:25 airframe time when struck off.  Sold to Charles H. Babb Co. of New York.

 

last date: 17 May 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale.

9771

Consolidated

Boeing Canada, Vancouver

Canso

A

 

 

first date: 20 April 1943 - Taken on charge

 

To No. 160 (BR) Squadron at RCAF Station Sea Island, BC for this unit's initial training, before it transferred to Eastern Air Command.  With No. 4 (BR) Squadron later in 1943, at Ecluelet, BC.  To Canadian Pacific Airlines at Vancouver on 23 August 1944, for repairs.  Returned to No. 3 Repair Depot at Sea Island on 2 October 1944 for write off and scrapping.

 

last date: 21 December 1944 - Struck off and scrapped

9772

Consolidated

Boeing Canada, Vancouver

Canso

A

 

 

first date: 18 March 1943 - Taken on strength at Eastern Air Command.

 

With No. 116 (BR) Squadron in Newfoundland or Nova Scotia, c.1943 to 1945.  Coded "Z".  To Clark Ruse Aircraft on 24 April 1943, for repairs following a Category B crash.  Back to EAC on 5 July 1943.  Ran aground in early 1944.  To No. 4 Repair Depot at Scoudoc, NB on 26 May 1944 for removal of secret equipment, and then to No. 17 Aircraft Inspection Detachment in Moncton, NB for hull repairs on same day.  To stored reserve with EAC on 30 September 1944, then issued to a unit on 4 December 1944.  Back to storage on 10 July 1945.  Stored post war at Mont Joli, PQ.  Converted to Instructional Airframe A 510 on 22 June 1946, for use at Camp Borden.  In use at Initial Training School at Borden as late as 5 December 1951.

 

last date: 23 February 1953 - Struck off, to Crown Assets Disposal Corporation for sale.

9773

Consolidated

Boeing Canada, Vancouver

Canso

A

 

 

first date: 18 March 1943 - Taken on strength at Eastern Air Command

 

Served with No. 5 (BR) Squadron in Nova Scotia, Newfoundland, or Quebec, coded "G".  Missing by 24 May 1944, possibly earlier.

 

last date: 21 July 1944 - Written off, after going missing on operations.

9774

Consolidated

Boeing Canada, Vancouver

Canso

A

 

 

first date: 25 March 1943 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command at Halifax, NS.

 

To No. 19 Sub Repair Depot at Gander, Newfoundland on 23 February 1944 following a crash, originally classified as Category B damage.  Not repaired, scrapped.

 

last date: 4 July 1944 - Written off, scrapped.

9775

Consolidated

Boeing Canada, Vancouver

Canso

A

 

 

first date: 15 March 1943 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command

 

To No. 4 Repair Depot at RCAF Station Scoudoc, NB on 20 November 1944 for repairs.  Diverted to storage at No. 6 RD on 8 June 1945.  Stored at Ancienne Lorette, PQ by 6 March 1946.

 

last date: 20 February 1947 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale.

9776

Consolidated

Boeing Canada, Vancouver

Canso

A

 

 

first date: 30 March 1943 - Taken on strength at Eastern Air Command, Halifax.

 

To No. 4 Repair Depot at Scoudoc, NB on 3 April 1945 for repairs.  To Canadair at Montreal on 11 April 1945 for fabric replacement.  Back to stored reserve at EAC on 8 June 1945.  Stored at Mont joli, PQ post war.  Had 1601:00 airframe time when struck off.

 

last date: 18 November 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale.

9777

Consolidated

Boeing Canada, Vancouver

Canso

A

 

 

 

22006

 

 

 

 

first date: 14 March 1943 - Brought on strength at Eastern Air Command.

 

With No. 5 (BR) Squadron at Torbay, Newfoundland on 6 August 1943.  To No. 4 Repair Depot at Scoudouc, NB on 27 November 1943, probably for overhaul.  To No. 21 RD at Moncton, NB on 21 January 1944.  Back to EAC on 4 April 1944.  Arrived at Reykjavik, Iceland with No. 162 (BR) Squadron on 17 May 1944, coded "C".  Returned to Scoudouc for overhaul on 11 August 1944.  Issued to No. 116 (BR) Squadron at RCAF Station Sydney, NS on 25 March 1945.  Coded "R".  Placed in storage on 10 July 1945.  Stored post war at Mont Joli, PQ.  Had 947:10 airframe time when struck off.  Sold to Paniar de Brasil, via Charles Babb Co., registered as PP-PCX, on 11 September 1947.  In service in Brazil by December 1947, named "Bandeirante Antonio Pedroso de Alvarenga".  Inspected at Belem, Brazil on 20 June 1948, had 952:00 airframe time.  Provisional License (LPN) issued 3 days later.  Full registration issued on 2 December 1948.  Damaged in water incident at Itacoatiara, Amazonas, Brazil on 5 September 1953.  Broke away from moorings while being tied up after engines stopped.  Pilot restarted one engine, struck a float and two boats.  Breached hull while attempting to land at Lake of Tefe, State of Amazonas on 3 January 1955.  Pilot lifted off, flew to Manaus were aircraft landed successfully and was repaired.  Last recorded inspection at Belem on 24 January 1964, had 25,839:42 airframe time.  Registration cancelled on 17 December 1971.

 

last date: 18 November 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets for sale.

9778

Consolidated

Boeing Canada, Vancouver

Canso

A

 

 

first date: 15 March 1943 - Taken on strength at Eastern Air Command

 

With No. 116 (BR) Squadron in Newfoundland or Nova Scotia, c.1943 to 1945.  Coded "R".  To No. 21 Repiar Depot at Moncton, NB on 16 April 1944 for repairs.  Back to EAC on 25 April 1944.  Back to No. 21 RD on 3 October 1944 for skin repairs.  Totally destroyed in hanger fire at Sydney, NS in early 1945.

 

last date: 19 March 1945 - Struck off after being destroyed, see comments.

9779

Consolidated

Boeing Canada, Vancouver

Canso

A

 

 

first date: 18 March 1943 - Taken on strength at Eastern Air Command

 

To No. 4 Repair Depot at Scoudoc, NB on 23 June 1944, back to EAC on 3 August 1944.  With No. 162 (BR) Squadron, when it suffered Category C damage at Reykjavik, Iceland at 20:50 on 16 November 1944.  Back to No. 4 RD on 5 January 1945 for major inspection.  To storage at No. 6 RD on 8 June 1945.  Stored post war at Ancienne Lorette, PQ.  Had 1091:25 airframe time when struck off.

 

last date: 19 February 1947 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale.

9780

Consolidated

Boeing Canada, Vancouver

Canso

A

 

 

first date: 17 May 1943 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command at Halifax, NS.

 

Used by No. 160 (BR) Squadron from RCAF Stations Yarmouth, NS and / or Torbay Newfoundland, 1943/45.  Coded "D".  To No. 1 Air Command for storage on 2 June 1945.  Stored post war at Ancienne Lorette, PQ.  Had 1850:45 airframe time when struck off.Sold to Charles H. Babb Co. of NY.

 

last date: 8 April 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale.

9781

Consolidated

Boeing Canada, Vancouver

Canso

A

 

 

first date: 30 March 1943 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command at Halifax, NS.

 

With No. 116 (BR) Squadron in Nova Scotia, c.1943.  Coded "M".  Transferred to No. 5 (BR) Squadron.  Broke up and sank off Labrador in February 1944.

 

last date: 27 March 1944 - Struck off after crash, see comments.

9782

Consolidated

Boeing Canada, Vancouver

Canso

A

 

 

first date: 12 April 1943 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command, Halifax.

 

Used by the Test and Development Establishment, probably at RCAF Station Rockcliffe, Ontario.  Served with No. 161 (BR) Squadron, on the east coast.  Flew this unit's last operational mission, patrol from Yarmouth, NS on 22 May 1945.  To stored reserve with No. 1 Air Command on 2 June 1945.  Stored post war at Ancienne Lorette, PQ.  Had 621:10 airframe time when struck off.

 

last date: 20 February 1947 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale.

9783

Consolidated

Boeing Canada, Vancouver

Canso

A

 

 

first date: 31 March 1943 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command at Halifax, NS.

 

To No. 1 Air Command for storage on 2 June 1945.  Stored post war at Ancienne Lorette, PQ.  Had 1120:55 airframe time when struck off.

 

last date: 26 February 1947 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale.

9784

Consolidated

Boeing Canada, Vancouver

Canso

A

 

 

first date: 20 April 1943 - Taken on strength by Western Air Command.

 

First issued to No. 160 (BR) Squadron at RCAF Station Sea Island, BC.  To No. 3 Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Patricia Bay, BC on 30 August 1944.  To No. 22 Sub Repair Depot at Sea Island for complete overhaul on 14 September 1944.  In storage at Sea Island from 15 March 1945.  Had 1003:20 airframe time when struck off.

 

last date: 16 December 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale.

9785

Consolidated

Boeing Canada, Vancouver

Canso

A

 

 

first date: 28 A;pril 1943 - Taken on strength by Western Air Command.

 

Used by No. 160 (BR) Squadron for training, at RCAF Station Sea Island, BC in 1943, before this unit transferred to Eastern Air Command.  To Canadian Pacific Airlines at Vancouver on 22 September 1943, back to WAC on 19 November 1943.  To No. 3 Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Patricia Bay, BC on 30 August 1944.  To No. 22 Sub Repair Depot at Sea Island for repairs on 13 March 1945.  Completed on 2 October 1945, placed in storage.  Stored post war at Abbotsford, BC.  Had 1483:55 airframe time when struck off.

 

last date: 4 October 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale.

9786

Consolidated

Boeing Canada, Vancouver

Canso

A

 

 

first date: 28 April 1943 - Taken on strength by Western Air Command.

 

Used by No. 160 (BR) Squadron for training, at RCAF Station Sea Island, BC in 1943, before this unit transferred to Eastern Air Command.  Remained with WAC when this unit went east in June 1943.

 

last date: 24 April 1944 - Struck off after Category A crash on 19 December 1943.

9787

Consolidated

Boeing Canada, Vancouver

Canso

A

 

 

first date: 14 July 1943 - Taken on charge by No. 3 Training Command

 

Reported with No. 6 (BR) Squadron at Alliford Bay, Queen Charlotte Islands, in 1943, but this may be a misprint.  Used by the Test and Development Establishment for "special work" from 14 July 1943.  To Eastern Air Command on 22 November 1943, after being fitted with "special secret armament equipment."

 

last date: 19 March 1945 - Struck off, after being destroyed in a hanger fire at Sydney, NS.

9788

Consolidated

Boeing Canada, Vancouver

Canso

A

 

 

first date: 28 April 1943 - Taken on strength by Western Air Command.

 

Used by No. 6 (BR) Squadron at Alliford Bay, Queen Charlotte Islands, in 1943.  To Canadian Pacific Airlines at Vancouver, BC on 20 October 1943.  Back to WAC on 19 January 1944.  Used by No. 7 (BR) Squadron at Alliford Bay or Prince Rupert, BC, late in war.  In stored reserve from 7 August 1945.

 

last date: 20 August 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale.

9789

Consolidated

Boeing Canada, Vancouver

Canso

A

 

 

first date: 28 April 1943 - Taken on charge by Western Air Command

 

Used by No. 160 (BR) Squadron for training, at RCAF Station Sea Island, BC in 1943, before this unit transferred to Eastern Air Command.

 

last date: 2 October 1943 - Struck off, after Category A crash on 30 July 1943.

9790

Consolidated

Boeing Canada, Vancouver

Canso

A

 

 

first date: 2 May 1943 - Taken on strength by Western Air Command.

 

Allocated to No. 160 (BR) Squadron at RCAF Station Sea Island, BC when first received.  Operated by No. 9 (BR) Squadron, RCAF Station Bella Bella, BC, 1943.  To Canadian Pacific Airlines at Vancouver on 26 November 1943, back to WAC on 12 February 1944.  Used by No. 6 (BR) Squadron on West Coast, c.1944.  To No. 3 Repair Depot on 6 July 1944, for tank repairs, engine change, and major inspection.  To No. 3 Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Patricia Bay, BC on 30 January 1945.  To stored reserve with No. 2 Air Command on 25 July 1945.

 

last date: 20 August 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Disposal Corporation for sale.

9791

Consolidated

Boeing Canada, Vancouver

Canso

A

 

 

first date: 10 May 1943 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command.

 

To Clark Ruse Aircraft at Moncton, NB on 29 March 1944 for "necessary repairs".  Back to stored reserve at EAC on 24 August 1944.  Issued to No. 162 (BR) Squadron on 22 September 1944, probably in Iceland.  To No. 4 Repair Depot at Scoudoc, NB on 29 November 1944, for major inspection.  To No. 6 RD for storage on 8 June 1945.  Stored post war at Ancienne Lorette, PQ.  Had 377:10 airframe time when struck off.  Sold to Frank Ambrose Aircraft Ltd.

 

last date: 2 February 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale.

9792

Consolidated

Boeing Canada, Vancouver

Canso

A

 

 

 

22021

 

 

 

 

first date: 2 May 1943 - Taken on strength

 

One of six Canso As assigned to 160 (BR) Squadron at RCAF Station Sea Island, BC, for  training in May 1943.  These aircraft left behind when unit transferred to Eastern Air Command on 28 June 1943.  With No. 120 (BR) Squadron at RCAF Station Coal Harbour, BC from 10 July 1943. To No. 3 Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Patricia Bay, BC on 17 September 1943.  To Canadian Pacific Airlines at Sea Island for overhaul on 8 November 1943.  Back to WAC on 5 February 1944.  With No. 7 (BR) Squadron at Prince Rupert, BC from 24 February 1944.  Back to No. 3 OTU on 11 April 1944.  In storage at RCAF Station Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan by 1 August 1945.  Had 976:15 airframe time when struck off.  One of 100 Cansos sold to Charles Babb Co. of New York in November 1947.  Overhauled post war by Canadair at Cartierville, PQ, sold to Panair de Brasil in 1950, via Charles Babb Co.  Panair requested ferry marks on 23 February 1950, PP-PDB allocated on 3 March 1950.  Arrived at Belem on 17 April 1950, in Rio de Janeiro next day.  Final bill of sale was dated 26 April 1950.  Provisional License (LPN) issued 12 July 1950.  First inspection at Santos Dumont Airport, Rio de Janeiro on 7 July 1950.  Had 1,771:25 airframe time.  Full registration issued on 8 February 1951.  Minor accident 12 September 1953, repaired.  Last inspection on 30 December 1955, had 10,549:01 airframe time.  Destroyed in landing accident on 18 April 1956, at Parintins, State of Amazonas.  Nose dug in after three rebounds on landing.  Two crew and one passenger killed, 5 others injured.  Wreckage recovered from river bottom, but never repaired.  Registration cancelled on 29 May 1957.

 

last date: 1 October 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets for sale.

9793

Consolidated

Boeing Canada, Vancouver

Canso

A

 

 

first date: 10 May 1943 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command at Halifax, NS.

 

Used by No. 160 (BR) Squadron from RCAF Stations Yarmouth, NS and / or Torbay Newfoundland, 1943/45.  Coded "F".  To No. 1 Air Command for stroage on 2 June 1945.  Stored post war at Ancienne Lorette, PQ.  Had 1545:50 airframe time when struck off.  Sold to Charles H. Babb Co. of NY.

 

last date: 8 April 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale.

9794

Consolidated

Boeing Canada, Vancouver

Canso

A

 

 

first date: 2 May 1943 - Taken on strength at Eastern Air Command, Halifax.

 

Initially allocated to No. 161 (BR) Squadron at RCAF Station Dartmouth, NS.  Used by No. 160 (BR) Squadron from RCAF Stations Yarmouth, NS and / or Torbay Newfoundland, c.1943/45.  Coded "G".  To No. 21 Repair Depot at Moncton, NB on 26 July 1944, for removal of military equipment, following an accident.  To Clark Ruse Aircraft at Moncton for repairs, back to EAC on 3 November 1944.  To No. 6 RD for storage on 2 June 1945.  Stored post war at Ancienne Lorette, PQ.  Had 885:15 airframe time when struck off.  Sold to Frank Ambrose Aviation of NY.  To civil register as CF-FAN.  Off register by 1976.

 

last date: 8 April 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale.

9795

Consolidated

Boeing Canada, Vancouver

Canso

A

 

 

first date: 10 May 1943 - Crashed on acceptance test flight, before being taken on strength

 

Accepted by No. 13 Aircraft Inspection Detachment at the Boeing Canada factory, for slavage and repair, on 15 May 1943.  Allocated to Western Air Command on 24 March 1944.  To No.3 Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Patricia Bay, BC on 17 November 1944.  To No. 3 Repiar Depot at Sea Island for inspection and repair on 8 June 1945.  In storage at Abbotsford, BC from December 1945.  Had 356:05 airframe time when struck off.

 

last date: 4 October 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale.

9796

Consolidated

Boeing Canada, Vancouver

Canso

A

 

 

first date: 26 May 1943 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command

 

To No. 4 Repair Depot at Scoudoc, NB on 19 July 1944 for major inspection.  To No. 21 RD on 8 November 1944 for repairs, back to EAC on 1 December 1944.  Allocated to No. 161 (BR) Squadron in Nova Scotia on 4 December 1944.  Category C crash while with this unit, on 8 December 1944.  Back to No. 4 RD for repairs on 16 December 1944.  To No. 6 RD for storage on 8 June 1945.  Reported servicable on 7 September 1945.  Had 415:10 airframe time when struck off.  Sold to Aircraft Industries of Canada, Montreal.

 

last date: 3 April 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale.

9797

Consolidated

Boeing Canada, Vancouver

Canso

A

 

 

 

22026

 

 

 

 

first date: 24 May 1943 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command.

 

Used by No. 160 (BR) Squadron from RCAF Stations Yarmouth, NS and / or Torbay Newfoundland, c.1943/45.  Coded "V".  To No. 1 Air Command for storage on 2 June 1945.  Stored post war at Ancienne Lorette, PQ.  Had 1698:25 airframe time when struck off.  Sold to Charles H. Babb Co., NY.  To civil register as CF-BSK.  Off register by 1972.

 

last date: 8 April 1946 - Struck off, to War Asserts Corporation for sale.

9798

Consolidated

Boeing Canada, Vancouver

Canso

A

 

 

first date: 27 May 1943 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command.

 

With No. 116 (BR) Squadron in Newfoundland or Nova Scotia, dates unknown.  Coded "K".  Used by No. 160 (BR) Squadron from RCAF Stations Yarmouth, NS and / or Torbay Newfoundland, dates unknown.  Coded "J".  To Clarke Ruse Aircraft of Moncton for repairs on 26 November 1943, back to EAC on 18 November 1943.  To No. 21 RD on 6 June 1944 for repairs, diverted to No. 4 RD.  To storage with EAC on 1 December 1944.  Stored post war at Mont Joli, PQ.  Had 979:05 airframe time when struck off.

 

last date: 18 November 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale.

9799

Consolidated

Boeing Canada, Vancouver

Canso

A

 

 

first date: 7 June 1943 - Taken on strength at Eastern Air Command.

 

Used by No. 160 (BR) Squadron from RCAF Stations Yarmouth, NS and / or Torbay Newfoundland, c.1943/45.  Coded "P".  To No. 4 Repair Depot for repairs on 9 October 1944.  To No. 6 RD for storage on 8 June 1945.  Reported servicable on 7 September 1945.  Stored post war at Ancienne Lorette, PQ.

 

last date: 20 February 1947 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale.

9800

Consolidated

Boeing Canada, Vancouver

Canso

A

 

 

first date: 21 July 1943 - Taken on strength by Western Air Command.

 

Operated by No. 9 (BR) Squadron, RCAF Station Bella Bella, BC, c.1943 to 1944.  To No. 3 Repair Depot at Sea Island, BC on 25 November 1944, for "complete check up of armament system".  Back to WAC on 3 April 1945.  To No. 2 Air Command for storage on 7 August 1945.

 

last date: 20 August 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal.


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