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RCAF 9801 to 9844
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Designer

Manufacturer

basic designation

variant or model

name

 

company designation

company number

 

 

 

9801

Consolidated

Boeing Canada, Vancouver

Canso

A

 

 

first date: 26 July 1943 - Taken on charge at Western Air Command

 

To Canadian Pacific Airlines, Vancouver on 30 August 1943, for repairs or modifications.  Back to WAC on 20 September 1943. To No. 22 Sub Repair Depot at Sea Island, BC on 13 March 1945.  Struck off without repairs being completed.

 

last date: 8 September 1945 - Struck off

9802

Consolidated

Boeing Canada, Vancouver

Canso

A

 

 

first date: 21 June 1943 - Taken on strength at Western Air Command.

 

To Canadian Pacific airlines at Vancouver, BC on 12 July 1943, for repairs following a Category B crash.  To stored reserve on 10 June 1944.  Back to WAC on 29 September 1944.  Back to storage with No. 2 Air Command on 7 August 1945.  Stored at No. 2 REMU.

 

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

9803

Consolidated

Boeing Canada, Vancouver

Canso

A

 

 

first date: 1 July 1943 - Taken on strength at Western Air Command

 

Used by No. 7 (BR) Squadron at Alliford Bay or Prince Rupert, BC, late in war, dates unknown.  To Canadian Pacific Airlines at Vancouver, BC on 28 August 1943, for repairs or modifications.  Back to WAC on 5 September 1943.  Back to CP Airlines on 12 February 1944 for repairs.  Back to WAC on 29 April 1944. To No. 3 Repair Depot at RCAF Station Sea Island, BC for modifications on 5 May 1944.  Returned to WAC on 26 June 1944.  To No. 3 Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Patricia Bay, BC on 30 August 1944.  To No. 3 RD for "special flight tests" and repairs on 20 December 1944.  Placed in storage on 1 May 1945 after repairs completed.  Back to No. 3 OTU on 29 May 1945.  Stored from 28 August 1945, at Patricia Bay.  Had 604:00 airframe time when struck off.

 

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

9804

Consolidated

Boeing Canada, Vancouver

Canso

A

 

 

first date: 15 July 1943 - Taken on strength at Western Air Command

 

To Canadian Pacific Airlines at Vancouver, BC on 14 September 1944 for overhaul.  To No. 3 Repair Depot on 2 October 1944, for scrapping.

 

last date: 21 December 1944 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

9805

Consolidated

Boeing Canada, Vancouver

Canso

A

 

 

first date: 15 July 1943 - Taken on strength at Western Air Command.

 

To Canadian Pacific Airlines at Vancouver, BC on 8 September 1943, for fuel tank repairs.  Back to Western Air Command on 16 October 1943.  With No. 120 (BR) Squadron at RCAF Station Coal Harbour, BC in 1943.  Under repair at RCAF Station Alliford Bay, BC from 6 November to 5 December 1944.  To No. 3 Repair Depot at Sea Island, BC on 1 June 1945, for "general shakedown inspection and repairs".  To storage at Abbotsford, BC from 3 December 1945.  Had 1485:35 airframe time when struck off.

 

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

9806

Consolidated

Canadian Vickers, Montreal

Canso

A

 

 

 

CV 240

 

 

 

 

first date: 5 April 1943 - Taken on strength at Eastern Air Command

 

Used by No. 117 (BR) Squadron in Nova Scotia and Quebec as a transport, 25 April to 17 June 1943.  Coded "M", named "Princess Alice".  Ran aground on sandbar at Gaspe, replaced by 9818.  To Clarke Ruse Aircraft in Moncton, NB on 22 June 1943 for repairs, back to EAC on 4 August 1943.  With No. 116 (BR) Squadron in Newfoundland or Nova Scotia, c.1943 to 1945.  Coded "P".  To stored reserve on 10 July(?) 1945.  Stored post war at Mont Joli, PQ.  Had 1,181:15 airframe time when struck off.  Registered in Brazil in 1947 as PP-PCX, intended for Panair de Brasil, but it appears that RCAF 9777 was substituted before actual delivery.

 

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

9807

Consolidated

Canadian Vickers, Montreal

Canso

A

 

 

 

CV 241

 

 

 

 

first date: 12 February 1943 - Taken on strength at Eastern Air Command.

 

Served with No. 5 (BR) Squadron in Nova Scotia, Newfoundland, or Quebec, coded "F".  To No. 19 Sub Repair Depot at RCAF Station Gander, Newfoundland on 6 May 1943.

 

last date: 20 March 1944 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

9808

Consolidated

Canadian Vickers, Montreal

Canso

A

 

 

 

CV 242

 

 

 

 

first date: 27 February 1943 - Taken on strength

 

To No. 162 (BR) Squadron at RCAF Station Yarmouth, NS from 9 March 1943, coded "O".  With this unit when it moved to RCAF Station Dartmouth, NS on 3 October 1943.  Detached to Goose Bay, Labrador on 6 October 1943.  Detached to Mon Joli, PQ from 24 October to 26 November 1943.  Moved with unit to Reykjavik, Iceland on 5 January 1944.  Carried 4 ground crew on ferry flight.  Left Dartmouth for Goose Bay on 4 January 1944.  Weathered in there until 14 January, arrived at Reykjavik on 15 January.  Flying from Reykjavik by 24 January 1944.  Reported lost at Keflavik, Iceland on 6 April 1944 in some sources, but this must be a typo (see 9809).  Returned to No. 4 Repair Depot at Scoudouc, NB for overhaul, allocated on 19 July, arrived on 23 July 1944.  Issued to No. 116 (BR) Squadron at RCAF Station Sydney, NS on 9 March 1945, coded "J".  In storage from 10 July 1945.  Stored post war at Mont Joli, PQ.  Had 917:45 airframe time when struck off.  Sold on 5 December 1947, to Panair do Brasil, via Canadian Vickers and Charles Babb Co.  In Brazil by January 1948, inspected on 2 April 1948 at Belem (with 950:15 airframe time), and issued a Provisional License (LPN) on 8 April.  Full registration PP-PCY issued on 2 December 1948.  Named "Bandeirante Antonio Dias Adorno".  At last inspection, on 25 April 1961, had 20,340:11 airframe time.  Burned out after emergency landing near Parintins, Brazil following in-flight explosion and fire, probably in cargo, on 24 October 1961.  Was transporting dangerous goods from Manaus to Belem at the time.  Some injuries, but no fatalities.

 

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

9809

Consolidated

Canadian Vickers, Montreal

Canso

A

 

 

 

CV 243

 

 

 

 

first date: 5 March 1943 - Taken on strength at Eastern Air Command

 

With No. 162 (BR) Squadron in Iceland when it crashed into the sea and sank 5 miles north of Keflavik on 6 April 1944

 

last date: 7 June 1944 - Struck off after crashing, see comments.

9810

Consolidated

Canadian Vickers, Montreal

Canso

A

 

 

 

CV 244

 

 

 

 

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

 

To No. 4 Repair Depot on 25 July 1944 for major inspection.  Back to EAC, in stored reserve, on 16 September 1944.  Issued to No. 161 (BR) Squadron at Torbay, Newfoundland on 16 December 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command for storage on 2 June 1945.  Stored post war at Ancienne Lorette, PQ.  Had 947:10 airframe time when struck off.  Sold to Swedish AF postwar, their serial number 47001. Retired 1966 to Flygvapenmuseum in Sweden.

 

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

9811

Consolidated

Canadian Vickers, Montreal

Canso

A

 

 

 

CV 245

 

 

 

 

first date: 9 April 1943 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command, Halifax

 

To No. 19 Sub Repair Depot at Gander, Newfoundland in 1943, date unclear.  Back there 9 February to 29 April 1944 for repairs.  Stored post war at Mount Pleasant, PEI.  Had 991:25 airframe time when struck off.

 

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

9812

Consolidated

Canadian Vickers, Montreal

Canso

A

 

 

 

CV 246

 

 

 

 

first date: 28 April 1943 - Taken on strength at Eastern Air Command

 

Used by No. 160 (BR) Squadron from RCAF Stations Yarmouth, NS and / or Torbay Newfoundland, c.1943/44.  Coded "K".  Served with No. 162 (BR) Squadron, on east coast and / or in Iceland, coded "E".  To No. 4 Repair Depot at Scoudouc, NB on 28 September 1944 for major inspection.  Diverted to No. 6 RD on 8 June 1945 for storage.  Reported serviceable on 7 September 1945.  Had 798:20 airframe time when struck off.

 

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

9813

Consolidated

Canadian Vickers, Montreal

Canso

A

 

 

 

CV 247

 

 

 

 

first date: 21 April 1943 - Taken on strength at Eastern Air Command, Halifax.

 

Used by No. 160 (BR) Squadron from RCAF Stations Yarmouth, NS and Torbay Newfoundland, 1943/45.  Coded "L".  With this unit when it moved from Yarmouth to Torbay on 1 August 1944.  Flew this unit's last operational mission, escort of convoy ON301, from Torbay on 17 May 1945.  To No. 1 Air Command for storage on 2 June 1945.  Stored post war at Ancienne Lorette, PQ.  Had 1727:20 airframe time when struck off.  Sold to Siple Aircraft Ltd. of Montreal.

 

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

9814

Consolidated

Canadian Vickers, Montreal

Canso

A

 

 

 

CV 248

 

 

 

 

first date: 15 May 1943 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command, Halifax.

 

Used by No. 160 (BR) Squadron from RCAF Stations Yarmouth, NS and Torbay Newfoundland, 1943/45.  Coded "M".  With this unit when it moved from Yarmouth to Torbay on 1 August 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command for storage on 2 June 1945.  Stored post war at Ancienne Lorette, PQ.  Had 1547:15 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.

9815

Consolidated

Canadian Vickers, Montreal

Canso

A / 2F

 

 

 

CV 249

 

 

 

 

first date: 2 June 1943 - Taken on strength by No. 3 Training Command.

 

To No. 9 Repair Depot on 24 September 1943 for reconditioning.  To No. 21 Repair Depot at Moncton, NB on 27 January 1944 for storage.  To Clark Ruse Aircraft at Moncton on 16 March 1944, returned to Eastern Air Command on 31 July 1944.  Converted to transport configuration at No. 6 RD, Trenton by 7 March 1945.  Used by No. 13 (P) Squadron, RCAF Station Rockcliffe, Ontario, from 14 February 1945.  Further freighter modifications from 7 February 1947 at Fairchild Aircraft Ltd, Longueuil, PQ.  Total airframe time on 25 August 1947 was 923:10.  To No. 10 RD for repairs on that date, returned to No. 9 (T) Group on 11 September 1947.  Airframe time in September 1947 was 1006:10, in December 1947 was 1144:25, in November 1948 was 1173:30.  To de Havilland Canada at Downsview, Ontario for fuel tank repairs on 17 March 1949, back to Air Transport Command on 2 May 1949.  With No. 413 (P) Squadron in the field that summer.  To No. 10 RD on 17 June 1949 for repairs, returned to North West Air Command on 30 November 1949.  To RCAF Station Sea Island, BC the next day, probably for use with base flight or local search and rescue flight.  Still there July 1951.  Several modifications carried out in November 1955, including installation of ignition analyzer, a Homelite APU, and automatic electrical bilge pumps.  Issued to No. 408 (P) Squadron, RCAF Station Rockcliffe on 25 November 1955.  To storage in June 1957, delivered to RCAF Station Lincoln Park, Alberta on 17 July 1955.  Sold to Frontier Air Transport of Calgary, Alberta.  To civil register as CF-NJB.  Registered as C-FNJB to North Canada Air Limited of Prince Albert, Saskatchewan in 1976.  To Government of Saskatchewan on 23 June 1980, their registration cancelled on 13 May 1997.  To Hicks & Lawrence of St. Thomas, Ontario on 4 September 1997.  Last reported based in Nanaimo, BC, when it was permanently withdrawn from service in 2004.

 

last date: 25 May 1961 - Struck off, to Crown Assets Disposal Corporation for sale.

9816

Consolidated

Canadian Vickers, Montreal

Canso

A

 

 

 

CV 250

 

 

 

 

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

 

To Clark Ruse Aircraft in Moncton on 16 August 1943, probably for repairs.  Back to EAC on 4 April 1944.  Coded T of No. 162 (Bomber Reconnaissance) Squadron, RAF Wick, Scotland.  On 3 June 1944, with Flight Lieutenant R.E. MacBride and crew, sank U-477 at 63-59N 01-37E in the face of intense AA fire from the U-boat.  On 13 June 1944, operating from Wick, Scotland with Wing Commander C.G.W. Chapman and crew, sank U-715 at 62-45N 02-59W. As a result of AA fire from the U-boat, the Canso had to ditch and the crew spent nine hours in the water; one crewman drowned.

 

last date: 5 September 1944 - Struck off after ditching. See comments.

9817

Consolidated

Canadian Vickers, Montreal

Canso

A

 

 

 

CV 251

 

 

 

 

first date: 31 May 1943 - Taken on strength at Eastern Air Command

 

Used by No. 160 (BR) Squadron from RCAF Stations Yarmouth, NS and / or Torbay Newfoundland, 1943/45.  Coded "N".  Flew this unit's first operational mission, escorting the ferry Princess Helene through the Bay of Fundy, on 9 August 1943.  To No. 21 Repair Depot on 29 September 1944 for inspection.  Transferred to No. 4 RD charge when No. 21 RD disbanded on 4 December 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command, for training use, on 7 February 1945.  Classified as Instructional Airframe A 507 on 18 June 1946, used at No. 1 Initial Training School at Aylmer, Ontario.  Available for disposal at Aylmer from 5 April 1948.

 

last date: 25 November 1948 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

9818

Consolidated

Canadian Vickers, Montreal

Canso

A

 

 

 

CV 252

 

 

 

 

first date: 5 June 1943 - Taken on strength at Eastern Air Command

 

Used by No. 117 (BR) Squadron in Nova Scotia and Quebec as a transport, replacing 9806 after it ran aground in July 1943.  Used by No. 160 (BR) Squadron from RCAF Stations Yarmouth, NS and Torbay, Newfoundland, 1943/45.  Coded "O".  With this unit when it moved from Yarmouth to Torbay on 1 August 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command stored reserve on 2 June 1945.  Stored post war at Ancienne Lorette, PQ.  Had 1595:05 airframe time when struck off.

 

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

9819

Consolidated

Canadian Vickers, Montreal

Canso

A

 

 

 

CV 253

 

 

 

 

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

 

With No. 116 (BR) Squadron in Newfoundland or Nova Scotia, c.1943 to 1945.  Coded "F".  Flew this unit's last operation, out of Sydney, NS, escort of Convoy HG9, on 2 June 1945.  To stored reserve on 10 July 1945.  Stored post war at Mont Joli, PQ.  Had 1193:35 airframe time when struck off.

 

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

9820

Consolidated

Canadian Vickers, Montreal

Canso

A

 

 

 

CV 254

 

 

 

 

first date: 8 June 1943 - Taken on strength at Eastern Air Command

 

To stored reserve with EAC on 10 February 1945.  Stored post war at Mount Pleasant, PEI.  Had 1456:35 airframe time when struck off.

 

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

9821

Consolidated

Canadian Vickers, Montreal

Canso

A

 

 

 

CV 255

 

 

 

 

first date: 1 July 1943 - Taken on strength at Eastern Air Command

 

Assigned to No. 4 Repair Depot at Scoudouc, NB on 19 July 1943, following a crash.  Classified as Category B damage, passed to Clark Ruse Aircraft for repairs same day.  Back to EAC on 25 September 1944.  To storage on 10 July 1945.  Stored post war at Mt. Pleasant, PEI.  Had 1054:15 airframe time when struck off.

 

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

9822

Consolidated

Canadian Vickers, Montreal

Canso

A

 

 

 

CV 256

 

 

 

 

first date: 1 July 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 "Q".  To No. 21 Repair Depot at Moncton on 4 July 1944, following a crash.  Passed to Clark Ruse Aircraft for repairs, returned to EAC on 27 November 1944.  Assigned to No. 1 Photo Wing at Rockcliffe post war, but this was cancelled before aircraft was moved.  To storage at No. 6 RD on 2 June 1945.  Had 845:05 airframe time when struck off.  Sold to Aircraft Industries of Canada, Montreal.  To civil register as CF-CRQ.  Off register by 1976.

 

last date: 23 June 1946 - Struck off, to War assets Corporation for sale.

9823

Consolidated

Canadian Vickers, Montreal

Canso

A

 

 

 

CV 257

 

 

 

 

first date: 8 July 1943 - Taken on strength at Eastern Air Command

 

With No. 116 (BR) Squadron in Newfoundland or Nova Scotia, c.1943 to 1945.  Coded "A".  To No. 21 Repair Depot June or July 1944, for removal of operational equipment.  To Clark Ruse Aircraft at Moncton, NB on 1 September 1944, for repairs.  Back to EAC on 22 November 1944, to storage.  Assigned to No. 1 Photo Wing at RCAF Station Rockcliffe, Ontario on 8 March 1945.  To No. 6 RD at Trenton on 20 March 1945 for conversion to freighter, not clear if this was completed.  Stored post war at No. 6 RD.  Had 497:25 airframe time when struck off.  To civil register as CF-DTR.  Off register by 1958.

 

last date: 28 September 1945sTRUCK OFF, TO War Assets Corpora -

9824

Consolidated

Canadian Vickers, Montreal

Canso

A

 

 

 

CV 258

 

 

 

 

first date: 3 August 1943 - To No. 9 Repair Depot at St. Johns, PQ, for scrapping

 

Crashed at Millinocket, Maine, apparently on delivery flight to Eastern Air Command.  Note that this is the same general area as the crash site of RCN Sea Fury TF997, ferrying from Ontario to Halifax in 1947.

 

last date: 11 November 1943 - Struck off

9825

Consolidated

Canadian Vickers, Montreal

Canso

A

 

 

 

CV 259

 

 

 

 

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

 

With No. 116 (BR) Squadron in Newfoundland or Nova Scotia, c.1943 to 1945.  Coded "B".  To stored reserve 10 July 1945.  Stored at Mont Joli, PQ post war.  Reported on 6 January 1948 as "TSN 1293:35, TSO N/A, condition good, fitment std."

 

last date: 17 August 1950 - Struck off, scrapped

9826

Consolidated

Canadian Vickers, Montreal

Canso

A

 

 

 

CV 260

 

 

 

 

first date: 10 July 1943 - Taken on strength by Western Air Command

 

Loaned to BCATP from 30 August 1944, probably for use at No. 3 Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Patricia Bay, BC.  To No. 22 Sub Repair Depot on 18 December 1944, following a crash.  Originally classified Category A, but reclassified as Category B.  To No. 3 RD on 28 May 1945, for completion of repairs.  Stored post war at Patricia Bay.  Had 907:10 airframe time when struck off.

 

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

9827

Consolidated

Canadian Vickers, Montreal

Canso

A

 

 

 

CV 261

 

 

 

 

first date: 10 July 1943 - Taken on strength at Western Air Command

 

To No. 3 Repair Depot on 29 December 1943, for reduction to spares and produce.

 

last date: 28 January 1944 - Struck off, scrapped

9828

Consolidated

Canadian Vickers, Montreal

Canso

A

 

 

 

CV 262

 

 

 

 

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

 

With No. 116 (BR) Squadron in Newfoundland or Nova Scotia, c.1943 to 1944.  Coded "C".  To RCAF Station Gander Newfoundland on 3 July 1944 for repairs, back to EAC on 14 September 1944.  Category B crash at No. 3 OTU(?) on 14 December 1944.  To RCAF Station Yarmouth, NS for fabric repairs on 2 May 1945.  In storage with No. 1 Air Command from 2 June 1945.  Stored post war at Ancienne Lorette, PQ.  Had 648:35 airframe time when struck off.

 

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

9829

Consolidated

Canadian Vickers, Montreal

Canso

A

 

 

 

CV 263

 

 

 

 

first date: 29 July 1943 - Taken on strength at Eastern Air Command

 

With No. 116 (BR) Squadron in Newfoundland or Nova Scotia, c.1943 to 1945.  Coded "D".  To stored reserve on 10 July 1945.  Stored post war at Mont Joli, PQ, and later at No. 6 Repair Depot, Dunnville, Ontario.  Reported on 6 January 1948 as "TSN 1103:40, TSO N/A, condition good, fitment std."

 

last date: 17 August 1950 - Struck off, scrapped

9830

Consolidated

Canadian Vickers, Montreal

Canso

A / 2R

 

 

 

CV 264

 

 

 

 

first date: 31 July 1943 - Taken on strength at Eastern Air Command

 

With No. 116 (BR) Squadron in Newfoundland or Nova Scotia, c.1943 to 1944.  Coded "P".  To Clark Ruse Aircraft Limited for repairs on 17 July 1944, back to EAC on 30 September 1944.  Radar, nose gun installed 2 December 1944.  Redesignated as a Mk. 2R (search and rescue configuration) post war.  Had 735:15 hours on 6 January 1948, when it was delivered to de Havilland Canada for modifications.  To Canada Car and Foundry for repairs on 29 September 1949.  Had 789:00 airframe time then.  To No. 6 RD for repairs on 6 May 1950.  To de Havilland for JATO installation on 25 August 1950.  To Aircraft Industries Limited on 23 June 1951 for repair to nose gear door and adjacent area.  Back at AIL on 5 January 1953 for repair of "excessive leak" in starboard fuel tank.  Was based at RCAF Station Greenwood, NS by then, with No. 103 Rescue Unit.  To No. 6 RD on 8 May 1953 for repairs, completed January 1954.  To AIL on 29 October 1954 for electrical repairs and modifications.  Still with 103 RU in March 1956.  To No. 6 RD on 11 March 1957, for inspection and installation of SARAH radio homing equipment.  To No. 11 Technical Support Unit (Montreal?) on 10 November 1958 for inspection and weighing.  With No. 102 (KU) Composite Unit at RCAF Station Trenton by 3 April  1959.  Stored at No. 6 Repair Depot, Dunnville, Ontario by 23 February 1961.  Sold to Department of Lands and Forests, Province of Quebec.  To civil register as CF-PQK.  Still airworthy with Quebec in 1976.  Sold to Foundation Aerovision of St. Hubert, PQ on 1 June 1994, latest Certificate of Registration issued on 18 May 1998 as C-FPQK.

 

last date: 26 September 1961 - To Crown Assets Disposal Corporation for disposal.

9831

Consolidated

Canadian Vickers, Montreal

Canso

A

 

 

 

CV 265

 

 

 

 

first date: 31 July 1943 - Taken on strength at Eastern Air Command

 

With No. 116 (BR) Squadron in Newfoundland or Nova Scotia, c.1943 to 1944.  Coded "G".  To No. 4 Repair Depot on 3 November 1944, for fabric repair.  In storage at No. 6 RD in Ontario by 8 June 1945.  Reported serviceable on 7 September 1945.  Had 821:00 airframe time when struck off.

 

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

9832

Consolidated

Canadian Vickers, Montreal

Canso

A

 

 

 

CV 266

 

 

 

 

first date: 31 July 1943 - Taken on charge at Eastern Air Command

 

With No. 116 (BR) Squadron in Newfoundland or Nova Scotia, c.1943 to 1945.  Coded "H".  To RCAF Station Yarmouth, NS on 2 May 1945, for fabric repair.  To stored reserve with No. 1 Air Command on 26 June 1945.  Stored post war at Ancienne Lorette, PQ.  Had 1228:50 airframe time when struck off.  Sold to Charles H. Babb Company of NY.

 

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

9833

Consolidated

Canadian Vickers, Montreal

Canso

A

 

 

 

CV 267

 

 

 

 

first date: 31 July 1943 - Taken on strength at Eastern Air Command

 

To No. 19 Sub Repair Depot at RCAF Station Gander, Newfoundland on 21 December 1943, following a Category B crash.  Apparently not repaired.

 

last date: 12 April 1944 - Struck off, scrapped.

9834

Consolidated

Canadian Vickers, Montreal

Canso

A

 

 

 

CV 268

 

 

 

 

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

 

With No. 116 (BR) Squadron at RCAF Station Botwood, Newfoundland.  Crashed during night landing on glassy water at Botwood, Newfoundland on 6 November 1943.  Aircraft water looped and nosed under.  Sank after 5 survivors exited aircraft, wreckage never located.  7 fatalities, 5 survivors.  Was transporting senior officers touring the island from Torbay to Botwood.  Official report classified cause of accident as "obscure".

 

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

9835

Consolidated

Canadian Vickers, Montreal

Canso

A

 

 

 

CV 269

 

 

 

 

first date: 1 September 1943 - Taken on strength at Eastern Air Command

 

On 18 January 1945 was planned to be made serviceable for EAC "mainland pool", and to be replaced by 11028, but this was cancelled.  Reported as "repairable", in EAC storage, on 22 August 1945.  Stored post war at Mount Pleasant, PEI.  Had 557:25 airframe time when struck off.

 

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

9836

Consolidated

Canadian Vickers, Montreal

Canso

A

 

 

 

CV 270

 

 

 

 

first date: 3 September 1943 - Taken on strength at Eastern Air Command

 

With No. 116 (BR) Squadron in Newfoundland or Nova Scotia, c.1943 to 1944.  Coded "O".  To RCAF Station Sydney, NS for fuel tank repairs on 7 October 1944.  To No. 4 Repair Depot 2 days later for further repairs.  Transferred to No. 6 Repair Depot on 8 June 1945.  Reported serviceable on 7 September 1945.  Stored post war at Ancienne Lorette, PQ.

 

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

9837

Consolidated

Canadian Vickers, Montreal

Canso

A

 

 

 

CV 271

 

 

 

 

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

 

To Clark Ruse Aircraft Limited on 1 April 1944, returned to EAC on 6 September 1944.  Allocated to No. 162 (BR) Squadron in Iceland on 21 October 1944.  To No. 4 Repair Depot on 8 April 1945 for a major inspection.  Transferred to No. 6 RD on 2 June 1945.  Reported serviceable on 17 September 1945.  Had 799:10 airframe time when struck off.  Available for disposal from 29 November 1945.  To civil register as CF-CRP.  Registered to Government of Newfoundland and Labrador in 1976, as a Model 285ACF.  Registration cancelled in 1990.

 

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

9838

Consolidated

Canadian Vickers, Montreal

Canso

A

 

 

 

CV 272

 

 

 

 

first date: 20 September 1943 - Taken on strength by No. 11 Aircraft Inspection Detachment at the Canadian Vickers plant.

 

To No. 3 Training Command on 23 October 1943.  Used by the Test and Development Establishment, probably at RCAF Station Rockcliffe, Ontario.  To No. 4 Training Command on 6 December 1943.  To Western Air Command on 6 January 1944.  To No. 3 Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Patricia Bay, BC on 1 June 1944.  Category C crash while with this unit on 25 March 1945, repaired at Patricia Bay.  Returned to WAC on 28 May 1945.  To No. 3 Repair Depot on 5 June 1945, for repairs to hull panel section.  To stored reserve with WAC on 3 October 1945, reported serviceable on that date.  Stored post war at Abbotsford, BC.  Had 738:10 airframe time when struck off.

 

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

9839

Consolidated

Canadian Vickers, Montreal

Canso

A

 

 

 

CV 273

 

 

 

 

first date: 28 September 1943 - Taken on strength at Eastern Air Command

 

With No. 116 (BR) Squadron in Newfoundland or Nova Scotia, c.1943 to 1945.  Coded "G".  To stored reserve with EAC on 10 July 1945.  Stored post war at Mont Joli, PQ.  Reported on 6 January 1948 as "TSN 1193:50, TSO n/a, condition fair, fitment standard".

 

last date: 17 August 1950 - Struck off, scrapped

9840

Consolidated

Canadian Vickers, Montreal

Canso

A

 

 

 

CV 274

 

 

 

 

first date: 28 September 1943 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command

 

Served with No. 161 (BR) Squadron, on the east coast, dates unknown.  Used by No. 160 (BR) Squadron from RCAF Stations Yarmouth, NS and / or Torbay Newfoundland, 1943/1944.  Coded "X".  To Clarke Ruse Aircraft in Moncton on 4 April 1944, returned to EAC on 1 June 1944.  Issued to unit on 28 June 1944.  To No. 4 Repair Depot on 19 August 1944 for major inspection.  Back to EAC on 28 October 1944.  To stored reserve with No. 1 Air Command on 2 June 1945.  Stored post war at Ancienne Lorette, PQ.  Had 748:10 airframe time when struck off.  Sold to Frank Ambrose Aviation Company of NY.

 

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

9841

Consolidated

Canadian Vickers, Montreal

Canso

A

 

 

 

CV 275

 

 

 

 

first date: 4 October 1943 - Taken on strength at Eastern Air Command

 

Coded A of No. 162 (Bomber Reconnaissance) Squadron, one of the first squadron aircraft sent to Iceland, transiting Bluie West 1 In Greenland on 5 January 1944.  Back to No. 4 Repair Depot at Scoudouc, NB on 24 May 1944 for major inspection.  Back to EAC on 17 June 1944.  Based at RAF Wick, Scotland on 30 June 1944, when Flight Lieutenant R.E. MacBride and crew, damaged U-478 at 63-27N 00-50W; the U-boat was subsequently sunk by a Consolidated Liberator Mk V of No. 86 (RAF) Squadron, RAF Tain, Scotland.  Some sources still list the kill to 9841.  Damaged U-300 in attack on 4 August 1944, at 62-25N 14-30W.  To No. 4 Repair Depot on 30 October 1944 for major inspection.  To No. 1 Air Command for storage on 17 September 1945, reported serviceable on that date.  Stored post war at Ancienne Lorette, PQ.

 

last date: 30 June 1947 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

9842

Consolidated

Canadian Vickers, Montreal

Canso

A

 

 

 

CV 276

 

 

 

 

first date: 4 October 1943 - Taken on strength at Eastern Air Command

 

Coded B of No. 162 (Bomber Reconnaissance) Squadron, RAF Wick, Scotland.  On 11 June 1944, with Flying Officer L. Sherman and crew, sank U-980 at 63-07N 00-26E, using 4 depth charges.  Lost at Reykjavik on 13 June 1944.

 

last date: 21 September 1944 - Struck off after crashing, see comments.

9843

Consolidated

Canadian Vickers, Montreal

Canso

A

 

 

 

CV 277

 

 

 

 

first date: 14 October 1943 - Taken on strength at Eastern Air command

 

Category C crash, mid 1944.  To No. 21 Repair Depot for removal of military equipment on 24 August 1944, to Clarke Ruse Aircraft in Moncton same day for repairs.  Returned to EAC on 3 November 1944, placed in stored reserve.  Issued to unit on 23 April 1945.  Back to No. 4 RD for wireless installation on 2 May 1945, completed by 19 May 1945.  Reported serviceable on 22 August 1945.  Stored post war at Mount Pleasant, PEI.  Had 988:30 airframe time when struck off.

 

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

9844

Consolidated

Canadian Vickers, Montreal

Canso

A

 

 

 

CV 278

 

 

 

 

first date: 14 October 1943 - Taken on strength at Eastern Air Command

 

With No. 116 (BR) Squadron in Newfoundland or Nova Scotia, c.1943 to 1945.  Coded "N".  To stored reserve with No. 1 Air Command on 2 June 1945.  Stored post war at Ancienne Lorette, PQ.  Had 1395:15 airframe time when struck off.  Sold to Charles H. Babb Company of NY.

 

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


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