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Designer

Manufacturer

basic designation

variant or model

name

 

company designation

company number

 

 

 

9301

Grumman

 

CSR-110

 

Albatross

 

G-111

G449

 

 

 

 

first date: 5 July 1960 - Taken on charge

 

With No. 442 Squadron at CFB Comox, BC after integration.  In storage by 1 December 1970.  Sold to Grumman on 19 August 1971, refurbished and re-sold.  Registered as N9425.  Delivered to Chilean Navy in 1971. Transferred to Chilean Air Force (FACH).  Retired in 1979, reported to be on display.  Also reported as written off on 2 November 1973?  Back to Grumman in 1982?

 

last date: 19 August 1971 - Struck off, later sold.

9302

Grumman

 

CSR-110

 

Albatross

 

G-111

G450

 

 

 

 

first date: 1960 - Taken on charge

 

Serving with No. 121 Composite Unit (KU) at RCAF Station Comox, BC when it crashed near Hope, BC on 23 April 1966.  Only RCAF Albatross loss.

 

last date: 16 June 1966 - Struck off after crash, see comments.

9303

Grumman

 

CSR-110

 

Albatross

 

G-111

G451

 

 

 

 

first date: 27 September 1960 - Taken on charge

 

Served with 102 Composite Unit (KU),  RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario, as well as with 103 KU, RCAF Station Greenwood, Nova Scotia, and finally with No. 413 (Rescue) Squadron out of CFB Summerside, Prince Edward Island.  In storage by 1 December 1970.  Sold to Grumman on 19 August 1971, refurbished and re-sold.  Registered as N9427.  Delivered to Chilean Navy on 1971. Transferred to FACH, their serial number 573, later 273.  Retired in 1979, sold to Malaysia as M35-01.  Currently on display at Kuala Lumpur in the RMAF Museum.  Also reported on US register as N8487H, dates not known.

 

last date: 19 August 1971 - Struck off, later sold.

9304

Grumman

 

CSR-110

 

Albatross

 

G-111

G452

 

 

 

 

first date: 27 September 1960 - Taken on charge

 

With No. 413 Squadron at CFB Summerside, PEI after integration.  In storage by 1 December 1970.  Sold to Grumman on 19 August 1971, refurbished as civilian Model G111 and re-sold.  Initially registered as N9380, later as N118FB.  Operated by Flying Boats, Inc. with this registration in 1982.  Registered to United Capital Corporation of Illinois in 1996, in experimental category.  Reported in storage at Evergreen Air Park, Marana, AZ c.2000.

 

last date: 19 August 1971 - Struck off, later sold

9305

Grumman

 

CSR-110

 

Albatross

 

G-111

G453

 

 

 

 

first date: 14 October 1960 - Taken on charge

 

With No. 442 Squadron at CFB Comox, BC after integration.  In storage by 1 December 1970.  Sold to Grumman on 19 August 1971, refurbished and re-sold to Mexican Navy in 1974.  On US civil register as N9386, dates not known.

 

last date: 19 August 1971 - Struck off.

9306

Grumman

 

CSR-110

 

Albatross

 

G-111

G454

 

 

 

 

first date: 14 October 1960 - Taken on charge

 

With No. 442 Squadron at CFB Comox, BC after integration.  In storage by 1 December 1970.  Sold to Grumman on 19 August 1971, refurbished and re-sold to Mexican Navy in 1974, their serial number MP-501 (or MP-401?).  Also on US register as N9387, dates unknown.  Preserved, displayed at Vera Cruz Naval Base, Mexico, c.1999.

 

last date: 19 August 1971 - Struck off, later sold.

9307

Grumman

 

CSR-110

 

Albatross

 

G-111

G455

 

 

 

 

first date: 31 October 1960 - Taken on charge

 

Served with 103 Rescue Unit, RCAF Station Greenwood, NS.  First Albatross delivered to this unit.  Flew Comox to Greenwood non-stop on 24 May 1962, in 16 hours, 32 minutes.  With No. 413 Squadron at CFB Summerside, PEI after integration.  In storage by 1 December 1970.  Sold to Grumman on 19 August 1971, refurbished and re-sold to Mexican Navy in 1974.  Reported destroyed c.2000.  Was on US register as N9388, dates unknown.

 

last date: 19 August 1971 - Struck off. Sold to Grumman in 1971, refurbished and re-sold.

9308

Grumman

 

CSR-110

 

Albatross

 

G-111

G456

 

 

 

 

first date: 8 November 1960 - Taken on charge

 

Served with No. 103 Rescue Unit, RCAF Station Greenwood, NS, in 1964.  Landed amongst ice floes in Gulf of St. Lawrence on 20 February 1964, to rescue hunters stranded by ice break up.  Weather was reported as 200 foot ceiling, one mile visibility in snow, and high winds.  Pilot F/L R.W. Cass received Air Force Cross for this mission.  With No. 413 Squadron at CFB Summerside, PEI after integration.  In storage by 1 December 1970.  Sold to Grumman on 19 August 1971, refurbished and re-sold as civilian Model G111.  May have been sold first in Mexico.  Registered first as N9392, later as N119FB.  Operated by Flying Boats, Inc. in 1982 with this registration.  Registered to United Capitol Corporation of Illinois in 1996.  In storage at Evergreen Air Park, Marana, Arizona c.2000.

 

last date: 19 August 1971 - Struck off.

9309

Grumman

 

CSR-110

 

Albatross

 

G-111

G457

 

 

 

 

first date: 29 November 1960 - Taken on charge

 

Acquired the name "Northern Dancer" while at Yellowknife on a search in 1963.  Initially marked in black tape, later painted on.  With No. 442 Squadron at CFB Comox, BC after integration.  In storage by 1 December 1970.  Sold to Grumman on 19 August 1971, refurbished and re-sold to Mexican Navy in 1974.  On US register as N9405, dates unknown.  Reported as destroyed c.2000.

 

last date: 19 August 1971 - Struck off, later sold.

9310

Grumman

 

CSR-110

 

Albatross

 

G-111

G458

 

 

 

 

first date: 29 November 1960 - Taken on charge

 

Reported delivered to first squadron on 10 March 1961.  Acquired the name "Tundra Queen" while at Yellowknife on a search in 1963.  Initially marked in black tape, later painted on.  With No. 442 Squadron at CFB Comox, BC after integration.  In storage by 1 December 1970.  Sold to Grumman on 19 August 1971, refurbished and re-sold to Chilean Navy in 1971. Transferred to FACH, their serial number 574, later 274.  Retired in 1979.  Returned to Grumman, sold to Malaysia as M35-02.  Reported as destroyed c.2000.  On US register as N9423 and N8497E, dates not known.  Both these numbers deregistered by 2003.

 

last date: 19 August 1971 - Struck off, later sold.


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