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BW614

Lockheed

 

Hudson

Mk. III

 

 

L-214

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 5 February 1942 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command

 

Taken on strength for the Home War Establishment.  Noted on 12 February 1942 as one of 55 Hudsons released off a British Lend Lease contract.  Converted to target tug by 8 August 1944, still with Eastern Air Command.  To storage on 2 October 1945.  Stored by No. 6 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit.  Noted on this date as serviceable, with 1674:35 logged time.  Pending disposal from 9 January 1946.

 

last date: 22 November 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal.

BW616

Lockheed

 

Hudson

Mk. III

 

 

L-214

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 5 February 1942 - Taken on strength

 

Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command, for the Home War Establishment.  Noted on 5 February 1942 as one of 55 Hudsons released off a British Lend Lease contract.  To storage on 24 August 1944.  Pending disposal from 20 March 1945.  By 25 May 1946 stored at No. 5 (E) Depot at Scoudouc, NB.  Noted with 1179:20 total time while in storage at No. 4 Repair Depot at Scoudouc, never overhauled.

 

last date: 3 September 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

BW617

Lockheed

 

Hudson

Mk. III

 

 

L-214

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 5 February 1942 - Taken on strength

 

Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command, for the Home War Establishment.  Noted on 5 February 1942 as one of 55 Hudsons released off a British Lend Lease contract.  To No. 31 Operational Training Unit at Debert, NS on 21 October 1943.  To storage, 22 May to 19 July 1944.  Noted on 19 July 1944 as on loan from BCATP to Western Hemisphere Organization.  Converted to target tug by 8 August 1944.  Used by No. 121 (K) Squadron at RCAF Station Dartmouth, NS, 1944/45.  To storage on 2 October 1945, noted at the time as serviceable.  Stored by No. 6 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit, where it was pending disposal from 9 January 1946.  Had 1193:26 logged time while in final storage.

 

last date: 22 November 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

BW618

Lockheed

 

Hudson

Mk. III

 

 

L-214

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 5 February 1942 - Taken on strength

 

Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command, for the Home War Establishment.  Noted on 12 February 1942 as one of 55 Hudsons released off a British Lend Lease contract.  With No. 11 (BR) Squadron, RCAF Stations Torbay, Newfoundland or Dartmouth, NS, in 1942.  Coded "Q".  Served with No. 145 (BR) Squadron at Torbay, Newfoundland in 1942/43.  Pending disposal from 11 September 1944.  Stored at No. 4 Repair Depot at Scoudouc, NB, where it was noted with 1057:00 total time, never overhauled.  By 25 March 1946 on the books of No. 5 (E) Depot at Scoudouc, still pending disposal.

 

last date: 3 September 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

BW619

Lockheed

 

Hudson

Mk. III

 

 

L-214

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 10 February 1942 - Taken on strength

 

Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command, for the Home War Establishment.  Noted on 12 February 1942 as one of 55 Hudsons released off a British Lend Lease contract.  With No. 113 (BR) Squadron at Yarmouth, NS, when it suffered Category B damage in a forced landing due to low fuel and bad weather, in a lake near Bridgewater, NS (40 miles south-south-west of Yarmouth) in mid July 1942.  Assigned to No. 4 Repair Depot on 16 July 1942.  Allocated to Clarke Ruse Aircraft for repairs on 24 July 1942, delivered on 28 July 1942.  To Eastern Air Command on 22 February 1943.  To Clarke Ruse at Dartmouth, NS on 21 June 1943.  To No. 4 Repair Depot on 20 September 1943.  Allocated to RCAF Headquarters Overseas on 27 September 1943.  To No. 1 Air Command on 2 February 1945.  Pending disposal from 13 June 1946.  Had 927:40 logged time when struck off.

 

last date: 1 August 1947 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

BW620

Lockheed

 

Hudson

Mk. III

 

 

L-214

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 5 February 1942 - Taken on strength

 

Noted on 12 February 1942 as one of 55 Hudsons released off a British Lend Lease contract.  Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command, for use by No. 113 (BR) Squadron at Yarmouth, NS.  Flew this squadron's first operation, special search from Yarmouth on 25 March 1942.  Category A crash at Yarmouth on 23 April 1943.  To No. 4 Repair depot for write off on 25 March 1943.

 

last date: 10 August 1943 - Struck off

BW621

Lockheed

 

Hudson

Mk. III

 

 

L-214

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 10 February 1942 - Taken on strength

 

Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command, for the Home War Establishment.  Noted on 12 February 1942 as one of 55 Hudsons released off a British Lend Lease contract.  Originally intended for No. 31 Operational Training Unit at Debert, NS.  With No. 113 (BR) Squadron at Yarmouth, NS, c.1942.  With No. 11 (BR) Squadron, RCAF Stations Torbay, Newfoundland, c. 1942 to 1944.  Coded "Z".  Category C damage at Torbay at 12:45 on 16 September 1942,reported by No. 145 (BR) Squadron.  With No. 167 (Comm) Squadron at RCAF Station Dartmouth, NS when it was destroyed in a crash at Dartmouth on 20 October 1944.  To No. 4 Repair Depot at Scoudouc, NB on 13 November 1944 for scrapping.

 

last date: 20 November 1944 - Struck off, reduced to produce

BW622

Lockheed

 

Hudson

Mk. III

 

 

L-214

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 5 February 1942 - Taken on strength

 

Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command, for the Home War Establishment.  Noted on 12 February 1942 as one of 55 Hudsons released off a British Lend Lease contract.  With No. 113 (BR) Squadron at Yarmouth, NS, when it received Category B damage at 14:08 on 14 October 1942 at Mont-Joli, PQ.  One engine cut during takeoff on Runway 1 for maintenance test, pilot aborted before becoming airborne but ran off the end of runway.  Assigned to Clarke Ruse Aircraft for repairs on 16 October 1942, delivered on 23 October 1942..  Back to Eastern Air Command on 8 April 1943.  With No. 11 (BR) Squadron, RCAF Stations Torbay, Newfoundland or Dartmouth, NS, c. 1943 to 1944.  Coded "A".  Pending disposal from 11 September 1944.  Stored at No. 4 Repair Depot at Scoudouc, NB, where it was noted with 1049:15 total time, never overhauled.

 

last date: 3 September 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

BW623

Lockheed

 

Hudson

Mk. III

 

 

L-214

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 10 February 1942 - Taken on strength

 

Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command, for the Home War Establishment.  Noted on 12 February 1942 as one of 55 Hudsons released off a British Lend Lease contract.  With No. 113 (BR) Squadron at Yarmouth, NS, c.1942.  With No. 11 (BR) Squadron, RCAF Stations Torbay, Newfoundland or Dartmouth, NS, c. 1942 to 1944.  Coded "K".  Pending disposal from 11 September 1944.  Stored at No. 4 Repair Depot at Scoudouc, NB, where it was noted with 1353:15 total time, never overhauled.

 

last date: 3 September 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

BW624

Lockheed

 

Hudson

Mk. III

 

 

L-214

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 5 February 1942 - Taken on strength

 

Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command at Debert, NS, for the Home War Establishment.  Noted on 12 February 1942 as one of 55 Hudsons released off a British Lend Lease contract.  With No. 113 (BR) Squadron at Yarmouth, NS, c.1942.  Pending disposal from 8 August 1944.  Stored at No. 4 Repair Depot at Scoudouc, NB, where it was noted with 1260:10 total time, never overhauled.  By 25 March 1946 on the books of No. 5 (E) Depot there.

 

last date: 3 September 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

BW625

Lockheed

 

Hudson

Mk. III

 

 

L-214

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 5 February 1942 - Taken on strength

 

Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command, for the Home War Establishment.  Noted on 12 February 1942 as one of 55 Hudsons released off a British Lend Lease contract.  With No. 113 (BR) Squadron at Yarmouth, NS, c.1942.  Sank U-754 on 31 July 1942, south-east of Sable Island.  Squadron's, and Eastern Air Command's, first u-boat kill.  Pilot F/L N.E. Small received DFC (killed 6 months later in crash of Canso 9737, which see).  Used by No. 167 (Comm) Squadron, RCAF Station Dartmouth, NS, 1944 to 1945.  Regular aircraft of Air Officer Commanding Eastern Air Command.  Pending disposal from 1 June 1946, stored at Dartmouth.  Noted with 1978:25 total time while in storage, never overhauled.

 

last date: 9 June 1948 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

BW626

Lockheed

 

Hudson

Mk. III

 

 

L-214

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 10 February 1942 - Taken on strength

 

Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command, for the Home War Establishment.  Noted on 12 February 1942 as one of 55 Hudsons released off a British Lend Lease contract.  With No. 113 (BR) Squadron at Yarmouth, NS, c.1942.  Category C damage at Dartmouth while with this Squadron, at 12:05 on 30 April 1942.  To No. 31 Operational Training Unit at Debert, NS on 21 October 1943, noted then as "Returned to Central Training Establishment".  Allocated for conversion to target tug on 8 August 1944, noted as on loan from BCATP to Western Hemisphere Organization on that date.  Used by No. 121 (K) Squadron at RCAF Station Dartmouth, NS, 1944/45.  Pending disposal from 2 January 1946.  Noted at that time with 1185:05 total time, 132:15 since overhaul.

 

last date: 17 January 1946 - Struck off

BW627

Lockheed

 

Hudson

Mk. III

 

 

L-214

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 5 February 1942 - Taken on strength

 

Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command, for the Home War Establishment.  Noted on 12 February 1942 as one of 55 Hudsons released off a British Lend Lease contract.  With No. 113 (BR) Squadron at Yarmouth, NS, c.1942.  With No. 11 (BR) Squadron, RCAF Stations Torbay, Newfoundland or Dartmouth, NS, c. 1942 to 1944.  Coded "X".  Pending disposal from 26 September 1944.  Stored at No. 4 Repair Depot, where it was noted with 1632:55 total time.  Sold to Frank Ambrose Aviation of Whitestone, New York.

 

last date: 14 August 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

BW628

Lockheed

 

Hudson

Mk. III

 

 

L-214

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 5 February 1942 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command

 

First used by No. 31 Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Debert, NS.  Category C5 damage at Debert at 03:15 on 21 June 1942, when this aircraft collided on the ground with Hudson BW437.  Allocated to No. 4 Repair Depot at Scoudouc on 25 June 1943, following a Category B crash.  Delivered there on 1 July 1943.  To Clarke Ruse Aircraft for repairs, 3 July 1943 to 29 January 1944.  To storage with Eastern Air Command when completed.  Fitted with droppable life boat, for ASR, at No. 21 Repair Depot from 13 July 1944.  To Western Air Command, for use by Air Sea Rescue Flight of No. 122(K) Squadron in BC, on 9 December 1944.  To workshop reserve at RCAF Station Patricia Bay, BC on 13 March 1945, for further modifications for rescue work.  Back to 122 Squadron on 22 March 1945.  To No. 10 Repair Depot on 6 October 1945 for radar installation.  Back to Western Air Command on 4 January 1946, probably to No. 3 (Comm) Flight at RCAF Station Sea Island, BC.  Back to No. 10 Repair depot on 23 January 1946.  To Western Air Command on 17 April 1946.  Noted in fair condition on 1 December 1947, with 496:38 total time, one of the last serviceable Hudsons in the RCAF.  Pending disposal with North West Air Command from 20 August 1948.  Possibly with No. 121 (S&R) Flight at Sea Island at that time.

 

last date: 13 December 1948 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

BW629

Lockheed

 

Hudson

Mk. III

 

 

L-214

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 5 February 1942 - Taken on strength

 

Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command, for the Home War Establishment.  Noted on 12 February 1942 as one of 55 Hudsons released off a British Lend Lease contract.  First used by No. 113 (BR) Squadron at RCAF Station Yarmouth, NS.  Category B damage at Yarmouth at 10:10 on 2 February 1943, when the aircraft swung on take off and struck a snow bank.  To No. 31 Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Debert, NS on 21 October 1943.  To storage on 22 May 1944.  To No. 1 Training Command on 8 August 1944, for conversion to transport.  Intended for the Visiting Flight at RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario.  To storage on 21 October 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still in storage.  Issued from storage on 9 July 1945.  To stored reserve on 3 October 1945.  Pending disposal from 2 January 1946.  Noted with 929:05 total time while in storage.

 

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

BW630

Lockheed

 

Hudson

Mk. III

 

 

L-214

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 28 January 1942 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command

 

First used by No. 31 Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Debert, NS.  Category B crash on 17 September 1943.  To No. 4 Repair Depot, pending disposal instructions.  To workshop reserve at No. 6 Repair Depot on 5 November 1943.  To No. 3 Training Command on 21 April 1944, for use by Test and Development Establishment at RCAF Station Rockcliffe, Ontario.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945.  To No. 6 Repair Depot on 13 September 1945.  Pending disposal from 2 November 1946.  Noted with 1174:55 total time, 194:25 since overhaul, while in storage.

 

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

BW631

Lockheed

 

Hudson

Mk. III

 

 

L-214

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 5 February 1942 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command

 

Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command, for the Home War Establishment.  Noted on 12 February 1942 as one of 55 Hudsons released off a British Lend Lease contract.  First used by No. 113 (BR) Squadron at RCAF Station Yarmouth, NS.  Disappeared off Fundy Bay on 1 June 1942, apparently due to fuel exhaustion.  Ownership to No. 4 Repair Depot for write off on 17 June 1942.

 

last date: 17 August 1942 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

BW632

Lockheed

 

Hudson

Mk. III

 

 

L-214

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 5 February 1942 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command

 

First used by No. 31 Operational Training Unit at Debert, NS.  Category B crash at 19:18 on 11 July 1942, at Debert aerodrome.  Nosed over after heavy landing.  To No. 4 Repair Depot for repairs, back to Eastern Air Command and No. 31 OTU on 22 September 1942.  Category B damage at 08:40 on 11 February 1943 at Greenwood, reported by No. 36 Operational Training Unit.  Aircraft swung on landing, both airscrews damaged.  To Clarke Ruse Aircraft at Moncton, NB on 17 February 1943 for repair, back to Eastern Air Command on 30 July 1943, for the BCATP.  Transferred to Western Hemisphere Organization on 10 August 1944, for use by No. 11 (BR) Squadron, RCAF Stations Torbay, Newfoundland or Dartmouth, NS.  Coded "Y".  Used by No. 167 (Comm) Squadron, RCAF Station Dartmouth, NS, 1944 to 1945.  Reported serviceable on 2 October 1945, total time 1053:30, never overhauled, placed in storage on that date at No. 6 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit.  Pending disposal from 9 January 1946.

 

last date: 22 November 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

BW633

Lockheed

 

Hudson

Mk. III

 

 

L-214

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 17 February 1942 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command

 

First used by No. 31 Operational Training Unit at Debert, NS.  Category A crash at 06:10 on 25 April 1942, at Debert aerodrome, while being flown solo in circuits by P/O J.S. Tait.  Destroyed by fire after crash, no casualties.  To No. 4 Repair Depot on 2 May 1942 for scrapping.

 

last date: 23 July 1942 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

BW634

Lockheed

 

Hudson

Mk. III

 

 

L-214

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 5 February 1942 - Taken on strength

 

Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command, for the Home War Establishment.  Noted on 12 February 1942 as one of 55 Hudsons released off a British Lend Lease contract.  First used by No. 113 (BR) Squadron at RCAF Station Yarmouth, NS.  Category A crash into Bay of Fundy at 12:00 on 26 February 1943.  Cause of crash "obscure", pilot P/O J.B. Bond and 3 crew killed.  Allocated to No. 4 Repair Depot on 2 March 1943 for write off.

 

last date: 22 May 1943 - Written off

BW635

Lockheed

 

Hudson

Mk. III

 

 

L-214

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 5 February 1942 - Taken on strength

 

Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command, for the Home War Establishment.  Noted on 12 February 1942 as one of 55 Hudsons released off a British Lend Lease contract.  To RCAF Station Gander, Newfoundland on 16 October 1942.  To workshop reserve at No. 19 Sub-Repair Depot at Gander on 30 November 1942.  Back to Eastern Air Command on 24 March 1943.  To No. 31 Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Debert, NS on 21 October 1943.  Allocated to No. 4 Repair Depot for inspection and report on 23 February 1944, following a crash.  Originally reported as Category B, but scrapped without being repaired

 

last date: 16 May 1944 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

BW638

Lockheed

 

Hudson

Mk. III

 

 

L-214

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 24 February 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 3 Training command at Rockcliffe

 

To Test and Development Establishment at RCAF Station Rockcliffe, Ontario for de-icing tests.  Still with this unit when the nose dropped on landing at Rockcliffe on 16 July 1943, aircraft skidded and caught fire.   Burnt out.  Wreckage to No. 9 Repair Depot at St. Jean, PQ on 22 July 1943 for scrapping.

 

last date: 9 December 1943 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

BW639

Lockheed

 

Hudson

Mk. III

 

 

L-214

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 24 June 1942 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command

 

To No. 4 Repair Depot on 1 March 1944, for repairs following a Category B crash.  Pending disposal from 31 July 1944, apparently never repaired.  By 25 March 1946 on the books of No. 5 (E) Depot at Scoudouc, still pending disposal.  Noted with 1157:00 logged time, never overhauled, while in storage at Scoudouc.

 

last date: 12 February 1947 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

BW640

Lockheed

 

Hudson

Mk. III

 

 

L-214

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 16 March 1942 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command

 

First used by No. 36 Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Greenwood, NS.  Category B damage at Greenwood at 20:25 on 26 January 1943.  Aircraft drifted on landing, and port wheel became stuck in snow beside runway.  To No. 4 Repair Depot for repairs.  Noted with 474:00 logged time on 10 May 1943, when it returned to Eastern Air Command.  To Canada Car & Foundry at Moncton, NB on 13 January 1944.  To storage at No. 21 Repair Depot on 8 April 1944, pending disposal instructions.

 

last date: 6 November 1944 - Written off at No. 21 Repair Depot

BW641

Lockheed

 

Hudson

Mk. III

 

 

L-214

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 16 March 1942 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command

 

First used by No. 36 Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Greenwood, NS.  Assigned to No. 4 Repair Depot on 18 March 1943, following a Category B crash.  Assigned to Clarke Ruse Aircraft at Moncton, NB for repairs on 24 March 1943, delivered there on 26 March 1943.  Back to Eastern Air Command on 25 July 1943.  To storage on 22 May 1944.  By 9 August 1944 stored at No. 6 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit at Mt. Pleasant, PEI.  Pending disposal at Mount Pleasant from late 1944.  Noted with 1231:30 logged time while in storage.

 

last date: 3 July 1947 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

BW642

Lockheed

 

Hudson

Mk. III

 

 

L-214

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 24 June 1942 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command

 

To No. 4 Repair Depot at Scoudouc, NB on 5 November 1942, then to Clarke Ruse Aircraft on 9 November 1942.  Back to Eastern Air Command, for use by a training unit, on 10 May 1943.  Category B damage reported on 22 August 1943 in Griffin, not confirmed by Record Card.  To storage from 22 May to 9 June 1944.  Noted as on loan from BCATP to Western Hemisphere Organization on 9 June 1944.  To Western Air Command on 7 July 1944, for use by No. 122 (K) Squadron at RCAF Station Patricia Bay, BC.  Allocated for conversion to target tug on 9 June 1944.  Noted as held in storage as spare for Air Sea Rescue flights on 18 August 1944.  To No. 122(K) Squadron on 4 December 1944, for use as a conversion trainer for one month.  Crashed at Port Hardy, BC at 16:07 on 22 August 1945.  Originally reported as Category B, revised to Category A by 8 September 1945 when aircraft was transferred to ownership of No. 3 Repair Depot for scrapping.

 

last date: 25 September 1945 - Struck off

BW643

Lockheed

 

Hudson

Mk. III

 

 

L-214

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 16 March 1942 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command

 

First used by No. 36 Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Greenwood, NS.  Category B crash in early 1944.  to storage at No. 4 Repair Depot on 10 February 1944, pending allocation to a repair contractor.  Scrapped at No. 4 Repair Depot without being repaired.

 

last date: 16 May 1944 - Struck off

BW644

Lockheed

 

Hudson

Mk. III

 

 

L-214

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 5 February 1942 - Taken on strength

 

Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command, for the Home War Establishment.  Noted on 12 February 1942 as one of 55 Hudsons released off a British Lend Lease contract.  With No. 11 (BR) Squadron, RCAF Stations Torbay, Newfoundland or Dartmouth, NS, 1942 to 1944.  Coded "H".  Used by No. 167 (Comm) Squadron, RCAF Station Dartmouth, NS, 1944 to 1945.  To storage on 20 February 1945, stored by No. 6 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit.  Pending disposal from 20 March 1946, stored at the Reserve Equipment Maintenance Satellite at Mt. Pleasant, PEI.  Noted with 1972:15 logged time, never overhauled, while in storage.

 

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

BW645

Lockheed

 

Hudson

Mk. III

 

 

L-214

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 5 February 1942 - Taken on strength

 

Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command, for the Home War Establishment.  Noted on 12 February 1942 as one of 55 Hudsons released off a British Lend Lease contract.  Used by No. 119 (BR) Squadron at RCAF Station Sydney, NS.  Category B damage at Sydney, at 16:10 on 20 February 1943.  Aircraft bounced on cross wind landing, drifted into ungraded ground at side of runway.  Recommended for salvage by No. 4 Repair Depot on 4 March 1943, but to Clarke Ruse Aircraft for repairs on 5 March 1943.  Back to Eastern Air Command on 25 August 1943, for the Home War Establishment.  To No. 31 Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Debert, NS on 26 October 1943.  "Completely demolished" in a crash at Debert on 25 March 1944.  To No. 4 Repair Depot on 28 March 1944 for scrapping.

 

last date: 23 May 1944 - Struck off, reduced to produce

BW646

Lockheed

 

Hudson

Mk. III

 

 

L-214

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 5 February 1942 - Taken on strength

 

Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command, for the Home War Establishment.  Noted on 12 February 1942 as one of 55 Hudsons released off a British Lend Lease contract.  With No. 11 (BR) Squadron, RCAF Stations Torbay, Newfoundland or Dartmouth, NS, c. 1942 to 1944.  Coded "F".  Failed to return from patrol on 19 May 1944.  Ownership to No. 19 Sub-Repair Depot in Newfoundland for write off on 24 June 1944.

 

last date: 18 July 1944 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

BW647

Lockheed

 

Hudson

Mk. III

 

 

L-214

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 10 February 1942 - Taken on strength

 

Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command, for the Home War Establishment.  Noted on 12 February 1942 as one of 55 Hudsons released off a British Lend Lease contract.  First used by No. 31 Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Debert, NS.  At No. 4 Repair Depot at Scoudouc, NB by 16 October 1942, ownership transferred on 2 November 1942.  To Clarke Ruse aircraft for repairs on 7 November 1942, following a Category B crash.  Back to Eastern Air Command on 12 May 1943, for the Home War Establishment.  Converted to target tug by 8 August 1944.  Used by No. 121 (K) Squadron at RCAF Station Dartmouth, NS, 1944/45.  To storage on 2 October 1945, noted as serviceable on that date.  Stored by No. 6 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit, where it was pending disposal from 9 January 1946.  Noted with 1312:55 total time, never overhauled, while in storage.

 

last date: 22 November 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

BW648

Lockheed

 

Hudson

Mk. III

 

 

L-214

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 5 February 1942 - Taken on strength

 

Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command, for the Home War Establishment.  Noted on 12 February 1942 as one of 55 Hudsons released off a British Lend Lease contract.  With No. 119 (BR) Squadron detachment at Mt. Joli, Quebec, when it attacked a submarine in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, near Sept Isle, on 7 July 1942.  4 depth charges dropped, extensive damage observed.  This was 119 Squadron's fourth attack, and the first from a Hudson.  Destroyed on night takeoff in October 1942 when it struck a parked USAAF B-17.  Wreckage to No. 4 Repair Depot in Scoudouc, NB on 20 October 1942, for scrapping.

 

last date: 9 February 1943 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

BW649

Lockheed

 

Hudson

Mk. III

 

 

L-214

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 5 February 1942 - Taken on strength

 

Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command, for the Home War Establishment.  Noted on 12 February 1942 as one of 55 Hudsons released off a British Lend Lease contract.  First used by No. 11 (BR) Squadron, RCAF Station Dartmouth, NS.  Coded "D".  Category B damage at Dartmouth at 17:58 on 25 July 1942.  Swung on landing after operational patrol, left oleo "gave away".  To Clarke Ruse Aircraft for repair on 3 August 1942, back to Eastern Air Command on 25 September 1942.  Pending disposal from 11 August 1944.  Stored at No. 4 Repair Depot at Scoudouc, NB, where it was noted with 1322:55 total time, never overhauled.  By 25 March 1946 on the books of No. 5 (E) Depot at Scoudouc.

 

last date: 3 September 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

BW650

Lockheed

 

Hudson

Mk. III

 

 

L-214

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 5 February 1942 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command

 

First assigned to No. 31 Operational Training Unit at Debert, NS.  Category B crash in fall of 1943.  Allocated to No. 4 Repair Depot on 4 October 1943, pending movement to contractor.  To Clarke Ruse Aircraft at Moncton, NB on 10 October 1944.  Allocated to No. 21 Repair Depot on 3 April 1944 for disposal.

 

last date: 6 November 1944 - Struck off

BW651

Lockheed

 

Hudson

Mk. III

 

 

L-214

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 5 February 1942 - Taken on strength

 

Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command, for the Home War Establishment.  Noted on 12 February 1942 as one of 55 Hudsons released off a British Lend Lease contract.  Converted to target tug by 8 August 1944.  Pending disposal from 30 August 1944.  Stored at No. 4 Repair Depot, where it was noted with 18:45 total time.  Sold to Frank Ambrose Aircraft of New York.

 

last date: 24 August 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

BW652

Lockheed

 

Hudson

Mk. III

 

 

L-214

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 10 February 1942 - Taken on strength

 

Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command, for the Home War Establishment.  Noted on 12 February 1942 as one of 55 Hudsons released off a British Lend Lease contract.  First intended for No. 31 Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Debert, NS.  With No. 119 (BR) Squadron at RCAF Station Sydney, Nova Scotia.  Destroyed at Sydney aerodrome at 12:05 on 27 September 1942.  Aircraft was returning early from patrol due to poor weather, ground looped on landing in cross wind.  Post crash fire set off depth charges.  600 windows on base blown out, no injuries.  Ownership to No. 4 Repair Depot on 29 September 1942 for write off.

 

last date: 12 January 1943 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

BW653

Lockheed

 

Hudson

Mk. III

 

 

L-214

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 5 February 1942 - Taken on strength

 

Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command, for the Home War Establishment.  Noted on 12 February 1942 as one of 55 Hudsons released off a British Lend Lease contract.  With No. 119 (BR) Squadron at RCAF Station Sydney, NS.  Category C damage at 15:00 on 3 May 1942.  Ground looped in "variable wind condition".  Originally classified as Category A.  Assigned to Clarke Ruse Aircraft for repairs on 13 August 1942, delivered there on 17 August 1942.  Returned to Eastern Air Command on 27 November 1942.  Delivered to No. 11 (BR) Squadron at RCAF Station Dartmouth, NS on 29 January 1943, still with this unit when lost.  Aircraft took off at 17:00 on 24 February 1943, and never returned.  Explosion heard over Charlottetown, PEI that evening believed to be this aircraft.  Ownership to No. 4 Repair Depot at Scoudouc, NB on 26 February 1943, some wreckage delivered there on 12 March 1943.  Rear fuselage shipped to RCAF Station Mountain View, Ontario.

 

last date: 30 April 1943 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

BW654

Lockheed

 

Hudson

Mk. III

 

 

L-214

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 5 February 1942 - Taken on strength

 

Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command, for the Home War Establishment.  Noted on 12 February 1942 as one of 55 Hudsons released off a British Lend Lease contract.  To No. 3 Training Command on 29 April 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 7 December 1944.  To North West Air Command on 10 October 1945.  Pending disposal from 17 March 1946.  Noted with 1512:35 total time while in storage.

 

last date: 28 June 1948 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

BW655

Lockheed

 

Hudson

Mk. III

 

 

L-214

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 5 February 1942 - Taken on strength

 

Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command, for the Home War Establishment.  Noted on 12 February 1942 as one of 55 Hudsons released off a British Lend Lease contract.  Used by No. 119 (BR) Squadron at various east coast locations.  Category C damage at Mont Jolie aerodrome at 12:15 on 31 August 1942, while with 119 Squadron detachment there.  To workshop reserve at No. 4 Repair Depot at Scoudouc, NB on 8 September 1942, back to Eastern Air Command on 1 February 1943.  With No. 119 (BR) Squadron, probably Chatham NB detachment, when it searched for a reported submarine north of Bathurst, NB in 1943.  Turned out to be log float.  Converted to target tug by 8 August 1944.  Category A crash at Dartmouth on 9 March 1945, while being operated by No. 121 (K) Squadron.  To No. 4 Repair Depot on 12 March 1945 for scrapping.

 

last date: 18 April 1945 - Written off

BW656

Lockheed

 

Hudson

Mk. III

 

 

L-214

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 10 February 1942 - Taken on strength

 

Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command, for the Home War Establishment.  Noted on 12 February 1942 as one of 55 Hudsons released off a British Lend Lease contract.  Intended for No. 31 Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Debert, NS.  Category A crash at Sydney, NS on 3 May 1942.  Ownership to No. 4 Repair Depot on 6 May 1942, for scrapping.

 

last date: 17 July 1942 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

BW657

Lockheed

 

Hudson

Mk. III

 

 

L-214

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 5 February 1942 - Taken on strength

 

Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command, for the Home War Establishment.  Noted on 12 February 1942 as one of 55 Hudsons released off a British Lend Lease contract.  Category B crash at Sydney aerodrome at 21:20 on 4 September 1942 .  Pilot mis-judged height in heavy rain, resulting in heavy landing and ground loop.  To No. 4 Repair Depot on 15 January 1944, then to No. 21 Repair Depot at Moncton, NB on 4 February 1944, apparently never repaired.

 

last date: 6 November 1944 - Written off

BW658

Lockheed

 

Hudson

Mk. III

 

 

L-214

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 5 February 1942 - Taken on strength

 

Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command, for the Home War Establishment.  Noted on 12 February 1942 as one of 55 Hudsons released off a British Lend Lease contract.  With No. 11 (BR) Squadron, RCAF Stations Torbay, Newfoundland or Dartmouth, NS, c. 1942 to 1944.  Coded "M".  Pending disposal from 11 August 1944.  Noted with 1483:00 total time, never overhauled, while in storage.  Sold to Frank Ambrose Aviation of Whitestone, New York.

 

last date: 29 August 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

BW659

Lockheed

 

Hudson

Mk. III

 

 

L-214

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 5 February 1942 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command

 

First used by No. 31 Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Debert, NS.  Category B crash at Debert at 15:55 on 11 May 1942.  Crashed during bombing exercises, "cause not yet available".  Ownership to No. 4 Repair Depot at Scoudouc, NB on 13 May 1942.  To Clarke Ruse Aircraft for repairs, 25 May to 24 October 1942.  To Eastern Air Command when completed, delivered to a training unit on 10 November 1942.  To storage on 22 May 1944.  To No. 1 Training Command on 8 August 1944, for conversion to transport.  Used by Visiting Flight from RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945.  Pending disposal from 1 April 1946.  On the books of No. 6 Repair Depot by 19 June 1946.  Noted with 1098:35 total time while in storage.

 

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

BW660

Lockheed

 

Hudson

Mk. III

 

 

L-214

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 10 February 1942 - Taken on strength

 

Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command, for the Home War Establishment.  Noted on 12 February 1942 as one of 55 Hudsons released off a British Lend Lease contract.  With No. 11 (BR) Squadron, RCAF Stations Torbay, Newfoundland or Dartmouth, NS, c. 1942 to 1944.  Coded "A".  Category C damage at Dartmouth at 21:30 on 6 January 1943 while with this unit.  Ran into snow drifts while landing, damaged one propeller.  To workshop reserve at No. 4 Repair Depot at Scoudouc, NB on 27 March 1944.  Pending disposal from 29 August 1944, stored at Scoudouc.  Noted with 1303:50 logged time, never overhauled, while in storage.  By 25 March 1946 on the books of No. 5 (E) Depot at Scoudouc.

 

last date: 12 February 1947 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal


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