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BW682

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 Debert, NS.  Category A crash during takeoff at Debert aerodrome at 11:50 on 12 July 1942.  To No. 4 Repair Depot for write off on 21 July 1942.

 

last date: 15 October 1942 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

BW683

Lockheed

 

Hudson

Mk. III

 

 

L-214

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 10 February 1942 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command

 

First assigned to No. 31 Operational Training Unit at Debert, NS, noted as on loan from RAF.  Noted on 12 February 1942 as one of 55 Hudsons released off a British Lend Lease contract.  Later with No. 119 (BR) Squadron at RCAF Station Sydney, NS.  Category B crash at Sydney aerodrome at 10:05 on 5 August 1942.  Ground looped while attempting to take off in "varying wind conditions".  To No. 4 Repair Depot on 6 August 1942.  Re-assigned to Clarke Ruse Aircraft for repairs on 21 August 1942, completed on 27 November 1942.  To Eastern Air Command when completed.  Converted to target tug on 8 August 1944.  To workshop reserve at No. 4 Repair Depot on 7 April 1945, pending decision on disposal.  Pending disposal from 24 April 1945, stored at Scoudouc, NB.  Noted with 1243:10 total time, never overhauled, while with No. 4 Repair Depot.  By 25 March 1946 on the books of No. 5 (E) Depot, still at Scoudouc.

 

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

BW685

Lockheed

 

Hudson

Mk. III

 

 

L-214

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

Noted on 12 February 1942 as one of 55 Hudsons released off a British Lend Lease contract.  First assigned to No. 31 Operational Training Unit at Debert, NS, noted as on loan from RAF.  Later with No. 11 (BR) Squadron, RCAF Station Dartmouth, NS.  Coded "T".  Application for write off dated 4 November 1942, from No. 4 Repair Depot, Scoudouc, NB.

 

last date: 24 March 1943 - Struck off

BW686

Lockheed

 

Hudson

Mk. III

 

 

L-214

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

First assigned to No. 31 Operational Training Unit at Debert, NS.  Later with No. 36 Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Greenwood, NS.  Category B damage at Greenwood aerodrome at 14:55 on 22 February 1943, nosed over on landing.  To No. 4 Repair Depot on 24 February 1943.  To Clarke Ruse Aircraft for repairs, 25 February to 15 August 1943.  To Eastern Air Command when completed.  Transferred from BCATP to Western Hemisphere Organization (to an operational unit) on 8 August 1944.  To No. 4 Repair Depot from 22 March to 10 May 1945 for modifications, then back to Eastern Air Command.  Noted as Air Sea Rescue aircraft in June 1945.  To workshop reserve at No. 6 Repair Depot from 1 February to 1 June 1946, then back to Eastern Air Command.  Back in storage by end of 1946.  Pending disposal from summer of 1947, stored at Greenwood.

 

last date: 10 October 1947 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

BW687

Lockheed

 

Hudson

Mk. III

 

 

L-214

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

Noted on 12 February 1942 as one of 55 Hudsons released off a British Lend Lease contract.  First assigned to No. 31 Operational Training Unit at Debert, NS.  Later with No. 119 (BR) Squadron at Sydney, NS.  Category C damage at Sydney aerodrome at 20:15 on 12 September 1942.  To Clark Ruse Aircraft for repairs, 16 October to 2 November 1942.  To Eastern Air Command when completed, for use by Home War Establishment.  Converted to target tug, still with Eastern Air Command, on 8 August 1944.  Pending disposal from 1 April 1946.  Stored at RCAF Station Dartmouth, NS, where it was noted with 1671:05 total time, never overhauled.

 

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

BW688

Lockheed

 

Hudson

Mk. III

 

 

L-214

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

Noted on 12 February 1942 as one of 55 Hudsons released off a British Lend Lease contract.  First assigned to No. 31 Operational Training Unit at Debert, NS.  Converted to target tug on 8 August 1944.  Pending disposal from late August 1944.  Noted on 25 March 1946 as stored at Scoudouc, NB, still pending disposal.  Noted with 1569:40 total time, never overhauled, while at Scoudouc.

 

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

BW689

Lockheed

 

Hudson

Mk. III

 

 

L-214

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

First assigned to No. 36 Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Greenwood, NS.  Still with this unit when it swung on takeoff at the Greenwood aerodrome at 16:50 on 13 February 1943.  Fuselage was twisted, and buckled in several places.  Originally classified as Category B, revised to Category A (beyond economical repair) on 14 February 1943.  To No. 4 Repair Depot on 15 February 1943.  Became Instructional Airframe A291 on 29 April 1943.

 

last date: 5 July 1943 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

BW690

Lockheed

 

Hudson

Mk. III

 

 

L-214

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 27 October 1942 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command

 

Allocated for conversion to target tug on 8 August 1944, noted on that date as on loan from BCATP to Western Hemisphere Organization.  To storage at RCAF Station Dartmouth, NS on 11 October 1945.  Noted as serviceable on that date, with 1596:15 logged time, never overhauled.  Issued from storage to RCAF Station Greenwood, NS on 21 November 1945.  Pending disposal from 1 April 1946.

 

last date: 26 May 1948 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

BW691

Lockheed

 

Hudson

Mk. III

 

 

L-214

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

First assigned to No. 36 Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Greenwood, NS.  Still with this Unit when it suffered Category B damage at 20:25 on 3 February 1943, on the aerodrome at Greenwood.  Swung on landing, undercarriage collapsed.  Damage to wing centre section, fuselage damaged by propeller.  To Clarke Ruse Aircraft for repairs, 8 February to 30 September 1943.  To Eastern Air Command when completed.  To storage at No. 4 Repair Depot on 21 March 1944, following another Category B crash.  Reported with 779:00 logged time, never overhauled, while there.  Pending disposal from 31 July 1944.  By 25 March 1946 on the books of No. 5 (E) Depot at Scoudouc, still pending disposal.

 

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

BW692

Lockheed

 

Hudson

Mk. III

 

 

L-214

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

First assigned to No. 31 Operational Training Unit at Debert, NS.  To Central Flying School at RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario on 27 November 1942, for use by the Instructional Flight.  Category A crash on 22 September 1944, still with the Central Flying School.  To No. 6 Repair Depot on 30 September 1944, for scrapping.

 

last date: 11 November 1944 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

BW693

Lockheed

 

Hudson

Mk. III

 

 

L-214

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

Noted on 12 February 1942 as one of 55 Hudsons released off a British Lend Lease contract.  First assigned to No. 31 Operational Training Unit at Debert, NS.  Later with No. 119 (BR) Squadron at RCAF Station Sydney, NS.  Category C7 damage at Sydney at 10:15 on 20 October 1942.  Converted to target tug on 8 August 1944.  To storage on 2 October 1945.  Noted as serviceable on that date, with 1815:10 logged time, never overhauled.  Stored at No. 6 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit, where it was pending disposal from 9 January 1946.

 

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

BW694

Lockheed

 

Hudson

Mk. III

 

 

L-214

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

First assigned to No. 36 Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Greenwood, NS.  Category B crash on 28 February 1943, had 693:30 logged time then.  To Clarke Ruse Aircraft for repairs, 8 March to 25 July 1943.  To Eastern Air Command when completed.  With No. 119 (BR) Squadron in Nova Scotia or Quebec when it was in a Category A crash in early December 1943.  Wreckage to No. 4 Repair Depot on 8 December 1943.  Fuselage shipped to Air Armament School at Mountain View for instructional purposes, authorized on 11 February 1944.

 

last date: 13 April 1944 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

BW695

Lockheed

 

Hudson

Mk. III

 

 

L-214

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

First assigned to No. 31 Operational Training Unit at Debert, NS.  Later with No. 119 (BR) Squadron at RCAF Station Sydney, NS.  Category C damage at Sydney aerodrome at 21:20 on 5 July 1942.  Category A crash at Sydney aerodrome at 07:00 on 25 December 1942.  Both engines failed shortly after takeoff, entire crew killed, including pilot WO2 L. Green.  Ownership to No. 4 Repair Depot at Scoudouc, NB on 28 December 1942, for scrapping.

 

last date: 23 March 1943 - Struck off

BW696

Lockheed

 

Hudson

Mk. III

 

 

L-214

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

First assigned to No. 31 Operational Training Unit at Debert, NS.  Category B damage at 11:15 on 27 January 1943, while with No. 36 Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Greenwood, NS.  Bounced on landing, hit a snow drift, undercarriage collapsed.  To No. 4 Repair Depot for repairs on 30 January 1943, with 628:25 logged time.  To Eastern Air Command when completed.  To workshop reserve at No. 4 Repair Depot on 22 October 1943.  To Clarke Ruse Aircraft at Moncton, NB for repairs on 30 November 1943.  Repairs apparently not proceeded with, allocated to No. 21 Repair Depot on 3 October 1944 for scrapping.

 

last date: 6 November1944 - Struck off

BW697

Lockheed

 

Hudson

Mk. III

 

 

L-214

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

First assigned to No. 36 Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Greenwood, NS.  Still with this Unit when it received Category C21 damage at Greenwood aerodrome, at 00:15 on 6 August 1942.  To storage from 22 May to 16 June 1944.  Noted as on loan from BCATP to Western Hemisphere Organization when issued from storage.  Converted to target tug from 8 August 1944.  To storage on 2 October 1945, noted as serviceable on that date.  Stored by No. 6 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit.  Still there on 9 January 1946, when it was pending disposal.

 

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

BW698

Lockheed

 

Hudson

Mk. III

 

 

L-214

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

Noted on 12 February 1942 as one of 55 Hudsons released off a British Lend Lease contract.  First assigned to an operational unit with the Home War Establishment.  To No. 4 Repair Depot at Scoudouc, NB for repairs after a Category B crash, 8 September 1943 to 23 March 1944.  To Eastern Air Command when completed, for use with a training unit.  To storage on 22 May 1944.  Allocated for conversion to target tug on 9 June 1944, noted as on loan from BCATP to Western Hemisphere Organization.  To workshop reserve at No. 21 Repair Depot on 12 July 1944, for conversion to air-sea rescue configuration.  To Western Air Command on 10 November 1944.  With No. 122(K) Squadron at RCAF Station Patricia Bay, BC, 1944/45.  With North West Air Command in 1947, pending disposal.  Reported with 1196:00 logged time while in storage.

 

last date: 10 March 1948 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

BW700

Lockheed

 

Hudson

Mk. III

 

 

L-214

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 25 March 1942 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command

 

First assigned to No. 36 Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Greenwood, NS.  Still with this Unit when it crashed near Port George, NS (on the Bay of Fundy, about 9 miles west of Greenwood) at 12:00 on 8 October 1942.  Was reported missing on air to sea firing exercise, all crew missing assumed killed.  Ownership to No. 4 Repair Depot on 13 October 1942 for write off.

 

last date: 30 January 1943 - Struck off

BW701

Lockheed

 

Hudson

Mk. III

 

 

L-214

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

Severely damaged near Debert on 7 July 1943, when it caught fire after a forced landing.  Ownership to No. 4 Repair Depot on 8 July 1943 for write off.

 

last date: 1 December 1943 - Struck off

BW702

Lockheed

 

Hudson

Mk. III

 

 

L-214

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

First assigned to No. 36 Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Greenwood, NS.  To Clarke Ruse Aircraft from 13 March to 29 June 1943.  To Clarke Ruse Aircraft at Moncton for repairs, 2 September 1943 to 24 March 1944.  To Eastern Air Command when completed.  To workshop reserve at No. 21 Repair Depot on 8 July 1944, for conversion to transport.  Used by No. 167 (Comm) Squadron, RCAF Station Dartmouth, NS, from December 1944.  To storage on 11 October 1945, reported serviceable on that date.  By 16 April 1946 stored by No. 6 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit at Mount Pleasant, PEI.  Pending disposal there from 1 April 1946.

 

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

BW703

Lockheed

 

Hudson

Mk. III

 

 

L-214

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

First assigned to No. 36 Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Greenwood, NS.  To No. 4 Repair Depot on 14 October 1942 for scrapping, following a crash.

 

last date: 18 March 1943 - Struck off

BW704

Lockheed

 

Hudson

Mk. III

 

 

L-214

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

First assigned to No. 36 Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Greenwood, NS.  Category B crash at Greenwood aerodrome at 01:15 on 1 October 1942.  To Clarke Ruse Aircraft for crash repairs, 10 October 1942 to 24 February 1943.  To Eastern Air Command when completed, for use by training unit.  To workshop reserve at No. 4 Repair Depot on 17 September 1943, probably following a crash.  To Clarke Ruse again for crash repairs on 30 November 1943.  Apparently not repaired.  Ownership to No. 21 Repair Depot on 3 April 1944 for scrapping.

 

last date: 6 November 1944 - Struck off

BW705

Lockheed

 

Hudson

Mk. III

 

 

L-214

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 18 March 1942 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command

 

First assigned to No. 36 Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Greenwood, NS.  To storage on 25 August 1944.  Issued from storage on 22 March 1945, for use by No. 121 (K) Squadron at RCAF Station Dartmouth, NS.  To storage again on 23 July 1945.  Stored by No. 6 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit.  Pending disposal from 9 January 1946.  Noted with 971:50 total time, never overhauled, while in storage.

 

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

BW706

Lockheed

 

Hudson

Mk. III

 

 

L-214

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

Used by a training unit prior to August 1944.  Reported as a target tug on 8 August 1944.  Used by No. 121 (K) Squadron at RCAF Station Dartmouth, NS, 1944/45.  To storage on 2 October 1945.  Reported serviceable on that date, with 1408:40 total time logged, never overhauled.  Stored at No. 6 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit.  Pending disposal there from 9 January 1946.

 

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

BW707

Lockheed

 

Hudson

Mk. III

 

 

L-214

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

First assigned to No. 31 Operational Training Unit at Debert, NS.  To storage on 22 May 1944.  Issued from storage on 9 August 1944, for use by Western Hemisphere Organization.  Noted in March 1946 as fitted for air-sea rescue.  Pending disposal from 8 May 1947, with No. 10 Group (then part of Central Air Command, and for-runner of Maritime Air Command).

 

last date: 10 December 1947 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

BW708

Lockheed

 

Hudson

Mk. III

 

 

L-214

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

First assigned to No. 31 Operational Training Unit at Debert, NS.  Category C21 damage at Debert aerodrome at 17:55 on 2 May 1942.  Assigned to workshop reserve at No. 4 Repair Depot at Scoudouc, NB on 7 May 1942, delivered there on 11 May 1942.  Not repaired, assigned to use as an instructional airframe A 181 on 5 August 1942.  To No. 4 Repair Depot in 1944 for scrapping.

 

last date: 10 February 1945 - Struck off, scrapped

BW709

Lockheed

 

Hudson

Mk. III

 

 

L-214

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

First assigned to No. 31 Operational Training Unit at Debert, NS.  To Clarke Ruse Aircraft for wing repairs, 4 February to 22 October 1943.  To Eastern Air Command when completed, for use by a BCATP unit.  To workshop reserve at RCAF Station Moncton, NB on 10 August1944.  Transferred to Western Hemisphere Organization on 1 September 1944.  To Eastern Air Command on completion of work, on 13 October 1944.  Pending disposal from 1 April 1946.  Stored at RCAF Station Dartmouth, NS, where it was noted with 961:25 total time, never overhauled.

 

last date: 26 May 1948 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

BW710

Lockheed

 

Hudson

Mk. III

 

 

L-214

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

First assigned to No. 31 Operational Training Unit at Debert, NS.  With No. 36 Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Greenwood, NS when it received Category C3 damage at Greenwood aerodrome at 11:30 on 18 January 1943.  Still with this unit when it received Category B damage at Greenwood aerodrome at 13:35 on 25 January 1943.  Swung on take off, starboard undercarriage collapsed.  To workshop reserve with No. 4 Repair Depot on 27 January 1943.  Assigned to Clarke Ruse Aircraft for repairs on 1 February 1943, delivered there on 20 May 1943.  Category A crash on takeoff from Lakeburn airport (RCAF Station Moncton) on 30 September 1943.  Possibly on tests after repairs, no record of acceptance from Clarke Ruse prior to accident.  To No. 4 Repair Depot on 14 October 1943 for salvage.

 

last date: 2 January 1944 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

BW711

Lockheed

 

Hudson

Mk. III

 

 

L-214

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

First assigned to No. 31 Operational Training Unit at Debert, NS.  Assigned to Clarke Ruse Aircraft for crash repairs on 4 May 1943, delivered there on 5 June 1943.  To Eastern Air Command on 30 September 1943.  To storage with No. 4 Repair Depot on 4 December 1943 following a crash, waiting for allocation contractor for repairs.  To Clarke Ruse Aircraft at Moncton, NB for repairs on 10 January 1944.  Apparently not repaired, to No. 21 Repair Depot on 3 April 1944 for disposal.

 

last date: 6 November 1944 - Struck off

BW712

Lockheed

 

Hudson

Mk. III

 

 

L-214

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

Noted on 12 February 1942 as one of 55 Hudsons released off a British Lend Lease contract.  First assigned to No. 31 Operational Training Unit at Debert, NS.  With No. 11 (BR) Squadron, RCAF Station Dartmouth, NS, coded "E", when it received Category C damage at Dartmouth on 13 January 1943.  Taxied into a snow plough.  Category B crash on 26 April 1944.  To No. 19 Sub-Repair Depot for write off.  Engines removed and sent to No. 4 Repair Depot, propellers to Pratt & Whitney Canada.

 

last date: 4 July 1944 - Struck off

BW713

Lockheed

 

Hudson

Mk. III

 

 

L-214

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

First assigned to No. 36 Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Greenwood, NS.  Category B damage at Greenwood aerodrome at 10:40 on 16 July 1942.  To No. 4 Repair Depot on 28 July 1942.  Assigned to Clarke Ruse Aircraft at Moncton, NB for repairs on 10 December 1942, delivered on 20 May 1943.  To Eastern Air Command on 25 August 1943, for use at a training unit.  Category A crash at Debert, NS on 23 March 1944.  To No. 4 Repair Depot for scrapping on 24 March 1944.

 

last date: 7 June 1944 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

BW715

Lockheed

 

Hudson

Mk. III

 

 

L-214

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

To No. 6 Repair Depot on 24 January 1944, following a Category B crash.  To No. 1 Training Command on 19 July 1944, for use by the Visiting Flight, Central Flying School, at RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario.  Back to No. 6 Repair Depot for scrapping in October 1944.

 

last date: 6 December 1944 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

BW716

Lockheed

 

Hudson

Mk. III

 

 

L-214

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

Noted on 12 February 1942 as one of 55 Hudsons released off a British Lend Lease contract.  Noted on 17 February 1942 as on loan to the Home War Establishment.  With No. 11 (BR) Squadron, RCAF Stations Dartmouth, NS and Torbay, Newfoundland, coded "W".  Still with this Squadron when it crashed on 26 August 1944.  To No. 4 Repair Depot on 14 September 1944 for write off.

 

last date: 26 October 1944 - Struck off

BW717

Lockheed

 

Hudson

Mk. III

 

 

L-214

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

Noted on 12 February 1942 as one of 55 Hudsons released off a British Lend Lease contract.  Noted on 17 February 1942 as on loan to the Home War Establishment.  First assigned to No. 31 Operational Training Unit at Debert, NS.  To Clarke Ruse Aircraft for accident repairs, 10 March to 30 April 1943.  To Eastern Air Command when completed, delivered to a Home War Establishment Unit on 23 May 1943.  With No. 11 (BR) Squadron, RCAF Stations Torbay, Newfoundland or Dartmouth, NS, 1943 to 1944.  Coded "L".  Pending disposal from 11 August 1944.  By 25 March 1946 stored at Scoudouc, NB, where it was noted with 1215:00 total time, never overhauled.

 

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

BW718

Lockheed

 

Hudson

Mk. III

 

 

L-214

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

Noted on 12 February 1942 as one of 55 Hudsons released off a British Lend Lease contract.  Noted on 17 February 1942 as on loan to the Home War Establishment.  With No. 11 (BR) Squadron, RCAF Stations Torbay, Newfoundland or Dartmouth, NS, c. 1942 to 1944.  Coded "O".  Pending disposal from 11 August 1944.  Stored by No. 4 Repair Depot at Scoudouc, NB, where it was noted with 1854:00 total time, never overhauled.  By 25 March 1946 on the books of No. 5 (E) Depot at Scoudouc, NB

 

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

BW719

Lockheed

 

Hudson

Mk. III

 

 

L-214

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

Noted on 12 February 1942 as one of 55 Hudsons released off a British Lend Lease contract.  Noted on 17 February 1942 as on loan to the Home War Establishment.  With No. 11 (BR) Squadron, RCAF Station Torbay, Newfoundland.  Coded "N".  Lost on training flight on 17 December 1943, 5 fatalities.  Was one of 3 aircraft in night cross country formation flight from Torbay to Stephenville, Gander, and back to Torbay.  Reported engine trouble, and left formation at about 10:25 PM local time.  Remainder of flight encountered icing conditions shortly after.  Ownership to No. 19 Sub-Repair Depot on 29 December 1943, for write off.  Wreckage not located until 1948 near Lloyds Lake, 50 miles east of Stephenville, found by an RCMP aircraft.  Aircraft had struck ground nearly vertical, and was destroyed by fire.  The crews' funeral on 18 August 1948 is widely reported as "the last wartime funeral in Newfoundland".  The aircraft is often mis-identified as "719".

 

last date: 20 March 1944 - Struck off

BW720

Lockheed

 

Hudson

Mk. III

 

 

L-214

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

First assigned to No. 36 Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Greenwood, NS.  Category A crash at 14:40 on 29 August 1942, near Lawrencetown, NS (10 miles south-west of Greenwood).  Aircraft stalled, became uncontrollable, all occupants bailed out.  Largely destroyed by post impact fire.  To No. 4 Repair Depot on 8 September 1942 for scrapping.

 

last date: 28 December 1942 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

BW722

Lockheed

 

Hudson

Mk. III

 

 

L-214

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

Noted on 12 February 1942 as one of 55 Hudsons released off a British Lend Lease contract.  Noted on 17 February 1942 as on loan to the Home War Establishment.  First assigned to No. 31 Operational Training Unit at Debert, NS.  To No. 4 Repair Depot for crash repairs, 19 April 1943.  Re-assigned to Clarke Ruse Aircraft, 28 April to 25 August 1943.  To Eastern Air Command when completed, for the Home War Establishment.  Back to No. 31 OTU on 21 October 1943.  To storage on 22 May 1944.  To No. 1 Training Command on 9 August 1944, for conversion to transport.  Assigned to the Visiting Flight, Central Flying School, RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario.  To No. 6 Repair Depot for repairs on 5 July 1945.  No record that repairs were completed.  Pending disposal from 22 January 1946, stored at Trenton by No. 6 Repair Depot.  Noted with 1328:35 total time while in storage.

 

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

BW723

Lockheed

 

Hudson

Mk. III

 

 

L-214

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

Noted on 12 February 1942 as one of 55 Hudsons released off a British Lend Lease contract.  Noted on 17 February 1942 as on loan to the Home War Establishment.  First assigned to No. 31 Operational Training Unit at Debert, NS.  With No. 119 (BR) Squadron at RCAF Station Sydney, NS when it received Category B damage at 21:15 on 9 July 1942.  Engine failure while returning from patrol, crash-landed on Scatarie Island (17 miles south-east of Sydney aerodrome).  To No. 4 Repair Depot on 8 August 1942.  To Clarke Ruse Aircraft for repairs, 12 August 1942 to 10 February 1943.  To Eastern Air Command when completed, for use with a Home War Establishment unit.  To No. 4 Repair Depot on 17 May 1943.  Transferred to books of Central Training Establishment on 9 June 1943.

 

last date: 4 August 1943 - Struck off

BW724

Lockheed

 

Hudson

Mk. III

 

 

L-214

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

Noted on 12 February 1942 as one of 55 Hudsons released off a British Lend Lease contract.  Noted on 17 February 1942 as on loan to the Home War Establishment.  First assigned to No. 31 Operational Training Unit at Debert, NS.  Later with No. 11 (BR) Squadron, RCAF Station Dartmouth, NS, 1942.  Coded "P".  Category A crash on 2 July 1942, into the Canso Strait.  All crew members baled out safely.  Ownership to No. 4 Repair Depot on 4 July 1942 for write off.

 

last date: 17 August 1942 - Struck off

BW728

Lockheed

 

Hudson

Mk. III

 

 

L-214

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 17 February 1942 - Scheduled date of transfer

 

Noted on 17 February 1942 as to be loaned by RAF to Home War Establishment, transfer cancelled, reported on 2 March 1942.

 

last date: 2 March 1942 - transfer cancelled

BW768

Lockheed

 

Hudson

Mk. III

 

 

L-214

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

First assigned to No. 36 Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Greenwood, NS.  Struck a tree during single engine practice flying at 09:15 on 31 August 1942.  Originally classified as Category C21, revised to Category B.  Assigned to No. 4 Repair Depot at Scoudouc, NB on 8 March 1943, delivered there on 11 March 1943.  Apparently never repaired.

 

last date: 22 May 1943 - Struck off

BW770

Lockheed

 

Hudson

Mk. III

 

 

L-214

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

First assigned to No. 36 Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Greenwood, NS.  Category A crash at 11:20 on 25 June 1942, 3 miles south-east of Greenwood.  To No. 4 Repair Depot on 3 July 1942 for scrapping.

 

last date: 27 July 1942 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

BW771

Lockheed

 

Hudson

Mk. III

 

 

L-214

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

First assigned to No. 36 Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Greenwood, NS.  Category B damage at Greenwood aerodrome at 17:40 on 26 January 1943, port undercarriage collapsed on landing.  To No. 4 Repair Depot, 30 January to 18 March 1943.  To Eastern Air Command when completed, noted as intended for RAF (probably for No. 31 or No. 36 Operational Training Unit).  Allocated to No. 4 Repair Depot again on 21 December 1943, for temporary fly in repair and storage pending allocation to a contractor for further repairs.  To Canada Car & Foundry at Amherst, NS on 10 January 1944.  Back to No. 4 Repair Depot on 8 April 1944.  Pending disposal from 31 July 1944.  Stored at Scoudouc, NB, where it was noted with 1146:30 total time, never overhauled.  By 25 March 1946 on the books of No. 5 (E) Depot, still stored at Scoudouc.

 

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

BW772

Lockheed

 

Hudson

Mk. III

 

 

L-214

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

First assigned to No. 36 Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Greenwood, NS.  To Clarke Ruse Aircraft at Moncton, NB on 20 August 1943.  To No. 21 Repair Depot on 3 April 1944 for disposal.  Pending disposal from 25 July 1944.  Stored by No. 4 Repair Depot at Scoudouc, NB, where it was noted with 948:55 total time.  By 25 March 1946 on the books of No. 5 (E) Depot, still stored at Scoudouc.

 

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

BW775

Lockheed

 

Hudson

Mk. III

 

 

L-214

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

First assigned to No. 36 Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Greenwood, NS.  To No. 4 Repair Depot on 17 December 1943 for temporary repairs,, following a Category B crash.  Assigned to Canada Car & Foundry at Amherst, NS on 10 January 1944.  To No. 21 Repair Depot on 8 April 1944, to be stored pending disposal instructions.  Scrapped there.

 

last date: 6 November 1944 - Struck off

BW776

Lockheed

 

Hudson

Mk. III

 

 

L-214

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

First assigned to No. 36 Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Greenwood, NS, on loan from RAF.  Category A crash at Greenwood on 26 August 1942.  To No. 4 Repair Depot at Scoudouc, NB for scrapping on 8 September 1942.

 

last date: 10 November 1942 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

BW777

Lockheed

 

Hudson

Mk. III

 

 

L-214

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 15 July 1942 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command

 

Category A crash at Debert, NS on 20 July 1943.  To No. 4 Repair Depot at Scoudouc, NB for scrapping on 22 August 1943

 

last date: 28 September 1943 - Struck off


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