RAF Type B roundel Canadian Military Aircraft
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RCAF owned, RAF
  serials N5353 to N9615
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Manufacturer

basic designation

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N5353

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 12 November 1940 - Taken on strength at de Havilland Canada

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 18 November 1940, for use by No. 31 Air Navigation School at Port Albert, Ontario.  Disappeared over Lake Huron near Goderich, Ontario on 20 June 1941 during a navigation exercise.  Sidcot suit and navigators instruments belonging to LAC J.W. Clarkson later found 4 miles off shore, 6 miles south-west of Goderich at 13:00 on that date.  Had 657:55 time in log book at time of crash.  Pilot Sgt. J.G. Jones, Clarkson, and 2 others missing.

 

last date: 6 September 1941 - Struck off

N5357

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 15 May 1941 - Taken on strength at No. 8 Repair Depot at Winnipeg, Manitoba

 

To No. 2 Training Command on 7 August 1941, for use by No. 33 Service Flying Training School at Carberry, Manitoba.  Category B21 damage at 21:30 on 14 October 1941, near Swan Lake, Manitoba.  To stored reserve with No. 2 Training Command on 8 January 1942.  To No. 2 Training Command on 28 January 1943.  Pending disposal from 21 September 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal.

 

last date: 16 February 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

N5358

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 19 March 1941 - Taken on strength at Canada Car & Foundry

 

To No. 3 Training Command on 14 May 1941, for use by No. 31 General Reconnaissance School at Charlottetown, PEI.  To Eastern Air Command with this School on 5 November 1941.  Category A crash on 12 January 1942, 3 miles east of Charlottetown, while with this School.  Mid-air with Anson 6279, while both aircraft were involved in "unauthorized maneuvers".  All crew on both aircraft killed.  To No. 4 Repair Depot at Scoudouc, NB for write off on 14 January 1942.  Airframe and engines were complete write offs, with no salvaged parts.

 

last date: 24 February 1942 - Struck off

N5361

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I / IV

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 5 July 1941 - Taken on strength at de Havilland Canada

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 11 August 1941, for use by No. 31 Air Navigation School at Port Albert, Ontario.  To workshop reserve at No. 6 Repair Depot at Trenton, Ontario on 11 December 1942.  To Central Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario for overhaul, on 29 December 1942.  Transferred to Canada Car & Foundry on 1 May 1943, for conversion to Mk. IV.  To No. 1 Training Command on 5 August 1943, for use at No. 1 Air Observers School at Malton, Ontario.  To No. 6 Repair Depot for scrapping on 18 January 1944, following a Category A crash.

 

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

N5362

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 11 February 1941 - Taken on strength at Aircraft Repair, Edmonton

 

To No. 2 Training Command on 12 March 1941, for use by No. 33 Service Flying Training School at Carberry, Manitoba.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft in Winnipeg for overhaul, 8 February to 1 April 1943.  To stored reserve with No. 2 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 5 April 1943.  Back to storage on 4 August 1944.  Pending disposal from 23 October 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal.  Stored at No. 202 EHU at De Winton, Alberta, where it was noted with 2529:00 total time, 1051:45 since overhaul.

 

last date: 16 February 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

N5370

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 27 October 1941 - Taken on strength at Aircraft Repair, Edmonton

 

Reported with No. 32 Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Patricia Bay, BC, but not confirmed by Aircraft Record Card.  To No. 2 Training Command on 19 November 1941, for use by No. 33 Service Flying Training School at Carberry, Manitoba.  To workshop reserve at No. 8 Repair Depot at Winnipeg on 24 November 1942.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft in Winnipeg for overhaul, 14 June to 11 August 1943.  To stored reserve with No. 2 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 12 August 1943.  Back to storage on 2 June 1944.  Pending disposal from 11 November 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal.  Stored at No. 202 EHU at Weyburn, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 2115:10 total time, 881:05 since overhaul.

 

last date: 16 February 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

N5375

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 19 March 1941 - Taken on strength at Canada Car & Foundry

 

To No. 3 Training Command on 28 April 1941, for use by No. 31 General Reconnaissance School at Charlottetown, PEI.  Still with this School when it transferred to Eastern Air Command on 5 November 1941.  Destroyed by fire at Charlottetown.  Allocated to No. 4 Repair Depot at Scoudouc, NB on 27 March 1943 for write off.

 

last date: 19 May 1943 - Struck off

N5380

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I / IV

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 23 May 1941 - Taken on strength at de Havilland Canada

 

To Eastern Air Command on 23 June 1941, for use by No. 31 Operational Training Unit at Debert, NS.  Assigned to Canada Car & Foundry at Amherst, NS on 30 April 1943, delivered there on 8 May 1943.  Overhauled and converted to Mk. IV, completed 1 December 1943.  To No. 1 Training Command when completed, for use by No. 1 Air Observers School at Malton, Ontario.  Pending disposal from 12 October 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal.  Stored at No. 5 Service Flying Training School at Brantford, Ontario, where it was reported with 2115:20 total time, 701:35 since overhaul.

 

last date: 7 March 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

N5384

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 7 April 1941 - Taken on strength at MacDonald Brothers Aircraft, Winnipeg

 

Winter conversion kit installed during assembly.  To No. 2 Training Command on 19 May 1941, for use by No. 33 Service Flying Training School at Carberry, Manitoba.  To storage on 8 April 1942.  Issued from storage on 16 September 1942, delivered to a unit on 7 October 1942.  To MacDonald Brothers on 31 May 1943, probably for overhaul.  Back to No. 2 Training Command on 2 July 1943.  Pending disposal from 4 October 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal.  Stored at No. 204 EHU, where it was noted with 2219:40 total time, 1274:30 since overhaul.

 

last date: 21 September 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

N7357

Sopwith

 

Camel

2F.1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 12 August 1925 - Taken on strength at Camp Borden

 

Purchased from RAF in UK, contract dated 17 April 1925.  Arrived at Camp Borden on 12 August 1925, held as spares for 3 Camels operated as trainers at Camp Borden.  Probably never assembled or flown in Canada.  Disassembly approved on 3 September 1925.  Reported as "no trace of disposal or location" on 29 July 1927.  Struck off date also noted as 18 November 1928, this is probably date all Camels were withdrawn from use.  Records suggest aircraft (or parts of aircraft) was with Air Cadets or at ITA before being struck off, but no exact dates found.

 

last date: 24 June 1942 - Free issue to Institute of Technology and Arts in Calgary, Alberta (now Southern Alberta Institute of Technology)

N7359

Sopwith

 

Camel

2F.1

 

 

first date: 12 August 1925 - taken on charge

 

Purchased from RAF in UK.  Arrived at Camp Borden in August 1925, held as spares for 3 Camels operated as trainers at Camp Borden.  Probably never assembled or flown in Canada.  Other history probably similar to N7357, but no details found.

 

last date: 18 October 1928 - Struck off

N7364

Sopwith

 

Camel

2F.1

 

 

first date: 12 August 1925 - Taken on charge

 

Purchased from RAF in UK.  Arrived at Camp Borden in August 1925, held as spares for 3 Camels operated as trainers at Camp Borden.  Probably never assembled or flown in Canada.  Other history probably similar to N7357, but no details found.

 

last date: 7 June 1927 - Struck off

N7367

Sopwith

 

Camel

2F.1

 

 

first date: 12 August 1925 - Taken on charge

 

Purchased from RAF in UK.  Arrived at Camp Borden in August 1925, held as spares for 3 Camels operated as trainers at Camp Borden.  Probably never assembled or flown in Canada.  Other history probably similar to N7357, but no details found.

 

last date: 18 November 1928 - Struck off

N8151

Sopwith

 

Camel

2F.1

 

 

first date: 18 August 1925 - Taken on charge

 

Purchased from RAF in UK.  Arrived at Camp Borden in August 1925, held as spares for 3 Camels operated as trainers at Camp Borden.  Probably never assembled or flown in Canada.  Other history probably similar to N7357, but no details found.

 

last date: 22 July 1929 - Struck off

N8153

Sopwith

 

Camel

2F.1

 

 

first date: 12 August 1925 - Taken on charge.

 

Purchased from RAF in UK.  Arrived at Camp Borden in August 1925, held as spares for 3 Camels operated as trainers at Camp Borden.  Probably never assembled or flown in Canada.  Other history probably similar to N7357, but no details found.

 

last date: 22 July 1929 - Struck off

N8156

Sopwith

 

Camel

2F.1

 

 

first date: 12 August 1925 - Taken on charge

 

Purchased from RAF in UK.  Arrived at Camp Borden in August 1925, held as spares for 3 Camels operated as trainers at Camp Borden.  Probably never assembled or flown in Canada.  Other history probably similar to N7357, but no details found.  Still at Camp Borden in 1928.  Later passed to National Aeronautical Collection, Rockcliffe.  Believed to still be on Canadian Forces books.

N8204

Sopwith

 

Camel

2F.1

 

 

first date: 12 August 1925 - Taken on charge

 

Purchased from RAF in UK.  Arrived at Camp Borden in August 1925, held as spares for 3 Camels operated as trainers at Camp Borden.  Probably never assembled or flown in Canada.  Other history probably similar to N7357, but no details found.

 

last date: 18 November 1928 - Struck off

N9528

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 19 March 1941 - Taken on strength at Canada Car & Foundry at Amherst, NS

 

To No. 3 Training Command on 6 May 1941, for use by No. 31 General Reconnaissance School at Charlottetown, PEI.  Winter conversion kit installed by 22 August 1941.  Still with this School when it transferred to Eastern Air Command on 5 November 1941.  Category C14 damage at Charlottetown at 18:40 on 10 December 1941.  To No. 4 Repair Depot at Scoudouc, NB for repairs, 15 December 1941 to 20 January 1942.  To Eastern Air Command when completed, and back to No. 31 GRS.  To Canada Car & Foundry at Amherst, NS for crash repairs, 16 October 1943 to 1 August 1944.  To No. 1 Training Command when completed.  Pending disposal from 3 November 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal.  Stored at No. 5 Service Flying Training School at Brantford, Ontario, where it was reported with 2354:05 total time, 459:25 since overhaul.

 

last date: 22 January 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

N9529

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 21 March 1941 - Taken on strength at No. 8 Repair Depot, Winnipeg

 

To No. 2 Training Command on 12 May 1941, for use by No. 33 Service Flying Training School at Carberry, Manitoba.  Assigned to workshop reserve at No. 8 Repair Depot on 24 November 1942, delivered there on 3 December 1942.  To MacDonald Brothers for overhaul, 18 June to 24 August 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed.  Issued from storage on 1 November 1943.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 6 February 1945.  Stored at No. 3 SEHU at Swift Current, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 2349:40 total time, 975:15 since overhaul.

 

last date: 8 October 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

N9539

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 9 August 1941 - Taken on strength at Canada Car & Foundry Limited

 

To No. 3 Training Command on 13 September 1941, for use by No. 32 Air Navigation School at Charlottetown, PEI.  Still with this School when it transferred to Eastern Air Command on 5 November 1941.  To No. 1 Training Command on 1 September 1943.  To MacDonald Brothers at Winnipeg for overhaul, 15 September to 6 November 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed.  Issued from storage on 8 November 1943, for use by No. 7 Bombing & Gunnery School at Paulson, Manitoba.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 14 February 1945.  Stored by No. 3 SEHU at Swift Current, Saskatchewan, where it was reported with 2357:00 total time, 700:20 since overhaul.

 

last date: 8 October 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

N9540

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 21 March 1941 - Taken on strength at No. 8 Repair Depot, Winnipeg

 

To No. 2 Training Command on 5 July 1941, for use by No. 33 Service Flying Training School at Carberry, Manitoba.  Winter conversion kit installed by 2 September 1941.  To MacDonald Brothers at Winnipeg for overhaul, 19 April to 5 June 1943.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed.  Pending disposal from 4 October 1944.  To No. 2 air command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal.  Stored by No. 204 EHU, where it was reported with 3177:25 total time, 252:05 since overhaul.

 

last date: 21 September 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

N9541

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I / III / IV

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 12 November 1940 - Taken on strength at de Havilland Aircraft, Toronto

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 18 November 1940, for use by No. 31 Air Navigation School at Port Albert, Ontario.  To Fleet Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario for overhaul and conversion to Mk. III, 9 February to 22 July 1942.  Had 1193:55 logged time when it arrived there.  To No. 1 Training Command when completed.  To Central Aircraft at Crumlin on 27 September 1943 for overhaul and conversion to Mk. IV.  Back to No. 1 Training Command on 4 December 1943.  Pending disposal from 28 November 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal.  Stored by No. 4 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit, where it was reported with 599:30 total time, 237:35 since overhaul.  Sold to Aircraft Industries of Canada, Montreal, PQ.

 

last date: 16 January 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

N9542

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 26 February 1941 - Taken on strength at Ottawa Car & Aircraft

 

Previously used by RAF at No. 13, 14, 8 and 10 Flying Training Schools.  Assembled in Canada by Ottawa Car and Aircraft.  With No. 31 Air Navigation School at Port Albert, Ontario from 12 March 1941.  Crashed at 01:30 local time on 24 April 1941.  The aircraft had been on a night training flight, and was descending through clouds near Goderich when it struck a ridge 3 miles east of the Goderich aerodrome.  2 crew killed (LAC I.L. Hughes, RAF and F/O R.E. Ransome, RAF), 2 seriously injured.  Had 389:20 logged time when struck off.

 

last date: 25 June 1941 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce by No. 6 Repair Depot

N9547

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 4 March 1941 - Taken on strength at Aircraft Repair, Edmonton

 

To No. 2 Training Command on 28 April 1941, for use by No. 33 Service Flying Training School at Carberry, Manitoba.  To Western Air Command on 3 September 1941, for use by No. 32 Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Patricia Bay, BC.  To No. 8 repair Depot in Winnipeg on 7 April 1943 for scrapping.

 

last date: 7 April 1943 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

N9548

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 12 February 1941 - Taken on strength at MacDonald Brothers Aircraft, Winnipeg

 

Winter conversion kit installed during assembly.  To No. 2 Training Command on 25 March 1941, for use by No. 33 Service Flying Training School at Carberry, Manitoba.  To MacDonald Brothers for overhaul, 27 August to 27 October 1942.  To Eastern Air Command when completed.  Delivered to unit on 17 November 1942.  To storage with No. 1 Training Command on 25 May 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, pending disposal from same date.  Stored at no. 6 Repair Depot, where it was reported with 2726:40 total time, 1080:55 since overhaul.

 

last date: 27 April 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

N9549

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 4 March 1941 - Taken on strength at Aircraft Repair, Edmonton

 

To No. 2 Training Command on 29 April 1941, for use by No. 33 Service Flying Training School at Carberry, Manitoba.  Category C14 damage at Carberry at 09:40 on 9 May 1941.  To MacDonald Brothers for overhaul, 23 December 1942 to 19 March 1943.  To No. 1 Training Command when completed.  To storage on 2 October 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, pending disposal from same date.  Stored at No. 4 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit at Brantford, Ontario, where it was reported with 2925:30 total time, 1466:50 since overhaul.

 

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

N9555

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 1 May 1941 - Taken on strength at Canada Car & Foundry

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 11 July 1941, for use by No. 33 Air Navigation School at Mount Hope, Ontario.  To Central Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario for overhaul, 19 December 1942 to 17 March 1943.  To No. 1 Training Command when completed.  Pending disposal from 3 November 1944.  to No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal.  Stored at No. 5 Service Flying Training School at Brantford, Ontario, where it was reported with 3169:00 total time, 1346:30 since overhaul.

 

last date: 22 January 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

N9557

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 15 May 1941 - Taken on strength at No. 8 Repair Depot, Winnipeg

 

To No. 2 Training Command on 11 July 1941, for use by No. 33 Service Flying Training School at Carberry, Manitoba.  Winter conversion kit installed by 2 September 1941.  To MacDonald Brothers for overhaul, 6 October to 14 December 1942.  to No. 1 Training Command when completed.  To Central Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario, 23 March to 29 May 1943.  To No. 1 Training Command when completed, delivered on 3 June 1943.  Pending disposal from 23 October 1944.  to No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal.  Stored at No. 5 Service Flying Training School at Brantford, Ontario, where it was reported with 3126:55 total time, 1320:55 since overhaul.

 

last date: 22 January 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

N9559

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 21 August 1941 - Taken on strength at de Havilland Aircraft, Toronto

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 15 September 1941, for use by No. 33 Air Navigation School at Mount Hope, Ontario.  To de Havilland Canada for overhaul, 29 October 1942 to 29 March 1943.  To stored reserve with No. 1 Training Command when completed.  Issued from storage on 15 April 1943.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945.  Pending disposal from 20 February 1945.  Stored by No. 6 Repair Depot at No. 4 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit by 3 December 1945, still pending disposal.  Reported there with 3310:45 total time, 1500:50 since overhaul.

 

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

N9560

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 9 August 1941 - Taken on strength at MacDonald Brothers Aircraft at Winnipeg

 

To Western Air Command on 12 September 1941, for use by No. 32 Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Patricia Bay, BC.  Crashed after striking trees in low flying area west of Nanoose Bay, BC on 16 December 1942.  Originally reported as missing on this date, still not located when struck off.

 

last date: 25 March 1943 - Struck off

N9564

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 9 August 1941 - Taken on strength at Canada Car & Foundry

 

To No. 3 Training Command on 13 September 1941, for use by No. 32 Air Navigation School at Charlottetown, PEI.  Still with this School when it transferred to Eastern Air Command on 5 November 1941.  Category A crash at Charlottetown on 8 July 1942.  To No. 4 Repair Depot at Scoudouc, NB on 20 July 1942, for scrapping.

 

last date: 21 September 1942 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

N9566

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 21 August 1941 - Taken on strength at de Havilland Aircraft, Toronto

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 15 September 1941, for use by No. 33 Air Navigation School at Mount Hope, Ontario.  Category C damage at Mt. Hope aerodrome at 12:50 on 23 March 1942.  Anson N5211 was taxiing when it struck this aircraft and Anson W2113, both of which were stationary.  To Central Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario for overhaul, 25 February to 17 May 1943.  To No. 1 Training Command when completed, delivered to unit on 20 May 1943.  Pending disposal from 18 July 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal.  Stored at No. 5 Service Flying Training School at Brantford, Ontario, where it was reported with 2503:40 total time, 983:20 since overhaul.

 

last date: 22 January 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

N9572

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 1 May 1941 - Taken on strength at Canada Car & Foundry

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 23 June 1941, for use by No. 33 Air Navigation School at Mount Hope, Ontario.  To de Havilland Aircraft of Canada at Downsview, Ontario for overhaul, 21 September to 13 October 1942.  To No. 1 Training Command when completed, delivered to a unit on 28 October 1942.  To Central Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario, 21 June to 7 September 1943.  To No. 1 TC when completed.  Pending disposal from 4 December 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal.  Stored by No. 6 Repair Depot at No. 4 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit by 3 December 1945, where it was reported with 2443:35 total time, 763:25 since overhaul.

 

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

N9574

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 7 April 1941 - Taken on strength at MacDonald Brothers Aircraft at Winnipeg

 

Winter conversion kit installed during assembly.  To No. 2 Training Command on 3 May 1941, for use by No. 33 Service Flying Training School at Carberry, Manitoba. To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft for overhaul, 13 to 27 August 1941.  Back to No. 33 SFTS when completed.  To MacDonald Brothers again 6 November 1942 to 25 January 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed.  Issued from storage on 9 February 1943, for use by No. 7 Air Observers School at Portage la Prairie, Manitoba.  May have been delivered there as early as 3 February 1943.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 10 April 1945.  Stored at No. 5 SEHU at Neepawa, Manitoba, where it was reported with 3905:10 total time, 2008:15 since overhaul.

 

last date: 8 November 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

N9575

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 23 May 1941 - Taken on strength at de Havilland Canada

 

To Eastern Air Command on 16 June 1941, for use by No. 31 Operational Training Unit at Debert, NS.  To No. 1 Training Command on 16 July 1941, for use by No. 31 Air Navigation School at Port Albert, Ontario.

 

last date: 4 August 1942 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce by No. 6 Repair Depot

N9588

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 16 January 1941 - Taken on strength at Ottawa Car and Aircraft Ltd.

 

To Federal Aircraft Ltd. in Montreal on 17 April 1941, loaned to them to be used in making jigs for the Anson Mk. II program.  Back to Ottawa Car & Aircraft on 5 August 1941.  Winter conversion kit installed by 2 September 1941.  To No. 1 Training Command on 13 December 1941, for use by No. 33 Air Navigation School at Mount Hope, Ontario.  To Central Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario for overhaul, 2 January to 19 April 1943.  To No. 1 Training Command when completed.  Pending disposal from 24 July 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal.  Stored at Brantford, Ontario, where it was noted with 3469:40 total time, 1243:35 since overhaul.

 

last date: 22 January 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

N9591

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 4 December 1940 - Taken on strength at de Havilland Canada

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 2 December 1940, for use by No. 31 Air Navigation School at Port Albert, Ontario.  Category C damage at Port Albert at 01:50 on 4 January 1941.  Winter conversion kit installed by 2 September 1941, may have been with No. 2 Training Command by then.  Pending disposal with No. 1 Training Command from 15 January 1945.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal.  Stored by No. 6 Repair Depot at No. 4 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit, where it was reported with 2531:30 total time, never overhauled.

 

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

N9592

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 4 December 1940 - Taken on strength at de Havilland Canada

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 21 December 1940, for use by No. 31 Air Navigation School at Port Albert, Ontario.  Pending disposal with No. 1 Training Command from 11 May 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal.  Stored by No. 6 Repair Depot, where it was reported with 2673:25 total time, never overhauled.

 

last date: 9 February 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

N9593

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 30 July 1941 - Taken on strength at de Havilland Canada at Toronto

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 25 August 1941, for use by No. 33 Air Navigation School at Mount Hope, Ontario.  Category B crash at Mt. Hope aerodrome at 01:40 on 10 January 1942.  To Central Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario for overhaul, 14 April to 14 June 1943.  To No. 1 Training Command when completed, delivered to a unit on 23 June 1943.  Pending disposal with No. 1 TC from 13 December 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal.  Stored by No. 4 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit at Brantford, Ontario, where it was reported with 2206:00 total time, 844:05 since overhaul.

 

last date: 27 April 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

N9594

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 4 December 1940 - Taken on strength at Ottawa Car and Aircraft Ltd.

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 21 December 1940, for use by No. 31 Air Navigation School at Port Albert, Ontario.  Pending disposal with No. 1 Training Command from 18 October 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal.  Stored by No. 4 Service Flying Training School at Brantford, Ontario, where it was reported with 2611:50 total time, never overhauled.

 

last date: 22 January 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

N9595

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 4 December 1940 - Taken on strength at Ottawa Car and Aircraft Ltd.

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 21 December 1940, for use by No. 31 Air Navigation School, Port Albert, Ontario.  Destroyed in mid-air collision near Bradford, Ontario (midway between Toronto and Barrie, east of Camp Borden) with Anson N9652, at 13:45 on 13 March 1941.  4 fatalities, including pilot F/S Dodsworth.  Had 284:20 logged time when it crashed.

 

last date: 14 July 1941 - Struck off reduced to spares and produce by No. 6 Repair Depot

N9596

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 14 December 1940 - Taken on strength at de Havilland Canada at Toronto

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 8 January 1941, for use by No. 31 Air Navigation School, Port Albert, Ontario.  Category A crash at Kintail, Ontario (6 miles north of Port Albert) at 00:30 on 12 May 1942.  Flew into ground at night, in bad weather, during navigation exercise.

 

last date: 10 July 1942 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce by No. 6 Repair Depot

N9597

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I / IV

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 12 November 1940 - Taken on strength at de Havilland Canada at Toronto

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 18 November 1940, for use by No. 31 Air Navigation School, Port Albert, Ontario.  To Central Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario for conversion to Mk. IV,  7 June to 23 September 1943.  To No. 1 Training Command when completed.  Pending disposal from 12 August 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal.  Stored by No. 5 Service Flying Training School, and later No. 4 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit at Brantford, Ontario, where it was reported with 1901:50 total time, 3:05 since overhaul.  Sold to Aircraft Industries of Canada, Montreal.

 

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

N9600

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 26 February 1941 - Taken on strength at Ottawa Car and Aircraft Ltd.

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 19 March 1941, for use by No. 31 Air Navigation School, Port Albert, Ontario.  To Central Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario, 27 November 1942 to 29 March 1943.  To storage with No. 1 Training Command when completed.  Issued from storage on 15 April 19432, delivered to a unit on 26 April 1943.  Pending disposal from 13 December 1944. To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal.  Stored by No. 4 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit at Brantford, Ontario, where it was reported with 1400:50 total time, never overhauled.

 

last date: 27 April 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

N9602

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 4 December 1940 - Taken on strength at Ottawa Car and Aircraft Ltd.

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 8 January 1941, for use by No. 31 Air Navigation School, Port Albert, Ontario.  Allotted to No.6 Repair Depot at Trenton on 7 December 1942 for write off, delivered there on 9 December 1942.

 

last date: 2 February 1943 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

N9603

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I / III

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 4 December 1940 - Taken on strength at Ottawa Car and Aircraft Ltd.

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 8 January 1941, for use by No. 31 Air Navigation School, Port Albert, Ontario.  Category C21 accident at Feversham, Ontario at 23:30 on 7 April 1941.  To de Havilland Canada from 20 August 1941 to 17 January 1942, probably converted to Mk. III during this time.  To No. 1 Training Command when completed.  Noted at that time as transferred from RAF to JATP.  Probably used by No. 5 Service Flying Training School at Brantford, Ontario.  Category A crash reported by this School, at 11:50 on 22 June 1942, 1/4 mile west of St. George, Ontario (7 miles north-east of Brantford aerodrome).  Mid-air with Anson 8488 while formation flying.

 

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

N9604

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 1 May 1941 - Taken on strength at Canada Car & Foundry

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 16 June 1941, for use by No. 33 Air Navigation School at Mount Hope, Ontario.  To Central Aircraft in Crumlin, Ontario for overhaul, 23 June to 25 September 1942.  To No. 1 Training Command when completed.  Pending disposal from 19 July 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal.  Stored at Brantford, Ontario, where it was reported with 1799:00 total time.

 

last date: 22 January 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

N9607

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 12 February 1941 - Taken on strength at MacDonald Brothers Aircraft at Winnipeg

 

To No. 2 Training Command on 17 March 1941, for use by No. 33 Service Flying Training School at Carberry, Manitoba.  Category A crash at 17:30 on 19 February 1942, at Melbourne, Manitoba (7 miles north-east of Carberry).

 

last date: 12 March 1942 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce at No. 33 SFTS

N9615

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I / IV

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 11 March 1941 - Taken on strength at Canada Car & Foundry at Amherst, NS

 

To No. 3 Training Command on 24 March 1941, for use at No. 31 General Reconnaissance School at Charlottetown, PEI.  To No. 17 Aircraft Inspection Detachment at Moncton, NB, then to Canada Car & Foundry at Amherst, NS on 19 April 1943, for overhaul and conversion to Mk. IV.  To No. 1 Training Command on 20 November 1943.  Pending disposal from 25 October 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal.  Stored at No. 4 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit at Brantford, Ontario, where it was reported with 2067:35 total time, 667:00 since overhaul.

 

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


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