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USS Cabot

Pilot  Ensign Edwin Free (rescued)
Ditched  July 28, 1944

Pilot History
As Lt(jg) Free was credited with a victory over a Ki-61 Tony on September 13, 1944 over Legaspi. His only victory for the war.

Aircraft History
Assigned to the USS Cabot to VF-31.

Mission History
Ditched near Yap, pilot Free was rescued.

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Last Updated
February 4, 2018


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