Grumman J2F-6 Duck Bureau Number 36956

USN
VJ-8

Former Unit Assignment
HEDRON 1

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Justin Taylan 2003

Aircraft History
Accepted to the USN from factory at Bethpage, Long Island New York on February 9, 1944.

Wartime History
Assigned to Headquarters Squadron 1, HEDRON 1 on Guadalcanal and Navy Composite Squadron  VJ-8, dates of both assignments unknown. The only other known detail is that it was striken from the registry in 1945.

Display
Parts are displayed at the Vilu War Museum, confirming the Bureau Number of this aircraft.  It is unclear if the rest of the aircraft survived the war.

References
Thanks to Ewan Stevenson and Charles Darby for additional information

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