Built by Consolidated at San Diego. Assigned to the US Navy (USN). Assigned to Patrol Wing 10 (Pat Wing 10) to squadron 22 (VP-22). Assigned squadron number 13. No known nickname or nose art.
On February 5, 1942 while taking off from Saumlaki Seaplane Base in Saumlaki
Bay, this Catalina grounded on a coral reef and beached. Afterwards, it was abandoned as not salvageable.
Thanks to Lou Dorny /
The Baltic Group Archive
for this information.
Another source lists date of loss as February 14, 1942
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January 31, 2018