Built by Curtiss. Delivered to the U. S. Navy (USN).
Ditched or dumped off Jupiter, Florida.
Discovered intact during December 2011 by Randy Jordan / Emerald Charters who initially dove the wreck with a group of tec divers returned and documented it two days later. Identified by the wing shape, landing gear and engine as an SB2C Helldiver.
Yahoo News "Fish Lead Florida Diver to Rare World War II Aircraft" Dec 27, 2011
Palm Beach Post "Aviation enthusiasts work to identify plane found in water off Jupiter" December 27, 2011
YouTube Emerald Airplane December 22, 2011
Thanks to Randy Jordan / Emerald Charters for additional information
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January 31, 2018