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  SOC-1 Seagull Bureau Number 9938  
USN
USS Columbia
VCS-12

Pilot ┬áLt(jg) G. W. Hanson (rescued)
Crashed  December 24, 1943


Aircraft History
Built by Curtiss-Wright. Delivered to the U. S. Navy (USN) as SOC-1 Seagull bureau number 9938.

Wartime History
Assigned to USS Columbia (CL-56) to squadron VCS-12. No known nickname or markings.

Mission History
On December 24, 1943 took off on a mission but lost off Rennell Island. Afterwards, Hanson was rescued and returned to duty.

References
AAIR - USN Overseas Aircraft Loss List December 1943

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May 19, 2018

 

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