|Pilot Lt(jg) G. W. Hanson (rescued)
Crashed December 24, 1943
Built by Curtiss-Wright. Delivered to the U. S. Navy (USN) as SOC-1 Seagull bureau number 9938.
Assigned to USS Columbia (CL-56) to squadron VCS-12. No known nickname or markings.
On December 24, 1943 took off piloted by Lt(jg) G. W. Hanson on a mission and lost off Rennell Island.
Afterwards, Hanson was rescued and returned to duty.
AAIR - USN Overseas Aircraft Loss List December 1943
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December 24, 2018