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  TBF-1 Avenger Bureau Number 47589  
USN
USS Monterey (CVL-26)
VC-30

Pilot  Ensign T. L. Hall (rescued)
Gunner  ?
Radio  ?

Crashed  December 8, 1943

Aircraft History
Built by Grumman. Assigned to USS Monterey (CVL-26) to VC-30.

Mission History
Took off from USS Monterey on a strike against Nauru. Pilot rescued (unclear if aircraft ditched or crew bailed out).

Stan Gajda adds:
"The Japanese managed to shoot down two American planes on Nauru. [ This aircraft and F6F Hellcat 26088 ]"

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Last Updated
January 5, 2018

 

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