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VC-23
TBF 24071  pilot Dyer MIA November 2, 1943
TBF 24176  pilot Spear crashed November 2, 1943

VC-26
TBF 05923  pilot Mitchell ditched July 17, 1943 crew rescued

VC-30 (USS Monterey CVL-26)
TBF 47589  pilot Hall ditched December 8, 1943

VC-40
TBF 23909  pilot Hahn MIA September 16, 1943

VT-2
TBF 25217  pilot Bereoles crashed March 30, 1944 one missing

VT-3
TBF 00418  pilot Corl crashed August 24, 1942, two MIA one survived

VT-8
TBF piloted by Earnest  abandoned at Henderson Field
TBF piloted by Fayle  ditched August 24, 1942 crew rescued
TBF piloted by Taurman  ditched August 24, 1942 crew rescued

VT-12 (USS Saratoga CV-3)
TBF 06117  pilot Nyarady ditched November 2, 1943, crew rescued
TBF 23973  pilot Nyarady shot down November 11, 1943 two crew POW, one survived
TBF 24422  pilot Bash crashed November 1, 1943 two missing

VT-16
TBM 25443  pilot Larsen ditched April 1, 1944 rescued

VT-20
TBM 16956  pilot Baxter MIA September 13, 1944 recovery, revisit by BentProp

VT-21
TBM 47448  pilot Peck ditched June 16, 1943 crew rescued

VT-51
TBM 46214  pilot Bush ditched September 2, 1944

VT-305 "The Red Ass Squadron"
TBF-1
TBF 23987  pilot Atkiss shot down May 21, 1944 crew POW, one survived
TBF-1C
TBF 24515  assigned to VT-305, April 13, 1944 bombing mission against Lakunai

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