Delivered Ogden 23/1/42; Cheyenne 15/2/42; from Wayne Co Apt to RCAF Dorval 24/3/42; Gander 23/4/42; Prestwick 24/4/42 with Sqd Ldr Don Ross, Co-pilot: civilian George Bliss, Navigator: Cowans, Radio Operator: Arnaud, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Sarsfield, Sgt Smith plus civilians G. Bennett, N. Perjul to RAF [FK185]; 220 Sq (ZZ-E) Ballykelly 14/7/42; A&AEE Boscombe Down, Wilts. To be fitted with experimental Bristol B16 nose turret which housed a 40mm Vickers ‘S’ gun 31/1/44; 220 Sq Aldergrove, N.I.; LRASV not fitted; A&AEE Boscombe Down and converted back to original configuration and transferred to 251 Sq Reykjavik, Iceland 11/3/45; Struck Off Charge 10/7/45.
|27 September 2014 18:40:04||AAM||AAM ingest|
Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log