Pacific Wrecks
Pacific Wrecks    
  Missing In Action (MIA) Prisoners Of War (POW) Unexploded Ordnance (UXO)  
Chronology Locations Aircraft Ships Submit Info How You Can Help Donate
307th Bombardment Group (307th BG) "Long Rangers"
Consolidated B-24 Liberators
370th Bombardment Squadron (370th BS)
B-24D 41-23730  ultimate fate unknown
B-24D 41-23814  ultimate fate unknown
B-24D "Queenie Take It Off" 41-23870  pilot Krebs ditched February 16, 1943, 1 missing, 8 rescued
B-24D "Jeremiah" 41-23877  ultimate fate unknown
B-24D 41-23881  ultimate fate unknown
B-24D "The Bad Penny" 41-23899  pilot Surbaugh MIA May 1, 1944, 3 missing
B-24D "Tillie" 41-23915  written of accident November 5, 1944
B-24D "The Rattler" 41-23925  ultimate fate unknown
B-24D 41-23929 pilot Moznette crashed January 8, 1943, 5 missing
B-24D 41-23943  ultimate fate unknown , 3 killed, 6 rescued
B-24D "Bundles For Japan" 42-23969  pilot Newman crashed February 16, 1943
B-24D "Starlite" 41-23987  ultimate fate unknown
B-24D 41-24093  pilot Littlepage MIA July 6, 1943
B-24D 41-24182  ultimate fate unknown
B-24D "Billie B" 42-40076  scrapped November 25, 1944
B-24D 42-40254  pilot Guiberson MIA June 30, 1943, 10 missing
B-24D "Kia Ora" 42-40266  pilot Hale MIA Apr 6, 1944, 10 missing
B-24D "Dumbo" 42-41085  pilot Gregory ditched July 1, 1943 crew rescued
B-24J 42-73119  pilot Diederich crashed July 15, 1944
B-24J "Miss Maryland II" 42-73145  ultimate fate unknown
B-24J "Babes In Arms" 42-73263  ultimate fate unknown

371st Bombardment Squadron (371st BS)
B-24D "Flying Gator" 41-23898  destroyed March 23, 1943
B-24D "Frenisi" 42-40323  condemned on October 31, 1944, scrapped
B-24J "Miss Jones" 44-40611  pilot Rice crashed July 5, 1944
B-24D "Lakanooki" 42-40857  pilot Kizer MIA July 15, 1944 6 MIA, 5 rescued
B-24J 44-41264  pilot Sanderson crashed November 8, 1944 crew rescued
B-24L 44-41421  pilot Scalese crashed November 8, 1944

Wake Raid 12/22/42–12/23/42
Air Force Historical Research Agency (AFHRA) 371st Bomb Squadron (H) Destroy Japanese Installations & Personnel on Wake Island Reported - December 26, 1942 page 1-9
B-24D 41-23972 (#972) pilot Captain Billings
B-24D 41-23906 (#906) pilot Lt McCloskey [McCleskey]
B-24D "Flying Gator" 41-23898 pilot Lt. Hoefler
B-24D #959 pilot Lt. Lundby
B-24D #923 pilot Lt. McGreevy
B-24D 41-23910 (#910) pilot Lt. Andrews

Wake Recon 1/25/43
RE: 371st Bombardment Squadron (H) AAF Photo & Reconn. Mission to Wak Island January 25, 1943 (Reports) January 27, 1943 pages 1-29
B-24D 41-23966 pilot Lt McCloskey [McCleskey]
B-24D 41-23972 pilot Col. Matheney equipped with radar
B-24D 41-23906 pilot Lt. Irby no radar
B-24D 41-23956 pilot Major Green
B-24D 41-23868 pilot Lt. Andrews
B-24D 41-23910 pilot Captain Billings equipped with radar

372nd Bombardment Squadron (372nd BS)
B-24D 42-40217  pilot McDonald MIA August 30, 1943
B-24D "The Wicked Wench" 42-40863 ultimate fate unknown scrapped
B-24D 42-40864  pilot Greear MIA October 25, 1943, 10 missing
B-24D "Pregnant Polecat" 42-40877  transfered to 13th Bomber Command, Headquarters Squadron
B-24D 42-72818  pilot Carter crashed February 12, 1944 remains recovered 1949, resolved
B-24J 44-40555  pilot Sylor crashed July 15, 1944
B-24J 44-40598  pilot Coleman MIA June 25, 1944
B-24J 44-40603  pilot Dixon crashed August 28, 1944, remains recovered postwar, resolved
B-24J 44-40929  pilot Patrick MIA December 10, 1944

424th Bombardment Squadron (424th BS)
B-24D 41-23957  pilot McNeese shot down February 13, 1943
B-24D 41-23975  pilot Rowe MIA February 13, 1943
B-24D 41-23980  pilot Trager MIA February 13, 1943
B-24D "Mammy Yokum" 42-40221 pilot Spearman crashed December 7, 1943, 5 missing
B-24D 42-40230  pilot Hathaway shot down July 6, 1943
B-24D "Frenisi" 42-40323  scrapped circa 1944
B-24D "Scrap Iron" 42-40384  pilot Cobb ditched July 7, 1943
B-24D "Alley Cat" 42-40646  pilot Prince crashed July 10, 1943
B-24J 42-73141  pilot Friend MIA November 14, 1943, 10 missing
B-24J 42-73453  pilot Arnett crashed September 1, 1944 wreckage found 2004, resolved
B-24J 42-73466  pilot Francis MIA March 29, 1944, 10 missing
B-24J "Burma" 44-40601 crashed April 2, 1945
B-24M "Mamy Yokum II" 44-51113  ultimate fate unknown


  Discussion Forum Daily Updates Reviews Museums Interviews & Oral Histories  
 
Pacific Wrecks Inc. All rights reserved.
Donate Now Facebook Twitter YouTube Instagram