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  F6F-3 Hellcat Bureau Number 42117  
USS Yorktown CV-10
VF-1 "High Hatters"

Pilot  Cdr B. N. Stream (rescued)
Crashed  June 23, 1944

Aircraft History
Built by Grumman. Delivered to the U. S. Navy (USN) as F6F-3 Hellcat bureau number 42117.

Wartime History
Assigned to the USS Yorktown CV-10 to VF-1 "High Hatters". No known nickname or nose art.

Mission History
On June 23, 1944 took off piloted by Cdr B. N. Stream on a strafing mission over Pagan Island. Afterwards, pilot rescued.

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Last Updated
February 14, 2020


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