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  TBM-1C Avenger Bureau Number 25443  
USMC
USS Lexington (CV-16)
VT-16

Pilot  Ensign W. H. Larsen (rescued)
Gunner  ?
Radio  ?
Ditched  April 1, 1944

Aircraft History
Built by General Motors. Delivered to the U. S. Navy (USN) as TBM-1C Avenger bureau number 25443.

Wartime History
Assigned to USS Lexington (CV-16) to Torpedo Squadron 16 (VT-16). No known nickname or nose art.

Mission History
On April 1, 1944 took off from USS Lexington (CV-16) pilot Ensign W. H. Larsen on a strike against Woleai. Ditched and the crew were rescued.

References
Navy Serial Number Search Results - TBM-1C Avenger 25443
USN Overseas Aircraft Loss List April 1944 - TBM-1C Avenger 25443

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Last Updated
May 31, 2020

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