NAME TP - M# SER - BLK - MF

SERIAL #

AF

BG

BS

SC RCL/# V#-P

PHOTO CREDITS

FEATHER MERCHANT

B

-

24

HSH

-

15

-

DT

41-28783

8

44

66

QK

M+

01-2

 N/A

Contributor - Brendan Wood

Info Contributor - Daniel L. Stockton

A "Feather Merchant" is slang for "Civilian".

Info Contributor - Tom Brittan

Assignments:
8 482 814 RCL unknown: Received from USA 12 Feb 44. S/N misquoted on 14 Feb 44 inventory as 41-29783.
8 44 66 as QK M+: 16 missions 6 Jun thru 31 Jul 44
8 491 855 as V2 G+: Received 18 Aug 44. Declared war weary and went to Northern Ireland depot 30 Nov 44 where it was salvaged (salvage recorded 29 May 45, which is probably an administrative "sweep-up" date to remove aircraft salvaged over a period of several months from the USAAF inventory).

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