NAME TP - M# SER - BLK - MF

SERIAL #

AF

BG

BS

SC RCL/# V#-P

PHOTO CREDITS

JOEY UPTOWN

B

-

24

D

-

40

-

CO

42-40232

9

376

515

~

N/85 00-3 N/A

Starboard (Right) Side - Renamed from BUTCH - Damon Runyon "Gangster" Character
Survived Operation TIDAL WAVE, 1 Aug 43, Ploesti Romania

Contributor - Pete Johnston

Info Contributor - Joe Taddonio
Up to January, 1944, ships of the 515th Bomb Squadron, were named after characters from stories by Damon Runyon. I flew 10 of my 22 Med. theatre missions in JOEY UPTOWN.

Info Contributor - Chris Gregg
Assigned #85 by the time of TIDALWAVE, and later renamed JOEY UPTOWN as part of the 515th Damon Runyon naming convention in the fall of 1943.

Send e-mail or pics to B-24 Best Web Master along with your questions or comments about this web site.
Copyright 1997
B-24 Best Web. Published on Veterans Day 11/11/97. Last modified: November 21, 2017