NAME TP - M# SER - BLK - MF

SERIAL #

AF

BG

BS

SC RCL/# V#-P

PHOTO CREDITS

TUBARAO

B

-

24

J

-

145

-

CO

44-40101

8

491

854

6X

D 00-1

LT. BURNHAM

Port (Left) Side - Before Name was Applied - 27 Apr 44 - AAB, Pueblo CO - "TUBARÃO" is Portuguese for Shark

Contributor - Joan C. Dickerson
Shown with my Father, Lt. Burnham (Bombardier - standing far right).

Standing (L-R)
Lt. Waggoner - Pilot
F/O Trimmer - Co-Pilot
Lt. Keeney - Navigator
Lt. Burnham - Bombardier
Kneeling (L-R)
Sgt. Lloyd - Nose Gunner
S/Sgt. Curtis - Engineer
Sgt. Duffy - Top Turret Gunner
M/Sgt. Steeley - Crew Chief

Info Contributor - Tom Brittan
Assigned to 854th BS as 6X (D-) changed to (A-) in Aug 44. It was out for repair from Oct 44 until Dec 44 when it was transferred to 855th BS as V2 (O+), and became the third assembly ship for the 491st BG .

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