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Lockheed PV-2 Harpoon * Retired *
18 aircraft under MDAP from US Navy delivered 15 August 1951-14 December 1951. Serialled 19-1 to 19-18. Used for medium range maritime patrol/ASW duties. Used by 320 sqn. Withdrawn 2 September 1953- June 1955, and sold to Portugal.

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
19-1 15-1178 37212 15 Aug 1951 returned 6 Oct 1954
19-2 15-1183 37217 16 Aug 1951 returned 15 May 1954
19-3 15-1335 37369 21 Aug 1951 returned 23 June 1954
19-4 15-1181 37215 24 Aug 1951 returned 22 June 1954
19-5 15-1245 37279 17 Sept 1951 returned Aug 1954
19-6 15-1474 37508 10 Sept 1951 returned 24 Mar 1955
19-7 15-1384 37418 17 Aug 1951 returned 1 July 1954
19-8 15-1273 37307 24 Aug 1951 returned 8 Mar 1955
19-9 15-1246 37280 28 Sept 1951 returned 2 Sept 1953
19-10 15-1226 37260 29 Sept 1951 returned June 1954
19-11 15-1225 37259 13 Sept 1951 returned 12 July 1954
19-12 15-1179 37213 26 Sept 1951 returned July 1954
19-13 15-1202 37236 15 Oct 1951 returned 23 June 1954
19-14 15-1195 37229 15 Oct 1951 returned 1 Apr 1954
19-15 15-1142 37176 17 Oct 1951 returned 24 Mar 1955
19-16 15-1387 37421 1 Nov 1951 returned June 1955
19-17 15-1288 37322 8 Nov 1951 returned May 1954
19-18 15-1113 37147 14 Dec 1951 accident 22 Jan 1954, repaired and returned

References:

  • Dutch Military Aviation 1945-1978 by Paul A Jackson (1978)
  • 70 Jaar Marineluchtvaartdienst by N. Geldhof (1987)
  • Air Britain Digest July-August 1982


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