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Aircraft Types


Hawker Sea Fury FB.51 * Retired *
25 FB.51 Fokker built, delivered 4 July 1951 to 25 February 1952. Serials 6-23 to 6-47. Fighter bomber later advanced trainer. Used by 3 Sqn. Last withdrawn 24 January 1957.

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
6-23 6290   4 July 1951 ex 10-23, scrapped 9 Apr 1954*
6-24 6291   4 July 1951 ex 10-24, accident Malta w/o 4 March 1955
6-25 6292   4 July 1951 collision with 6-28 Anthorn in Wales w/o 19 May 1953
6-26 6293   21 Sept 1951 scrapped 11 May 1956*
6-27 6294   21 Sept 1951 accident HMS Illustrious w/o 3 Sept 1953
6-28 6295   21 Sept 1951 collision with 6-25 Anthorn in Wales w/o 19 May 1953
6-29 6296   5 Nov 1951 scrapped 2 Dec 1956*
6-30 6297   5 Nov 1951 scrapped 2 Dec 1956*
6-31 6298   7 Dec 1951 in the sea off Karel Doorman w/o 17 Feb 1954
6-32 6299   5 Nov 1951 accident HMS Theseus 13 Mar 1953
6-33 9300   7 Dec 1951 accident Karel Doorman w/o 14 Sept 1954
6-34 9301   30 Nov 1951 scrapped 2 Dec 1956*
6-35 9302   7 Dec 1951 to foreign museum 15 May 1956*
6-36 9303   7 Dec 1951 scrapped 8 Mar 1956*
6-37 9304   7 Dec 1951 in the sea w/o 5 Feb 1954
6-38 9305   7 Dec 1951 scrapped 3 Jan 1956*
6-39 9306   7 Dec 1951 scrapped 15 June 1955*
6-40 9307   7 Dec 1951 scrapped 29 Sept 1955*
6-41 9308   3 Jan 1952 burnt Valkenburg w/o 26 July 1955
6-42 9309   6 Aug 1951 scrapped 1 July 1955*
6-43 9310   3 Jan 1952 to TH Delft, 22 June 1956*, preserved Aviodome Schiphol, Kamp Zeist Museum Apr 2006
6-44 9311   8 Feb 1952 scrapped 24 Jan 1957*
6-45 9312   8 Feb 1952 scrapped 31 Aug 1955*
6-46 9313   25 Feb 1952 accident Karel Doorman 31 Aug 1953, w/o 24 Feb 1954
6-47 9314   8 Feb 1952 scrapped 1 Dec 1955*
* officially withdrawn from service 18 Apr 1957.

References:

  • Dutch Military Aviation 1945-1978 by Paul A Jackson (1978)
  • 70 Jaar Marineluchtvaartdienst by N. Geldhof (1987)


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