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B-29 SUPERFORTRESS/44-84076
"Man-O-War"



Serial #: 44-84076
Construction #: ?
Civil Registration:
  None
  Model(s):
  B-29B
  TB-29B
Name: Man-O-War
Status: Restoration
Last Info: 2007

History:
Bell Bomber Plant in Marietta, Georgia.
Delivered to USAAF as 44-84076.
- BOC: August 4, 1945.
- SOC: July 1959
- Allocated to 2nd AF, Walker AAFB, Victoria, Kansas, August 1945.
- Transferred to San Antonio Air Material Center, Kelly AAFB, TX, September 1945.
- Stored at 4196th AAF Base Unit (Air Material Command), Victorville AAFB, CA, November 1945.
- Transferred to 4117th AAF Base Unit (AMC), Robins AAFB, GA, May 1946.
- Transferred to 4119th AAF Base Unit (AMC), Brookley AAFB, AL, August 1946.
- Transferred to 97th Bombardment Group (Strategic Air Command), Smoky Hill AAF, KS, April 1947.
- Transferred to 28th Bombardment Group (SAC), Rapid City (later Weaver) AFB, SD, October 1947.
-- Deployed to England AFB, LA and RAF Scampton UK.
- Transferred to Sacramento Air Material Area, McClellan AFB, CA, February 1949.
- Transferred to Oklahoma City Air Material Area, Tinker AFB, OK, September 1949.
- Modified to TB-29B.
- Transferred to 11th Radar Calibration Squadron (Air Defense Command), Hamilton AFB, CA, March 1951.
-- Deployed to McChord AFB, WA.
- Transferred to o 112th Radar Calibration Squadron (ADC), Hamilton AFB, CA, September 1952.
-- Deployed to March AFB CA.
- Transferred to 4th Radar Calibration (ADC), Hamilton AFB, CA, February 1953.
- Transferred to 4754th Radar Evaluation Flight (ADC), Hamilton AFB, CA, March 1954.
- Transferred to 4754th Radar Evaluation Squadron (ADC), Hamilton AFB, CA, July 1958.
- Transferred to 3902nd Air Base Wing (SAC), Offutt AFB, NB, July 1959.
-- Dropped from inventory and transferred to SAC Museum (later USAFM).
Strategic Air And Space Museum, Offutt AFB, NE, 1959-2006.
- Displayed as 0-484076/Man-O-War.





Source(s):
Chapman, John & Goodall, Geoff, Edited by Paul Coggan - Warbirds Directory,Warbirds Worldwide Ltd., Mansfield, England, 1989.
Goodall, Geoff - Warbirds Directory-4th Edition, 2003.
Federal Aviation Administration.
Joe Baugher's Serial Numbers Page
Photo Source(s):
Chuck Gardner - Warbirds Resource Group
Martin Kyburz/Swiss Mustangs.
Allen Jones

Research Assistance:

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