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McDonnell F2H Banshee/Bu. 126334

McDonnel F2H Banshee Bu. 126334 WRG# 17513

Bureau #: 126334
Construction #: ?
Civil Registration:
  None
  Model: F2H-4 Banshee
Name: None
Status: Display
Last info: 2012

History:
Delivered to U.S. Navy as Bu. 126334.
– BOC: October 22, 1952.
– SOC: June 22, 1956.
– Allocated to VC-4, Atlantic City, NJ
– Transferred to VF-41, Oceana, VA, July 1, 1953
– Transferred to O&R Jacksonville, FL, September 13, 1954
– Transferred to VF-71, Leeward Pt. and deployed aboard USS Hornet, January 10, 1955.
– Transferred to O&R Quonset Point, RI, January 6, 1956
Delivered to Royal Canadian Navy as ????.
– BOC: July 4, 1956.
– SOC: September 6, 1962.
– Accepted at Shearwater Naval Air Station, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
– Served with VX-10, VF-870 and VF-871
Southern Alberta Institute Of Technology, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, January 10, 1963.
- Ferried to Calgary.
- Used as instructional airframe.
Naval Reserve Base Calgary/HCMS Tecumseh, August 1978.
- Displayed as Gate Guard.
Naval Museum Of Alberta, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, 1988-2007.
- Museum closed August 2007.
The Military Museums of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, 2009-2012

Source(s):
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Photo Source(s):
Barrie MacLeod

Research Assistance:

Barrie MacLeod

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