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41-29602 Loretta Ann

B-24H-15-CF

 

MISSION LIST

 

Mission #12 June 6, 1944 41-29602 L/I 7BS Hayes Loretta Ann

Mission #12 June 6, 1944 41-29602 L/I (ground spare taken over by Hayes) Loretta Ann

Mission #14 June 11, 1944 41-29602 L/I 4BS Halbert Loretta Ann

Mission #15 June 12, 1944 41-29602 L/I 7BS Dean Loretta Ann

Mission #16 June 14, 1944 41-29602 L/I scheduled for Becker but not used this mission. Loretta Ann

Mission #17 June 17, 1944 41-29602 L/I 7BS McDermott (Airborne spare) Loretta Ann

Mission #19 June 20, 1944 41-29602 L/I (ground spare) Loretta Ann

Mission #20 June 22, 1944 41-29602 L/I Marsden (ground spare) Loretta Ann

Mission #22 June 24, 1944 41-29602 L/I 18BS Harris (Aborted supercharger) Loretta Ann

Mission #28 June 29, 1944 41-29602 L/I 7BS Tuttle Loretta Ann

Mission #29 July 2, 1944 41-29602 L/I 391BS Marsden Loretta Ann

Mission #30 July 6, 1944 41-29602 L/I 391BS Marsden Loretta Ann

Mission #32 July 8, 1944 41-29602 L/I 391BS Marsden Loretta Ann

Mission #34 July 12, 1944 41-29602 L/I 391BS Marsden Loretta Ann

Mission #35 July 14, 1944 41-29602 L/I Richart (Airborne spare) Loretta Ann

Mission #36 July 17, 1944 41-29602 L/I 391BS Marsden Loretta Ann

Mission #37 July 18, 1944 41-29602 L/I 391BS Marsden Loretta Ann

Mission #38 July 19, 1944 41-29602 L/I 391BS Marsden (Aborted mechanical) Loretta Ann

Mission #40 July 21, 1944 41-29602 L/I 391BS Marsden Loretta Ann

Mission #41 July 24, 1944 41-29602 L/I 391BS Richart Loretta Ann

Mission #42 July 25, 1944 41-29602 L/I 391BS Richart Loretta Ann

Mission #44 July 27, 1944 41-29602 L/I 391BS Marsden Loretta Ann

Mission #45 July 28, 1944 41-29602 L/I 7BS McDannold Loretta Ann

Mission #47 July 31, 1944 41-29602 L/I 18BS Kiley Loretta Ann

Mission #50 August 3, 1944 41-29602 L/I 391BS Marsden Loretta Ann

Mission #51 August 4, 1944 41-29602 L/I 4BS Bouldin Loretta Ann

Mission #52 August 5, 1944 41-29602 L/I 391BS Marsden Loretta Ann

Mission #53 August 6, 1944 41-29602 L/I 391BS Marsden Loretta Ann

Mission #54 August 7, 1944 41-29602 L/I 391BS Marsden Loretta Ann

Mission #56 August 10, 1944 41-29602 L/I 391BS Nigg Loretta Ann

Mission #57 August 11, 1944 41-29602 L/I (ground spare) Loretta Ann

Mission #58 August 13, 1944 41-29602 L/I 391BS Marsden Loretta Ann

Mission #59 August 14, 1944 41-29602 L/I 391BS Marsden Loretta Ann

Mission #60 August 15, 1944 41-29602 L/I 391BS Marsden Loretta Ann

Mission #61 August 16, 1944 41-29602 L/I Whited, R. H. (Airborne spare) Loretta Ann

Mission #62 August 18, 1944 41-29602 L/I 391BS Marsden Loretta Ann

Mission #63 August 24, 1944 41-29602 L/I 18BS Marsden (Major battle damage) Loretta Ann

 

Transferred to 406 BS.

 

MISSION DETAILS

 

May 29, 1944 41-29602 Loretta Ann

Arrived from Eye at 2308 hours.

 

Mission #12 June 6, 1944 41-29602 L/I (ground spare taken over by Hayes) Loretta Ann

Mission #12 June 6, 1944 41-29602 L/I 7BS Hayes Loretta Ann

Took off at 1743 hours.

Flew position 1-3 in High Squadron.

Carried 12 500 lb bombs. Dropped on the Primary but no time or altitude report.

No damage report.

Landed 2357 hours.

Hayes (P)

Anderson (CP)

Maw (N)

Gibbons (E)

Bowers (R)

Murphy (G)

Rockey (G)

Duffelmeir (G)

Gray (G)

 

Mission #14 June 11, 1944 41-29602 L/I 4BS Halbert Loretta Ann

Took off at 0510 hours.

Flew position 2-2 in Low Squadron.

Carried 12 500 lb GP bombs. Brought back all bombs to base due to 10/10 cloud coverage of target.

No battle damage reported.

Landed 1030 hours.

Halbert (P)

Ragland (CP)

Goetschuis (B)

Fredrickson (R)

Drost (E)

Flaharty (NG)

Minnick (TG)

Lynch (BG)

Fix (G)

 

Mission #15 June 12, 1944 41-29602 L/I 7BS Dean Loretta Ann

Took off at 0511 hours.

Flew position 4-1 in Lead Squadron.

Carried a K-20 camera.

Carried 24 250 lb bombs. Dropped on the Primary at 0911 hours from 21,750 feet.

No damage reported.

Landed 1102 hours.

Dean (P)

Ferris (CP)

Leckenby (B)

Mayer (R)

Holt (E)

Kordes (G)

Gibson (G)

Hayes (G)

 

Mission #16 June 14, 1944 41-29602 L/I scheduled for Becker but not used this mission. Loretta Ann

 

Mission #17 June 17, 1944 41-29602 L/I 7BS McDermott (Airborne spare) Loretta Ann

Took off at 1658 hours.

Flew as Airborne spare, but flew the mission, position unknown.

Carried 12 500 lb bombs. Dropped on the Primary at 2023 hours from 17,500 feet.

Slight battle damage reported.

Landed 2243 hours.

McDermott (P)

Durratt (CP)

Booth (N)

Roberts (R)

Welch (E)

Palmer (G)

Hudson (G)

Brauks (G)

Wingfield (G)

 

 

June 20, 1944 9602 Alexander (#3, a different crew) Loretta Ann

Took off at 1021 hours on a flight to Chutch Stanton.

Landed 1626 hours.

 

Mission #19 June 20, 1944 41-29602 L/I (ground spare) Loretta Ann

 

Mission #20 June 22, 1944 41-29602 L/I Marsden (ground spare) Loretta Ann

Took off at 1457 hours for Formation Practice.

Landed 1807 hours.

 

June 23, 1944 41-29602 L/I Gallagher Loretta Ann

Took off at 1646 hours on a local flight.

Landed 1738 hours.

 

Mission #22 June 24, 1944 41-29602 L/I 18BS Harris Loretta Ann

Took off at 0433 hours.

Was to fly in High Squadron but aborted due to malfunction of #1 and #2 superchargers.

Carried 52 100 lb bombs. Brought all bombs back to base.

No damage report.

Landed 0842 hours.

Harris (P)

Casey (CP)

Smith, R. (N)

Kovack (B)

Willoughby (R)

Burns (E)

Whitaker (BG)

Lower (TG)

Martinelli (NG)

Holtz (G)

 

June 24, 1944 41-29602 L/I Blair Loretta Ann

Took off at 1908 hours on a local flight.

Landed 2008 hours.

 

Mission #28 June 29, 1944 41-29602 L/I 7BS Tuttle Loretta Ann

Took off at 0518 hours.

Flew position 2-3 in High Squadron.

Landed 1220 hours.

#1 Turbosupercharger slow. Inspected and repaired.

Tuttle (P)

Strong (CP)

Gullace (N)

Rogers (B)

Chatoin (R)

Henry (E)

Pell (BG)

Touhill (TG)

Marshall (NG)

Havron (G)

 

Mission #29 July 2, 1944 41-29602 L/I 391BS Marsden Loretta Ann

Took off at 1023 hours.

Flew position 3-2 in Group C, with target of Montloois Ferme.

Carried a K-24 camera.

Carried 18 250 lb GP bombs. Dropped on the Primary at 1349/45 hours from 21,070 feet.

No damage reported.

Landed 1513 hours.

Marsden (P)

Sneed (CP)

Beall (N)

Kelson (B)

Kovalich (R)

Dunkel (E)

O'Hearn (BG)

Algaze (TG)

Vargo (NG)

Baulanger (G)

Mission #30 July 6, 1944 41-29602 L/I 391BS Marsden Loretta Ann

Mission #32 July 8, 1944 41-29602 L/I 391BS Marsden Loretta Ann

Mission #34 July 12, 1944 41-29602 L/I 391BS Marsden Loretta Ann

Mission #35 July 14, 1944 41-29602 L/I Richart (Airborne spare) Loretta Ann

Mission #36 July 17, 1944 41-29602 L/I 391BS Marsden Loretta Ann

Mission #37 July 18, 1944 41-29602 L/I 391BS Marsden Loretta Ann

Mission #38 July 19, 1944 41-29602 L/I 391BS Marsden (Aborted mechanical) Loretta Ann

Exhaust segment blown out #1 engine. Repaired.

Mission #40 July 21, 1944 41-29602 L/I 391BS Marsden Loretta Ann

Interphone system inoperative. Inspected and repaired.

Mission #41 July 24, 1944 41-29602 L/I 391BS Richart Loretta Ann

Mission #42 July 25, 1944 41-29602 L/I 391BS Richart Loretta Ann

Mission #44 July 27, 1944 41-29602 L/I 391BS Marsden Loretta Ann

Mission #45 July 28, 1944 41-29602 L/I 7BS McDannold Loretta Ann

Mission #46 July 29, 1944 41-29602 L/I 1st plane scheduled for Marsden, but changed Loretta Ann

Mission #47 July 31, 1944 41-29602 L/I 18BS Kiley Loretta Ann

Mission #50 August 3, 1944 41-29602 L/I 391BS Marsden Loretta Ann

Mission #51 August 4, 1944 41-29602 L/I 4BS Bouldin Loretta Ann

Mission #52 August 5, 1944 41-29602 L/I 391BS Marsden Loretta Ann

Mission #53 August 6, 1944 41-29602 L/I 391BS Marsden Loretta Ann

Mission #54 August 7, 1944 41-29602 L/I 391BS Marsden Loretta Ann

Mission #56 August 10, 1944 41-29602 L/I 391BS Nigg Loretta Ann

Mission #57 August 11, 1944 41-29602 L/I (ground spare) Loretta Ann

Mission #58 August 13, 1944 41-29602 L/I 391BS Marsden Loretta Ann

Mission #59 August 14, 1944 41-29602 L/I 391BS Marsden Loretta Ann

Mission #60 August 15, 1944 41-29602 L/I 391BS Marsden Loretta Ann

Mission #61 August 16, 1944 41-29602 L/I Whited, R. H. (Airborne spare) Loretta Ann

Mission #62 August 18, 1944 41-29602 L/I 391BS Marsden Loretta Ann

Mission #63 August 24, 1944 41-29602 L/I 18BS Marsden (Major battle damage) Loretta Ann

 

Transferred to 406 BS.