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Hollowell crew

 

MISSION LIST

 

CREW #25; 7th Squadron Misschief

Mission #1 May 23, 1944 42-52696 E/N 7BS Hollowell  Cookie’s Wailing Wall

Mission #4 May 27, 1944 42-94880 E/H 7BS Hollowell Misschief (Airborne spare)

Mission #5 May 28, 1944 42-52759 E/F 7BS Hollowell

Mission #6 May 29, 1944 41-29598 E/C 7BS Hollowell Chesty (Airborne spare)

Mission #8 May 31, 1944 42-52707 D/P 7BS Hollowell Open Season

Mission #11 June 6, 1944 42-94767 ?/?  7BS Hollowell

Mission #14 June 11, 1944 42-94782 B/G 391BS Hollowell Off Limits

Mission #15 June 12, 1944 42-94880 E/H 7BS Hollowell Misschief

Mission #16 June 14, 1944 42-94880 E/H 7BS Hollowell  Misschief

Mission #17 June 17, 1944 42-94880 E/H 7BS Hollowell Misschief

Mission #18 June 20, 1944 42-94880 E/H 7BS Hollowell Misschief

Mission #20 June 22, 1944 42-94880 E/H 7BS Hollowell Misschief

Mission #21 June 23, 1944 42-94813 B/E 7BS Hollowell Skotty

Mission #23 June 24, 1944 44-40049 D/I 7BS Hollowell

Mission #25 June 25, 1944 42-94766 L/F 7BS Hollowell Crow's Nest

Mission #28 June 29, 1944 42-94880 E/H 7BS Hollowell Misschief

Mission #30 July 6, 1944 42-94880 E/H 7BS Hollowell Misschief

Mission #32 July 8, 1944 42-94880 E/H 7BS Hollowell Misschief

Mission #33 July 9, 1944 42-94880 E/H Hollowell Misschief

Mission #35 July 14, 1944 42-94880 E/H 7BS Hollowell Misschief

Mission #37 July 18, 1944 42-94880 E/H 7BS Hollowell Misschief

Mission #38 July 19, 1944 42-94880 E/H 7BS Hollowell Misschief

Mission #39 July 20, 1944 42-94762 B/K Hollowell The Uninvited (Airborne spare)              

Mission #40 July 21, 1944 44-40486 B/C 7BS Hollowell Cokey Flo

Mission #41 July 24, 1944 42-94880 E/H 7BS Hollowell Misschief

Mission #42 July 25, 1944 42-94880 E/H 7BS Hollowell Misschief

Mission #44 July 27, 1944 42-94880 E/G 7BS Hollowell Misschief

 

CREW #35; 7th Squadron (as of July 28, 1944)

Mission #45 July 28, 1944 42-94880 E/G 7BS Hollowell Misschief

Mission #47 July 31, 1944 42-94880 E/G 7BS Hollowell Misschief

Mission #52 August 5, 1944 42-94880 E/G 7BS Hollowell Misschief

Mission #53 August 6, 1944 42-52755 D/F 7BS Hollowell

Mission #55 August 8, 1944 42-94880 E/G 7BS Hollowell Misschief

Mission #57 August 11, 1944 42-94880 E/G 7BS Hollowell Misschief

Mission #59 August 14, 1944 42-94880 E/G 7BS Hollowell Misschief

Mission #60 August 15, 1944 42-94880 E/G 18BS Hollowell Misschief

Mission #61 August 16, 1944 42-94880 E/G 7BS Hollowell Misschief

Mission #63 August 24, 1944 42-94880 E/G 7BS Hollowell Misschief (slight battle damage)

 

MISSION AND CREW DETAILS

 

CREW #25; 7th Squadron Misschief

HOLLOWELL JAMES S (P) (1024) (P) (1024)  2 LT        7              O-807441

WEDDELL GEORGE C (CP) (1024)                    2 LT        7              O-700583

PRIDDY ROBERT T (N) (1034)                          2 LT        7              O-390297

PARKER M B (B) (1035)                                     2 LT        7              O-698039

GRAY ROBERT L (AEG) (748)                           SGT        7              34720282

THOMAS HAROLD E (ROG) (757)                  SGT        7              18202616

LOGAN HAROLD F (AG) (612)                         SGT        7              13063099

KITTRIDGE RICHARD B (BG) (611)                CPL         7              33195332

STONEFIELD RICHARD (BG) (748)                 SGT        7              17154710

 

Mission #1 May 23, 1944 42-94880 E/H Misschief (scheduled for Hollowell but replaced)

Mission #1 May 23, 1944 42-52696 E/N 7BS Hollowell  Cookie’s Wailing Wall

Took off at 0511 hours.

Flew position 4-3 in High Squadron.

Carried 12 500 lb bombs. Brought all bombs back to base after making two runs.

"Two runs on target - leader did not drop. Three large pillars of smoke coming from target area."

No damage reported.

Landed 1158 hours.

Hollowell (P)

Weddell (CP)

Priddy (N)

Parker (B)

Thomas (R)

Gray (E)

Kittridge (BG)

Stonefield (TG)

Logan (NG)

Holmes (G) (from crew #34 Averitt)

 

Mission #2 May 24, 1944 Hollowell

Scheduled but did not take off.

Hollowell (P)

Weddell (CP)

Scherr (N) (from crew #24)

Parker (B)

Thomas (R)

Gray (E)

Logan (NG)

Stonefield (TG)

Kittridge (BG) (Flew this mission with crew #34)

Davis (G)

 

                     May 24, 1944 Hollowell

Crew Status Report 1800 hours.

Crew #25, 7th Squadron

Hollowell (P)                         2 Lt         OK

Weddell, G. (CP)                   2 Lt         OK

Priddy, R. T. (N)                   2 Lt         OK

Parker, M. B. (B)                   2 Lt         OK

Thomas, H. E. (R)                 Sgt          OK

Gray, R. L. (E)                        Sgt          OK

Logan, H. F. (NG)                 Sgt          OK

Stonefield, R. F. (TG)           Sgt          OK

Kittridge, R. B. (BG)             Sgt          OK

Davis, R. L. (G)                     Sgt          OK

 

Mission #4 May 27, 1944 42-94880 E/H 7BS Hollowell Misschief

Took off at 0854 hours. 

Flew as Airborne spare but took up position 3-1 in High Squadron when Runyan and Thrun aborted from that squadron.

Carried 52 100 M47-A bombs. Dropped on the Primary at 1400 hours from 21,000 feet.

No damage reported.

Landed 1603 hours.

Internal failure, #2 engine. Inspected and replacing engine.

Hollowell (P)

Weddell (CP)

Gross (N) (from crew #20)

Parker (B)

Thomas (R)

Gray (E)

Logan (NG)

Stonefield (BG)

Kittridge (TG)

Helget (G) (from crew #20)

 

Mission #5 May 28, 1944 42-52759 E/F 7BS Hollowell

Took off at 1044 hours from Hardstand #2.

Flew position 4-3 in Low Squadron.

Carried 10 500 lb GP bombs. Jettisoned all bombs early at 1405 hours. Supercharger #3 was out.

Dropped bombs on target of opportunity so as to keep up with formation with one engine out.

No combat damage reported.

Landed 1738 hours.

#3 supercharger inoperative. Inspected and repaired.

Hollowell (P)

Weddell (CP)

Scherr (N) (from crew #34)

Thomas (R)

Gray (E/LW)

Logan (NG)

Stonefield (BG)

Kittridge (TG)

Snyder (RW) (from crew #43)

Graff (TT) (from crew #27)

 

Mission #6 May 29, 1944 41-29598 E/C 7BS Hollowell

Took off late at 0846 hours from Hardstand #4.

Was to fly position 2-2 in Lead Squadron but Stewart, a spare, had taken that position so took Stewart's place as an Airborne spare. Not needed and so returned early.

Carried 10 500 lb GP bombs. Brought all bombs back to base.

Landed 1235 hours.

Hollowell (P)

Weddell (CP)

Priddy (N)

Thomas (R)

Gray (E/LW)

Logan (NG)

Stonefield (BG)

Kittridge (TG)

Helget (G) (from crew #20)

 

Mission #8 May 31, 1944 42-52707 D/P 7BS Hollowell Open Season

Took off at 0758 hours.

Carried 6 1000 lb bombs. Brought all bombs back to base.

The mission was Recalled.

Landed 1152 hours.

#2 Generator out; Pilot's air speed indicator inoperative; top turret heater out. Inspected and repaired.

Hollowell (P)

Weddell (CP)

Priddy (N)

Parker (B)

Thomas (R)

Gray (E/LW)

Logan (G)

Stonefield (G)

Kittridge (G)

Davis (G)

 

Mission #11 June 6, 1944 42-94787 D/C 4BS Hollowell

Took off at 0618 hours from Hardstand #9.

Flew position 1-3 in High Squadron.

Carried 12 500 lb bombs. Due to 10/10 clouds, brought all bombs back to base.

No damage reported.

Landed 1228 hours.

#3 Turbosupercharger inoperative; check cowl flap motors. Inspected and repaired.

Hollowell, J. S. (P)

Pavlicek, C. B. (CP)  (pilot of crew #3)

Parker, M. B. (B)

Gray, R. L. (E)

Thomas, H. R. (R)

Logan, H. F. (AG)

Davis, R. L. (G)

Stonefield, R. F. (G)

Kittridge, R. B. (G)

 

Mission #14 June 11, 1944 42-94782 B/G 391BS Hollowell Off Limits

Took off at 0455 hours.

Flew position 4-3 in Lead Squadron.

Carried 24 250 lb GP bombs. Brought back all bombs to base due to 10/10 cloud coverage of target.

No battle damage reported.

Landed 1028 hours.

Hollowell (P)

Weddell (CP)

Parker (B)

Thomas (R)

Gray (E)

Kittridge (G)

Stonefield (G)

Logan (G)

Davis (G)

 

Mission #15 June 12, 1944 42-94880 E/H 7BS Hollowell Misschief

Took off at 0512 hours.

Flew position 4-2 in Lead Squadron.

Carried 24 250 lb bombs. Dropped on the Primary at 0912 hours from 21,500 feet.

No damage reported.

Landed 1103 hours.

Hollowell (P)

Weddell (CP)

Parker (B)

Thomas (R)

Gray (E)

Kittridge (G)

Stonefield (G)

Logan (G)

Davis (G)

 

Mission #16 June 14, 1944 42-94880 E/H 7BS Hollowell  Misschief

Took off at 0326 hours.

Flew position 1-3 in High Squadron.

Carried 52 100 lb bombs. Dropped on TO at 0808 hours from 19,000 feet.

No battle damage reported.

Landed 0943 hours.

Hollowell (P)

Weddell (CP)

Parker (B)

Thomas (R)

Gray (E)

Kittridge (G)

Stonefield (G)

Logan (G)

Davis (G)

 

Mission #17 June 17, 1944 42-94880 E/H 7BS Hollowell Misschief

Took off at 1648 hours.

Flew position 4-3 in High Squadron.

Carried 12 500 lb bombs. Brought all bombs back to base.

No battle damage reported.

Landed 2247 hours.

Hollowell (P)

Weddell (CP)

Parker (B)

Thomas (R)

Gray (E)

Kittridge (G)

Stonefield (G)

Logan (G)

Davis (G)

 

Mission #18 June 20, 1944 42-94880 E/H 7BS Hollowell Misschief

Took off at 0502 hours.

Flew position 1-3 in Low Squadron.

Carried 12 500 lb bombs. Dropped 8 bombs on the Primary at 0914 hours from 22,600 feet. Jettisoned 4 bombs.

Slight damage reported.

Landed 1141 hours.

Hollowell (P)

Weddell (CP)

Parker (B)

Thomas (R)

Gray (E)

Kittridge (G)

Stonefield (G)

Logan (G)

Davis (G)

 

Mission #20 June 22, 1944 42-94880 E/H 7BS Hollowell Misschief

Took off at 1456 hours.

Flew position 4-3 in Lead Squadron.

Carried 52 100 lb bombs. Dropped on the Primary at 1915 hours from 20,000 feet.

Minor damage reported.

Landed 2149 hours.

Hollowell (P)

Weddell (CP)

Parker (B)

Thomas (R)

Gray, R. (E)

Kittridge (BG)

Stonefield (TG)

Logan (NG)

Davis (G)

 

Mission #21 June 23, 1944 42-94813 B/E 7BS Hollowell Skotty

Took off at 1612 hours.

Flew in Low Squadron (493BG supplied Lead and High Squadrons.)

Carried 52 100 lb Frag bombs. Dropped on the Primary at 2011 hours from 19,500 feet. Made three runs.

No damage reported.

Landed 2223 hours.

Hollowell (P)

Weddell (CP)

Parker (B)

Thomas (R)

Gray, R. (E)

Kittridge (BG)

Stonefield (TG)

Logan (NG)

Davis (G)

 

Mission #23 June 24, 1944 44-40049 D/I 7BS Hollowell

Took off at 1635 hours.

Flew position 2-3 in Lead Squadron.

Carried 24 250 lb GP bombs. Dropped on the Primary. Hits North of the target.

No damage reported.

Landed 2109 hours.

Hollowell (P)

Weddell (CP)

Parker (B)

Thomas (R)

Gray, R. (E)

Kittridge (BG)

Stonefield (TG)

Logan (NG)

Davis (G)

 

Mission #25 June 25, 1944 42-94766 L/F 7BS Hollowell Crow's Nest

Took off at 1534 hours.

Flew position 2-3 in High Squadron.

Carried 6 1000 lb bombs. Dropped on the Primary at 1943 hours from 20,500 feet.

Minor damage reported.

Landed 2240 hours.

Hollowell (P)

Weddell (CP)

Parker (B)

Thomas (R)

Gray, R. (E)

Kittridge (BG)

Stonefield (TG)

Logan (NG)

Davis (G)

Stanberry (from Crew #20) (An Engineer, so did he take Gray's place? Gray is not lined out.)

 

Mission #28 June 29, 1944 42-94880 E/H 7BS Hollowell Misschief

Took off at 0521 hours

Flew position 3-3 in High Squadron.

Landed 1218 hours.

#2 generator inoperative. Inspected and replaced.

Hollowell (P)

Weddell (CP)

Kosmadka (N) (from Crew #20)

Amarman (B) (a write-in)

Thomas (R)

Gray, R. (E)

Kittridge (BG)

Stonefield (TG)

Logan (NG)

Kelly (G) (from Crew #20)

 

Mission #30 July 6, 1944 42-94880 E/H 7BS Hollowell Misschief

Took off at 0538 hours.

Flew position 2-3 in High Squadron.

Carried 20 250 lb bombs. Dropped on the Primary at 0911 hours from 24,800 feet.

No damage reported.

Landed 1030 hours.

Hollowell (P)

Weddell (CP)

Kosmadka (N) (from Crew #20)

Amernan (B) (a write-in)

Thomas (R)

Gray, R. (E)

Kittridge (BG)

Stonefield (TG)

Logan (NG)

Davis (G)

 

Mission #32 July 8, 1944 42-94880 E/H 7BS Hollowell Misschief

Took off at 0430 hours.

Flew position 3-3 in High Squadron.

Carried 20 250 lb bombs. Dropped on the Primary at 0816 hours from 23,000 feet.

Minor flak damage reported.

Landed 0911 hours.

Hollowell (P)

Weddell (CP)

Kosmadka (N) (from Crew #20)

Amernan (B) (a write-in)

Thomas (R)

Gray, R. (E)

Kittridge (BG)

Stonefield (TG)

Logan (NG)

Davis (G)

 

Mission #33 July 9, 1944 42-94880 E/H Hollowell Misschief

Took off at 1015 hours.

Flew position 4-1 in Lead Squadron, C Group.

Landed 1705 hours.

Hollowell (P)

Weddell (CP)

Amerman (B) (a write-in)

Thomas (R)

Gray, R. (E)

Kittridge (BG)

Stonefield (TG)

Logan (NG)

Davis (G)

 

Mission #35 July 14, 1944 42-94880 E/H 7BS Hollowell Misschief

Took off at 1635 hours.

Was to fly position 3-2 in Lead Squadron, but Aborted due to #3 engine out.

Carried a K-24 camera and a K-20 camera.

Carried 20 250 lb GP bombs. Brought back all bombs.

No damage reported.

Landed 1940 hours.

Hollowell (P)

Weddell (CP)

Kosmadka (N) (a write-in)

Amerman (B) (a write-in)

Thomas (R)

Gray, R. (E)

Kittridge (BG)

Stonefield (TG)

Logan (NG)

Davis (G)

Litsey (Photographer)

 

Mission #37 July 18, 1944 42-94880 E/H 7BS Hollowell Misschief

Took off at 0543 hours.

Flew position 2-1 in Composite Squadron, with six 490BG planes.

Carried a K-24 camera.

Carried 52 100 lb Fragmentation bombs. Dropped on Primary at 0837 hours from 16,800 feet.

Slight battle damage reported.

Landed 1043 hours.

Hollowell (P)

Weddell (CP)

Griess (N) (a write-in)

McCloskey (B) (a write-in)

Thomas (R)

Gray, R. (E)

Stonefield (TG)

Logan (NG)

Davis (G)

 

Mission #38 July 19, 1944 42-94880 E/H 7BS Hollowell Misschief

Took off at 0557 hours.

Flew position 1-3 in Low Squadron.

Carried 12 500 lb GP lb bombs. Dropped on the Secondary at 0952 hours from 22,100 feet.

Moderate flak damage.

Landed 1226 hours.

Hollowell (P)

Weddell (CP)

Griess (N) (a write-in)

Thomas (R)

Gray, R. (E)

Knightlinger (BG) (a write-in)

Stonefield (TG)

Logan (NG)

Davis (G)

 

Mission #39 July 20, 1944 42-94762 B/K Hollowell The Uninvited (Airborne spare)

Did not take off.

Crew list not available.

 

Mission #40 July 21, 1944 44-40486 B/C 7BS Hollowell Cokey Flo

Took off at 0626 hours.

Flew position 4-3 in Low Squadron.

Carried 10 500 lb bombs. Jettisoned bombs at 4917N-0925E at 1056 hours from 22,000 feet.

Landed 1321 hours.

Hollowell (P)

Weddell (CP)

Gronowski (N) (a write-in)

Smith (B) (a write-in)

Thomas (R)

Gray, R. (E)

Stonefield (TG)

Logan (NG)

Davis (G)

 

Mission #41 July 24, 1944 42-94880 E/H 7BS Hollowell Misschief

Took off at 0951 hours.

Flew position 3-2 in High Squadron.

Carried 52 100 lb fragmentation bombs. Brought all bombs back to base due to 10/10 cloud over target area.

Landed 1518 hours.

Hollowell (P)

Weddell (CP)

Smith (B) (a write-in)

Thomas (R)

Gray, R. (E)

Stonefield (TG)

Logan (NG)

Davis (G)

 

Mission #42 July 25, 1944 42-94880 E/H 7BS Hollowell Misschief

Took off at 0742 hours.

Flew position 3-2 in High Squadron.

Carried a K-24 camera.

Carried 52 100 lb fragmentation bombs. Dropped on the Primary at 1034 hours from 12,500 feet.

No damage reported.

Landed 1243 hours.

Hollowell (P)

Weddell (CP)

Smith (B) (a write-in)

Thomas (R)

Gray, R. (E)

Stonefield (TG)

Logan (NG)

Davis (G)

 

Mission #44 July 27, 1944 42-94880 E/G 7BS Hollowell Misschief

Took off at 0529 hours.

Flew position 3-2 in Lead Squadron.

Carried 6 1000 lb bombs. Dropped on Primary at 0828 hours from 21,000 feet.

Slight battle damage reported.

Carried a camera.

Landed 0944 hours.

Hollowell (P)

Weddell (CP)

Gronowski (N) (a write-in)

Parker (B)

Thomas (R)

Gray, R. (E)

Stonefield (TG)

Logan (NG)

Davis (G)

 

CREW #35; 7th Squadron (as of July 28, 1944)

Hollowell (P)

Weddell (CP)

Gronouski (N)

Smith, E. S. (B)

Thomas (R)

Gray, R. L. (E)

Logan (NG)

Stonefield (TG)

Kittridge (BG)

Davis (G)

 

Mission #45 July 28, 1944 42-94880 E/G 7BS Hollowell Misschief

Took off at 0518 hours.

Flew position 3-3 in Low Squadron.

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

No flak damage reported.

Landed 0917 hours.

Hollowell (P)

Weddell (CP)

Gronouski (N)

Smith, E. S. (B)

Thomas (R)

Gray, R. L. (E)

Logan (NG)

Stonefield (TG)

Davis (G)

 

Mission #47 July 31, 1944 42-94880 E/G 7BS Hollowell Misschief

Took off at 0923 hours.

Flew position 4-2 in High-High Squadron.

Carried 20 250 lb bombs. Dropped on Primary at 1311 hours from 23,750 feet.

Carried K-21 camera.

No battle damage reported.

Landed 1538 hours.

#3 HG A RPM drops off. #4 engine trouble. Changing engine.

Hollowell (P)

Weddell (CP)

Gronouski (N)

Smith, E. S. (B)

Thomas (R)

Gray, R. L. (E)

Logan (NG)

Stonefield (TG)

Davis (G)

 

Mission #52 August 5, 1944 42-94880 E/G 7BS Hollowell Misschief

Hollowell (P)

Weddell (CP)

Gronouski (N)

Smith, E. S. (B)

Thomas (R)

Gray, R. L. (E)

Logan (NG)

Stonefield (TG)

Davis (G)

 

Mission #53 August 6, 1944 42-52755 D/F 7BS Hollowell

Crew loading list not available.

 

Mission #55 August 8, 1944 42-94880 E/G 7BS Hollowell Misschief

Hollowell (P)

Weddell (CP)

Gronouski (N)

Smith, E. S. (B)

Thomas (R)

Gray, R. L. (E)

Logan (NG)

Stonefield (TG)

Davis (G)

 

Mission #57 August 11, 1944 42-94880 E/G 7BS Hollowell Misschief

Hollowell (P)

Weddell (CP)

Gronouski (N)

Smith, E. S. (B)

Thomas (R)

Gray, R. L. (E)

Logan (NG)

Stonefield (TG)

Davis (G)

 

Mission #59 August 14, 1944 42-94880 E/G 7BS Hollowell Misschief

Hollowell (P)

Weddell (CP)

Gronouski (N)

Smith, E. S. (B)

Thomas (R)

Gray, R. L. (E)

Logan (NG)

Stonefield (TG)

Davis (G)

 

Mission #60 August 15, 1944 42-94880 E/G 18BS Hollowell Misschief

Hollowell (P)

Weddell (CP)

Gronouski (N)

Smith, E. S. (B)

Thomas (R)

Gray, R. L. (E)

Logan (NG)

Stonefield (TG)

Davis (G)

 

Mission #61 August 16, 1944 42-94880 E/G 7BS Hollowell Misschief

Hollowell (P)

Weddell (CP)

Gronouski (N)

Smith, E. S. (B)

Thomas (R)

Gray, R. L. (E)

Logan (NG)

Stonefield (TG)

Davis (G)

 

Mission #63 August 24, 1944 42-94880 E/G 7BS Hollowell Misschief (slight battle damage)

Hollowell (P)

Weddell (CP)

Gronouski (N)

Smith, E. S. (B)

Thomas (R)

Gray, R. L. (E)

Logan (NG)

Stonefield (TG)

Davis (G)