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Marsden crew

 

MISSION LIST

 

CREW #62; 391st Squadron

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

Mission #23 June 24, 1944 44-40461 D/G Marsden (ground spare)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Mission #42 July 25, 1944 44-40458 D/Q 391BS Marsden Picadilly Tilly

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

 

CREW #93; 391st Squadron (as of July 28, 1944)

Mission #45 July 28, 1944 41-28878 D/Y 18BS Marsden The Heavenly Body

Mission #46 July 29, 1944 42-94908 E/I Marsden

Mission #48 August 1, 1944 44-40421 B/C 391BS Marsden

Mission #49 August 2, 1944 42-94771 L/H 391BS Marsden

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Mission #64 September 17, 1944 43-38351 L/F 391BS Marsden

Mission #65 September 19, 1944 44-8328 L/C 391BS Marsden

Mission #66 September 22, 1944 43-38372 L/A 391BS Marsden

Mission #67 September 25, 1944 43-38351 L/F 391BS Marsden

Mission #69 September 27, 1944 43-38351 L/F 391BS Marsden   Major damage

Mission #70 September 28, 1944 43-38402 L/P 391BS Marsden

Mission #73 October 5, 1944 43-38351 L/F 4BS Marsden

Mission #74 October 6, 1944 43-38380 L/B 391BS Marsden

Mission #75 October 7, 1944 43-38380 L/B 391BS Marsden

Mission #78 October 15, 1944 43-38380 L/B 391BS Marsden

Mission #84 October 28, 1944 43-38351 L/F 391BS Marsden

 

MISSION AND CREW DETAILS

 

CREW #62; 391st Squadron

 

June 11, 1944 42-94762 Marsden The Uninvited

Took off at 1507 hours on a Local flight.

Landed 1658 hours.

 

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.

 

Mission #23 June 24, 1944 44-40461 D/G Marsden (ground spare)

 

June 25, 1944 41-28820 L/L Marsden Four-Five Time

Took off at 1238 hours on a local test flight.

Landed 1321 hours.

 

June 27, 1944 42-52752 L/E Marsden unknown name

Took off at 1447 on a local flight.

Landed 1549 hours.

 

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

Took off at 0546 hours.

Flew position 2-2 in Low Squadron.

Carried 20 250 lb bombs. Dropped on the Primary at 0910 hours from 23,480 feet.

Slight flak damage reported.

Landed 1021 hours.

Marsden (P)

Sneed (CP)

Beall (N)

Kelson (B)

Kovalich (R)

Dunkel (E)

O'Hearn (BG)

Algaze (TG)

Vargo (NG)

Baulanger (G)

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

Took off at 0427 hours.

Flew position 2-2 in High Squadron.

Carried 20 250 lb bombs. Dropped on the Primary at 0815 hours from 23,100 feet.

Major flak damage reported.

Landed 0918 hours.

Marsden (P)

Sneed (CP)

Beall (N)

Kelson (B)

Kovalich (R)

Dunkel (E)

O'Hearn (BG)

Algaze (TG)

Vargo (NG)

Boulanger (G)

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

Took off at 0455 hours.

Flew position 4-2 in Lead Squadron.

Carried 20 250 lb GP bombs. Did not drop due to 10/10 cloud. Brought all bombs back to base.

No damage reported.

Landed 0928 hours.

Marsden (P)

Sneed (CP)

Beall (N)

Kelson (B)

Kovalich (R)

Dunkel (E)

O'Hearn (BG)

Algaze (TG)

Vargo (NG)

Boulanger (G)

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

Took off at 0645 hours.

Flew position 3-2 in Lead Squadron.

Carried a camera.

Carried 5 1000 lb bombs. No drop report as they landed away from the base.

No damage reported.

Landed 1245 hours at Boxested, then at 1554 hours at Mendlesham.

Marsden (P)

Sneed (CP)

Beall (N)

Kelson (B)

Kovalich (R)

Dunkel (E)

O'Hearn (BG)

Algaze (TG)

Vargo (NG)

Boulanger (G)

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

Took off at 0533 hours.

Flew position 3-3 in High Squadron.

Carried 52 100 lb Fragmentation bombs. Dropped on Primary at 0838 hours from 16,100 feet.

No battle damaged reported.

Landed 1040 hours.

Marsden (P)

Sneed (CP)

Beall (N)

Kelson (B)

Kovalich (R)

Dunkel (E)

O'Hearn (BG)

Algaze (TG)

Vargo (NG)

Boulanger (G)

Mission #38 July 19, 1944 41-29602 L/I 391BS Marsden

Took off at 0547 hours.

Flew position 4-3 in High Squadron.

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

Aborted - Exhaust segment blown out on #1 engine. Repaired.

Landed 0807 hours.

Marsden (P)

Sneed (CP)

Beall (N)

Kelson (B)

Kovalich (R)

Dunkel (E)

O'Hearn (BG)

Algaze (TG)

Vargo (NG)

Boulanger (G)

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

Took off at 0614 hours.

Flew position 3-2 in Lead Squadron.

Carried 10 500 lb bombs. Dropped at unidentified location at 1058 hours from 25,000 feet.

Landed 1315 hours.

Interphone system inoperative. Inspected and repaired.

Marsden (P)

Sneed (CP)

Beall (N)

Kelson (B)

Kovalich (R)

Dunkel (E)

O'Hearn (BG)

Algaze (TG)

Vargo (NG)

Boulanger (G)

Mission #42 July 25, 1944 44-40458 D/Q 391BS Marsden Picadilly Tilly

Took off at 0758 hours.

Flew position 2-3 in Low Squadron.

Carried 52 100 lb GP bombs. Dropped on the Primary at 1038 hours from 11,400 feet.

No damage reported.

Landed 1255 hours.

Marsden (P)

Sneed (CP)

Beall (N)

Kelson (B)

Kovalich (R)

Dunkel (E)

O'Hearn (BG)

Algaze (TG)

Vargo (NG)

Boulanger (G)

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

Took off at 0539 hours.

Flew position 2-3 in High Squadron on 490BG.

Carried 52 100 lb bombs. Dropped on the Primary of Brussels at 0831 hours from 21,680 feet.

Slight battle damage reported.

Landed 1011 hours.

Oxygen leak in nose section. Inspected & repaired.

Marsden (P)

Sneed (CP)

Beall (N)

Kelson (B)

Kovalich (R)

Dunkel (E)

O'Hearn (BG)

Algaze (TG)

Vargo (NG)

Boulanger (G)

CREW #93; 391st Squadron (as of July 28, 1944)

Marsden (P)

Sneed (CP)

Beall (N)

Kelson (B)

Kovalich (R)

Dunkel (E)

Vargo (NG)

Algaze (TG)

O'Hearn (BG)

Boulanger (G)

Mission #45 July 28, 1944 41-28878 D/Y 18BS Marsden The Heavenly Body

Took off at 0513 hours.

Flew position 4-3 in Lead Squadron.

Carried 16 250 lb bombs and 4 M-17 bombs. Brought all bombs back to base due to weather.

No flak damage reported.

Landed 0911 hours.

Mike button on tail turret interphone sticks; #1 supercharger lags. Inspected and repaired.

Marsden (P)

Sneed (CP)

Beall (N)

Kelson (B)

Kovalich (R)

Dunkel (E)

Vargo (NG)

Algaze (TG)

O'Hearn (BG)

Boulanger (G)

Mission #46 July 29, 1944 41-29602 L/I 391BS 1st plane scheduled for Marsden, but changed

Mission #46 July 29, 1944 42-52752 L/E 391BS 2nd plane assigned to Marsden but changed.

Mission #46 July 29, 1944 42-94908 E/I Marsden

Took off at 0505 hours.

Flew position 2-3 in Low Squadron.

Carried 12 250 lb bombs. Dropped on the Primary at 0841 hours from 20,040 feet.

No damage reported.

Landed 1043 hours.

Marsden (P)

Sneed (CP)

Beall (N)

Kelson (B)

Kovalich (R)

Dunkel (E)

Vargo (NG)

Algaze (TG)

O'Hearn (BG)

Boulanger (G)

Mission #48 August 1, 1944 44-40421 B/C 391BS Marsden

 

Mission #49 August 2, 1944 42-94771 L/H 391BS Marsden

Took off at 1558 hours.

Landed 2125 hours.

Marsden (P)

Sneed (CP)

Beall (N)

Kelson (B)

Kovalich (R)

Dunkel (E)

Algaze (TG)

O'Hearn (BG)

Boulanger (G)

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

Marsden (P)

Sneed (CP)

Beall (N)

Kelson (B)

Kovalich (R)

Dunkel (E)

Combs (TG) (a write-in)

O'Hearn (BG)

Boulanger (G)

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

Marsden (P)

Sneed (CP)

Beall (N)

Kelson (B)

Kovalich (R)

Dunkel (E)

Algaze (TG)

O'Hearn (BG)

Boulanger (G)

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

No crew loading list available.

 

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

Marsden (P)

Sneed (CP)

Beall (N)

Kelson (B)

Kovalich (R)

Dunkel (E)

Algaze (TG)

O'Hearn (BG)

Boulanger (G)

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

Marsden (P)

Sneed (CP)

Beall (N)

Kelson (B)

Kovalich (R)

Dunkel (E)

Algaze (TG)

O'Hearn (BG)

Boulanger (G)

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

Marsden (P)

Sneed (CP)

Beall (N)

Kelson (B)

Kovalich (R)

Dunkel (E)

Algaze (TG)

O'Hearn (BG)

Boulanger (G)

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

Marsden (P)

Sneed (CP)

Beall (N)

Kelson (B)

Kovalich (R)

Dunkel (E)

Algaze (TG)

O'Hearn (BG)

Boulanger (G)

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

Took off at 0624 hours.

Flew position 2-3 in Lead Squadron.

Carried 52 100 lb GP bombs. Dropped on the Primary at 0950 hours from 22,000 feet.

Slight damage reported.

Landed 1150 hours.

Marsden (P)

Sneed (CP)

Beall (N)

Kelson (B)

Kovalich (R)

Dunkel (E)

Algaze (TG)

O'Hearn (BG)

Boulanger (G)

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

Marsden (P)

Sneed (CP)

Beall (N)

Kelson (B)

Kovalich (R)

Dunkel (E)

Algaze (TG)

O'Hearn (BG)

Boulanger (G)

CREW #

 

Mission #64 September 17, 1944 43-38351 L/F 391BS Marsden

Took off from Hardstand #20 at 0650 hours.

Flew Deputy Lead, position 1-2 in 34 D Group.

Carried 38 100GP bombs. Dropped on the Primary at 1041 hours from 18,520 feet.

No damage reported.

Landed 1155 hours.

 

Mission #65 September 19, 1944 44-8328 L/C 391BS Marsden

Mission #66 September 22, 1944 43-38372 L/A 391BS Marsden

Mission #67 September 25, 1944 43-38351 L/F 391BS Marsden

Mission #69 September 27, 1944 43-38351 L/F 391BS Marsden   Major damage

Mission #70 September 28, 1944 43-38402 L/P 391BS Marsden

Mission #73 October 5, 1944 43-38351 L/F 4BS Marsden

Mission #74 October 6, 1944 43-38380 L/B 391BS Marsden

 

Mission #75 October 7, 1944 43-38380 L/B 391BS Marsden

Took off at 0707 hours from Hardstand #22.

Landed 1500 hours.

 

Mission #78 October 15, 1944 43-38380 L/B 391BS Marsden

Mission #84 October 28, 1944 43-38351 L/F 391BS Marsden