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Notman crew

 

MISSION LIST

 

CREW #7; 4th Squadron

Mission #3 May 25, 1944 42-94758 D/G 4BS Notman Feather Merchant

Mission #5 May 28, 1944 42-94758 D/G 4BS Notman Feather Merchant

Mission #7 May 30, 1944 42-94745 D/G 4BS Notman The Bold Sea Rover

Mission #10 June 6, 1944 42-94893 D/E 4BS Notman Hell’s Belle

Mission #12 June 6, 1944 42-94893 D/E 4BS Notman Hell’s Belle

Mission #14 June 11, 1944 42-94775 D/G 4BS Notman unknown name

Mission #17 June 17, 1944 44-40441 D/N 4BS Notman Floogie Boo (lead)

Mission #19 June 20, 1944 44-40461 D/G 4BS Notman (deputy lead)

Mission #24 June 25, 1944 44-40443 D/H 4BS Notman Jerk’s Berserk (lead)

                       June 27, 1944 44-40461 D/G Notman  Weather Ship

Mission #28 June 29, 1944 44-40461 D/G 4BS Notman (One crewmember Wounded. Major damage to the plane.)

Mission #29 July 2, 1944 44-40463 D/A 4BS Notman

Mission #34 July 12, 1944 44-40463 D/A 4BS Notman (lead)

Mission #37 July 18, 1944 44-40461 D/G 4BS Notman

Mission #40 July 21, 1944 44-40267 B/A 4BS Notman

 

CREW #2; 4th Squadron (as of July 29, 1944)

Mission #46 July 29, 1944 44-40443 D/D 4BS Notman Jerk’s Berserk

Mission #48 August 1, 1944 44-40443 D/D 4BS Notman Jerk’s Berserk

Mission #49 August 2, 1944 44-40438 D/C 4BS Notman unknown name (lead)

Mission #57 August 11, 1944 44-40461 D/B 4BS Notman

Mission #60 August 15, 1944 44-40461 D/B 4BS Notman

Mission #63 August 24, 1944 44-40461 D/B 4BS Notman (slight battle damage – one crewman wounded)

 

CREW #2; 4th Squadron (as of  September 17, 1944)

Mission #65 September 19, 1944 43-38342 H/B 4BS Notman

Mission #68 September 26, 1944 43-38342 H/B 4BS Notman

Mission #71 October 2, 1944 43-38292 B/A 4BS Notman

Mission #76 October 9, 1944 43-38353 E/A Notman      Slight damage. S/Sgt William J. Escherich 33251778 (TG) Severely WIA and admitted to 65th General Hospital.

Mission #83 October 26, 1944 43-38372 L/A 391BS Notman

Mission #88 November 6, 1944 43-38325 E/B 391BS Notman

Mission #89 November 9, 1944 43-38380 L/B 391BS Notman

Mission #90 November 16, 1944 43-38380 L/B 391BS Notman

Mission #94 November 29, 1944 43-38406 L/W 391BS Notman

Mission #96 December 4, 1944 43-38372 L/A 391BS Notman

 

MISSION AND CREW DETAILS

 

CREW #7; 4th Squadron

NOTMAN JOHN  (P) (1024)                               1 LT        4              O-789074

USCINOWICZ HENRY J (CP) (1024)                2 LT        4              O-700579

WALCOTT ROGERS B (N) (1034)                    2 LT        4              O-703351

NELSON STEPHEN H (B) (1035)                       2 LT        4              O-698035

BOYSUN JOHN H (AEG) (748)                          S/SGT     4              39855904

CONKLIN ROSCOE JR  (ROG) (757)                 T/SGT    4              11044091

DIMAURE ANGELON V (AG) (612)                 SGT        4              31327139

ESCHERICH WILLIAM J (BG) (611)                SGT        4              33251773

COCKMAN ALDAN F (BG) (748)                    SGT        4              38169637

CROSBY WINFRED L (BG)                                SGT        4              (went by ship to England)

 

                     May 24, 1944 Notman

Crew Status Report 1700 hours.

Crew #7; 4th Squadron

Notman, J. (P)                       OK

Uscinowicz, H. (CP)             OK

Walcott, R. (N)                     OK

Nelson, S. (B)                        OK

Conklin, R. (R)                      OK

Boyson, J. (E)                       OK

Di Mauro, A. (NG)               OK

Escherich, W. (TG)              OK

Crosby, W. (BG)                   OK

Cockman, A. (G)                   OK

 

Mission #3 May 25, 1944 42-94758 D/G 4BS Notman Feather Merchant

Took off at 0511 hours.

Flew as Deputy Lead, position 1-2 in Low Squadron.

Carried 12 500 lb bombs. Did not drop. Brought all bombs back to base.

No damage reported.

Landed 1047 hours.

Voltage regulator inoperative. Inspected and repaired.

Notman (P)

Uscinowicz (CP)

Walcott (N)

Griffith (N2) (from crew #1)

Nelson (B)

Conklin (R)

Boyson (E)

Crosby (BG)

Escherich (TG)

Di Mauro (NG)

Cockman (G)

 

Mission #5 May 28, 1944 42-94758 D/G 4BS Notman Feather Merchant

Took off at 1023 hours from Hardstand #9.

Flew position 3-1 in Lead Squadron.

Carried 10 500 lb GP bombs. Dropped early at 1457 hours from 21,700 feet.

Slight damage reported. Flak hole in the wing tip 1/2 minute to 1 minute before target.

Landed 1759 hours.

#4 prop governor inoperative; auxiliary fuel system needs checking. Inspected and repaired.

Notman (P)

Uscinowicz (CP)

Walcott (N)

Nelson (B)

Conklin (R)

Boysun (E)

Crosby (BG)

Escherich (TG)

Di Mauro (NG)

Cockman (G)

 

Mission #7 May 30, 1944 42-94745 D/G 4BS Notman The Bold Sea Rover

Took off at 0659 hours from Hardstand #10.

Flew Lead of High Squadron.

Carried 6 1000 lb bombs. Dropped on the Primary at 1107 hours. No altitude report.

No damage reported.

Landed 1311 hours.

“G” box inoperative; #2 engine throws excessive oil. Inspected & repaired.

Notman (P)

Hershenow (Command Pilot)

Walcott (N)

Griffith (N2) (from crew #11)

Nelson (B)

Conklin (R)

Boyson (E)

DiMauro (NG)

Crosby (BG)

Uscinowicz (CP in TG position)

Cockman (G)

 

Mission #10 June 6, 1944 42-94893 D/E 4BS Notman Hell’s Belle

Took off at 0240243 hours.

Flew Deputy Lead, position 1-2 in 4th Squadron.

Carried 12 500 lb bombs. Brought all bombs back.

No damage report.

Landed 1052 hours.

A-5 automatic pilot inoperative. Inspected and repaired.

Notman, J. W. (P)                 Capt

Uscinowicz, M. J. (CP)        2 Lt

Nelson, S. H. (B)                   2 Lt

Walcott, R. B. (N)                 2 Lt

Griffith, F. R. (N2)                 2 Lt         (from crew #11)

Conklin, R. E. (R)                  T/Sgt

Boysun, J. H. (E)                  T/Sgt

Cockman, A. F. (G)               Sgt

Crosby, W. L. (BG)              Sgt

Escherich, W. J. (NG)          Sgt

 

Mission #12 June 6, 1944 42-94893 D/E 4BS Notman Hell’s Belle

Took off at 1708 hours.

Flew position 3-1 in High Squadron.

Carried a K-24 camera.

Carried 12 500 lb bombs. Dropped on the Railroad Yards but no time and altitude report.

Landed 2314 hours.

Notman (P)

Uscinowicz (CP)

Walcott (N)

Conklin (E)

Boyson (R)

Cockman (G)

Crosby (G)

Escherich (G)

Dimauro (G)

 

Mission #14 June 11, 1944 42-94775 D/G 4BS Notman unknown name

Took off at 0425 hours.

Flew position 1-2 in Low Squadron.

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

No battle damage reported.

Landed 1042 hours.

Notman (P)

Uscinowicz (CP)

Walcott (N)

Griffith (N2)

Nelson (B)

Conklin (R)

Boyson (E)

DiMauro (NG)

Escherich (TG)

Crosby (BG)

Cockman (G)

 

Mission #17 June 17, 1944 44-40441 D/N 4BS Notman Floogie Boo (lead)

Took off at 1649 hours.

Flew Lead of Low Squadron.

Carried 12 500 lb bombs. Dropped on the Primary at 2022 hours from 17,300 feet.

Slight battle damage.

Landed 2314 hours.

Notman (P)

Uscinowicz (CP)

Hershenow (Command Pilot)

Walcott (N)

Griffith (N2)

Nelson (B)

Conklin (R)

Boyson (E)

Escherich (TG)

Crosby (BG)

Cockman (G)

 

                       June 20, 1944 44-40461 D/G Notman

Took off at 0926 hours for the Holbrook Range.

Landed 1045 hours.

 

Mission #19 June 20, 1944 44-40461 D/G 4BS Notman (deputy lead)

Took off at 1758 hours.

Flew Deputy Lead, position 1-2 in Group C (4th)

Carried 52 100 lb GP bombs. Dropped on the Primary at 2058 hours from 23,000 feet.

Slight battle damage reported.

Landed 2219 hours.

No Crew Loading List available.

Notman (P)

Griffith (PN)

 

Mission #24 June 25, 1944 44-40443 D/H 4BS Notman Jerk’s Berserk (lead)

Took off at 0415 hours.

Flew Lead of the 34th BG Squadron, flying with 2 493rd BG Squadrons.

Carried 52 100 lb bombs. Dropped on the Primary at 0825 hours from 19,700 feet.

Slight damage reported.

Landed 1044 hours.

Notman (P)

Uscinowicz (CP)

Burton (Command Pilot)

Griffith (N)

Walcott (N2)

Nelson (B)

Conklin (R)

Boyson (E)

Crosby (BG)

Escherich (TG)

Ricketts (NG) (a write-in)

Cockman (G)

 

Mission #25 June 25, 1944 44-40461 D/G scheduled for Notman but replaced.

 

                      June 27, 1944 44-40461 D/G Notman 

Took off at 1411 hours on a Weather Ship mission.

Landed 1751 hours.

 

Mission #28 June 29, 1944 44-40461 D/G 4BS Notman (One crewmember Wounded. Major damage to the plane.)

Took off at 0525 hours.

Flew Deputy Lead, position 1-2 in Lead Squadron.

Landed 1208 hours.

Notman (P)

Uscinowicz (CP)

Griffith (N)

Walcott (N2)

Nelson (B)

Conklin (R)

Boyson (E)

Crosby (BG)

Escherich (TG)

Wolfe (NG) (a write-in)

Cockman (G)

 

Mission #29 July 2, 1944 44-40463 D/A 4BS Notman

Took off at 1000 hours.

Flew Deputy Lead, position 1-2 in Group B with target of Haute Cote.

Carried 18 250 lb bombs. Brought all bombs back to base due to 10/10 undercast and failure of GH equipment in the Lead plane.

No damage reported.

Landed 1517 hours.

Notman (P)

Uscinowicz (CP)

Griffith (N)

Walcott (N2)

Nelson (B)

Peterman (R) (from Crew #2)

Boyson (E)

Crosby (BG)

Escherich (TG)

Hensler (NG) (a write-in)

Cockman (G)

 

                       July 8, 1944 44-40461 D/G Notman

Took off at 1334 hours.

Landed 1411 hours.

 

Mission #34 July 12, 1944 44-40461 D/G (scheduled for Notman but replaced)

Mission #34 July 12, 1944 44-40463 D/A 4BS Notman (lead)

Took off at 0457 hours.

Flew Lead of Low Squadron.

Carried 6 500 lb GP bombs. Did not drop due to 10/10 cloud. Brought all bombs back to base.

No damage reported.

Landed 0943 hours.

Notman (P)

Eaton (Command Pilot)

Uscinowicz (CP)

Griffith (N)

Walcott (N2)

Nelson (B)

VanBuskirk (R) (from Crew #1)

Boyson (E)

Crosby (BG)

Escherich (TG)

DiMauro (NG) (from crew #4)

Cockman (G)

 

                       July 17, 1944 44-40461 D/G Notman

Took off at 1131 hours on a flight to Woodale.

Landed 1755 hours.

 

Mission #37 July 18, 1944 44-40461 D/G 4BS Notman

Took off at 0515 hours.

Flew Lead of Low Squadron.

Carried 6 500 lb GP bombs. Dropped on Primary at 0846 hours from 17,000 feet.

No battle damaged reported.

Landed 1047 hours.

Notman (P)

Hershenow (Command Pilot)             Capt.

Uscinowicz (CP)

Griffith (N)

Walcott (N2)

Nelson (B)

Stiner (R) (a write-in)

Boyson (E)

Crosby (BG)

Escherich (TG)

DiMauro (NG) (from crew #4)

Cockman (G)

 

                       July 20, 1944 44-40461 D/G Notman

Took off at 1440 hours on a flight to the bombing range.

Landed 1555 hours.

 

Mission #40 July 21, 1944 44-40267 B/A 4BS Notman

Took off at 0602 hours.

Flew Deputy Lead, position 1-2 in High Squadron.

Carried 10 500 lb bombs. Dropped on Derrnstat target of opportunity in town close to the railroad at 1105 hours from 21,500 feet.

Landed 1317 hours.

Bank & turn indicator out. Interphone system inoperative. Inspected and repaired.

Notman (P)

Uscinowicz (CP)

Griffith (N)

Walcott (N2)

Nelson (B)

Madden (R) (a write-in)

Boyson (E)

Crosby (BG)

Escherich (TG)

DiMauro (NG) (from crew #4)

Cockman (G)

(Conklin (R) is not lined out but Madden is added to the crew)

 

CREW #2; 4th Squadron (as of July 29, 1944)

Notman (P)

Uscinowicz (CP)

Griffith (N)

Walcott (N2)

Nelson (B)

Conklin (R)

Boyson (E)

               (NG)

Escherich (TG)

Crosby (BG)

Cockman (G)

 

Mission #46 July 29, 1944 44-40443 D/D 4BS Notman Jerk’s Berserk

Took off at 0449 hours.

Flew Deputy Lead, position 1-2 in Lead Squadron.

Carried 12 500 lb bombs. Dropped on the Primary at 0847 hours from 20,500 feet.

No damage reported.

Landed 1039 hours.

#2 cowl flap inoperative; radio operator's jack box inoperative; Air speed indicator needs calibration; C-1 inoperative. Inspected and repaired.

Notman (P)

Uscinowicz (CP)

Griffith (N)

Walcott (N2)

Nelson (B)

Van Buskirk (R) (from crew #1)

Boyson (E)

DiMauro (NG) (a write-in)

Escherich (TG)

Crosby (BG)

Cockman (G)

 

Mission #48 August 1, 1944 44-40443 D/D 4BS Notman Jerk’s Berserk

 

Mission #49 August 2, 1944 44-40438 D/C 4BS Notman unknown name (lead)

Took off at 1604 hours.

Landed 2109 hours.

Notman (P)

Hershenow (Command Pilot)

Uscinowicz (CP)

Griffith (N)

Walcott (N2)

Nelson (B)

Madden (R) (a write-in)

Boyson (E)

DiMauro (NG) (a write-in)

Escherich (TG)

Crosby (BG)

Cockman (G)

 

Mission #57 August 11, 1944 44-40461 D/B 4BS Notman

Notman (P)

Hershenow (Command Pilot)

Uscinowicz (CP)

Griffith (N)

Walcott (N2)

Nelson (B)

Conklin (R)

Boyson (E)

DiMauro (NG) (a write-in)

Escherich (TG)

Cockman (G)

 

Mission #60 August 15, 1944 44-40461 D/B 4BS Notman

Notman (P)

Uscinowicz (CP)

Griffith (N)

Walcott (N2)

Nelson (B)

Conklin (R)

Boyson (E)

DiMauro (NG) (a write-in)

Escherich (TG)

Crosby (BG)

 

Mission #63 August 24, 1944 44-40461 D/B 4BS Notman (slight battle damage – one crewman wounded)

Notman (P)

Uscinowicz (CP)

Griffith (N)

Walcott (N2)

Nelson (B)

Conklin (R)

Boyson (E)

DiMauro (NG) (a write-in)

Crosby (BG)

Cockman (G)

 

CREW #2; 4th Squadron (as of  September 17, 1944)

Notman (P)

Uscinowicz (CP)

Walcott (N)

Nelson, S. H. (B)

Conklin (R)

Boyson (E)

Escherich (TG)

Crosby (BG)

Cockman (G)

 

                       September 17, 1944 Notman

Crew listed with a WX on the crew loading list. Could be the weather ship crew.

 

Mission #65 September 19, 1944 43-38342 H/B 4BS Notman

Mission #68 September 26, 1944 43-38342 H/B 4BS Notman

Mission #71 October 2, 1944 43-38292 B/A 4BS Notman

Mission #76 October 9, 1944 43-38353 E/A Notman      Slight damage. S/Sgt William J. Escherich 33251778 (TG) Severely WIA and admitted to 65th General Hospital.

Mission #83 October 26, 1944 43-38372 L/A 391BS Notman

 

Mission #88 November 6, 1944 43-38325 E/B 391BS Notman

Took off 0704 hours.

Landed 1350 hours.

 

Mission #89 November 9, 1944 43-38380 L/B 391BS Notman

Mission #90 November 16, 1944 43-38380 L/B 391BS Notman

Mission #94 November 29, 1944 43-38406 L/W 391BS Notman

Mission #96 December 4, 1944 43-38372 L/A 391BS Notman