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Wright, R. H. crew

 

According to Bob Wright in an article in MM, March 2005, p.10, their regular B-17 was named Dangerous Damsel.

Mission List

 

CREW #46; 7th Squadron (as of September 17, 1944)

Mission #66 September 22, 1944 44-6296 E/R 7BS Wright, R. H.

Mission #67 September 25, 1944 44-6296 E/R 4BS Wright

Mission #68 September 26, 1944 44-6296 E/R 4BS Wright

Mission #73 October 5, 1944 44-6296 E/R 7BS Wright

Mission #74 October 6, 1944 44-6296 E/R 7BS Wright

Mission #75 October 7, 1944 44-6296 E/R 7BS Wright  Major damage.

Mission #79 October 17, 1944 44-6296 E/R 7BS Wright

Mission #81 October 22, 1944 44-6296 E/R 7BS Wright

Mission #85 October 30, 1944 44-6296 E/R 7BS Wright

Mission #86 November 4, 1944 44-6296 E/R 7BS Wright

Mission #90 November 16, 1944 44-6465 E/O 7BS Wright Fancy Nancy

Mission #95 November 30, 1944 44-6296 E/R 7BS Wright            Major damage

Mission #99 December 11, 1944 44-6296 E/R 7BS Wright

Mission #104 December 28, 1944 43-38987 E/F 7BS Wright

Mission #106 December 31, 1944 44-6296 E/R 7BS Wright

Mission #108 January 3, 1945 44-6296 E/R 7BS Wright

Mission #110 January 10, 1945 44-6296 E/R 7BS Wright               Failed to take off.

Mission #111 January 13, 1945 44-6296 E/R 7BS Wright

Mission #112 January 14, 1945 44-6296 E/R 7BS Wright

Mission #113 January 15, 1945 44-6296 E/R 7BS Wright

Mission #114 January 16, 1945 43-38332 B/Q 7BS Wright

Mission #115 January 20, 1945 43-38113 E/S 7BS Wright             Did not take off.

Mission #120 February 6, 1945 43-38367 E/L 7BS Wright             Aborted lack of fuel.

Mission #121 February 9, 1945 44-6296 E/R 7BS Wright

Mission #123 February 15, 1945 44-6296 E/R 7BS Wright

Mission #125 February 19, 1945 44-6296 E/R 7BS Wright

Mission #126 February 20, 1945 44-6296 E/R 7BS Wright

Mission #127 February 21, 1945 44-6296 E/R 7BS Wright

Mission #128 February 22, 1945 44-6296 E/R 7BS Wright

Mission #129 February 24, 1945 44-6296 E/R 7BS Wright

Mission #131 February 26, 1945 44-6296 E/R 7BS Wright

Mission #132 February 27, 1945 44-6296 E/R 7BS Wright

Mission #133 March 1, 1945 44-6296 E/R 7BS Wright

Mission #134 March 2, 1945 44-6296 E/R 7BS Wright

Mission #137 March 7, 1945 44-6296 E/R 7BS Wright

Mission #139 March 10, 1945 44-8320 E/G 7BS Wright

Mission #140 March 11, 1945 44-8309 E/H 7BS Wright

 

Mission and Crew Details

 

CREW #46; 7th Squadron (as of September 17, 1944)

Wright (P)

Sigourney (CP)

Lucas (N)

MacPhee (B)

Pine (R)

Alexander (E)

Hutchinson (WG)

Delewese (TG)

Mills (BG)

 

Mission #66 September 22, 1944 44-6296 E/R 7BS Wright, R. H.

Mission #67 September 25, 1944 44-6296 E/R 4BS Wright

Mission #68 September 26, 1944 44-6296 E/R 4BS Wright

Mission #73 October 5, 1944 44-6296 E/R 7BS Wright

Mission #74 October 6, 1944 44-6296 E/R 7BS Wright

Mission #75 October 7, 1944 44-6296 E/R 7BS Wright  Major damage.

Mission #79 October 17, 1944 44-6296 E/R 7BS Wright

Mission #81 October 22, 1944 44-6296 E/R 7BS Wright

Mission #85 October 30, 1944 44-6296 E/R 7BS Wright

Mission #86 November 4, 1944 44-6296 E/R 7BS Wright

Mission #90 November 16, 1944 44-6465 E/O 7BS Wright Fancy Nancy

Mission #95 November 30, 1944 44-6296 E/R 7BS Wright            Major damage

Mission #99 December 11, 1944 44-6296 E/R 7BS Wright

Mission #104 December 28, 1944 43-38987 E/F 7BS Wright

Mission #106 December 31, 1944 44-6296 E/R 7BS Wright

Mission #108 January 3, 1945 44-6296 E/R 7BS Wright

Mission #110 January 10, 1945 44-6296 E/R 7BS Wright               Failed to take off.

Mission #111 January 13, 1945 44-6296 E/R 7BS Wright

Mission #112 January 14, 1945 44-6296 E/R 7BS Wright

Mission #113 January 15, 1945 44-6296 E/R 7BS Wright

Mission #114 January 16, 1945 43-38332 B/Q 7BS Wright

Mission #115 January 20, 1945 43-38113 E/S 7BS Wright             Did not take off.

Mission #120 February 6, 1945 43-38367 E/L 7BS Wright             Aborted lack of fuel.

Mission #121 February 9, 1945 44-6296 E/R 7BS Wright

Mission #123 February 15, 1945 44-6296 E/R 7BS Wright

Mission #125 February 19, 1945 44-6296 E/R 7BS Wright

Mission #126 February 20, 1945 44-6296 E/R 7BS Wright

Mission #127 February 21, 1945 44-6296 E/R 7BS Wright

Mission #128 February 22, 1945 44-6296 E/R 7BS Wright

Mission #129 February 24, 1945 44-6296 E/R 7BS Wright

Mission #131 February 26, 1945 44-6296 E/R 7BS Wright

Mission #132 February 27, 1945 44-6296 E/R 7BS Wright

Mission #133 March 1, 1945 44-6296 E/R 7BS Wright

 

Mission #134 March 2, 1945 44-6296 E/R 7BS Wright

From hardstand #4, took off 0650 hours.

Flew position 3-2 in Low Squadron.

Carried 20 250 lb bombs. Dropped on secondary target at 1026 hours from 23,000 feet.

Slight damage to the bomber. Initial E/A claims: 2-0-1. Credit 1 damaged to Alexander (E/TT)

Landed 1553 hours.

Wright (P)

Sigourney (CP)

Lucas (N)

Tuma (Tog)

Pine (R)

Alexander (E)

Mills (BG)

Hutchinson (WG)

Delewese (TG)

 

Mission #137 March 7, 1945 44-6296 E/R 7BS Wright

Mission #139 March 10, 1945 44-8320 E/G 7BS Wright

Mission #140 March 11, 1945 44-8309 E/H 7BS Wright