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A Few Historic Images Of USNR Maritime Patrol Aviation in New England


Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina at NAS Squantum in 1948. At various times between 1946 and 1953 PBYs were flown from NAS Squantum by VP-919, VP-ML-69, and VP-911. Joe O'Neill photo.

Privateers

Consolidated P4Y-2 Privateers flown by VP-911, VP-912, and VP-914 lined up on the blimp landing mat at the east end of LTA Hangar One at NAS South Weymouth during the summer of 1956. Joe O'Neill photo.


Overall gray early Naval Air Reserve Lockheed P2V-6M and P2V-5FS Neptunes parked on the blimp landing mat at NAS South Weymouth during late 1958. Don Peterson photo.


P2V-6T

Lockheed P2V-6T Neptune 7Z-204 in dark gray, white, and day-glow orange at NAS South Weymouth in the summer of 1962. The P2V-6Ts were not fully mission-capable and were only used as pilot trainers. Tom Cuddy photo.


Dark gray and white Lockheed SP-2E Neptune 7Z-201 at NAS South Weymouth during the summer of 1965. Tom Cuddy photo.


Lockheed SP-2E Neptune 7Z-211 n the "new" light gray and white color scheme at NAS South Weymouth during 1965. Tom Cuddy photo.


VP-92 Lockheed SP-2H Neptune LY-2 at NAS South Weymouth during 1974. Tom Cuddy photo.


VP-92 Lockheed P-3A Orion LY-9 at NAS South Weymouth during 1976. Tom Cuddy photo.


VP-MAU Lockheed P-3C Orion LB-01 flying over Casco Bay during the summer of 1984.


VP-92 Lockheed P-3B Orion LY-12 at NAS South Weymouth during 1986. Tom Cuddy photo.


VP-92 Lockheed P-3C Orion LY-404 at Andrews AFB during 1996. Stephen Miller photo.


VP-92 Lockheed P-3C Orion LY336 at an air show in 2005. Stephen Miller photo.


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