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Mariner A70-7

Aircraft Model:Martin PBM Mariner
Manufacturer:Glenn L. Martin Company
Constructor's No.:2959
Identities:6506; A70-7
Callsigns:VH-CPG
Units:No. 41 Squadron, RAAF

Timeline

26 November 1943Received by No. 1 Flying Boat Repair Depot, RAAF, ex USA.
18 December 1943Allotted for fitment of prototype ASV equipment.
5 April 1944Issued to No. 41 Squadron, RAAF.
6 April 1944Received by No. 41 Squadron, RAAF.
6 May 1944Request allotment for 240 hourly and engine change.
2 October 1944Port engine failed due to cracked cylinder, causing forced landing.
3 May 1945Allotted to No. 1 Flying Boat Repair Depot, RAAF, for modification and storage.
11 May 1945Allottment deferred until June 10th.
15 June 1945Allottment to No. 1 FBRD cancelled.
Aircraft now allotted to No. 114 Air-Sea Rescue Flight, RAAF.
5 August 1945Received by No. 114 Air-Sea Rescue Flight, RAAF.
12 September 1945Request allotment for complete overhaul.
28 September 1945Issued to No. 1 Flying Boat Maintenance Unit, RAAF.
1 October 1945Received by No. 1 Flying Boat Maintenance Unit, RAAF.
26 October 1945Issued to No. 114 Air-Sea Rescue Flight, RAAF.
5 November 1945Received by No. 114 Air-Sea Rescue Flight, RAAF.
27 November 1945Allotted to No. 1 Flying Boat Repair Depot, RAAF, for storage.
29 March 1946Issued to Care and Maintenance Unit Lake Boga.
1 April 1946Received by Care and Maintenance Unit Lake Boga.
19 November 1946Authorised for write-off.
18 December 1947Passed to DAP.
25 March 1948Disposed of by DAP.

Photos

Passengers disembarking from Martin Mariner A70-7 in New Guinea

References

Crick, D. and B. Cowan 2015 RAAF A70 Martin PBM-3S Mariner. ADF Serials. Retrieved 25 December 2017 <http://www.adf-serials.com.au/2a70.htm>.

Record updated on 25 May 2018.


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