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#1 FJMIV

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Posted 11 January 2018 - 10:15 AM

Patrol Bombing Squadron NINETY-FOUR
 
Date of Origin: 3 March 1942
 
Commands Served Under:
  • Eastern Sea Frontier 3 March 1942 to 16 January 1943.
  • Fleet Air Wing Eleven 18 January 1943 to 10 April 1943.
  • Fleet Air Wing Sixteen 10 April to present.
 
Squadron Movements:
  • 18 May 1942. Norfolk, Virginia to Quonset Point, Rhode Island.
  • 31 May 1942 Quonset Point to Jacksonville, Florida. Six planes remained at Quonset as a detachment.
  • 10 June 1942. Detachment of three planes moved from Jacksonville to Charleston, South Carolina.
  • 14 June 1942. Detachment at Quonset Point moved to Jacksonville.
  • 1 September 1942 Detachment of two planes moved from Jacksonville to Cherry Point, North Carolina.
  • 1 September 1942 Detachment of four planes were moved from Jacksonville to Cherry Point.
  • 14 January 1943 Detachments at Cherry Point and Charleston returned to Jacksonville.
  • 16 January 1943 Commenced movement from Jacksonville to Natal, Brazil where administrative headquarters were established 20 January 1943 18 June 1943. Detachment of six planes moved from Natal to Belem, Brazil.
  • 24 June 1943. Detachment of three aircraft moved from Natal to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
  • 25 June 1943. Detachment of one aircraft moved from Natal to Rio de Janeiro.
  • 13 July 1943 Detachment at Rio de Janeiro returned to Natal.
  • 18 July 1943 Squadron administration moved from Natal to Belem.
  • 3 October 1943. Detachment of three aircraft moved from Belem to Fortaleza, Brazil.
  • 30 November 1943 Detachment of one aircraft moved from Belem to NAF Recife, Brazil.
  • 19 December 1943. Detachment at Fortaleza returned to Belem.
  • 20 December 1943. Detachment of four aircraft moved from Belem to Trinidad, British West Indies. 
  • 23 December 1943 Detachment at Trinidad moved to Zandery Field, Dutch Guiana.
  • 24 December 1943. Detachment at Recife returned to Belem.
  • 3 February 1944. Detachment of three aircraft moved from Belem to Fernando Noronha, Brazil.
  • 3 February 1944. Detachment of two aircraft moved from Belem to Sao Luiz, Brazil.
  • 8 March 1944. Detachment at Zandery Field returned to Belem.
  • 14 March 1944. Detachment at Sao Luiz returned to Belem.
  • 29 April 1944. Squadron administration moved from Belem to Maceio, Brazil.
  • 15 May 1944. Squadron administration moved from Maceio to Ipitanga, Brazil. Three aircraft remained as a detachment.
  • 15 May 1944. Detachment at Fernando Noronha returned to Ipitanga.
  • 1 July 1944 Detachment of two planes moved from Ipitanga to Fernando Noronha.
  • 6 July 1944. Detachment of one plane moved from Ipitanga to Caravellas, Brazil.
  • 7 July 1944. Detachment at Fernando Noronha returned to Ipitanga.
  • 10 July 1944. Detachment of three aircraft moved from Ipitanga to Santa Cruz, Brazil.
  • 31 July 1944. Detachment at Caraavellas returned to Ipitanga.
  • 5 August 1944. Detachment at Santa Cruz returned to Ipitanga.
  • 10 August 1944. Detachment of five aircraft moved to Santa Cruz to initiate United States Brazilian Aviation Training Unit.
  • 29 September 1944 Detachment at Maceio returned to Ipitanga.
 
Actions in Which Engaged:
  • 14 May 1943. Enemy submarine attacked by bow gunner of plane flying from Natal, Brazil piloted by Lt.(jg) John C. Batchelder,Jr. USNR, 95616.
  • 9 July 1943. Enemy submarine attacked by Lt.(jg) Frank Fisher Hare, USNR, 112540, flying from Belem, Brazil.
  • 9 July 1943. Enemy submarine attacked by Lt.(jg) Stanley E. Auslander, USNR, 104673, flying from Belem, Brazil.
  • 10 July 1943. Enemy submarine attacked by Lt.(jg) Saul S. Deutsch USNR, 106268, flying from Belem, Brazil..
  • 20 July 1943. Enemy submarine attacked by Lt.(jg) Stanley E Auslander, USNR, 106268, flying from Belem, Brazil.
  • 21 July 1943, Enemy submarine attacked by Lt.(jg) Richard H. Rowland USNR, 112643, flying from Belem, Brazil.
  • 23 July 1943, Enemy submarine attacked by Lt. Paul T. Weber, USN, flying from Belem, Brazil.
  • 3 November 1943. Enemy submarine attacked by Lt. John H. Daugherty, USNR, 106622, flying from Fortaleza, Brazil.

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#2 Johnny Signor

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Posted 12 January 2018 - 08:23 PM

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