Aircraft Photo of 32976 | Grumman J4F-2 Widgeon | USA - Navy | AirHistory.net #58326
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:32976
Aircraft Original Type:Grumman G-44 Widgeon
Aircraft Generic Type:Grumman G-44 Widgeon (J4F)
Aircraft Version:Grumman J4F-2 Widgeon
C/n (msn):1330
Operator / Titles:USA - Navy
Aircraft Name:Petulant Porpoise
Location
City / Area:Tucson / Pima Museum [ Off-Airport ]Map
Region / Country:Arizona, United States
Collection:Pima Air and Space Museum
 
Photo Date:19 March 2014
Photo by:Alastair T. Gardiner
Photo ID: 58326
Photo Comment

This Widgeon entered service with the Navy in Sept. 1943 until her handover in 1948 for seaplane hull design testing. During this time she acquired the name 'Petulant Porpoise' and became the last Widgeon to be retired from USN service in 1954. Subsequently traded between various museums, she arrived at the Pima Air & Space museum in 1987 for display.

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