Aircraft Photo of V212 | Grumman J4F-1 Widgeon | USA - Coast Guard | AirHistory.net #83529
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:V212
Aircraft Original Type:Grumman G-44 Widgeon
Aircraft Generic Type:Grumman G-44 Widgeon (J4F)
Aircraft Version:Grumman J4F-1 Widgeon
C/n (msn):1260
Operator / Titles:USA - Coast Guard
Location
City / Airport:Pensacola - NAS / Forrest Sherman FieldMap
Region / Country:Florida, United States
Airport Codes:ICAO: KNPA   IATA: NPA   Local: NPA   Other: -
Collection:National Museum of Naval Aviation
 
Photo Date:31 May 2014
Photo by:Alastair T. Gardiner
Photo ID: 83529
Photo Comment

In Navy and Coast Guard service the Widgeon flew utility, SAR and antisubmarine missions. On 1st August 1942 in the Gulf of Mexico this aircraft attacked and damaged the German submarine U-171. Now on display at the National Museum of Naval Aviation in Pensacola.

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