Douglas C/N 9358
Ordered by the USAAF as C-47A-20-DL
USAAF S/N 42-23496
Delivered to the USN as a R4D-5 on 8 April 1943
Assigned to NATS 1944
Assigned to VR-7  in August 1944
Assigned to VR-3 in June 1945
Assigned to NAS Jacksonville, FL in June 1946.
Assigned to the Naval Reserve at NAS Minneapolis, MN in 1947
Assigned to NAS Olathe, KS  in 1948
Stored at at Naval Aircraft Storage Facility Litchfield Park, AZ in 1948
Assigned to VX-6 as #8, landed at the South Pole on 31 October 1956
Presented to the Smithsonian Institute in December 1958 
Disposition:  On loan from the Smithsonian and on display at National Naval Aviation Museum Pensacola, FL.
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