Douglas C/N 25444
Ordered by USAAF as C-47A-30-DK
USAAF S/N 43-48183
Delivered to USN at NAS San Diego CA as R4D-5 in July 1944
To NATS 1944
Assigned to Rescue Squadron Three (VH-3) in August 1944
Assigned to Evacuation Squadron Two (VE-2) in December 1944
Assigned to Air Transport Evacuation Squadron One (VRE-1) in March 1945
Assigned to VR-11 in June 1945
Assigned to Commander Amphibious Force, 7th Fleet in August 1945
Assigned to Commander Mariana Islands in November 1945
Assigned to Carrier Aircraft Service Unit One (CASU-1) in May 1946
Assigned to NAS Pearl Harbor, Territory of Hawaii on 9 July 1946
Assigned to NAS San Diego CA  in August 1946
Assigned to NAS Columbus OH in January 1947
Transfered to MCAS Cherry Point, North Carolina in November 1947
Converted to R4D-5L
Assigned to VX-6 on 1 October 1956
Disposition:   Withdrawn from use in May 1961
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