Douglas C/N 26378
Ordered by USAAF as C-47B-10-DK
USAAF S/N 43-49117
Delivered to USN as R4D-6 in Oct 1944 at NAS San Diego CA
Assigned toFAW-13 in Oct 1944
Assigned to MARFAIR West in Novr 1944
Assigned to VMR-152 in Jan 1945
Assigned to MAG-12 in Feb 1945
Assigned to MAG-15 in June 1946
Assigned to NAS Pearl Harbor in Sep 1946
Assigned to NAS San Diego CA  in June 1947
Assigned to NAS Quonset Point in July 1947
Assigned to VR-1 at NAS Patuxent River MD in Apr 1948
Break in the records
Assigned to VX-6 in Antarctica in October 1962 as LC-47J
Disposition:  Crashed Davis Glacier on 25 November 1962
From: Bob Nyden <frumenty@ispchannel.com>
This accident is described in "20 Years on the Ice" published for the squadron reunion in 1975:
"The LC-47H (Buno 50777) was lost on November 25, 1962, while making a jet assisted take off (JATO) at Davis Glacier. A JATO cannister was released accidentally before it stopped firing and hit a propeller. The LC-47H lost an engine and crashed."