Do you have some bit of VP-21/ VPB-111 History around the house – photos, memorabilia, STORIES? The Association would like to include them here. Memorabilia would be kept safely by the Association Historian and displayed at Association events such as the reunion held every two years. We especially want your stories.
VP-21/ VPB-111 SQUADRON HISTORY FROM NAVAL HISTORIC WEB SITEThe following was taken from the Naval Historical Web Site. There were found to be several errors in the information presented. Those errors that were found were corrected. There may be further errors in the...
Squadron Commanding Officers – 1943 to 1969
Commanding Officers Excerpted From the 1969 Disestablishment Ceremony
1952 (April) Enlisted Roster VP-21
ENLISTED CREWS ROSTER - 1 APR 1952 NAME______________________________ RATE__SER.NO_______NJC___________DUTY STA_________ ADCOCK, James Hughston ADE3 641 09 07 AD-6489-07 Power Plants ALLNUTT, Marshall Willard...
1951 Flight Crew List (Partial)
HC-8 1951 Flight Crew List PPC Ens. RB. Mahon 2nd Lt. Ferguson Nav. LTJG Ford Nav. LTJG Rex Plane Captain ADC Levi Frisque* 2nd Mech. ________________ 1st Ord. AO1 David Offrell 2nd Ord. AOAN Jayrell Marion 1st Radio ALC Harold Ludlam 2nd Radio ALAN George Rushe *In...
1953 Flight Crew List (Partial)
IF YOU HAVE CREW LIST INFO FOR ANY CREW, OF ANY YEAR, PLEASE SEND TO THE WEBMASTERCrew HC-8 LCDR George Sutton, PPCLT. Wallace Amling, CopilotLTJG William Gerber, Copilot (relieved Amling)LTJG Robert L. Wolen, NavigatorJohn A. Williams, ADC, PCLeslie A. Raye, ADAN,...
1955 Flight Crew List
1955 Flight and Ground Training Schedule
1955 Enlisted Advancement Notice
1967 Flight Crew List
CAC-8LT. Lyle HansenLTJG. NuteLTJG Robert O'ConnorLTJG J.E. MacHeason (spelling?)Jackson, L.S. PCNovay, Ron ADPicone, Leo AODetterman, David AT2Preston, Jerry ATHarper, Lee AERule, Bill AX2
1966 Social Roster
1969 Disestablishment Ceremony
What ever happened to the 19 production Martin P4M Mercators?
Martin P4M 19 Histories
The Mercator and Me – By LCDR John A. Williams, USN (Ret.)
Martin P4M-1 Mercator Operated By Patrol Squadron VP-21The Mercator and MeBy LCDR John A. Williams. USN (Ret.) Mercator, a name out of the past. but not quite as far back as 1568. That year Gerardus Mercator produced a chart in which the parallels (latitudes) and...
Official Squadron History, Dictionary of American Naval Aviation Squadrons – Volume 2, (Naval Historical Center of the Department of Navy, NHHC), pp. 123-128
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