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Emergency Rescue Boat Squadrons
1st ERBS Was based in the Mediterranean
2nd ERS No boats, OA-10A Catalinas assigned to the 5th Air Force in 7/44
3rd ERS No boats, 12 OA-10A Catalinas assigned to the 5th Air Force
4th ERS No boats, OA-10A Catalinas assigned to the 20th Air Force
5th ERBS Saw duty in European waters, then sent to the Pacific 7/45
6th ERBS Was assigned to the 5th Air Force in the Pacific, Okinawa
7th ERBS Was transferred from India to Okinawa 8/45
8th ERBS Was based in the Mediterranean., apparently overlapping the 1st ERBS
9th ERBS Don’t know anything about them.
10th ERBS Was based in Alaska and all the Aleutian Chain, to the Kurilr Islands
11th ERBS Was based in to Eastern Caribbean.
12th ERBS Was based in The Caribbean, the west coast of Panama, and part of S. America.
13th ERBS Was based in California and Hawaii
14th ERBS Was assigned to the 5th Air Force, along with the 2nd ERBS in the Pacific
15th ERBS Was assigned to the 13th Air Force in the Pacific.
22nd CRBS Was assigned to Korea, Japan, and the Pacific during the Korean War.