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Crew List & ERBS Numbers
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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.
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View Abbott Ralph USAF
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View Aslanidis Charlie
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View Babcock J. AAF Skipper P112 (4/45)
View Bach Carl AAF P-11
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