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U.S. Crash Boats
12th ERBS, Panama
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JUN 1944 through AUG 1944 - This file starts with several pages of blank reports and then includes personnel rosters, promotions, arrivals/departures of personnel, monthly reports, and rescue incidents.This is a portion of the contents of file A0926 from Maxwell Air Force Base related to all Emergency Rescue Boat Squadrons from 1944 to 1945. Larry Caldwell's microfilm was scanned by Mike Voisin at Army Air Forces Collection, "Crash Boat Squadron Records: History of Crash Boat Squadrons, File A0926, Maxwell Field, Montgomery, Alabama" (item 000880), AAF Collection, http://AAFCollection.info/items/list.php?item=000880 (accessed 31 July 2017).
Uploaded: 31 July 2017
SEP 1944 through DEC1944 - This file includes personnel rosters, promotions, arrivals/departures of personnel, monthly reports, and rescue incidents. See the description of Part #1 for more detail.
Uploaded: 2 August 2017
JAN 1945 through MAR 1945 - This file includes personnel rosters, promotions, arrivals/departures of personnel, monthly reports, and rescue incidents. See the description of Part #1 for more detail.
Uploaded: 2 August 2017
APR 1945 through JUL 1945 - This file includes personnel rosters, promotions, arrivals/departures of personnel, monthly reports, and rescue incidents. See the description of Part #1 for more detail.
Uploaded: 2 August 2017
AUG 1945 through Dec 1945 - This file includes personnel rosters, promotions, arrivals/departures of personnel, monthly reports, and rescue incidents. See the description of Part #1 for more detail.
Uploaded: 2 August 2017
Several months of 5612th Rescue Boat Squadron reports, between Sept. 1948 and May 1950. the 5612th was based at Howard AFB, Panama. Toward the end of the reports of the 5612th is a report relating to the transfer of P256 from Panam to Bolling AFB, Washington, DC. Miscellaneous reports of several Mobile Reclamation & Repair Squadrons. These reports comprise about half of the 91 pages.
Uploaded: 8 September 2017
This file was a combination of reports from several locations and units. The first portion covers the 3201th Boat Squadron for Jul - Dec 1949 and Jan - Jun 1950 at Eglin AFB, FL. It includes the loss of the R-4-738, the crash of a B-50 with the rescue of most of its crew within 7 minutes, and reports of tug boat operations. The next portion of the file covers histories and reports of several of the Reclamation & Repair Squadrons during 1945. The final portion covers the 5612th Rescue Boat Squadron in Panama during 1949. In total 97 pages.
Uploaded: 8 September 2017