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Douglas C-54 Skymaster (39-0153)

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USN R5D

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Peter West
Another scan from a photo you did not take?
Peter West
Another Sam scan ....
sam kuminecz Photo Uploader
It's stated as such peter.
Lewis Tripp
Peter West, if you don't like it, drop to hell out of FA
David Mortimer
Thank you for your scans. It is a great way to share this information which otherwise receives limited distribution. I know you post attributions w/ scans when they are available.
chalet
@Peter West, go west, way west, your bitter comments have no place here.
Jeremy Watson
Thank you for your carefully selected scans, Sam. These photos need to be seen and preserved; careful scanning and digital optimisation for posterity is a great service. Keep them coming.
Luc Barbier
Thanks for the old pictures.
If the 747 is certainly the most photographied plane...
See from time to time other plane designs is of high interest.

Never forget where we come from!
alan mistrater
My gosh....how I luv the old birds
Thanks
Michael Rogers
Wow .. Never knew there was a Navel Air Transport Service... cool pic
Bryan Nylander
Great photo, recommend changing number to match the Navy BuNo 39153 format (no -0 in it).
cliff731
Joe Baugher's published information offers up this regarding USN BuNo 39153...

"Douglas R5D-1, USAAF C-54As transferred to US Navy".

"39153 (MSN 10291/DC 22) ex USAAF 42-72186. WFU and stored Dec 1946, broken up".

Detailed separately under USAAF s/n 42-72186, this is revealed...

"42-72186, Douglas C-54A-5-DC Skymaster".

"72186 (MSN 10291/DC 22) to US Navy as R5D-1 BuNo 39153".
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