Sikorsky HSS-1 / SH-34G Seabat


This model is a version of S-58 H-34



c/n 58-6


Year 1956 to 1960






Helicopter Sikorsky HSS-1 / SH-34G Seabat Serial 58-6 Register 137850 used by US Navy (United States Naval Aviation). Built 1956. Aircraft history





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usa 137850
US Navy
Sikorsky HSS-1, c/n 58-6, ff?
del US Navy as HSS-1, 137850, 10Aug56
xfer HS-3, unk
w/o 01nov60 aboard USS Valley Forge (LPH-8)
usa 137850
US Navy
Ditched after engine failure during antisubmarine exercises from Valley Forge off VACAPES area. Sank in 2156 fathoms. Crew of four picked up, no injuries. Pilot LTJG "Red" Duplechin, co-pilot LTJG Sam Griffin, sonar op Capeche, one other.


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