This model is a version of S-55 H-19
Helicopter Sikorsky HO4S-3 Serial 55-481 Register WV221 133749 used by Fleet Air Arm RN (Royal Navy) ,US Navy USN (United States Naval Aviation). Built 1953. Aircraft history and location
Year 1953 to 1957 Scr 1957
| US Navy |
|1953-06-30||Sikorsky S-55 c/n 55-481, ff:?|
acc BuAerRep (BAR) East Hartford, CT, 30Jun53
del USN as HO4S-3, 133749, 09Jul53.
| Fleet Air Arm |
Sikorsky Whirlwind HAS.22 MAP to UK/Royal Navy as WV221, Ex BuAer 133749, f/f 22Jun53, d/d 26Sep53
w/o 15Jul57, s.o.c 23Jul57.
|1956-11-06||AEGPSD|| 845 NAS 6 Nov 1956 Landed groups of 45 CDO RM from HMS Theseus at Port Said during Suez Canal operations, while with 845 NAS. Operation Musketeer |