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 (Royal Navy) US Navy (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||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 |