Kaman seasprite

1960

UH-2B


1960





Kaman built 102 Model K-20 HU2K-1U (UH-2B) light utility helicopters for the US Navy from 1960-1962. Survivors were subsequently converted to UH-2C, HH-2D, SH-2D, & SH-2F models.


Organisations

From Organisation with model UH-2B
1962
usa US Navy
    seasprite 256 1962/01
1964
usa US Marine Corps
    seasprite 11 1964/70
1997
new zealand Royal New Zealand Navy
    seasprite 19 1997/now
2003
australia Fleet Air Arm (RAN)
    seasprite 10 2003/08
Construction Numbers on database of UH-2B

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Construction Numbers Help Us

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89 US 150139 : Kaman K-20 Seasprite, c/n 89, ff?; del USN as HU2K-1U 1+
UH-2C 1968/70 UH-2C type HC-1
90 US 150140 : Kaman K-20 Seasprite, c/n 90, ff?; del USN as HU2K-1U 1+
1967 UH-2A type asg HC-2 Det.11 /HU-11
UH-2C 1968/70 UH-2C type HC-1
91 US 150141 : Kaman K-20 Seasprite, c/n 91, ff?; del USN as HU2K-1U 1+
26apr84 pictured parked near one of USS New Jersey (BB +
1977-78 SH-2F type asg HSL-33
92 US 150142 : USN HU2K-1U; redesig UH-2B in 1962; HSL-33 /TF-14, unk;+
1967-68 UH-2C type asg HC-1 Det.63
HH-2C type as HC-7 /VH-23
w/o 11Mar77 crashed at sea during nite approach to USS +
93 US 150143 : Kaman K-20 Seasprite, c/n 93, ff?; del USN as HU2K-1U 1+
94 US 150144 : UH-2C Kaman K-20 Seasprite c/n 94, ff?; del USN as UH-2B 1501+
1967 UH-2B asg HC-2 Det.60 as /HU-26
95 US 150145 : Kaman K-20 Seasprite c/n 95x, ff?; del USN as UH-2B 150+
96 US 150146 : Dec80 pictured landing on USS Thomas C. Hart (FF-1092)
Kaman K-20 Seasprite c/n 96, ff?; del USN as UH-2B 1501+
97 US 150147 : Kaman K-20 Seasprite c/n 97, ff?; del USN as UH-2B 1501+
98 US 150148 : Kaman K-20 Seasprite c/n 98, ff?; del USN as UH-2B 1501+
1967-68 UH-2C type asg HC-1 Det.61 as /UP-72
1968-69 UH-2C type asg HC-1 Det.43 as /UP-06
late 1960s seen in a cruse book as UH-2C HC-1 Det.43
99 US 150149 : Kaman K-20 Seasprite c/n 99, ff?; del USN as UH-2B 1501+
100 US 150150 : Kaman K-20 Seasprite c/n 100, ff?; del USN as UH-2B 150+
1970 UH-2C type asg HC-2 Det.38 /HU-05
Mar/Jul 1985 as HSL-37 Det.10 /TH-54 onboard USS Hepbur+
101 US 150151 : Kaman K-20 Seasprite, c/n 101, ff?; del USN as HU2K-1U +
102 US 150152 : Kaman K-20 HU2K-1U Seasprite, redesig UH-2B in 1962; 2+
US 150152 : redesig UH-2B in 1962; xfer MCAS SO&ES Cherry Point, 23+
US 150152 : 1968-69 UH-2C type asg HC-1 Det.61 as /UP-004
UH-2B type as HC-7 /VH-55
103 US 150153 : Kaman K-20 Seasprite, c/n 103, ff?; del USN as HU2K-1U +
w/o 04oct67 UH-2B type asg HC-7
104 US 150154 : 1966-67 UH-2B asg HC-1 Det.E /UP-40 on USS Ticonderoga +
1968/9 UH-2C type pictured with HC-1 Det19 Pacific Flee+
UH-2C type asg HC-7 /VH-26
SH-2F 1989 SH-2F type HSL-36./HY-337
22jun90 SH-2F type HSL-36 /HY-337 on USS Stark (FFG-31)
NZ NZ3444 : RNZN, SH-2F type, ex BuNo 150154. prob spares
105 US 150155 : Kaman K-20 Seasprite, c/n 105, ff?; del USN as HU2K-1U +
1977 SH-2F type asg HSL-33
US N8062J : 14apr78-03jan80 SH-2D type to MASDC 8H003 ; Jan80-unk t+
106 US 150156 : USN, built as UH-2B type
UH-2C 1968 as UH-2C type, HC-1 /UP-86 Det.64 USS Constellatio+
1970/71 pictured as UH-2C type HC-1 /NP-005 on USS Hanc+
1974-78 as SH-2F HSL-34 Det.3 with modex green checker +
AU N29-150156 : RAN SH-2G(A) /843 from Feb01; 20mar08 rtn to Kaman
US N319AK : Kaman from Mar14, conv to SH-2G(I)
NZ NZ3612 : SH-2G(I) type; Nov15 RNZAF 6Sqn
107 US 150157 : Kaman K-20 Seasprite, c/n 107, ff?; del USN as HU2K-1U +
108 US 150158 : Kaman K-20 Seasprite, c/n 108, ff?; del USN as HU2K-1U +
UH-2C 1968/70 UH-2C type HC-1
13jan14 delivered from HSM-37 to NavAirMusBarbersPt. In+
Only the cockpit remains intact. Its last location was +
03may15 I can confirm that this cockpit section is at B+
109 US 150159 : Kaman K-20 Seasprite, c/n 109, ff?; del USN as HU2K-1U +
110 US 150160 : UH-2C USN; conv UH-2C; 1970/71 as HC-1 Det7 /006 on Westpac c+
AU N29-150160 : RAN SH-2G(A) /844 from Feb01; 20mar08 rtn to Kaman
US N654KM : Kaman from Mar14, conv to SH-2G(I)
NZ NZ3618 : SH-2G(I) type; Nov15 RNZAF 6Sqn
111 US 150161 : Kaman K-20 Seasprite, c/n 111, ff?; del USN as HU2K-1U +
1968 UH-2C type as HC-1 Det.65 /UP-12 CVAN-65 USS Enter+
1070 UH-2C type asg HC-1 Det.6 on CVA-34 USS Oriskany
112 US 150162 : Kaman K-20 Seasprite, c/n 112, ff?; del USN as HU2K-1U +
w/o 15apr66 Tail rotor failure, total loss
113 US 150163 : US Navy in 1993 type:SH-2F /NW-20 HSL-94
114 US 150164 : Kaman K-20 Seasprite, c/n 114, ff?; del USN as HU2K-1U +
US 150164 : redesig UH-2B in 1962; xfer MCAS Beaufort, 22Oct65;
US 150164 : HH-2C type as HC-7 /VH-21
115 US 150165 : Kaman K-20 Seasprite, c/n 115, ff?; del USN as HU2K-1U +
UH-2C 1968/70 UH-2C type HC-1
116 US 150166 : Kaman K-20 Seasprite, c/n 116, ff?; del USN as HU2K-1U +
US 150166 : redesig UH-2B in 1962; xfer MCAS SO&ES Cherry Point, 06+
US 150166 : 1969 UH-2B type asg HC-2 Det.38 /HU-05
117 US 150167 : USN HU2K-1U; redesig UH-2B in 1962; to Marines
US 150167 : USMC MCAS Beaufort, 22Jan64; xfer MCAS SO&ES Cherry Poi+
US 150167 : conv SH-2F unk; wfu & xfer AMARC as 8H0001, unk; Air-B+
w/o 10mar86 in Indian Ocean as /HX-240
Oct88-Jul91 at Pensacola; scr
118 US 150168 : Kaman K-20 Seasprite, c/n 118, ff?; del USN as HU2K-1U +
119 1961 US 150169 : Kaman K-20 Seasprite, c/n 119, ff?; del USN as HU2K-1U +
1971 pictured as the YSH-2E prototype landing on USS Fo+
120 US 150170 : Kaman K-20 Seasprite, c/n 120, ff?; del USN as HU2K-1U +
121 US 150171 : 1969 UH-2B type asg HC-2 Det.38 /HU.25
29jun69 seen as HC-2 /HU.25 at Nice airport, France whe+
02apr76 pictured on USS Paul F. Foster (DD-964) with HS+
1977 SH-2F type asg HSL-33
1993 SH-2F type HSL-94 /NW-27
NZ NZ3443 : RNZN, SH-2F type, ex BuNo 150171
122 US 150172 : Kaman K-20 Seasprite, c/n 122, ff?; del USN as HU2K-1U +
29jun69 pictured as HC-4 /HT-56 at Nice airport, France+
SH-2D type; HSL-30 /HT-unk, w/o 28aug72
123 US 150173 : Kaman K-20 Seasprite, c/n 123, ff?; del USN as HU2K-1U +
1967 UH-2B asg HC-1 Det.L /UP-43
29jul67 as UH-2B type asg HC-1 BHR- Det did medivac dur+
124 US 150174 : Kaman K-20 Seasprite, c/n 124, ff?; del USN as HU2K-1U +
1977 SH-2F type asg HSL-33
125 US 150175 : Kaman K-20 Seasprite, c/n 125, ff?; del USN as HU2K-1U +
UH-2C I was on the Carib 4-66 cruise aboard the USS Guam (LPH+
1977 SH-2F type asg HSL-33
126 US 150176 : Kaman K-20 Seasprite, c/n 126, ff?; del USN as HU2K-1U +
127 US 150177 : Kaman K-20 Seasprite, c/n 127, ff?; del USN as HU2K-1U +
128 US 150178 : US Navy in 1993 type:SH-2F /NW-26 HSL-94 ; from dec1993+
129 US 150179 : Kaman K-20 Seasprite, c/n 129, ff?; del USN as HU2K-1U +
US 150179 : 1964 to MCAS Yuma from 08oct to 02dec
US 150179 : 1967 UH-2B asg HC-2 Det.11 /HU-33
HH-2C type as HC-7 /VH-24
1978 SH-2F type asg HSL-33
130 US 150180 : Kaman K-20 Seasprite, c/n 130, ff?; del USN as HU2K-1U +
US 150180 : redesig UH-2B in 1962; xfer MCAS SO&ES Cherry Point, 13+
131 US 150181 : Kaman K-20 Seasprite, c/n 131, ff?; del USN as HU2K-1U +
US 150181 : redesig UH-2B in 1962; xfer MCAS Beaufort, 14Mar64 to 0+
132 US 150182 : Kaman K-20 Seasprite, c/n 132, ff?; del USN as HU2K-1U +
HH-2D w/o 11jun72 HH-2D type HC-2 Det.67 /HU
w/o 11jun72 lost in the Mediterranean Sea due to a tail+
133 US 150183 : Kaman K-20 Seasprite, c/n 133, ff?; del USN as HU2K-1U +
134 US 150184 : Kaman K-20 Seasprite, c/n 134, ff?; del USN as HU2K-1U +
135 US 150185 : Kaman K-20 Seasprite, c/n 135, ff?; del USN as HU2K-1U +
UH-2C 10feb70 UH-2C type HC-1
1991 pictured as SH-2F type HSL-31 /TD-02 with the Hote+
136 US 150186 : Kaman K-20 Seasprite, c/n 136, ff?; del USN as HU2K-1U +
1966-1967 HC-1 Det.M /UP-38 CVAN-65 USS Enterprise
137 US 151300 : 1971 UH-2C type asg HC-1 Det.5 on CVA-34 USS Oriskany
conv SH-2F. HSL-30 det.A HT-044 w/o 30jul84
138 US 151301 : Kaman K-20 Seasprite, c/n 138, ff?; del USN as HU2K-1U +
139 US 151302 : Kaman K-20 Seasprite, c/n 139, ff?; del USN as HU2K-1U +
UH-2B type asg HC-7 as /VH-1, /VH-5 and /VH-9
140 US 151303 : Kaman K-20 Seasprite, c/n 140, ff?; del USN as HU2K-1U +
UH-2C 1968/70 UH-2C type HC-1
1970 UH-2C type asg HC-1 Det.6 /UP-004 on CVA-34 USS Or+
1977 SH-2F type as HSL-34 Det.5 aboard USS Moinester (F+
19feb86 pictured as SH-2F type HSL-34 /HX-235 lifts a c+
141 US 151304 : Kaman K-20 Seasprite, c/n 141, ff?; del USN as HU2K-1U +
142 US 151305 : Kaman K-20 Seasprite, c/n 142, ff?; del USN as HU2K-1U +
143 US 151306 : USN as HU2K-1U 151306 unk; redesig UH-2B in 1962; xfer +
US 151306 : redesig UH-2B in 1962; xfer MCAS Yuma, 30Jul64 to 19Nov+
US 151306 : 1965 UH-2B type as HU-1 ( HC-1 ) Det Alpha /UP-? on USS+
HC-7 /VH-13
1977-78 SH-2F type asg HSL-33
Aug78-Apr79 as HSL-33 Det.7 /Seasnake TF-20 Indian Ocea+
144 US 151307 : Kaman K-20 Seasprite, c/n 144, ff?; del USN as HU2K-1U +
1968-69 UH-2C type asg HC-1 Det.61 as /UP-005
145 US 151308 : Kaman K-20 Seasprite, c/n 145, ff?; del USN as HU2K-1U +
US 151308 : redesig UH-2B in 1962; xfer MCAS Cherry Point, 8Nov66 t+
US 151308 : known UH-2B type as HC-7 /VH-1
146 US 151309 : Kaman K-20 Seasprite, c/n 146, ff?; del USN as HU2K-1U +
1966-67 UH-2B type asg HC-1 Det.E /UP-49 on CV-14 USS T+
1967-68 UH-2B type asg HC-1 Det.14
known UH-2B type asg HC-7 /VH-4
147 US 151310 : UH-2C USN; conv UH-2C; 1969 pictured as HC-1 /006 on Westpac +
AU N29-151310 : RAN SH-2G(A) /845 from Feb01; 20mar08 rtn to Kaman
US N705KM : Kaman from Mar14, conv to SH-2G(I)
NZ NZ3619 : SH-2G(I) type; Nov15 RNZAF 6Sqn
148 US 151311 : Kaman K-20 Seasprite, c/n 148, ff?; del USN as HU2K-1U +
149 US 151312 : Kaman K-20 Seasprite, c/n 149, ff?; del USN as HU2K-1U +
1967-68 as UH-2A type HC-2 /HU-33 CVA-38 USS Shangri-La
1970 as UH-2C type HC-2 Det.66 /HU-006 CVA-66 USS Ameri+
Stored at the National Naval Aviation Museum by Aug16
150 US 151313 : Kaman K-20 Seasprite, c/n 150, ff?; del USN as HU2K-1U +
I flew this as UH-2B at NAS Lakehurst HC-4 Det.40 SCoot+
UH-2C 1968/70 UH-2C type HC-1
Jun85 as SH-2F type HSL-30 /HT-035
151 US 151314 : Kaman K-20 Seasprite, c/n 151, ff?; del USN as HU2K-1U +
UH-2C type asg HC-7 /VH-22
1984/85 SH-2F type, I cruised with this as HSL-37 Det.8
152 US 151315 : Kaman K-20 Seasprite, c/n 152, ff?; del USN as HU2K-1U +
UH-2B type in HC-7
153 US 151316 : USN Seasprite; redesig UH-2B in 1962; 18Jun93 AMARC/8H+
23jan68 thought to be UH-2B type asg HC-7
22jun90 SH-2F type HSL-32 /132 on board USS Pharris
154 US 151317 : Kaman K-20 Seasprite, c/n 154, ff?; del USN as HU2K-1U +
1967 UH-2B type asg HC-1 Det.31 /UP-42
155 US 151318 : Kaman K-20 Seasprite, c/n 155, ff?; del USN as HU2K-1U +
156 US 151319 : Kaman K-20 Seasprite, c/n 156, ff?; del USN as HU2K-1U +
US 151319 : redesig UH-2B in 1962; xfer MCAS Cherry Point, 13Dec65 +
157 US 151320 : Kaman K-20 Seasprite, c/n 157, ff?; del USN as HU2K-1U +
158 US 151321 : Kaman K-20 Seasprite, c/n 158, ff?; del USN as HU2K-1U +
SH-2F HSL-32 /135-HV embarked on USS McCandless Oct 1982
159 US 151322 : Kaman K-20 Seasprite, c/n 159, ff?; del USN as HU2K-1U +
1977 SH-2F type asg HSL-33
160 US 151323 : Kaman K-20 Seasprite, c/n 160, ff?; del USN as HU2K-1U +
25aug76 pictured as UH-2 type HJ-004/HC-2 with USS Amer+
SH-2F US Navy; 1988 SH-2F type HSL-36./HY-340
161 US 151324 : Kaman K-20 Seasprite, c/n 161, ff?; del USN as HU2K-1U +
162 US 151325 : Kaman K-20 Seasprite, c/n 162, ff?; del USN as HU2K-1U +
163 US 151326 : SH-2F Kaman K-20 Seasprite, c/n 163, ff?; del USN as HU2K-1U +
1967-68 UH-2B type asg HC-1 Det.14 /UP-97
1974-75 asg HSL-33 Det.10 USS Brewton (FF-1086) and USS+
10dic80 pictured as HSL-33 /HF-10 after crashed in San +
164 US 151327 : Kaman K-20 Seasprite, c/n 164, ff?; del USN as HU2K-1U +
165 US 151328 : Kaman K-20 Seasprite, c/n 165, ff?; del USN as HU2K-1U +
166 US 151329 : USN; conv to SH-2F; Aug84 pictured with HSL-30 airlifti+
SAR Crewman AE2 Harter was the one hoisting this victim+
AMARC/8H00033
ex HSL-30. Arrived AMARC 28 May 1993, departed 15 Jul 1+
AU N29-151329 : RAN SH-2G(A) /846 from Feb01; 20mar08 rtn to Kaman
US N424KM : Kaman from Mar14, conv to SH-2G(I)
NZ NZ3616 : SH-2G(I) type; Nov15 RNZAF 6Sqn
167 US 151330 : Kaman K-20 Seasprite, c/n 167, ff?; del USN as HU2K-1U +
1969-70 UH-2C asg HC-2 Det.60 as /HU-44
168 US 151331 : Kaman K-20 Seasprite, c/n 168, ff?; del USN as HU2K-1U +
w/o 19jan68 asg HC-7
169 US 151332 : Kaman K-20 Seasprite, c/n 169, ff?; del USN as HU2K-1U +
170 US 151333 : USN HU2K-1U / redesig UH-2B in 1962
asg HC-7
1982 SH-2F type as HSL-36 /HY-342 during UNITAS XXIII
1989 SH-2F type as HSL-36 /HY-334
171 US 151334 : Kaman K-20 Seasprite, c/n 171, ff?; del USN as HU2K-1U +
172 US 151335 : Kaman K-20 Seasprite, c/n 172, ff?; del USN as HU2K-1U +
1967-68 UH-2C type asg HC-1 Det.61 as /UP-77
unk date pictured as HH-2C SAR type HC-7 /VH-25 during +
1977-78 SH-2F type asg HSL-33
SH-2F Mar85 as SH-2F with HSL-74
173 US 152189 : Kaman K-20 Seasprite, c/n 173, ff?; del USN as HU2K-1U +
US 152189 : redesig UH-2B in 1962; xfer MCAS SO&ES Cherry Point, 13+
174 US 152190 : US Navy; 26sep73 HSL-32./HV-68 visit
1975 pictured as HV-68/HSL-32 being refueled inflight f+
1993 SH-2F type HSL-94./NW-21
175
US 152191 : USN
UH-2B type asg HC-7
Dec64 active during the Northern California flood
SH-2F Jul91 SH-2F type as HSL-34 /HX-242 aboard USS Connole (+
176 US 152192 : Kaman K-20 Seasprite, c/n 176, ff?; del USN as HU2K-1U +
177 US 152193 : Kaman K-20 Seasprite, c/n 177, ff?; del USN as HU2K-1U +
178 US 152194 : Kaman K-20 Seasprite, c/n 178, ff?; del USN as HU2K-1U +
w/o 04sep66, I was assigned to HC-2 Det 60, ditched dur+
179 US 152195 : Kaman K-20 Seasprite, c/n 179, ff?; del USN as HU2K-1U +
1966 UH-2B type asg HC-2 Det.60 /HU-39
1967-68 UH-2C type asg HC-1 Det.63 /UP-78
w/o 04sep66 lost during transfer of papers over destroy+
180 US 152196 : Kaman K-20 Seasprite, c/n 180, ff?; del USN as HU2K-1U +
181 US 152197 : Kaman K-20 Seasprite, c/n 181, ff?; del USN as HU2K-1U +
182 US 152198 : Kaman K-20 Seasprite, c/n 182, ff?; del USN as HU2K-1U +
UH-2C 1968/70 UH-2C type HC-1
w/o Mar73 lost power on one engine shortly after takeof+
183 US 152199 : Kaman K-20 Seasprite, c/n 183, ff?; del USN as HU2K-1U +
UH-2C 1968-69 UH-2C type asg HC-2 Det.61 as /UP-006
1970/71 as UH-2C type HC-1 Det.2 /UP-004
SH-2F US Navy; 1988 SH-2F type HSL-36./HY-335
184 US 152200 : USN HU2K-1U; redesig UH-2B in 1962
Jun79 pictured as HSL-36 Det4 /HY-334 USS Trippe (FF-10+
probably lost at pier 12 naval station Norfolk summer o+
1989 reported as HSL-30 /HT-043; fate unk
185 US 152201 : USN HU2K-1U; redesig UH-2B in 1962; HSL-30 /HT-042, un+
1966, 1st UH-2 to cross the Arctic Circle during Operat+
UH-2C type asg HC-7
UH-2C 1968/70 UH-2C type HC-1
SH-2F 1988 SH-2F type VX-1 /JA-30
186 1962 US 152202 : Kaman K-20 Seasprite, c/n 186, ff?; del USN as HU2K-1U +
1968-69 as HC-1 Det.64 /UP-70
AU N29-152202 : FMS to Royal Australian Navy (RAN) unk; upgraded to SH-+
187 US 152203 : Kaman K-20 Seasprite, c/n 187, ff?; del USN as HU2K-1U +
1976 asg HSL-32 Det.7 at Norfolk, VA
188 US 152204 : Kaman K-20 Seasprite, c/n 188, ff?; del USN as HU2K-1U +
1971-1972 as HH-2C type at HC-2 det.67 /HU-24 USS JFK
HH-2D type asg HC-2 Det.67. This was my Detachment as n+
1990, Westpac HSL-35 Det.10 on USS Reasoner (FF 1063)


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