Sikorsky S-61 H-3

SH-3G Sea King

1970







105 US Navy HSS-2/SH-3A and SH-3D converted to the cargo and utility role


Specifications


Engine: 2 x GE T58-10 1450shp
Capacity: 3 + 15
Length: (m) 16.7
Height: (m) 5.13
Blades: 5
Rotor diam.: (m) 19
Disc area: (m2)
Weight: (kgs) Empty: 5380     Max: 9300
Speed: (km/h)     Max: 267
Range: (km) 1000
Ceiling: (m) 4480
Rate/Climb: (m/min) 500
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List of Operators of Sikorsky SH-3G Sea King


From Organisation with model SH-3G Sea King
1961
usa US Navy
    S-61 H-3 355 1961/09




Construction Numbers

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61-012 1960 US 148034 : hss-2 USN; conv SH-3G; HC-1 w/o 22jul74
24aug71
www.logbookmag.com reports: "61-012, HSS-2, 148034, Not+
This tragic incident I saw with my own eyes. The USS Ra+
I was with RVAH-13, Reconnaissance Attack Squadron Thir+
61-013 US 148035 : hss-2 US Navy; 1989 SH-3D type HS-75./NW-610
uh-3h USN; conv SH-3H; conv UH-3H; 1998 Stricken from US Navy+
19nov71
sh-3h 1may76
61-015 US 148037 : hss-2 Sikorsky S-61A c/n 61-015 ff?; del USN as HSS-2 148037 +
vh-3a 21oct70
26nov84
w/o 30jul87, on routine flight from Behrain to the comm+
61-017 US 148039 : hss-2 USN, 1962 redesig SH-3A, conv to SH-3G
US 148039 : 1973-1974 SH-3G type as HMX-1 /MX-16
US 148039 : sh-3h US Navy; 1989 SH-3H type HS-9./AJ-611
22jan72
sh-3h 5aug80
uh-3h conv SH-3H; conv UH-3H; 04Oct99 Stricken from US Navy l+
61-020 US 148042 : hss-2 Del to USN as HSS-2; Redesig as SH-3A in 1962; Conv to +
27dec71
sh-3h 2jul76
sh-3h US Navy; 1989 SH-3H type HS-1 ./AR-442
61-021 US 148043 : hss-2 USN HSS-2, redesig as SH-3A in 1962
US 148043 : 1973-1974 SH-3G type pictured (top) as HMX-1 /MX-15 at +
US 148043 : conv SH-3H unk; 24jan85 pictured (bot) as HS-6 /613 on +
sh-3d 1989 SH-3D type HS-75./NW-612
8dec71
sh-3h 10may76
04+05jun94 SH-3H type HS-5 ./AG-614 embarked USS George+
uh-3h conv UH-3H
Apr99 UH-3H HC-85 / NW-614
2005 preserved at Hawaii Museum of Flying, NAS Barbers +
61-022 US 148044 : hss-2 USN; conv SH-3G; HS-4 w/o 22mar78
10apr72
sh-3h 3feb77
Crashed and burned out of NAS Fallon in remote area us+
61-023 US 148045 : hss-2 YHSS-2; conv UH-3A; conv HMX-1 VH-3A ?
17jan72
sh-3h 1nov78
sh-3h US Navy; 1989 SH-3H type HS-1 ./AR-445
uh-3h Jan09 pictured as UH-3H SAR type at Naval air station P+
PE HM-492 : uh-3h Naval, UH-3H type, ex 148045
61-024 US 148046 : hss-2 USN; conv SH-3G; 1978 AMARC; VC-8/GF-26 w/o 22jan85 cra+
26jan71
I was Photographers Mate in the Navy stationed at Roose+
23jan85 search
61-025 US 148047 : hss-2 USN; conv SH-3G; 1993 AMARC/9H0045
11jan72
1990s SG-3G HC-1 /UP-723
Jun10 as HC-2 /HU-744 SH-3G VIP COMUSNAVCENT ( Commande+
US N47WN : State Dept from Aug10
61-026 US 148048 : hss-2 USN; conv SH-3G; conv UH-3H; HC-85; 08jul05 Stricken fr+
7jan72
sh-3h 27oct76
Apr99 UH-3H HC-85 / NW-610
61-027 US 148049 : hss-2 USN, redesig SH-3A; conv SH-3H; conv UH-3H; 29nov06 Str+
date unk, as SH-3A in HC-7 Atsugi Japan inventory
with HC-7 3nov68 to 12nov70
10dec71
sh-3h 19jul76
Apr99 UH-3H HC-85 / NW-612
61-028 US 148050 : hss-2 USN; conv SH-3G; conv SH-3H; to civ
3apr72
US N81725 : Carson; 2001 Perkasie, Pennsylvania
61-029 US 148051 : hss-2 USN; conv SH-3G
1989 SH-3G type NAS Jacksonville base flight./7E-051
61-042 US 148970 : hss-2 USN; conv SH-3G; 1993 AMARC
61-045 US 148973 : hss-2 USN; conv SH-3G; hull at NAF Atsugi, Japan by 1999
pictured as HC-1 /NK-722 date unk
61-046 US 148974 : hss-2 USN; conv SH-3G; HS-1 w/o 02nov80
61-051 1961 US 148979 : hss-2 USN; conv SH-3G; pictured (top) as HC-1 /UP-727
HC-1 /UP-727, when disbanded all helos went to HS-74
pictured (bot) on amphibious transport dock USS Plymout+
w/o 27apr81 with HC-1 Det 2
61-061 US 148987 : hss-2 USN; conv SH-3G; VC-8 w/o 27apr87
61-063 US 148989 : hss-2 USN; conv SH-3G
1980-1982 SH-3A type (last flying) HC-1 Det. 6
US N81664 : Carson; 2001 Perkasie, Pennsylvania; ex 148989
61-074 US 149000 : hss-2 USN; conv SH-3G; 1975 to 1980 AMARC/9H0008; 1986 NAS Ro+
US N81692 : Carson; 2001 Perkasie, Pennsylvania; ex 149000
61-076 US 149002 : hss-2 USN; conv SH-3G; HC-7 Cubi Point w/o 29dec71
29dec71 at John Hay AFB Baguio, Luzon, Philippines. Cr+
61-077 US 149003 : hss-2 USN; conv SH-3G; 1977-1980 AMARC/9H0007; Test pilot sch+
61-078 1961 US 149004 : hss-2 USN; conv SH-3G; fate unk
w/o 18oct62 with HS-9
61-084 US 149010 : hss-2 US Navy HSS-2, redesig SH-3A; conv SH-3G; conv SH-3H; +
61-088 US 149679 : hss-2 USN; conv SH-3G; 28mar82 pictured as HC-1 /UP COMSEVEN+
Aug91 SH-3G type HC-1 /UP-723
US N694CC : Croman Corp at White City, Oregon from 1995, ex 149679
61-092 US 149683 : hss-2 USN; conv SH-3G; 1977 to AMARC/9H0005
61-099 US 149688 : hss-2 USN; conv SH-3G; 1992 to AMARC/9H0035; 2006 preserved M+
- : Sep10 trailered to Victorville, CA, and scrapped by Sc+
61-107 US 149694 : hss-2 USN; conv SH-3G; 1977 to AMARC/9H0006; back to service;+
1989 SH-3G type NAS Oceana base flight./7R-694
61-109 US 149695 : hss-2 US Navy; conv SH-3G; 1995 preserved Gate Guardian NAS +
61-110 US 149696 : hss-2 USN; conv SH-3G; HS-3 w/o 13sep81
61-112 US 149698 : hss-2 USN; conv SH-3G
61-114 US 149699 : hss-2 USN; conv SH-3G; HC-1 Det6 w/o 08may72
61-115 US 149700 : hss-2 USN; conv SH-3G; VC-8 w/o 15jun80, lost rotor blade in +
61-127 US 149710 : hss-2 USN; conv SH-3G; HC-1 w/o 10apr81
my recall of the events
61-137 US 149720 : hss-2 USN; conv SH-3G; 1978 AMARC/9H0014; to Carson ?
61-140 US 149723 : hss-2 USN; conv SH-3G; 1993 AMARC/9H0043; to NASA as 538; 200+
US 736 : ex USN 149723
US N723AW : 28 Apr 2011 Departed AMARC to enter a DoS sponsored re-+
US - : Carson; ex 149723
61-144 US 149726 : hss-2 USN; conv SH-3G ?; conv SH-3H; 18nov85 HS-12 USS Midway+
61-145 1962 US 62-12574 : ch-3b Sikorsky S-61A c/n 61-145, ff?; del USAF as CH-3B 62-12+
US 212574 : toc 15dec74
3may77
sh-3h 14may77
w/o 3aug84 with HS-6.
61-147 1960 US 149729 : hss-2 USN, 1962 redesig SH-3A; conv SH-3G
US 149729 : 1973-1974 SH-3G type as HMX-1 /MX-14
1973 pictured as SH-3G type HMX-1 /MX-14 over Washingto+
US 149729 : 1993 AMARC/9H0049
US N81697 : Carson, ex 149729, to N9696W
US N9696W : Sky Cats Puma 2007
61-149 US 149731 : hss-2 USN; conv SH-3G; 01oct87 pictured as /HU-740 HC-2 Deser+
61-151 US 149733 : hss-2 USN; conv SH-3G; HC-2; 1993 AMARC/9H0047
61-152 1962 US 62-12575 : ch-3b Sikorsky S-61A, c/n 61-152, ff?; del USAF as CH-3B 62-1+
US 212575 : Sikorsky S-61A USAF CH-3B 62-12575; to US Navy conv SH-+
US 212575 : toc 15dec74
26apr77
sh-3h 4may77
61-156 US 149737 : hss-2 USN; conv SH-3G; HC-2; 1978 AMARC/9H0011
61-158 US 149893 : hss-2 US Navy; conv SH-3G; HC-1 w/o 22oct73
61-182 US 149912 : hss-2 USN; conv HH-3A; to SH-3G type
conv SH-3G; HC-1 w/o 14oct76
61-184 1963 US 149914 : hss-2 USN; conv HH-3A
conv to SH-3G
US N5193Y : Silver Bay Logging Inc at Juneau, AK
Aircraft Guarantee Holdings & Trust Trustee at Houston,+
Oct12 at Miri, Malaysia
21mar16 undergoing maintanence at Seletar, Singapore
61-185 US 149915 : hss-2 USN; conv SH-3G; 1978 AMARC/9H0012; preserved as /UP-72+
61-190 US 149919 : hss-2 USN; conv SH-3G; VC-1; 1993 AMARC/9H0048
61-198 US 149925 : hss-2 USN; conv SH-3G; fate unk
61-205 US 149930 : hss-2 USN; conv SH-3G; /UP-730 HC-1; 1993 AMARC/9H0044
61-208 US 149932 : hss-2 US Navy; 1989 SH-3H type HS-1 ./AR-420
USN; conv SH-3G; 1989 as /AR-420 HS-1 at NAS Jacksonvil+
61-215 US 150620 : hss-2 HC-1 /UP-721
Aug91 SH-3G type HC-1 /UP-720
USN; conv SH-3G; to civ
US - : Croman; ex 150620
61-226 US 151523 : hss-2 USN; conv SH-3G; 04nov89 pictured as /GF-22 VC-8 on USS+
61-230 US 151527 : hss-2 USN; conv SH-3G; HC-2
61-232 US 151529 : hss-2 USN; conv SH-3G; to civ
US N8170V : Carson 20apr09; ex 151529
61-236 US 151532 : hss-2 USN; conv SH-3G; to civ
US - : Carson; 2001 Perkasie, PA; ex 151532
61-237 US 151533 : hss-2 USN; conv SH-3G; 1994 AMARC/9H0072; 2005 NAS China Lake
61-241 1964 US 151536 : hss-2 USN; conv SH-3G; 1977 AMARC/9H0004; 01feb91 Pictured /+
Before feb91 was HC-1 /UP-722
61-244 US 151539 : hss-2 USN; conv SH-3G ; 09oct90 pictured as /742 HC-2 Stealth+
61-252 US 151544 : hss-2 USN; conv SH-3G; 1970s /NL-727 HC-1; HC-1 w/o 30oct78
61-254 US 151545 : hss-2 USN; conv SH-3G; 1994 AMARC/9H0070
61-255 US 151546 : hss-2 USN; conv SH-3G; 2007 preserved at Gregory, Texas as SH+
61-259 US 151547 : hss-2 US Navy; 1989 SH-3G type NAS Oceana base flight./7R-547
USN; conv SH-3G; 30jun92 AMARC/9H0034
61-261 US 151548 : hss-2 USN; conv SH-3G; w/o 24oct74; to Carson
US - : Carson; as hull/spares; ex 151548
61-263 US 151550 : hss-2 US Navy; 1989 SH-3H type HS-15./AE-614
conv to SH-3G unk; 18sep90 pictured as /UP-761 HC-1 ove+
uh-3h conv to UH-3H; 22oct09 Stricken from US Navy list
PE HM-493 : uh-3h Naval, UH-3H type, ex 151550
61-274 US 151554 : hss-2 USN; conv SH-3G; 06apr94 AMARC/9H0071
HC-1 /UP-722
61-291 US 151555 : hss-2 USN; conv SH-3G; VC-8; 21sep92 AMARC/9H0036
61-311 US 152117 : sh-3a USN; conv SH-3G; w/o 22jan76 as /NG-732 HS-6 CVW-9 pict+
helo ended up on the seafloor in 3920 ft ( 1200 m ) of +
61-398 US 154108 : sh-3d USN; 29apr92 to 9H0029/AMARC; to Brazilian Navy
conv SH-3G; HC-1 /UP-753
BR - : spares
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