Del'd: 13 - 1952 to 1968

Sikorsky S-55 H-19
canada Royal Canadian Navy (1945-1968)

Royal Canadian Navy  (1945-1968) S-55 H-19

The Sikorsky HO4S was was used as Search and Rescue standby aircraft (plane guard) on the carriers HMCS Magnificent and HMCS Bonaventure. They also served in the antisubmarine role until being replaced by the Sea King from 1963

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List of Aircraft

C/NModBuiltID     In this OrgIn other Org
55-144 w/o 1957 HO4S-2 1952 55144 HO4S-2; RCN d/d 29apr55; w/o 25jun57 McNabs Island Halifax Harbour; used as grou...
55-305 HO4S-2 1952 55305 RCN d/d 05dec52; HO4S-2 conv to HO4S-3; wfu 08may70
- N65375: ex 55305
55-320 w/o 1961 HO4S-2 1952 55320 HO4S-2; RCN d/d 19dec52; 1955 conv to HO4S-3; w/o 10jul61 ditched off the Sout...
55-867 HO4S-3 1955 55867 HO4S-3; RCN d/d 16may55; wfu 17jun64
55-875 HO4S-3 1955 55875 HO4S-3; RCN d/d 16may55; wfu 16may68; preserved Canadian Forces Base Penhold
55-876 HO4S-3 1955 55876 HO4S-3; RCN d/d 10jun55; wfu 15nov68
55-877 HO4S-3 1955 55877 HO4S-3; RCN 4 d/d 10jun55; wfu 16may70; Shearwater Angel preserved at National A...
55-878 HO4S-3 1955 55878 HO4S-3; RCN d/d 25aug55; wfu 15nov68
55-885 HO4S-3 1955 55885 HO4S-3; RCN 7 d/d 31aug55; wfu 15aug65; 1970 preserved Canadian Forces Base Bord...
55-886 w/o 1961 HO4S-3 1955 55886 HO4S-3; RCN d/d 25aug55; w/o 22sep61 crashed into trees near Aspen Cove, Newfoun...
55-887 w/o 1958 HO4S-3 1955 55887 HO4S-3; RCN d/d 26jul55; w/o 04nov58 McNabs island Halifax harbour
55-891 HO4S-3 1955 55891 HO4S-3; RCN d/d 26jul55; wfu 08aug64; preserved at Shearwater Aviation Museum, S...
55-892 w/o 1957 HO4S-3 1955 55892 HO4S-3; RCN d/d 31aug55; w/o 14mar57 ditched off the coast of Key West Florida. ...

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