VP-10
NAME: Red Lancers
TAIL CODES: HK (51 to mid 57) / LD (from mid '57)
Established: 15. March 1951
Disestablished: Active
Latest update: May 2, 2012
Changed format February 18, 2002.
Two photos of 128419 added November 4, 2002.
Photo of 122974 added November 6, 2002.
Photos of 131432 and 131501 added March 30, 2003.
Photos og HK-6 and 128383 added June 6, 2003.
Photos of VP-10 Formation added September 17, 2003.
Photo of 124908 added September 21, 2003.
Photo of 128416 added January 15, 2004.
Photos of HK-2, 128333, 128381, 128402, 131405 and 131408 added July 14, 2004.
Photos of HK-2, HK-7 and 122965 plus 1000 pixel photos of HK-17  and 128375 added August 8, 2004.
New photos of 128392 and HK-9 added August 29, 2004.
1000 pixel photos of 128382 and 128411 added Septmeber 6, 2004.
Photo of 128334 added September 14, 2004.
1000 pixel photos of
 HK-3, HK-4, HK-8, HK-11, HK-12, 122935, 128368, 128382, 128392, 128411, 128416, 128417,
131410, 131425, 131432, 131484, 131486, 131491, 131492, 131496, 131512, 131529, 131530 added October 17, 2004.
New photos of
131445 and 131499 added March 20, 2005.
1000 pixel photos of
131419, 131425 and 131513 added February 24, 2011.
1000 pixel photos of
128382, 128392, 128419, 131410 and 131512 added March 19, 2012.
Three photos of
131425 added May 2, 2012


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with the history of that BuNo as known to me.
Known Neptunes of VP-10 as of November 6, 2002.


vp10-256.JPG (22512 bytes)
BumperStick-256.JPG

P2V-2, HK-4,
HK4_Iceland_Oct1951_256.jpg
1000 pixels (New October 17, 2004)
Photographed by George Pierce in Keflavik, Iceland in October 1951. This Neptune was part of the first P-2 deployment to Iceland after the War. Courtesy Bob Wilson.
Any assistance with BuNo greatfully appreciated.
P2V-3, HK-10 122???,
P2V3_HK10_256.jpg
Photographed in Crete in 1953 by Steve Johnson. Courtesy Bob Wilson.
Any assistance with BuNo greatfully appreciated.
P2V-3, 122???,
hk-5-a-256.jpg
Photographed in Gibraltar in 1953 by Bob Locey. Courtesy Bob Wilson.
Any assistance with BuNo greatfully appreciated.
P2V-3, HK-4, 122???
HK-4_Malta_1953_256.jpg
Photographed over Malta in 1953. Courtesy Bob Wilson.
Any assistance with BuNo greatfully appreciated.
P2V-3, HK-6, 122???
HK6_Gibraltar_1953_256.jpg
Photographed at Gibraltar in 1953. 
Courtesy Bob Wilson.
Any assistance with BuNo greatfully appreciated.
Sorry for the bad quality.
New June 6, 2003
 
P2V-3, HK-2, 122???
HK2_1953_Port_Lyautey_256.jpg
1000 pixels
Photographed at Port Lyautey. Photographer Paul Menard. Courtesy Bob Wilson.
Any assistance with BuNo greatfully
appreciated.
New August 8, 2004
P2V-3, HK-2, 122???
HK-2_Malta_1953_256.jpg
Photographed over Malta in 1953.  Courtesy Bob Wilson.
Any assistance with BuNo greatfully appreciated.
 
P2V-5, HK-7, 131???,
hk-7-a-256.jpg
Photographed close to Iceland in 1954 by Bob Locey. Courtesy Bob Wilson
Any assistance with BuNo greatfully appreciated.
P2V-5, HK-7, 131???,
hk7-256.jpg
Photographed close to Iceland in 1954 by Bob Locey. Courtesy Bob Wilson
Any assistance with BuNo greatfully appreciated.
P2V-5F, HK-6, 131???,
hk6-256.jpg
Photographed in Keflavik during the 1954-1955 deployment. Courtesy Bob Wilson.
Any assistance with BuNo greatfully appreciated.
P2V-5F, HK-11, 131???,
hk11-256.jpg
Photographed in Keflavik during the 1954-1955 deployment. Courtesy Bob Wilson.
Any assistance with BuNo greatfully appreciated.
P2V-5Fs, HK-12 & HK-8, 131??
HK12_HK8_Argentia1956_256.jpg
1000 pixels (New October 17, 2004)
HK-12 and HK-8 photographed close to Argentia Newfoundland in early 1956. 
Courtesy Bob Wilson.
Any assistance with BuNo greatfully appreciated.
P2V-5F, HK-7, 131???,
HK-7_IcelandJan55_256.jpg
Photographed in Keflavik in January 1955, just after delivery from Burbank. Courtesy Bob Wilson.
Any assistance with BuNo greatfully appreciated.
P2V-5F, HK-8, 131???,
HK8_Argentia1956_256.jpg
1000 pixels (New October 17, 2004)
Photographed in Argentia during 1956. Photo by William DeBoy.
Courtesy Bob Wilson.
Any assistance with BuNo greatfully appreciated.

New Aug 6, 2002.
P2V-5F, HK-7, 131???,
HK-7_ KEFLAVIK_1954_256.jpg
1000 pixels (New October 17, 2004)
Photographed in Keflavik in 1954. Courtesy Bob Wilson.
Any assistance with BuNo greatfully appreciated.

New August 8, 2004.
P2V-5, HK-17, 131???
HK-17_55_256.jpg
1000 pixels (New August 8, 2004.)
Photographed when HK-17 was being ferried to Burbank in January 1955 when VP 10 received the P2V5F's. Photo taken by Cam Perrone
Courtesy Bob Wilson.
Any assistance with BuNo greatfully appreciated.

New Sept.22, 2002.
P2V-5, HK-11, 131???
HK-11_NAVY_DAY_55_256.jpg
1000 pixels (New October 17, 2004)
Photographed on Navy day 1955. Photo taken by Cam Perrone
Courtesy Bob Wilson.
Any assistance with BuNo greatfully appreciated.

New Sept.22, 2002.
P2V-5F, HK-3, 1314??
HK3_AZORES_56_256.jpg
1000 pixels (New October 17, 2004)
Photographed in the Azores in 1956. Photo taken by Cam Perrone
Courtesy Bob Wilson.
Any assistance with BuNo greatfully appreciated. (BuNo possibly 131402?)

New Sept.22, 2002.
P2V-5F, HK-3, 1314??
HK-3_AZORES_56_256.jpg
1000 pixels (New October 17, 2004)
Photographed in the Azores in 1956. Photo taken by Cam Perrone
Courtesy Bob Wilson.
Any assistance with BuNo greatfully appreciated. (BuNo possibly 131402?)

New Sept.22, 2002.
P2V-5, HK-12, 131???
HK12_55_256.jpg
1000 pixels (New October 17, 2004)
Photographed off the coast of Iceland in 1955. Photo taken by Roy Wonder
Courtesy Bob Wilson.
Any assistance with BuNo greatfully appreciated.

New Sept.25, 2002.
P2V-5, HK-2, 131???
HK2_Argentia_bound_1-8-56_256.jpg
1000 pixels
USN Photograph of HK-2 taking off for Argentia on Janyary 1, 1956
Courtesy Bob Wilson.
Any assistance with BuNo greatfully appreciated.

New July 14, 2004.

 

P2V-5F, HK-9, 1314??
HK9_LTJG_Peccora_1955_256.jpg
1000 pixels (New October 17, 2004)
USN Photograph of HK-2 taking off for Argentia on Janyary 1, 1956
Photographed
in 1955 by William Carrothers. Courtesy Bob Wilson
New Aug.29, 2004.
P2V-5s, Formation
VP10_FORM_53_256.jpg
Photographed in 1953.

Photo taken by Roy Wonder

Courtesy Bob Wilson.
Any assistance with BuNos greatfully appreciated.

New Sept.25, 2002.
P2V-2s, Formation
VP10_HK_2_256.jpg
Photographed in 1952.

Photo taken by Ray L'Italien

Courtesy Bob Wilson.
Any assistance with BuNos greatfully appreciated.

New Sept.17, 2003
P2V-2s, Formation
VP10_HK_256.jpg
1000 pixels (New October 17, 2004)
Photographed in 1952.
Photo taken by Ray L'Italien

Courtesy Bob Wilson.
Any assistance with BuNos greatfully appreciated.

New Sept.17, 2003
P2V-2, 122455
122455_HK2_a_256.jpg
Photographed in 1952 during the Port Lyautey deployment. Photo by Chester Petersen. Courtesy Bob Wilson.

New Aug 6, 2002.
P2V-2, 122455
122455-HK2_256.jpg
Photographed in 1952 during the Port Lyautey deployment. Photo by Chester Petersen. Courtesy Bob Wilson.

New Aug 6, 2002.
P2V-3, 122935.
VP-10_Crete53_256.jpg
Photographed Crete in 1953. 

Courtesy Bob Wilson.
P2V-3, 122935.
122935_HK3_53_256.jpg
122935-HK3-256.JPG
Photographed by Steve Johnson in Port Lyautey in 1953. 

Courtesy Bob Wilson.
P2V-3, 122935.
122935-HK3-a-256.JPG
122935_HK-3_CreteOct1953_256.jpg
1000 pixels (New October 17, 2004)
Photographed at Tambikion, Crete after it crashed October 4, 1953. 
 Courtesy Bob Wilson.
P2V-3, 122965.
122965_HK7_crete-53_256.jpg
1000 pixels
Photo taken in Crete in October 1953. Photo taken by Robert Barry.
Courtesy Bob Wilson.

new August 8, 2004
P2V-3, 122965.
122965_HK7_Crete-53a_256.jpg
1000 pixels
Photo taken in Port Lyautey 1953. Photo taken by Robert Barry.
Very seldom seen are sharkmouth decorations on a Neptune.
Courtesy Bob Wilson.

new August 8, 2004
 
P2V-3, 122974.
122974_HK8_ALGERIA53_256.jpg
Photo taken in Algeria 1953. Photo taken by Ron Ament. Courtesy Bob Wilson.
new November 6, 02
   
P2V-5, 124908.
124908_HK-11_10-6-54_256.jpg
Taken June 10, 1954. Location and photographer unknown. Courtesy Mahlon. K. Miller
new September21, 2003
   
P2V-5F, 128327.
128327-ld5-256.jpg
Formation photo, probably 1957-58. Courtesy Bob Wilson.
   
P2V-5F, 128333.
128333_HK3_1957_256.jpg
USN photo taken in 1957
Courtesy Bob Wilson.

new July 14, 2004
   
P2V-5F, 128334.
128334_LD1_256.jpg
Photo taken in 1958
Courtesy Bob Wilson.

new September 14, 2004
   
P2V-5F, 128350,
128350a-ld2-256.jpg (8233 bytes)
Photographed in England in 1960.
Courtesy MAP.
P2V-5F, 128350,
128350b-ld2-256.jpg (8768 bytes)
Photographed in England in 1960. Courtesy MAP.
P2V-5F, 128350,
128350_LD2_256.jpg
Photographed in England in 1960.

new July 25. 02
P2V-5F, 128359.
128359-ld9-256.jpg
From a formation photo, probably 1957-58. Courtesy Bob Wilson.
   
P2V-5F, 128368.
128350b-ld2-256.jpg (8768 bytes)
Photographed at Soudha Bay, Crete in July 1958. Courtesy Bob Wilson.
P2V-5F, 128368.
128368_LD8_2_256.jpg
1000 pixels (New October 17, 2004)
Photographed at Soudha Bay, Crete in July 1958. Courtesy Mahlon K. Miller
 
P2V-5F, 128375.
128375-ld6-256.jpg
1000 pixels
Photographed in 1960 to 61 by Al Warnick. Courtesy Bob Wilson.
P2V-5F, 128375.
128375-ld6-c-256.JPG
1000 pixels
Photographed in 1960 to 61 by Al Warnick. Courtesy Bob Wilson.
128375-ld6-flb-256.JPG
P2V-5F, 128375.
128375-ld6-fla-256.JPG
1000 pixels
Photographed in 1960 to 61 by Al Warnick. Courtesy Bob Wilson.
P2V-5F, 128381.
128381_HK7_1957_256.jpg
1000 pixels
USN photo taken in 1957, probably at Roosevelt Roads.
Courtesy Bob Wilson.

new July 14, 2004
   
P2V-5F, 128382,
128382-ld10-256.jpg (8846 bytes)
UPhotographed in Frankfurt in 1961 by John Fisher.
P2V-5F, 128382,
128382-ld10-a_256.jpg
new 25.07.02
1000 pixels (new September 6, 2004)

128382-ld10no-256.jpg (10653 bytes)
1000 pixels  (new September 6, 2004)
Photographed in Norway in 1961 by John Fisher.
P2V-5F, 128382,
128382-ld10a-256.jpg (10653 bytes)
1000 pixels (New March 19, 2012)
Date and location unknown. Courtesy Bob Wilson.
128382_LD10_256.jpg
1000 pixels (ath datt út_New October 17, 2004)
Photographed in England. Date and photographer unknown.
new 25.07.02
P2V-5F, 128383,
128383-ld11-256.jpg
Formation photo, probably in 1957-58. Courtesy Bob Wilson.
P2V-5F, 128383,
128383_HK11_1957_256.jpg
Photographed in Trinidad, 1957. Photographer Jeff Traenkle
Courtesy Bob Wilson.

new June 6, 2003
 
P2V-5F, 128392,
128392-HK9-256.JPG
1000 pixels (New March 19, 2012)
Photographed by Rudolph Beardsley in Argentia, Newfoundland in 1957.
P2V-5F, 128392
128392-LD11-256.jpg
1000 pixels (New October 17, 2004)
Photographed in the spring of 1961 by Al Warnick. 128392-LD11-a-256.JPG
Taken by Al Warnick in the
Cap Verde Islands. 
All courtesy Bob Wilson.
P2V-5F, 128392,
128392_LD4_256 .jpg
1000 pixels
Taken by Barry Dyer. Taken during 1961.
P2V-5F, 128402,
128402_HK6_1957b_256.jpg
1000 pixels
USN photo taken in 1957.
Courtesy Bob Wilson.

new July 14, 2004
P2V-5F, 128402,
128402_HK6_1957_256.jpg
1000 pixels
USN photo taken in 1957, probably at Roosevelt Roads.
Courtesy Bob Wilson.

new July 14, 2004
 
P2V-5F, 128411,
128411-ld4-256.jpg (9810 bytes)
1000 pixels  (new September 6, 2004)
Photographed at NAS Keflavik, Iceland in 1961 by John Fisher
P2V-5F, 128411,
128411_LD4_256.jpg
1000 pixels (New October 17, 2004)
Photographed at England. Date and photographer unknown.
new 25.07.02
 
P2V-5F, 128416,
128416_LD1_256.jpg
1000 pixels (New October 17, 2004)
Date, location and photographer unknown. Photos courtesy the San Diego Aerospace Museum.
New January 15, 2004
P2V-5F, 128416,
128416-ld1-a-256.jpg (9735 bytes)
USN photograph. Location and date unknown. Included for completeness.

 

 
P2V-5F, 128417,
128417-ld6-256.jpg (9735 bytes)
1000 pixels (New October 17, 2004)
Photographed at Roosevelt Roads in 1961 by Bill Taylor. Courtesy John Fisher
   
P2V-5F, 128419,
128419-ld12-256.jpg
1000 pixels (New March 19, 2012)
USN photo. Time unknown. Courtesy Bob Wilson
P2V-5F, 128419,
128419_LD12_Beirut_Lebanon_1958_256.jpg
USN photo. Taken at Beirut Airport in Lebanon in 1958. Courtesy Bob Wilson

New November 4, 2002
P2V-5F, 128419,
128419_LD12_LEBANON_1958_256.jpg
USN photo. Taken at Beirut Airport in Lebanon in 1958. Courtesy Bob Wilson

New November 4, 2002
P2V-5F, 131405,
131405_HK2_Argentia_1956_256.jpg
1000 pixels
Photographed at Argentia in 1956. Courtesy Bob Wilson
new July 14, 2004
   
P2V-5F, 131408,
131408_HK6_Argentia_1956_256.jpg
1000 pixels
Photographed at Argentia in 1956. Courtesy Bob Wilson
new July 14, 2004
   
P2V-5F,131410,
HK-5-256.jpg
HK5-snowa-256.jpg
HK5-snowa-256.jpg
Photographed in Iceland by Bob Locey in early 1955. Courtesy Bob Wilson.
P2V-5F,131410,
HK5-256.jpg
Photographed in 1956 at NAS Argentia, Newfoundland by Bob Locey. Courtesy Bob Wilson
131410 was seen in Prestwick in February 1956 as HK-5.  Information from John Ross.
HK5_Argentia1956_256.jpg
1000 pixels (New October 17, 2004)
Photographed in Argentia during 1956. Photo by William DeBoy.
Courtesy Bob Wilson.
Any assistance with BuNo greatfully appreciated.

New Aug 6, 2002.
P2V-5F,131410,
131410-LD12-256.JPG
1000 pixels (New March 19, 2012)
Photo taken in the Fall of 1959 after the squadron won the Battle Efficiency Award for the second consecutive year. Courtesy Bob Wilson.
P2V-5F, 131419,
131419-hk7-256.JPG (6825 bytes)
1000 pixels (New February 24, 2011)
Photographed in England on 29. Sept. 1956 by Arthur Pearcy.
   
P2V-5F, 131425,
131425_LD9_256.jpg
1000 pixels (New October 17, 2004)
Photographed in England. Date and photographed unknown. Courtesy MAP.
new July 25, 02
P2V-5F, 131425,
131425_LD9_1961_256.jpg (8727 bytes)
1000 pixels
131425_LD9_1961b_256.jpg (8727 bytes)
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131425_LD9_1961a_256.jpg (8727 bytes)
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Photographed by Mr. Kanyuck who was with the USAF in Keflavik as a surgeon in 1960-61. There is some doubt about the location, which does not seem like Keflavik. Almost certainly taken during the January to June deplyoment of VP-10 to Keflavik. Supplied by Peggy Kanyuck via Facebook.
New May 2, 2012.
SP-2E,131425,
131425-ld1-256.JPG
1000 pixels (New February 24, 2011)
USN photograph taken in April 1963.131425-ld9kw-256.jpg (8727 bytes)
Photographed in Key West in 1961 by John Fisher
P2V-5F, 131432,
131432_LD4_256.jpg
1000 pixels (New October 17, 2004)
Photographed by Don Myers at NAS Argentia in 1963. Courtesy Bob Wilson
New March 30, 2003
   
P2V-5F, 131443,
131443-ld8-256.JPG
Photographed in 1961. Courtesy Bob Wilson
   
P2V-5F, 131445,
131445_HK11_17-09-1955_256.jpg
1000 pixels
Photographed in 1955 after a hard landing at Selfridge AFB. The aricraft was salvaged and served at least in VP-24 (photo), VP-30 (photo) and at NAS Dallas (no photo). Courtesy Bob Wilson
New March 20, 2005.
   
P2V-5F, 131484,
131484_LD4_Patrol_1959_Spain_256.jpg
1000 pixels (New October 17, 2004)
Photographed in 1959 while on patrol close to Spain. Courtesy Bob Wilson
   
P2V-5F, 131486,
131486-ld7-256.JPG
1000 pixels (New October 17, 2004)
Photographed in 1960-61, probably in Cap Verde by Al Warnick. Courtesy Bob Wilson
   
SP-2E, 131491,
131491_LD4_256.jpg
Photographed at NAS Rota, Spain in late 1959. Photo Jerry Perrone,
courtesy
Bob Wilson.
new September 10, 02
P2V-5F,  131491
131491_LD4_1959_256.jpg
1000 pixels (New October 17, 2004)
Photographed in 1959 while on patrol close to Spain. Courtesy Bob Wilson  
 
SP-2E, 131492,
131492-ld1-256.jpg (11287 bytes)
1000 pixels (New October 17, 2004)
Photographed in the USA on 21. August 1964. Courtesy Candid Aero Files
   
P2V-5F, 131496,
131496-LD9-a-256.jpg
1000 pixels (New October 17, 2004)
Photographed by D.J.Shaw in 1960. Courtesy Bob Wilson
P2V-5F, 131496,
131496-ld9-256.jpg (11287 bytes)
Photographed by D.J.Shaw in 1960. Courtesy Bob Wilson
 
P2V-5F, 131499,
131499_LD5_1964_256.jpg
1000 pixels
Photographed by Gerald Hartshorn over the Medeterranian while on deployment to Sigonella in 1964. Courtesy Bob Wilson.
New March 20, 2005.
   
P2V-5F, 131501,
131501_LD1_256.jpg
Photographed by Don Myers at NAS Brunswick, Maine in 1963. Courtesy Bob Wilson.
New March 30, 2003.
   
P2V-5F, 131505,
131505-LD1-256.jpg
Photographed in Cap Verde Islands in the spring of 1961 by Al Warnick. Courtesy Bob Wilson..
   
P2V-5F, 131512,
LD8-256.JPG
1000 pixels (New March 19, 2012)
Photographed during 1960-61 by Al Warnick. Courtesy Bob Wilson.
P2V-5F, 131512,
LD8-256.JPG
1000 pixels (New October 17, 2004)
Time and location unknown. Courtesy Bob Wilson
SP-2E, 131512,
131512-ld8-256.JPG
Photographed at NAS Pax River in 1966 by Dr. J.G.Handelman.
P2V-5F, 131513,
131513-ld3-256.JPG (8081 bytes)
1000 pixels (New February 24, 2011)
Photographed in the USA in  August 1960 by Willian T. Larkins
   
P2V-5F, 131524
hk12-256.jpg
Photographed in Prestwick, Scotland in January 1955 by Wilfred White. John Roww assisted with determining BuNo.
   
P2V-5F, 131528.
hk2-256.jpg
Photographed in Brunswick Maine after the Keflavik deployment 1954-1955. Courtesy Bob Wilson
   
P2V-5F, 131529,
hk8-256.jpg
1000 pixels (New October 17, 2004)
Photographed at Prestwick, Scotland in February 1955 by Wilfred White
   
P2V-5F, 131530,
131530-ld1-256.jpg (5616 bytes)
1000 pixels (New October 17, 2004)
Photographed at Prestwick, Scotland in November 1958 by Wilfred White
   
P2V-5Fs of VP-10
VP10_in_Angola-256.jpg
Photographed in Cap Verde Islands in the spring of 1961 by Al Warnick. Courtesy Bob Wilson. Note the tents by the parking area.
   
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Known Neptunes of VP-10 as of November 6, 2002.