VP-42
NAME: Seademons
TAIL CODES: SA (to mid '57) /RB (from mid '57)
Established: 1947
Disestablished: 26. September 1969 
Page last updated on March 15, 2013.
Changed format: November 28, 2001
Photo of 144683 added 5. July 2000.
Photo of 144683 added 22 December 2000.
Photo of 141232 added November 28, 2001.
Photos of 135562 and 135608 added February 19. 2002.
Photos of 140160 and 145912 added November 8, 2002.
Photo of 135608 added Novebmer 28, 2002.
Photo of 131519 added December 3, 2002.
Photo of 140160 added January 17, 2003.
Photos of 135594 added January 28, 2003.
Photos of 150281 added January 30, 2004.
Photo of 131465 added September 25, 2004.
Photo of 145919 added November 01, 2004.
Photos of 144683 added November 09, 2004.
Photos of 131444 added December 20, 2004.
Photos of 131493 added December 23, 2004.
Photos of 131519 and first photos of 145916 added May 12, 2010
Photo of 131527 added May 3, 2011

Photo of 135602 added March 15, 2013

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with the history of that BuNo as known to me.
Known Neptunes of VP-42 as of November 28, 2001
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SP-2F, 131444,
131444_RB10_a_256.jpg
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Potographed in the North Island area, but date and photographer unknown. Courtesy Maurice E. Goff Jr.
New December 20, 2004
SP-2F, 131444,
131444_RB10_b_256.jpg
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Potographed in the North Island area, but date and photographer unknown. Courtesy Maurice E. Goff Jr.
New December 20, 2004
 
SP-2F, 131465,
131465_RB12_256.jpg
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Date, location and photographer unknown. Courtesy Emil Buehler Naval Aviation Library.
New September 25, 2004
   
SP-2F, 131493
131493_RB2_256.jpg
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Photographed over the Western Pacific on the way to Wake Island during 1964.
Courtesy Maurice E. Goff Jr.
New December 23, 2004
SP-2F, 131493,
131493_RB2_WESTPAC_64_256.jpg
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Photographed over the Western Pacific on the way to Wake Island during 1964.
Courtesy Maurice E. Goff Jr.

New December 23, 2004
SP-2F, 131493,
131493_RB2_Wake Is_256.jpg
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Photographed over the Western Pacific on the let down to Wake Island during 1964.
Courtesy Maurice E. Goff Jr.

New December 23, 2004
SP-2F, 131519,
131519-rb7-256.JPG (9420 bytes)
USN photograph taken 24. October 1963. Here it is the XOs aircraft.
SP-2F, 131519,
131519_RB1_256.jpg
Taken at NAS Atsugi during 1964 by Ryosuke Nakajima.
This is now the COs aircraft. Courtesy the book "Checker Tail2", a photo book dealing with USN and USMC aircraft at NAS Atsugi from 1963 to 1970.
New December 3, 2002
SP-2F, 131519,
131519_RB1_3_256.jpg
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Photographer Robert Kaplan. Date unknown. Courtesy William Stanton ex VP-42.
BuNo of RB-12 not known. Any information gratefully recieved.
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New May 12, 2010
SP-2F, 131527,
131527_RB9_256.jpg
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Taken around 1963. Location and photographer unknown. Courtesy Matt Maderos whose father was on RB-9.
New May 3, 2011
   
SP-2H, 135562,
135562-rb12_256.jpg
Photographed at Iwakuni on 16. March 1966 by a Japanese photographer, who whishes to be known by geta-o. See his website:
geta-o.
   
SP-2H, 135594,
135594_RB11_a_256.jpg
Photographed at Sangley Point in 1966 by Ron Scaggs.
SP-2H, 135594,
135594_RB11_b_256.jpg
Photographed at Than Son Nhut in 1966 by Ron Scaggs.
 
SP-2H, 135602,
135602-rb3-256.jpg (7251 bytes)
Photographed on 13. August 1968. Photographer unknown.
SP-2H, 135602,
135602-rb8-256.jpg
Photographed at Davis Monthan AFB on 8. May 1976 by Terry Waddington.
SP-2H, 135602,
135602_RB3_256.jpg
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Date, photographer and location unknown.

New March 15, 2013
SP-2H, 135604.
135604-rb12-256.jpg
Photographed at NAS Whidbey Island in early 1969 by Bill Ferensen, pilot.
SP-2H, 135604.
135604a-rb12-256.jpg
Photographed at NAS Whidbey Island in early 1969 by Bill Ferensen, pilot.
 
SP-2H, 135608.
135608_RB4_256.jpg
Date and location unknown. Courtesy Tailhook organization via Mahlon K. Miller.
SP-2H, 135608.
135608_RB4_a_256.jpg
Date and location unknown. Courtesy
Jeffery Cultice.
New November 28, 2002
SP-2H, 135608.
135608-rb11-256.jpg (10244 bytes)
Photographed at Davis Monthan in 1973.
SP-2H, 140160.
140160_RB9_256.jpg
Photographed in 1965 at Iwakuni, Japan by Maurice Goff.
SP-2H, 140160.
140160_RB9_1_256.jpg
Photographed in 1965 at Iwakuni, Japan by Maurice Goff.

New November 8, 2002
SP-2H, 140160.
140160_RB_256.jpg
Date, location and photographer unknown. Courtesy Mahlon K. Miller
New
January 17, 2003
SP-2H, 141232.
141232-RB10_256.jpg
Date, location and time unknown. Courtesy MAP.
   
SP-2H, 144683
144683-rb-256.jpg
Courtesy by Dave Anderson
SP-2H, 144683
144683-rb-256.jpg
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Photograped in Cam Rhan Bay in 1967 or 1968 by Larry Doyle Sr.
SP-2H, 144683
144683_RB1_a_256.jpg
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Photograped in Cam Rhan Bay in 1967 or 1968 by Larry Doyle Sr.
New November 09, 2004
SP-2H, 145912.
145912_RB_256.jpg
Photographed sometime between Jan.67 and Mar. 69.
Location and photographer unknown.
New November 8, 2002
   
SP-2H, 145916.
145916_RB8_Saigon_256.jpg
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First photos of 145916 on my web.
Photographed in Saigon by William Stanton.
New May 12, 2010
SP-2H, 145916.
145916_RB-8_TRANSPAC_'65_or_'67_256.jpg
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First photos of 145916 on my web.
Photographed by Robert Kaplan while flying over the Pacific between the USA and Vietnam in 1965 or 1967. William Stanton flying 145916.
New May 12, 2010
 
SP-2H, 145919.
145919_RB5_256.jpg
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Photographed at Malmstrom AFB, Montana on March 24, 1969 by Arnold Swanberg.
Courtesy Norm Taylor Archives.
New November 01, 2004
SP-2H, 145919.
145919-rb-256.jpg (6498 bytes)
Photographed on 23. March 1969, courtesy Candid Aero Files.
 
SP-2H, 148343.
148343-rb3-256.jpg (7470 bytes)
Photographed in 1967, courtesy MAP.
   
SP-2H, 148351.
148351a-rb2-256.jpg (8961 bytes)
Photographed at NAS Sangley Point, P.I. date unkn. Photographed by Bob Bailey.
   
SP-2H, 150281.
150281-rb1-256.JPG (7117 bytes)
Photographed at MCAS Iwakuni on 30. March 1966 by Susumu Tokunaga.
SP-2H, 150281.
150281_RB1_a_256.jpg
Date, place and photographer unknown. Photograph courtesy Mahlon K. Miller, via The Tailhook Organization.
New January 30, 2004
SP-2H, 150281.
150281_RB1_256.jpg
Date, place and photographer unknown. Photograph courtesy Mahlon K. Miller, via The Tailhook Organization.
New January 30, 2004
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Known Neptunes of VP-42 as of November 28, 2001.