NAS Grosse Ile
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TAIL CODES: I / 7Y
Established:
Disestablished:
First published: 20. July 1999
Last updated: February 24, 2012
Changed format: April 20, 2002
Photos of 124867, 124875, 127734 and 127737 added 3. June 2000.

Photo of 128346 added 5. June 2000
Photo of 124875 and Lajes lineup added 18. June 2000.
Photos of 124875 and 127734 added April 20, 2002.
Photo of 127780 added October 2, 2004.

Photo of 131443 added February 9, 2007.
1000 pixel photo of 127734 added February 24, 2012.


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Known Neptunes of NAS Grosse Ile as of April 20, 2002.

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P2V-5F 124867.
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All photos by John P. Sanger taken on 18. March 1959.
P2V-5F 124867.
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All photos by John P. Sanger taken on 18. March 1959.
P2V-5F 124867.
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All photos by John P. Sanger taken on 18. March 1959.
P2V-5F 124875.
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Photograph by John P. Sanger taken on 20 July 1958 in Naples, Italy.
P2V-5F 124875.
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Photographed at NAS Lajes, Azores, 9 Sep 1959, on the way to Rota, Spain for a 2 week cruise. Courtesy John P. Sanger, Jeffery Cultice and others.
P2V-5F 124875.
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Date, location and photographer unknown. Courtesy MAP. Probably taken in England.
P2V-5F 127734.
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Photograph by John P. Sanger, taken at NAS Oakland about 20. August 1957 after delivery from O&R.
P2V-5F 127734.
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Location, date and photographer unknown, but probably after 1959.
P2V-5F 127734.
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1000 pixels  (New February 24, 2012).
Taken at NAS Grosse Ile in 1960. Photographer unknown. 
Courtesy John Lozon
P2V-5  127737:
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At Grosse Isle during 1955 or 1956. Photograph courtesy William T. Larkins collection.
Info on BuNo from John P. Sanger who was stationed at Grosse Ile from 12.55 to 6.60.
P2V-5F  127737:
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Photo by John P. Sanger, taken at NAS Grosse Ile on 10 Oct. 1959 at the approach end of rwy 35.
P2V-5F  127780.
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1000 pixels
Photograph from The Naval Avaiation Museum. 
Photographer unknown.
New October 02, 2004.
P2V-5F  128346.
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At NAS Oakland in August 1957. Photo by John P. Sanger.
P2V-5F  131443.
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Photographed at NAS Grosse Ile sometime before July 1957. Photo: Donald W. Sackman
New February 14, 2007 

Lajes, Azores on 9.9.1959.
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9 Sep 1959, VP-731, preparing for flight to Rota, Spain for 2 week cruise. Planes arrived in Lajes late on 8 Sep 59 and spent the night before continuing on to Rota. Planes returned to Grosse Ile on Sat. 19 Sep 59. Planes are: 201 124875, 202 124867, 203 127740, 204 127734 and 205 127737. -- John Sanger

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Known Neptunes of NAS Grosse Ile as of April 20, 2002.