VP-44
NAME: Golden Pelicans
TAIL CODES: LM
Established:
Disestablished: 31 January 1991
First published: 28. June 1999.
Last updated January 22, 2013.
Changed format: March 22, 2002
Photo of 131518 added 26. June 2000.
Photo of 131439 added 18. January 2001.
Photos of 128366, 131453, 131484 and LM-3  added February 28, 2004
Photo of 131453 added March 13, 2006
New photo of 128394 and photos of 131518 updated January 25, 2007.
New 1000 pixel photo of 131484 added January 22, 2013

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Neptunes of VP-44 as known on November 23, 2001

P2V-5F, LM-3, 
LM3_ClintBrown4_256.jpg
Date, location and photographer unknown.
Information on BuNo required.
Courtesy: Clint Brown and the
VP-44 2003 reunion site.

New February 28,. 2004
   
P2V-5F, 128366,
128366_LM2_PelicanTwo_256.jpg
I am not too sure of the authenticity of this photo. The outlines suggest it was pasted onto a background, but I hope that the LM and VP-44 are authentic.
Courtesy VP-44 2003 reunion site.

New February 28,. 2004
   
P2V-5F, 128394
128394_lm10_256.jpg
Part of a badly reproduced photo of a formation of 128394 and 131439. Included for completeness.
New February 29,. 2004
P2V-5F, 128394
128394_LM10_23_256.jpg
1000 pixels
Probably photographed by Stephen Miller at NAS Patuxent River on August 4, 1962.
New January 25, 2007
 
P2V-5F, 131417,
131417-lm3-256.jpg
Date, location and photographer unknown.Courtesy MAP.
   
P2V-5F, 131439,
131439-lm3_adj_256.jpg
USN photograph probably by Tom Mcmanus in 1961.
Tried to clean it up a bit
Adjusted February 28,. 2004
P2V-5F, (very likely) 131439 ,
LM3_ClintBrown4_256.jpg
Date, location and photographer unknown.
Information on BuNo required.
Courtesy: Clint Brown and the
VP-44 2003 reunion site.

New February 28,. 2004
 
P2V-5F, 131453
131453_P2V-5F_LM4_1962-08-04_256.jpg
1000 pixels
Photographed by Stephen Miller at NAS Patuxent River on August 4, 1962.
New March 13, 2006
LM4_Ralph_a_256.jpg
Photographed by Ralph Cook at Ben Guerir AFB Marocco in 1961
Courtesy: Ralph Cook and the
VP-44 2003 reunion site.

New February 28,. 2004
P2V-5F, 131453,
131453_LM5_Venice1961_256.jpg
1000 pixels (New February 28,. 2004)
Photographed in Venice in 1961
by Tom Mcmanus.
Courtesy: Ralph Cook and the
VP-44 2003 reunion site.

New February 28,. 2004
P2V-5F, 131453,
131453_LM5_RalphLM-5a_256.jpg
1000 pixels (New February 28,. 2004)
Date, location and photographer unknown.
Courtesy: Ralph Cook and the
VP-44 2003 reunion site.

New February 28,. 2004
P2V-5F, 131484,
131484_LM8_formationa_256.jpg
1000 pixels (New January 22,. 2013)
Photographer: Bob Minnerly.
Date probaly 1961, but  location unknown.
Courtesy: Ralph Cook and the
VP-44 2003 reunion site.

New February 28,. 2004
   
P2V-5F, 131518,
131518_LM4_256.JPG
1000 pixels (New January 25, 2007)
Photographed off Sigonella, Sicily on 13 November 1961 by Tom Mcmanus
Updated January 25, 2007
   
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Neptunes of VP-44 as known on November 23, 2001