Manufactured in 1944 JRF Bu37807 Mk.II
Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) as 388 BOC 5/3/44:SOC N4762C
Alaska Coastal Ellis Airlines - Juneau, AK 1962-1964
Alaska Coastal Airlines - Juneau, AK 1964-1968
Alaska Airlines - Seattle, WA 1968-1969
Antilles Air Boats - U.S.V. 1969-1981
AAB ceased operations in 1981 - stored at A. Hamilton Airport - St. Croix
stuck off USCR 10/15/81
The above San Juan Star cover page came from Tom Rose, who was a passenger on this flight back in July 12, 972. Read more about Tom's story.
N4762C was dispatched to assist with the search for ALM flight 980.
"I found this book very interesting. I was stationed at U.S. Coast Guard Air Station San Juan and crewed in the HU16E eight months before this accident. I flew with some of those documented on the pages and went to aviation school with Marine Corporal John Barber, crew chief CH46. "