Manufactured in 1944 JRF-5 Bu37810
Alaska Coastal Ellis Airlines - Juneau, AK 1962-1966
Alaska Coastal Airlines - Juneau, AK 1966-1968
Alaska Airlines - Seattle, WA 1968-1969
converted to Turbo Goose than back to standard P&W 985's
Antilles Air Boats - U.S.V.I 1969-1981
AAB ceased operations in 1981 - relocated aircraft to A. Hamilton Airport, St. Croix
Malcom A. Soare - Sidney, MT May 1985
Bristol Uriel - Miami, FL Sept. 1985
Consolidated Aviation Enterprises, Middlebury, VT 1985
struck off USCR "sold to Sweden"
Aces High Ltd. - Duxford, UK reg. res G-BMGS 1985Swedish
Swedish Air Force Museum (flygvapenmuseum) 1986 - present
Capt. Charles F. Blair
N79901 is being restored to match Sweden;s Tp81 Goose.
< More info from FredJ. Knight's book The Grumman Amphibians