JAAP de MOOR COLLECTION
No. 10813. Grumman G-40 TBM-3S2 Avenger (1-10 c/n 4474) Royal Netherlands Navy
Photographed aboard the HMS Karel Doorman, NAS Guantanamo, Cuba, ca. April 1959, by Jaap de Moor
09/30/2011. Produced by General Motors for the USN under the BuNo. 91569 as a TBM-3E, this aircraft was completely rebuilt in an USN establishment into a TBM-3S for anti-submarine duties. On January 30, 1954 the aircraft was transferred to the RNethN, where it was serialed I-10, later as 023. It was withdrawn from use in 1960 when replaced by the Grumman Tracker, and it was scrapped at NAS De Kooy on January 7, 1961.
Created September 30, 2011