44-85837 was a Boeing PB-1G (B-17G-110-VE Fortress)
- The High and the Mighty
Built by Lockheed/Vega as a B-17G-110-VE Flying Fortress, with c/n 8746, the aircraft was modified, and transferred, as PB-1G Bu No. 82855,[N 1] to the US Coast Guard on 14 August 1946. Returned to the US Navy on 1 April 1947 for scrapping, the aircraft was destined to remain intact until at least 1952.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 http://cgibin.rcn.com/jeremy.k/cgi-bin/gzUsafSearch.pl?target=44-85837&content=
- ↑ http://1000aircraftphotos.com/Contributions/Larkins/6128.htm
- ↑ http://books.google.co.uk/books?id=u5uXAwAAQBAJ&pg=PA547&lpg=PA547&dq=44-85837&source=bl&ots=XMaYhe4Tew&sig=u6Mf2DNvQmkjUmPuoC_L2nGqGF0&hl=en&sa=X&ei=dwO4U-iIGa3X7AaN5oGIAw&ved=0CCMQ6AEwAQ#v=onepage&q=44-85837&f=false
- ↑ http://www.aeroflight.co.uk/waf/usa/USCG/Coast-Guard-af-PB1G.htm