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by Harold A. Skaarup   www.SilverHawkAuthor.com   
 
Canadian Warplanes 4: The Second World War, Grumman Goose

Canadian Military Aircraft of the Second World War, Grumman Goose

Data current to 3 Jan 2019.

 (RCAF Photo via Mike Kaehler)

Grumman Goose Mk. II, RCAF (Serial No. 925), RCAF Station Borden, Ontario, 14 Aug 1940.

The Grumman Goose is an amphibious aircraft that was primarily used as a staff transport by the RCAF during the Second World War.

Grumman G-21A Goose Mk. I (2), (Serial Nos. FP471, FP473), Mk. II (29), (Serial Nos. 382-397, 796-798, 917, 924-926, 939-944), for a total of 31 aircraft.

Grumman Goose Mk. II, RCAF (Serial No. 941), 15 Jul 1940.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3589800)

Grumman Goose 941 was flown by No. 13 Operational Training Squadron based at RCAF Station Sea Island, British Columbia. Prior to military service the aircraft was on the Canadian civil aircraft registry as CF-BQE.  It also at one time carried the code AN*J.  This aircraft was sold through war assetts to North West Air Services in Seatlle, Washington on 5 Jan 1945.

Grumman Goose Mk. II, RCAF (Serial No. 941), 15 Jul 1943.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3589797)

Grumman Goose Mk. II, RCAF (Serial No. 983).  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3583400)

Grumman Goose, RCAF (Serial No. 924) with General Andrew McNaughton, 31 Oct 1939.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3581543)

Grumman Goose Mk. II, RCAF (Serial No. 386), c/n B55, 2 July 1948.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3584148)

Grumman Goose Mk. II, RCAF, Aug 1941.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3589806)

Grumman Goose Mk. II, RCAF, Aug 1941.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3589811)

Grumman Goose Mk. II, Jan 1944.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3650857)

Grumman Goose Mk. II, RCAF (Serial No. 917), 1939.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3545907)

Grumman Goose Mk. II, RCAF (Serial No. 924), 1939.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3589877)

Grumman Goose Mk. II, RCAF (Serial No. 798).  (City of Vancouver Archives Photo, Ref No. CVA 1184-1561)