B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-31163 / A Good Ship and A Happy Ship

B-17 #42-31163 / A Good Ship and A Happy Shipzoom_in



  • RCL: T

MACR: 3083

Missions: 22


History of
B-17 42-31163 / A Good Ship and A Happy Ship

Delivered Cheyenne 27/9/43; Gr Island 9/10/43; Nashville 12/10/43; Assigned: 562BS/388BG Knettishall 14/10/43; MIA Berlin 6/3/44 Pilot: Chas Wallace, Co-Pilot: Edwin Gilroy, Navigator: Dick Kohn, Bombardier: Marvin Horn, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Dave Bacot, Radio Operator: Don Fumagilly, Ball Turret Gunner: Bill Amos, Waist Gunner: Harry Davis, Waist Gunner: Ed Whitman, Tail Gunner: Ray Cortee (10INT); battle damage, forced landing Rinkaby A/fd, near Kristiansand, Sweden. MACR 3083. GLORY GIRL aka A GOOD SHIP AND A HAPPY SHIP. (Used by Swedish air line ABA as SE-BAM named TOM, crashed Dec/45, WO).

Last updated: 4. February 2019


B-17 42-31163 / A Good Ship and A Happy Ship Crew

Position Rank Name Status Note
P 1LT Charles D. Wallace INT
CP 2LT Edwin B. Gilroy INT
BOMB F/O Marvin A. Horn INT
ENG/TT T/SGT Raymond C. Cortez INT
RO S/SGT Donald J. Fumagalli INT
BT S/SGT David T. Bacot INT
WG S/SGT William R. Amos INT
WG S/SGT Edward E. Whitman INT
TG S/SGT Harrison Everett Davis INT

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