An original cadre ship acquired on 9 November ’43 and assigned to Kennelly’s crew who flew her overseas in December ’43. Crew chief was Joseph C. Gaus. On the 14 January ’44 Mostar mission, five men of Isgrigg’s crew bailed out, and the rest of the crew nursed ship #54 back home to Grottaglie. On 12 April ’44, she was downed on the Wiener-Neustadt, Austria mission with Beam’s crew aboard — 4 KIA and 6 POW. MACR 4034 (final mission); MACR 2398 (Isgrigg’s crew.)

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