USN Fighting Squadron Six VF-19 USN Fighting Squadron VF-19

Aircrew USN VF-19 Ace Bruce Williams 01

Aircrew USN VF-19 Ensign Fairservice in the cockpit of Masoner's plane

Aircrew USN VF-19 Hellcats on deck CV-16 under attack Nov 1944

Aircrew USN VF-19 Lt Cdr Elvin Lindsay in the cockpit of his F6F

Grumman F6F-3 Hellcat VF-19 White 17 aboard CV-16 USS Lexington off Formosa 10th Oct 1944 01

Grumman F6F-3 Hellcat VF-19 White 1 landing aboard CV-16 USS Lexington 1st Sep 1944 01

Grumman F6F-3 Hellcat VF-19 White 26 crashed into elevator and damaged 24 CV-16 USS Lexington 01

Grumman F6F-5 Hellcat VF-19 White 22 landing accident Nov 1944 01

IL-2 Sturmovik Cliffs of Dover - COD/CLOD skins - No 3d model at this stage
IL2 Sturmovik Forgotten Battles (FB), Ace Expansion Pack (AEP), Pacific Fighters (PF), 1946 skins
  IL2 game skin by RO F6F-3 VF-19 25 Pilot Williams USS Lexington 1944
  IL2 game skin by RO F6F-3 VF-19 25 Pilot Williams USS Lexington 1944 NC

  Late F6F-3 or early F6F-5, Lt. Bruce Williams, VF-19, CV-16 USS Lexington, 1944. RN Ronnco

CV-16 USS Lexington

Chronology of the USN in WWII 1939 1940 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945


  • Barrett Tillman, Hellcat: The F6F in World War II, Naval Institute Press, 1979
  • David McCampbell article from National Aviation Hall of Fame website
  • Edward Sims, Greatest Fighter Missions, Harper and Brothers, 1962 - This sequel includes U.S. Navy and Marine Corps pilots
  • Barrett Tillman, Hellcat Aces of World War 2, Osprey

    Magazine References: +

  • Airfix Magazines (English) -
  • Avions (French) -
  • FlyPast (English) -
  • Flugzeug Publikations GmbH (German) -
  • Flugzeug Classic (German) -
  • Klassiker (German) -
  • Le Fana de L'Aviation (French) -
  • Le Fana de L'Aviation (French) -
  • Osprey (English) -
  • Revi Magazines (Czech) -

      Web References: +

  • History of RAF Organisation:
  • Corsair
  • Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia:
  • Intrepid Sea-Air-Space Museum New York NY
  • Kalamazoo Aviation History Museum Kalamazoo MI
  • Lone Star Flight Museum Galveston TX
  • Air and Space Museum Washington DC
  • National Museum of Naval Aviation AS Pensacola FL
  • New England Air Museum Windsor Locks CT
  • Planes of Fame Air Museum Eden Prairie MN
  • Quonset Air Museum North Kingston RI
  • San Diego Aerospace Museum North Kingston RI
  • The Air Museum Planes of Fame Chino CA

This webpage was updated 20th March 2018