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PostPosted: Tue Jul 03, 2018 3:51 am 
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According to this site, the PV-2s were serialled in the 46** range. Photos that show up when you google PV-2 and Portugal seem to verify that. So 4628 possibly?

http://www.oocities.org/tavaresl.geo/serials.htm

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There were 42 Harpoons that went to Portugal.
If this bird is 4628, she would be PV-2 15-1463 Navy bu no 37497....last station was Norfolk, Va. where she was stricken 14 Dec 56. with 634 hours on the airframe.
Loaded for transport on ship, and delivered to Portugal 9 Jan 57.
Was damaged in accident Luanda, Angola 26 Nov 63 and repaired. SOC 9 Oct 74


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