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    Hello -

    My name is Joseph F. Rosenberg. In 1962 is was Capt. USMC 075669, HAC serving with HMM 163. In the fall of 1962 I resigned my commission due to family medical necessity.

    Can you direct me to a source to obtain the serial number of HUS-1 that gained notoriety as YP 13 in 1965?

    Siember Fi,
    Joseph F. Rosenberg

    Posted by Norm Urban

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    FYI

    UH-34D, Bureau No. 148768, "YP-13" is on display
    at the National Air and Space Museum , Washington, D.C.
    Semper Fidelis

    George T. Curtis

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    • #3
      YP 13

      The history of the aircraft at the museum is posted on the museum's website, specific page: http://www.nasm.si.edu/research/aero.../sikoruh34.htm
      I saw it at the museum a few years ago. It is a beautifully restored a/c and a real tribute to HMM-163, but doesn't look to be the historical YP-13 by the museum's records. Incidentally, I can't recall evil eyes on it at the time and don't detect them on the picture at the referenced page.

      Lowell Johnson

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      • #4
        I was a member of HMM-163 until about October 1965 when the big pilot mix- master went on. Evil Eyes were not on HMM-163 aircraft at that time.

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        • #5
          YP 13

          Hmm163 got the bird from hmm 365, I crewed it while we had it, when I got it in 1964 it was in the corner of the hanger at Danang the previous sqaudron had used it for parts, a real hanger queen, after we got it put back together it was a real good air craft. Got me through a lot of rough spots, as it did Farley

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