Crew 99, U.S. Navy PB4Y-2 "Privateer" Patrol Bomber Squadron VPB-118

Information recounted here was obtained from the VPB-118 book, "The Old Crows, VPB-118, The History of Navy Patrol Bombing Squadron 118." Most of the crew names were compiled by James Pettit. Crew photo courtesy James Pettit of VPB-118.

The Terrell Crew (Photo courtesy of James Pettit)

PPC Lt.Eugene A. Terrell

The Terrell relief crew of VPB-118 consisted of:

(Back row L-R) Willie C. Farmer AMM1c (mechanic/aft top turret), Robert L. Jones ARM3c (radio/radar), Lt. (jg) William A. Welsh (co-pilot), Lt. Eugene A. Terrell (PPC), Ens. Joseph B. Yount (co-pilot), Anthony M. DeMarco S1c(AOM) (ordnanceman/starboard waist turret), Duane J. Lysinger AOM3c (bombardier)

(Front row L-R) Walter S. Hale, Jr. AMM2c (plane captain/forward top turret), James D. Houk S1c(ARM) (radio/port waist turret), Walter R. Stilson ARM1c (1st radio/radar), Donald E. Slator AOM3c (ordnanceman/aft top turret), John Sejan, Jr. AMM3c (mechanic/tail turret)

The Terrell Crew arrived about 6/27/1945 to relieve Crew 1, commanded by Lt. Eaton, formerly commanded by Cmdr. Harper.