PB4Y-1 Photograph

To meet the need for long-range patrol bombers, the Navy requested Consolidated B-24s from the USAAF.  The Navy received a total of 977 of these aircraft, designating them as PB4Y-1s.  These aircraft had a range of 2,850 miles and were capable of carrying an 8,000 pound bomb load.  

Photograph:  U.S. Navy Historical Archives

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