500th Bomb Group
881st Squadron
Tail Code Ser. No. Nickname (if any) Remarks
Z1 42-24656 Rosalia Rocket lost 3Dec44; Goldsworthy crew; 3 surv. the war
Z1 42-24762 Pee Wee ditched 18Dec44; Bricker crew, 7 surv.
Z1 44-61737    
Z1 44-69761    
       
Z2 42-24662 20th Century Limited ditched 27Nov44 w/ Irvin crew
Z2 42-24744 20th Century Limited ditched 10Jan45
Z2 42-24792 20th Century Limited surv. the war - 51 missions
       
Z3 42-63435 Snafuperfort damaged 24Nov44; repaired, became Z19 Sna pe fort
Z3 42-65249 Ann Dee surv. the war - 46 missions
       
Z4 42-24672 Black Magic surv. the war - 66 missions
       
Z5 42-24643 There'll Always Be A Christmas surv. the war - 56 missions
       
Z6 42-24694 Draggin' Lady ditched off Saipan 27Feb45; Engle crew, 9 surv.
Z6 44-69746 Booze Hound surv. the war - 46 missions
       
Z7 42-24680 Hell's Belle damaged 3Dec44; repaired, became Z37 Belle Ruth
Z7 42-63486   lost 24May45; Thomas crew, 1 surv.
Z7 44-70117   surv. the war; 15 missions
       
Z8 42-24692   damaged 24Nov44, later repaired, became Z12
Z8 42-24743   damaged, later repaired and became Z56
Z8 42-24849 St. Bernard lost 17Mar45 w/ Fitzgerald crew
Z8 44-69829 Duke of Albuquerque surv. the war - 39 missions
       
Z9 42-24689 Nina Ross surv. the war - 52 missions
Z9 ?   damaged 19Feb45 in crash of Z11 on Saipan; salvaged
Z9 44-61782 Little Fellow surv. the war - 9 missions
       
Z10 42-65219 Punchin' Judy surv. the war - 52 missions
       
Z11 42-63489 Holy Joe Crashed Saipan 19Feb45 - Pearson crew surv.
Z11 44-69666   lost 1Apr45 w/ Law crew
Z11 42-24714 Lucky Eleven surv. the war - 32 missions
       
Z12 42-24692   Was Z8; lost 19Feb45; Samuelson crew, 1 surv.
Z12 44-69721   surv. the war - 47 missions
       
Z13 42-93876   ditched 10Feb45 w/ McGuire crew; first mission
Z13 44-69755   ditched 26May45 w/ Luman crew
       
Z14 42-65346   surv. the war - 38 missions
       
Z15 44-69944 Fire Bug surv. the war - 30 missions
       
Z16 44-70101 Je' Reviens ("I Have Returned") surv. the war - 27 missions; later SB-29
       
Z18 42-24813   F-13; was Z38; surv. the war - 15 missions
       
Z19 42-63435 Sna pe fort was Z3; surv. the war 
Z19 44-61692 Sharon Sue surv. the war - 13 missions
       
882nd Squadron
Tail Code Ser. No. Nickname (if any) Remarks
Z21 42-24652 Devil's Delight surv. the war - 47 missions
Z21 44-61685 Barbara Ann surv. the war - 13 missions
       
Z22 42-24766 Leading Lady lost 3Jan45 w/ Hurlbutt crew
Z22 42-93875 Georgia Ann survived the war; 38 missions
Z22 44-61684 Silver Thunder surv. the war - 13 missions
       
Z23 42-24664 Ramblin' Roscoe crash-landed Iwo Jima 15Apr45; crew surv.
Z23 42-94049 Ramblin' Roscoe II surv. the war - 11 missions
       
Z24 42-24676 Pride Of The Yankees surv. the war - 60 missions
       
Z25 42-24686 American Beauty ditched 29Dec44; Van Tright crew surv.
Z25 42-24785 Homing De-Vice earlier Z31; shot down 23Jan45 w/ Porter crew
Z25 42-65341   survived the war
       
Z26 42-24687 Tokyo Local lost 13Dec44 with Grise crew
Z26 42-24770   surv. the war - 30 missions
       
Z27 42-24668 The Cannuck surv. the war - 56 missions
       
Z28 42-63436 Old Ironsides surv. the war - 42 missions
Z28 44-70136 Buckin' Bronc; later Hog Wild lost 29 Aug 45; Queen crew surv.
       
Z29 42-65221 Gravel Gertie salvaged on Saipan; 50 missions
       
Z30 42-63487 Constant Nymph surv. the war - 9 missions
Z30 44-69742   lost 24May45; Hughes crew, 1 surv.
Z30 44-61699 Sting Shift surv. the war - 5 missions
       
Z31 42-24785 Homing De-Vice later Z25 (see above)
Z31 42-63494   lost 19Feb45 with Rouse crew
Z31 44-69751   lost 4Apr45 with Sewell crew
       
Z32 42-63497 Fever From The South surv. the war - 57 missions
       
Z33 42-24700 Slick Dick surv. the war - 56 missions
       
Z34 42-93889 Frisco Nanny surv. the war - 45 missions
       
Z35 42-63429 Pacific Queen surv. the war - 50 missions
       
Z36 44-69657 Lil' Abner Arbon crew; surv. the war - 32 missions
Z36 ? Green Hornet survived the war
       
Z37 42-24680 Belle Ruth was Z7; surv. the war - 31 missions
       
Z38 42-24813   F-13; later Z18
Z38 44-61789   Armstrong crew; originally of 16th BG, Guam
       
Z39 44-61530   crashed Saipan 15Jul45; Gilbert crew surv.
Z39 44-70144   surv. the war - 17 missions - later KB-29
       
883rd Squadron
Tail Code Ser. No. Nickname (if any) Remarks
Z41 42-24675 The Baroness surv. the war-27 missions-Barron crew
Z41 44-69868   surv. the war-27 missions; Gunnarson crew
       
Z42 42-24653 Supine Sue surv. the war-52 missions; Moreland & Hunter crews
       
Z43 44-69725   Stetterich crew; 30 missions
Z43 44-69725 Ben's Raiders Ben White crew; 38 missions; survived the war
       
Z44 42-65218   lost 29Nov44 w/ Hanson crew - 1st mission
       
Z45 42-24657 Mustn't Touch ditched 9Jan45 with Charters crew
Z45 42-63490 Mustn't Touch 44 missions; later SB-29; survived the war
       
Z46 42-24721 Su Su Baby ditched 8Mar45; Holmes crew, 6 surv.
Z46 42-63441   28 mission credits-no other info
       
Z47 42-24600 Adam's Eve lost 7 Apr 45 w/ King crew
Z47 44-69885   surv. the war - 39 missions
       
Z48 42-24660   ditched 3 Jan 45; Amos crew lost
Z48 42-65247 Million Dollar Baby surv. the war - 60 missions
       
Z49 42-24671 Three Feathers damaged 14Feb45, repaired and became Z57
Z49 44-61669 Flagship 500 surv. the war-11 missions; restoration in progress
Z49 44-69878   5 missions; surveyed after engine fire
       
Z50 42-24696 Fancy Detail surv. the war - 57 missions
       
Z51 42-24761 Tail Wind surv. the war - 54 missions 
       
Z52 42-65251 20th Century Sweetheart surv. the war - 55 missions
       
Z53 42-65296 The Ancient Mariner surv. the war - 52 missions
       
Z54 42-93878   surv. the war - 22 missions
       
Z55 42-93947 The Janice E. surv. the war - 41 missions
       
Z56 42-94001   30 mission credits-no other info
Z56 42-24743 Wabash Cannonball was Z8; surv. the war - 70+ missions
       
Z57 42-24671 Three Feathers was Z49; surv. the war - 53 missions
       
Z58 44-70113 Miss Marilyn Gay surv. the war - 27 missions
       
Z59      
       
Z60      
Unknown Tail Codes (but known to be with the 500th Group)
Tail Code Ser. No. Nickname (if any) Remarks
Z? 42-24575    
Z? 42-94094   surv. the war
Z? 44-61693   surv. the war
Z? 44-69711    
Z? 44-69712    
Z? ? Raunchy Rambler  
Z? ?   unk. 500th acft. lost 23Feb45; Field crew, 5 surv.