A Project of the Coast Guard Aviation Association

Model: SNV

Vultee SNV-1 “Vibrator” (1942)

The Coast Guard purchased two SNV-1s in 1942 for use as proficiency trainers and for various utility duties. They were given Coast Guard Numbers V222 and V223. In 1943 three SNV-1s and four SNV-2s were obtained from the U.S. Navy. They retained their Bureau Numbers. In 1945 two BT-13Bs were obtained from the USAAF. The Navy SNVs were returned to the Navy in 1945. Record cards do not list the date or disposition of V222, V223 nor the USAAF BT-13B

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