Type: L-726 Neptune P2V-7/SP-2H
MSN: 726-7271
Previous Identities: 149071


10MAR62 Received at 10SQN Townsville ex USA.
20APR64 Despatched to CAC, Avalon for fitment of engine fire extinguishers (Mod 242).
09JUN64 Received at 10SQN ex CAC.
15OCT64 To 2AD for E service and probably repaint.
25MAR65 To 10SQN after E service.
24AUG67 Allotted 2AD ex 10SQN for Mods 298 and 309. (Date of return is not recorded).
13FEB68 To 2AD for E service.
13NOV68 To 10SQN after E service.
28MAR71 To 2AD for E service.
04AUG71 To 10SQN after E service.
05APR74 To 2AD for E service.
03DEC74 To 10SQN after E service.
07DEC76 Ferried to Laverton for conversion to parts.
21FEB77 To be declared to Department of Administrative Services (DAS) for disposal. Total of 5 Neptunes at Laverton plus 3 Neptunes at Townsville.
07JUN77 Disposal action to be carried out immediately.
05JUL77 Transferred to Sales.
29SEP77 Tenders closed for removal ex RAAF Laverton.
NOV77 Broken up by Cubra Metals.



  • All P2V-7/SP-2H were classified as Mark 4 from the time of delivery.

Issue Date Remarks
3 11JUL23
Added two photos thanks to Maurice Ritchie. Image 1 Image 2
2 15NOV15
Added details of E services and final flight to Laverton.
1 24NOV02
Original issue.

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