Early Birdcage Corsairs were determined to be unsuitable for carrier operations in the Pacific. However, the Marines gladly pressed this high performance fighter into service as part of their island hopping campaign.
Viva! BuNo 02310 White 13 VMF-124 May 1943
Pilot: 2nd Lt. Ken Walsh. The first Corsair Ace and Medal of Honor recipient.
Daphne C BuNo 03829 White 15 VMF-213 September 1943
Pilot: Capt. James Cupp. Officially credited with 12 victories,
Bubbles BuNo Unknown White 18 VMF-124 Early 1943