N59SS visits Eastsound, WA.
Photo: Tom Baillie © 29 May 2011
N59SS being hangared at Renton, WA.
Photo: © Mark Merry
N59SS ready on the ramp.
Photo: Unknown photographer © via Lenn Bayliss Collection
N87GM on earlier amphibs.
Photo: Chris J. Mak © 1988 - Aird Archives
N48116 before Kenmore conversion,

sitting patiently in their yard.

Photo: Glen Etchells © March 1987


55-4406 • N48116 • N87GM



56-4406 US Army # 1700. L-20 No. 701. Command A-12. Delivered 11-Jul-1957. Built as L-20A and re-designated U-6A in 1962.

56-4406 Stored at MASDC., Davis Monthan AFB.,  AZ. 22-Mar-1972 to 24-Jul-1975. PCN (Product Control Number) HS135. As this is a USAF code presumably transferred to the USAF inventory. Declared excess on 04-Oct-1974. Photographic evidence seems to show aircraft at Davis Monthan in US Army VIP schemes.

N48116 University of California, Davis, CA. Dates unknown.

N87GM Owner / Operator unknown. Regd Jun-1987.

Airworthiness date: 12-Jun-1987. Category – Normal.

N59SS SNS Aircraft Ltd.,  Seattle, WA. Regd 16-Apr-1990.

Note: Attended the 50th Anniversary Celebration at Victoria, BC. 17 to 19-Oct-1997.