Marine Bombing Squadron Six-Thirteen
October 1, 1943 - November 21, 1945
VMB-613 Insignia

JULY 1945

July 16, 1945 -- One plane flew a search of friendly atolls in the south sector.  Two planes patrolled assigned shipping lanes.  One plane flew a reconnaissance flight over Ocean and Nauru Islands.  One plane flew from Tarawa to Majuro.  One plane returned to Kwajalein from Tarawa.

July 17, 1945 -- One plane flew a snooper flight over Kusaie.  Two planes conducted patrols of assigned shipping lanes.  One plane flew a snooper flight over Ocean and Nauru Islands.  One plane returned to Kwajalein from Tarawa.  One plane flew from Kwajalein to Majuro and returned.

July 18, 1945 -- Two planes patrolled assigned shipping lanes.  One plane flew from Kwajalein to Majuro and returned.  One plane flew a snooper flight over Ocean and Nauru Islands.

July 19, 1945 -- Two planes conducted patrols of assigned shipping lanes.  One plane flew a snooper flight over Kusaie which was aborted due to mechanical difficulties.  One plane flew a snooper flight over Ocean and Nauru Islands.  One plane flew a friendly atoll search mission in the northwest sector.

July 20, 1945 -- Two planes conducted patrols of assigned shipping lanes.  One plane flew a snooper flight over Kusaie.  One plane flew a snooper flight over Ocean and Nauru Islands.

July 21, 1945 -- Two planes conducted patrols of assigned shipping lanes.  One plane flew a snooper flight over Ocean and Nauru Islands.  Four planes flew from Kwajalein to Tarawa.

July 22, 1945 -- Two planes conducted patrols of assigned shipping lanes.  One plane flew a snooper flight over Ocean and Nauru Islands.  Four planes escorted six F4Us from VMF-155 to Nauru for a strike against small ships.

July 23, 1945 -- One plane flew a snooper mission over Kusaie.  Two planes conducted patrols of assigned shipping lanes.  Four planes returned to Kwajalein from Tarawa.  One plane flew a snooper flight over Ocean and Nauru Islands.

July 24, 1945 -- One plane flew a northwest sector search of friendly atolls.  One plane flew a search of friendly atolls in the northeast sector.  Two planes conducted patrols of assigned shipping lanes.  One plane flew from Kwajalein to Tarawa.  One plane conducted a snooper flight over Ocean and Nauru Islands.

July 25, 1945 -- Two planes conducted patrols of assigned shipping lanes.  Four planes returned to Kwajalein from Tarawa.  One plane conducted a snooper flight over Kusaie.  One plane conducted a search of friendly atolls in the southern sector.  One plane provided an escort from Kwajalein to Roi.

July 26, 1945 -- One plane provided an escort from Roi to Eniwetok.  One plane returned to Kwajalein from Eniwetok.  Two planes conducted patrols of assigned shipping lanes.

July 27, 1945 -- One plane flew a snooper mission over Kusaie.  Two planes conducted patrols of assigned shipping lanes.

July 28, 1945 -- Two planes patrolled assigned shipping lanes.  Five planes flew from Kwajalein to Majuro.  Operating from Majuro, four planes conducted a strike on Wotje Atoll (Aircraft Action Report 59).

July 29, 1945 -- One plane flew from Majuro to Kwajalein.  Two planes conducted patrols of assigned shipping lanes.

July 30, 1945 -- Two planes patrolled assigned shipping lanes.  One plane performed a search of friendly atolls in the northeast sector.  Six planes conducted a strike against Maloelap Atoll (Aircraft Action Report 60) and (Aircraft Action Report 61).

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