VH-TAN   Douglas DC-3CS1C3G                                    (c/n  9592)


                                           This was a Long Beach built C-47A-30-DL, having USAAF serial 42-23730.  It went to
                                            the RAAF as A65-12 (VHCTN).  It was civilianized for TAA in 1946 and named 'Grey'.. 
                                            My shot above was at Essendon in 1954.       -TAN was sold to Mandated Airlines in
                                            New Guinea in 1959 and reregistered VH-MAS.   It operated with Ansett-MAL from
                                            1961 to 1967, and was then sold to East Air Transport (FAT) in Taiwan in 1967 and
                                            scrapped there.  The nice color shot below was taken by Barrie Colledge in 1956 at