Photos: PBY-1
BuNo 0131?

The BuNo is very vague but, to me, it resembled "0131". After checking the other photos of VP-12 PBY-1s for clues, it looks like their side numbers match the BuNo sequence. If so, 12-P-7 would be BuNo 0131.

Caption: tr>
A/C: PBY-1
By: USN Photo
Unit: VP-12

(Photo from the R.L.Lawson collection, courtesy of the Nat'l Museum of Naval Aviation)