P4M Mercator

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Martin Aircraft had a post-war string of bad luck that included the Mercator.  Though a capable aircraft, it lost out to Lockheed’s more versatile (and less expensive) P2V Neptune.  The Mercator did enter service, but only 21 were built.

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