Saturday, 19 April 2003

19h April 1943


A/c Pilot Time off Time on Wire Wind Remarks
Seafire F S/Lt Constable 1015 1018 12 34 Drifting to port. Not a good landing. Tail damaged.

19th April 1943

Flew off Swordfish (for cine camera) and wrinkled Seafire and Spitfire for Machrihanish

Swordfish 5G - S/Lt Selley - off 0905
Seafire - Lieut Wallace - off 0908
Spitfire - S/Lt Holyoak - off 0909

Ranged Seafire F to continue Admiralty trials

Monday, 7 April 2003

7th Apr 1943 - 808 Squadron and 835 Squadron embark

Embarked 808 and 835 Squadron stores and personnel. (clickable image of 835 shown below).

835 squadron on HMS Battler

Sunday, 6 April 2003

6th Apr 1943

Admiralty Accelerator trials in harbour. 3 successful launches with dead load.

Friday, 4 April 2003

Thursday, 3 April 2003