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Supermarine Stranraer

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The Supermarine Stranraer was a 1930s flying boat designed and built by the British Supermarine Aviation Works company principally for the Royal Air Force. They entered operations in 1937 and many were in service at the outbreak of the Second World War undertaking anti-submarine and convoy escort patrols.

Supermarine Stranraer --- anti-submarine and convoy escort patrols.

Supermarine Sea Otter at the Vickers-Supermarine works at Woolston, Southampton

History of Pemberton-Billing and Supermarine at Woolston,Southampton.

Blohm  Voss BV 238 V1.  German sources claim that the BV 238 V1 was discovered by the RAF between 23 April and 26 April 1945. The Allies were concerned that Hitler could use it to escape to South America, and so an attack followed shortly afterwards. The aircraft was attacked by Hawker Typhoons, or Hawker Tempests. Their strafing set the engines alight, and the aircraft burnt and sank with only part of a wing remaining above the surface.

The Blohm & Voss BV 222 Wiking (German: "Viking") was a large, six-engined German flying boat of World War II.

retrowar: “  Saunders-Roe Princess G-ALUN at the Farnborough SBAC Show in September 1953 ”

The Saunders-Roe Princess was a British flying boat aircraft developed and built by Saunders-Roe at their Cowes facility on the Isle of Wight. It has the distinction of being the largest all-metal flying boat to have ever been

Pan AM Clipper Interior | Specifications - Boeing 314A Yankee Clipper

Boeing 314 Clipper Ship FDR flew to Casablanca Conference


JUN 2 1943 ‘Battle in the Bay’ – Sunderland v Ju The huge Short Sunderland flying boat had a crew of 9 but could accommodate as many as 80 men when used as a transport. Radar had only been introduced to the Sunderland in October