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Date October 2005

Event ID 935322

Category Descriptive Accounts

Type Note

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/event/935322

The flying boat (seaplane) base is visible on a series on RAF WW II oblique air photographs (No.1 CAM, AF 686, flown 8 May 1943; NLA66, frame no.26 and 31, flown 2 July 1943; No.1 CAM, 18755, flown 22 October 1943), all of which show the aircraft hangars, sheds, huts and pillbox. Postwar vertical air photography (106G/Scot/UK 55, Pt.II, 5096-5098, flown 8 May 1946), shows the relationship between the seaplane base and the coast battery immediately to the E (NO43SW 162).

All evidence for the base has been removed since the visit made in 1986.

Information from RCAHMS (DE), October 2005

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