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EAW053225 ENGLAND (1954). The RMS Orion in Dry Dock, Tilbury, 1954

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Delweddau cyfagos (12)

EAW053225
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EAW053228
  21° 94m
EAW053226
  349° 101m
EAW053229
  339° 106m
EAR036175
  304° 111m
EPW032815
  37° 119m
EPW032813
  273° 121m
EAW053230
  10° 137m
EAW053227
  5° 148m
EPW032814
  262° 152m
EAW034858
  180° 164m
EPW044225
  138° 205m

Manylion

Pennawd [EAW053225] The RMS Orion in Dry Dock, Tilbury, 1954
Cyfeirnod EAW053225
Dyddiad 17-March-1954
Dolen
Enw lle TILBURY
Plwyf
Ardal
Gwlad ENGLAND
Dwyreiniad / Gogleddiad 564007, 175485
Hydred / Lledred 0.36078287168574, 51.454067988297
Cyfeirnod Grid Cenedlaethol TQ640755

Pinnau

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Brightonboy
Tuesday 9th of August 2016 08:06:06 AM
Fairey Firefly of the Royal Navy Air Service making a low level flight over Tilbury Docks. Questions: where was it flying from and to, and was this part of the flight authorised?

Kentishman
Tuesday 11th of August 2015 08:41:02 AM
It's the Fleet Air Arm. The Royal Naval Air Service combined with the Royal Flying Corps on 1st April, 1918 to form the Royal Air Force.

As to what the Firefly pilot was up to, we shall never know. It could have been anything from a navigation exercise to an unauthorised sight-seeing "jolly".

clippedwings
Tuesday 11th of August 2015 09:12:12 AM
Thank you Clippedwings, edited accordingly.

Kentishman
Tuesday 11th of August 2015 09:39:21 AM
RMS "Orion" P & O liner, built 1934 for the Australia service. Served as a troopship 1940 - 1946. Continued in service until 1963 (last voyage 28/2 - 15/5). Used as a temporary floating hotel at Hamburg during an exhibition and then scrapped at Antwerp.

mannidaze
Monday 10th of November 2014 05:29:57 PM

Cyfraniadau Grŵp

An unexpected view of a Fleet Air Arm Fairey Firefly over Tilbury Docks. Where did it come from and where was it going?

Kentishman
Tuesday 11th of August 2015 08:59:13 AM