EPW000781 ENGLAND (1920). Boatyard on Hamble Point, Hamble-le-Rice, from the south-west, 1920

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EPW000781
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EPW000797
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EPW000783
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EPW037428
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EPW000782
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Manylion

Pennawd [EPW000781] Boatyard on Hamble Point, Hamble-le-Rice, from the south-west, 1920
Cyfeirnod EPW000781
Dyddiad April-1920
Dolen
Enw lle HAMBLE-LE-RICE
Plwyf HAMBLE-LE-RICE
Ardal
Gwlad ENGLAND
Dwyreiniad / Gogleddiad 448452, 105695
Hydred / Lledred -1.3116758024703, 50.848184828737
Cyfeirnod Grid Cenedlaethol SU485057

Pinnau

Although this has been described as a boat yard, it was in fact an aircraft factory. In 1912 Hamble River Engineering Co and Luke & Co to build the HL1 floatplane which was never completed. The companies two sheds were requisitioned by the Admiralty in December 1914. Fairey Aviation was offered the site for the erection and testing of its seaplanes and moved in late 1917. Fairey Aviation continued to use the site until 1945 when it was transferred to an associated boat building company,Fairey Marine, however, aircraft production and conversion continued on th site until at least 1955.

Graham Yaxley
Monday 15th of December 2014 04:30:19 PM

Cyfraniadau Grŵp

Although this has been described as a boat yard, it was in fact an aircraft factory.

In 1912 Hamble River Engineering Co and Luke & Co joined forces to build the HL1 floatplane which was never completed. The companies two sheds were requisitioned by the Admiralty in December 1914. Fairey Aviation was offered the site for the erection and testing of its seaplanes and moved in late 1917. Fairey Aviation continued to use the site until 1945 when it was transferred to an associated boat building company,Fairey Marine, however, aircraft production and conversion continued on th site until at least 1955.

Graham Yaxley
Monday 15th of December 2014 04:33:34 PM
These buildings were Fairey Aviation's seaplane assembly works at Hamble Point.

Used by Fairey Marine as a boat factory from 1946 to 1985.

Now part of Hamble Point Marina.

CharlesLawrence
Thursday 27th of June 2013 04:23:01 PM