An Airbase

placeholder gif[Flying boat off shore at Torre Abbey Sands]

Towards the end of World War 2 a flying boat flight was based in Torquay Harbour. There was also an air sea rescue launch.

Written by Michael

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Technical Information (Metadata)
Title Value
Written by Michael
Identifier ref 838
Creator   Remington's. Photo Service  
Format   postcard photograph; 129 mm x 230 mm  
Coverage   Devon. Paignton  
Source   Torbay Library Services  
Subject   Maritime. Transport. Aviation  
Type   Image  
Publisher   Torbay Library Services  
Rights   Torbay Library Services  
Keywords aeroplanes boats coastline seafront promenade