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No 464 (Fleet Torpedo)/(Fleet Torpedo Bomber) Flight


[Jul 1928 | Sep 1928 | Jul 1929 | Jul 1930 | Jul 1931 | Jul 1932]

This was formed on 1 September 1927 at RAF Base Gosport equipped with six Blackburn Darts

Date Location
 1 Sep 1927 RAF Base Gosport
15 May 1928 HMS Courageous

July 1928

Aircraft operated Shore Station/Ship Command/Group
Blackburn Dart RAF Base Gosport/HMS Courageous Coastal Area

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Flt Lt Edmund W Anstice  1 Sep 1927 Officer Commanding
Fg Off Miles Cursham 16 Feb 1928 Lt, RN
Fg Off Robert H S Rodger  1 Sep 1927 Armament duties, Lt, RN
Fg Off Joseph C C Slater  1 Sep 1927  
Fg Off Harold S Cooper 22 Dec 1927 Lt, RN
Fg Off Ronald C H Monk  1 Sep 1927  

Source - Air Force List July 1928

September 1928

Aircraft operated Shore Station/Ship Command/Group
Blackburn Dart RAF Base Gosport/HMS Courageous Coastal Area

 

 
Rank Name Date Notes
Flt Lt Edmund W Anstice  1 Sep 1927 Officer Commanding
Fg Off Alfred B Woodhall 17 Jun 1928 Capt, RM
Fg Off Robert H S Rodger  1 Sep 1927 Armament duties, Lt, RN
Fg Off Joseph C C Slater  1 Sep 1927  
Fg Off Harold S Cooper 22 Dec 1927 Lt, RN
Fg Off Ronald C H Monk  1 Sep 1927  

Source - September 1928 Air Force List

Date Location
 6 Jul 1928 RAF Hal Far
20 Jul 1928 HMS Courageous
30 Oct 1928 RAF Hal Far
28 Nov 1928 HMS Courageous
30 Nov 1928 RAF Hal Far
12 Mar 1929 HMS Courageous
 3 May 1929 RAF Hal Far
14 Jun 1929 HMS Courageous

Around May 1929 it was redesignated as a Fleet Torpedo Bomber flight.

July 1929

Aircraft operated Shore Station/Ship Command/Group
Blackburn Dart RAF Base Malta/HMS Courageous RAF Mediterranean

 

 
Rank Name Date Notes
Flt Lt Edmund W Anstice  1 Sep 1927 Officer Commanding
Fg Off Alfred B Woodhall 17 Jun 1928 Capt, RM
Fg Off Robert H S Rodger  1 Sep 1927 Armament duties, Lt, RN
Fg Off Joseph C C Slater  1 Sep 1927  
Fg Off Miles Cursham 16 Feb 1928 Lt, RN
Fg Off Ronald C H Monk  1 Sep 1927  
Fg Off Henry N M Nangle 24 May 1929 Lt, RN

Source - Air Force List July 1929

Date Location
21 Aug 1929 RAF Hal Far
26 Aug 1929 HMS Courageous
30 Aug 1929 Gaza
 9 Sep 1929 HMS Courageous
28 Sep 1929 RAF Aboukir
 8 Oct 1929 HMS Courageous
 1 Nov 1929 RAF Hal Far
20 Jan 1930 HMS Courageous
30 Jan 1930 RAF Base Gosport
 2 Jun 1930 HMS Furious
14 Jun 1930 RAF Base Gosport

July 1930

Aircraft operated Shore Station/Ship Command/Group
Blackburn Dart RAF Base Gosport/HMS Furious Coastal Area

 

 
Rank Name Date Notes
Flt Lt Alfred B Woodhall 17 Jun 1928 Officer Commanding, Capt, RM
Fg Off Christopher W Phillips 16 Aug 1929 Lt, RN
Fg Off Henry N M Nangle 24 May 1929 Lt, RN
Fg Off Ivor C Rowe  3 Jan 1930 Sub-Lt, RN
Fg Off Norman A Tait 27 Aug 1929 later A/Cdre
Fg Off Reginald C Jordan 14 Apr 1930  

Source - Air Force List July 1930

Date Location
17 Sep 1930 HMS Courageous
17 Nov 1930 - 19 Jan 1931 RAF Base Gosport (Detachment)
 1 Jun 1931 RAF Donibristle
xx xxx 1931 HMS Courageous

July 1931

Aircraft operated Shore Station/Ship Command/Group
Blackburn Dart HMS Courageous Coastal Area

 

 
Rank Name Date Notes
Flt Lt Miles Cursham 16 Jul 1930 Officer Commanding, Lt Cdr, RN
Fg Off Ivor C Rowe  3 Jan 1930 Sub-Lt, RN
Fg Off Norman A Tait 27 Aug 1929 later A/Cdre
Fg Off Reginald C Jordan 14 Apr 1930  

 Source - Air Force List July 1931

Date Location
 1 Dec 1931 RAF Base Gosport
 4 Jan 1932 HMS Courageous
11 Feb 1932 RAF Hal Far
22 Feb 1932 HMS Courageous
13 Mar 1932 RAF Base Gosport
21 Apr 1932 HMS Courageous
11 Jun 1932 RAF Base Gosport?
xx xxx 1932 HMS Courageous

July 1932

Aircraft operated Shore Station/Ship Command/Group
Blackburn Dart HMS Courageous Coastal Area

 

 
Rank Name Date Notes
Flt Lt Miles Cursham 16 Jul 1930 Officer Commanding, Lt Cdr, RN
Fg Off Christopher W Phillips  1 Sep 1931 Lt, RN
Fg Off Arthur E Louks  5 Jan 1932  
Fg Off Harold B Collins 14 Oct 1931  
Fg Off Philip H Cardew 23 Apr 1932 Lt, RN
Fg Off Benjamin H Jones  1 Jul 1931  

Source - Air Force List July 1932

Date Location
20 Jul 1932 RAF Base Gosport
30 Aug 1932 HMS Courageous
18 Oct 1932 RAF Base Gosport
 2 Jan 1933 HMS Courageous
24 Mar 1932 RAF Base Gosport

It was absorbed into No 810 Squadron on 3 April 1933.

Re-equipment and movement dates are based on those shown in 'Squadrons of the Fleet Air Arm' by Ray Sturtivant

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