Air of Authority - A History of RAF Organisation


Home Page

Main Menu

Quick Menu

Members' Area

What New?

About this site

Reunions

Help Needed?

Glossary

Bibliography

Sign Guest Book

View Guest Book

Link to Amazon

Online Store

Contact Me


No 466 (Fleet Torpedo Bomber) Flight


[Jul 1931 | Jul 1932]

This was formed on 1 April 1931 at RAF Base Gosport equipped with six Blackburn Ripon IICs

Date Location
 1 Apr 1931 RAF Base Gosport
20 Jul 1931 RAF North Coates Fitties

July 1931

Aircraft operated Shore Station/Ship Command/Group
Blackburn Ripon RAF Base Gosport Coastal Area

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Flt Lt Herbert E King  8 Jun 1931 Officer Commanding
Fg Off Dennis J Margetts 31 Mar 1931 Armament duties, Lt, RN
Fg Off William G Williams 21 May 1931 Sub-Lt, RN
Fg Off Gerald D Anderson 16 May 1931 Lt, RN
Fg Off Richard C Keary 31 Mar 1931  
Fg Off Dennis J Douthwaite 31 Mar 1931  

Source - Air Force List July 1931

Date Location
 8 Aug 1931 RAF Base Gosport
 3 Mar 1932 HMS Furious
10 Mar 1932 RAF Base Gosport
13 Mar 1932 HMS Furious
14 Mar 1932 RAF Base Gosport
19 Apr 1932 HMS Furious
 8 Jun 1932 Novar
20 Jun 1932 HMS Furious

July 1932

Aircraft operated Shore Station/Ship Command/Group
Blackburn Ripon RAF Base Gosport Coastal Area

 

 
Rank Name Date Notes
Flt Lt Anthony M Kimmins  1 May 1931 Officer Commanding Lt Cdr, RN
Fg Off William G Williams 21 May 1931 Lt, RN
Fg Off Gerald D Anderson 16 May 1931 Lt, RN
Fg Off Richard C Keary 31 Mar 1931  
Fg Off Dennis J Douthwaite 31 Mar 1931  

Source - Air Force List July 1932

Date Location
15 Jul 1932 RAF Base Gosport
30 Aug 1932 HMS Furious
24 Oct 1932 RAF Base Gosport
 2 Jan 1933 HMS Furious
24 Mar 1933 RAF Netheravon
24 Mar 1933 RAF Base Gosport

It was absorbed into No 811 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

This page was last updated on 26/05/17 using FrontPage 2003

         [Top of Page]