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No 480 (Coastal Reconnaissance) Flight - Personnel and locations


[Jul 1923 | Jan 1924 | May 1924 | Jan 1925 | Feb 1925 | Mar 1925 | Apr 1925 | May 1925 | Jun 1925 | Jul 1925 | Mar 1926 | Jul 1926 | Dec 1926 | Jul 1927 | Jul 1928 | Sep 1928]

This was formed on 1 April 1923 at Calshot by amalgamating the Naval Co-operation Flight and No 230 Squadron.

July 1923

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Felixstowe F5 RAF Base, Calshot Coastal Area

 

Rank Name Date Notes
It is included in the establishment of RAF Calshot in this edition

Source - July 1923 Air Force List

January 1924

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Felixstowe F5 RAF Base, Calshot Coastal Area/No 10 Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr William B Callaway  1 Apr 1923 Officer Commanding, AFC; later AVM
Flt Lt Henry G R Malet  1 Apr 1923  
Flt Lt Lionel C Shoppee  1 Apr 1923 DSC
Flt Lt Harry L Nunn  1 Apr 1923 DSC, DFC
Fg Off Norbert M S Russell  1 Apr 1923  
Fg Off John H Bentham  1 Apr 1923  
Fg Off William J Daddo-Langlois  1 Apr 1923  
Fg Off Albert G Thackray 18 Oct 1923  
Fg Off Colin Sagon  1 Apr 1923  
Plt Off Robert Collins 18 Oct 1923  

Source - January 1924 Air Force List

May 1924

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Felixstowe F5 RAF Base, Calshot Coastal Area/No 10 Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr William B Callaway  1 Apr 1923 Officer Commanding, AFC; later AVM
Flt Lt Henry G R Malet  1 Apr 1923  
Flt Lt Lionel C Shoppee  1 Apr 1923 DSC
Flt Lt Harry L Nunn  1 Apr 1923 DSC, DFC
Flt Lt Norbert M S Russell  1 Apr 1923  
Flt Lt John H Bentham  1 Apr 1923  
Flt Lt William J Daddo-Langlois  1 Apr 1923  
Fg Off John G Horne  8 Dec 1923  
Fg Off Albert G Thackray 18 Oct 1923  
Fg Off Colin Sagon  1 Apr 1923  
Fg Off Robert Collins 18 Oct 1923  
Fg Off Alfred C W Richards  8 Dec 1923  

Source - May 1924 Air Force List

January 1925

Source - January 1925 Air Force List

February 1925

Source - February 1925 Air Force List

March 1925

Source - March 1925 Air Force List

April 1925

Source - April 1925 Air Force List

May 1925

Source - May 1925 Air Force List

June 1925

Source - June 1925 Air Force List

July 1925

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Felixstowe F5 RAF Base, Calshot Coastal Area/No 10 Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr William B Callaway  1 Apr 1923 Officer Commanding, AFC; later AVM
Flt Lt Lionel C Shoppee  1 Apr 1923 DSC
Flt Lt John H Bentham  1 Apr 1923  
Flt Lt George B Holmes 16 Feb 1925  
Flt Lt Gerald S Shaw 16 Feb 1925 later A/Cdre
Fg Off George R Hicks 10 Dec 1924 DFC
Fg Off Edward A Blake 10 Dec 1924  
Fg Off Colin Sagon  1 Apr 1923  
Fg Off Robert Collins 18 Oct 1923  
Fg Off Frederick W M Downer  6 Aug 1924  
Fg Off Eric S Brinsmead 15 Apr 1924  

Source - July 1925 Air Force List

March 1926

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Supermarine Southampton RAF Base, Calshot Coastal Area/No 10 Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr Albert Durston 18 Jan 1926 Officer Commanding, AFC; later AM
Flt Lt Colin Boumphrey 25 Jan 1926  
Flt Lt Seymour C Harker 10 Oct 1925  
Flt Lt John H Bentham  1 Apr 1923  
Flt Lt William J Daddo-Langlois  9 Dec 1925  
Flt Lt George B Holmes 16 Feb 1925  
Fg Off George R Hicks 10 Dec 1924 DFC
Fg Off Colin Sagon  1 Apr 1923  
Fg Off Stephen R Sunnucks 14 Jul 1924  
Plt Off Alfred H Willetts 15 Sep 1925  

Source - March 1926 Air Force List

July 1926

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Supermarine Southampton RAF Base, Calshot Coastal Area/No 10 Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr Albert Durston 18 Jan 1926 Officer Commanding, AFC; later AM
Flt Lt Colin Boumphrey 25 Jan 1926  
Flt Lt Cecil G Wigglesworth 25 Jan 1926 AFC; later A/Cdre
Flt Lt Seymour C Harker 10 Oct 1925  
Flt Lt William J Daddo-Langlois  9 Dec 1925  
Flt Lt George B Holmes 16 Feb 1925  
Fg Off George R Hicks 10 Dec 1924 DFC
Fg Off Colin Sagon  1 Apr 1923  
Fg Off Stephen R Sunnucks 14 Jul 1924  
Fg Off John F Young 20 Apr 1926  
Fg Off Arthur E Haes  7 Jun 1926  
Plt Off Alfred H Willetts 15 Sep 1925  

Source - July 1926 Air Force List

December 1926

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Supermarine Southampton RAF Base, Calshot Coastal Area/No 10 Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr Albert Durston 18 Jan 1926 Officer Commanding, AFC; later AM
Flt Lt Cecil G Wigglesworth 25 Jan 1926 AFC; later A/Cdre
Flt Lt Seymour C Harker 10 Oct 1925  
Flt Lt George B Holmes 16 Feb 1925  
Flt Lt George R Hicks 10 Dec 1924 DFC
Hon Flt Lt George N Carroll  1 Sep 1926  
Fg Off Colin Sagon  1 Apr 1923  
Fg Off Henry L Beatty  1 Sep 1926  
Fg Off Stephen R Sunnucks 14 Jul 1924  
Fg Off John F Young 20 Apr 1926  
Fg Off Arthur E Haes  7 Jun 1926  
Plt Off Alfred H Willetts 15 Sep 1925  

Source - December 1926 Air Force List

July 1927

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Supermarine Southampton RAF Base, Calshot Coastal Area/No 10 Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr Ivor T Lloyd  7 Feb 1927 Officer Commanding, later A/Cdre
Flt Lt Edwin S Goodwin 13 Jun 1927 AFC; later AVM
Flt Lt Seymour C Harker 10 Oct 1925  
Flt Lt George R Hicks 10 Dec 1924  
Hon Flt Lt George N Carroll  1 Sep 1926  
Fg Off Colin Sagon  1 Apr 1923  
Fg Off Herbert Hackney  2 May 1927  
Fg Off Stephen R Sunnucks 14 Jul 1924  
Fg Off John F Young 20 Apr 1926  
Fg Off Paul McK Terry 17 Mar 1927  
Plt Off

Horace Waring

13 May 1927 later A/Cdre

Source - July 1927 Air Force List

July 1928

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Supermarine Southampton RAF Base, Calshot Coastal Area/No 10 Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr Ivor T Lloyd  7 Feb 1927 Officer Commanding, later A/Cdre
Flt Lt Edwin S Goodwin 13 Jun 1927 AFC; later AVM
Flt Lt Alick C Stevens  1 Mar 1928 later AM
Flt Lt Guy M Knocker  1 Mar 1928  
Flt Lt Frederick W W Wilson 20 Jan 1928  
Flt Lt Arthur P Revington 10 Oct 1927 later A/Cdre
Fg Off Sidney Wallingford 17 Aug 1927 Armament duties
Plt Off Alistair R Sarel 27 Mar 1928  
Plt Off Francis R Worthington  1 Mar 1928  
Plt Off Clayton D C Boyce  9 Mar 1928 later AVM
Plt Off Claude H Turner  1 Mar 1928  
-
4 Airman pilots

Source - July 1928 Air Force List

September 1928

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Supermarine Southampton RAF Base, Calshot Coastal Area/No 10 Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr Ivor T Lloyd  7 Feb 1927 Officer Commanding, later A/Cdre
Flt Lt Edwin S Goodwin 13 Jun 1927 AFC; later AVM
Flt Lt Alick C Stevens  1 Mar 1928 later AM
Flt Lt Guy M Knocker  1 Mar 1928  
Flt Lt Frederick W W Wilson 20 Jan 1928  
Flt Lt Arthur P Revington 10 Oct 1927 later A/Cdre
Fg Off Sidney Wallingford 17 Aug 1927 Armament duties
Fg Off Alistair R Sarel 27 Mar 1928  
Plt Off Francis R Worthington  1 Mar 1928  
Plt Off Clayton D C Boyce  9 Mar 1928 later AVM
Plt Off Claude H Turner  1 Mar 1928  
-
4 Airman pilots

Source - September 1928 Air Force List

It was redesignated No 201 Squadron on 1 January 1929.

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