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Coastal Command - August 1936

Units administered by Coastal Command HQ

Unit Location/Administered by
RAF Detachment Bermuda
RAF Station Calshot Calshot Spit, Hampshire
SHQ RAF Calshot
Training Sqn RAF Calshot
Navigation School RAF Calshot
Marine Instructional Section RAF Calshot
Embarkation Office (at Southampton) RAF Calshot
No 201 (Flying Boat) Sqn RAF Calshot
RAF Station Donibristle Donibristle,
No 22 (Torpedo Bomber) Sqn RAF Donibristle
RAF Station Eastleigh Eastleigh, Southampton
Marine Aircraft Experimental Establishment RAF Felixstowe, Norfolk
No 209 (Flying Boat) Sqn RAF Felixstowe
RAF Station Gosport Gosport, Hampshire
  1. SHQ
  2. Base Training Sqn
Coast Artillery Co-operation Unit RAF Gosport
School of Naval Co-operation RAF Lee-on-Solent
No 1 Gunnery Co-operation Flight (Fleet) RAF Lee-on-Solent
RAF Station Mount Batten Plymouth, Devon
No 204 (Flying Boat) Sqn RAF Mount Batten
RAF Station Pembroke Dock Pembroke Dock, Pembrokeshire
No 210 (Flying Boat) Sqn RAF Pembroke Dock
No 230 (Flying Boat) Sqn RAF Pembroke Dock

Fleet Air Arm of the Royal Air Force units administered by Coastal Command HQ

Unit Allocated to/Shore Station
RAF Units for HMS Courageous  
No 800 (Fleet Fighter) Sqn Eastleigh
No 810 (Fleet Torpedo Bomber) Sqn Gosport
No 820 (Fleet Spotter Reconnaissance) Sqn Eastleigh
No 821 (Fleet Spotter Reconnaissance) Sqn Eastleigh
RAF Units for HMS Hermes (re-fitting)  
RAF Units for HMS Eagle (refitting)  
RAF Units for HMS Furious  
No 801 (Fleet Fighter) Sqn Eastleigh
No 811 (Fleet Torpedo Bomber) Sqn Gosport
No 822 (Fleet Spotter Reconnaissance) Sqn Manston
No 702 (Catapult) Flt 2nd Battle Sqn (Home Fleet)
No 712 (Catapult) Flt 2nd Cruiser Sqn (Home Fleet)
No 716 (Catapult) Flt 6th Cruiser Sqn (South Africa)
No 718 (Catapult) Flt 8th Cruiser Sqn (America and West Indies)

Source - August 1936 Air Force List

County names used are those in use at the time

This page was last updated on 08/07/19

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