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Coastal Command - July 1938

No 16 (Reconnaissance) Group

Unit Location/Administered by
RAF Station Abbotsinch Abbotsinch, Renfrewshire
No 269 (General Reconnaissance) Sqn RAF Abbotsinch
RAF Station Bircham Newton Bircham Newton, Norfolk
No 206 (General Reconnaissance) Sqn RAF Bircham Newton
No 220 (General Reconnaissance) Sqn RAF Bircham Newton
No 201 (General Reconnaissance) Sqn RAF Calshot
Bombing Range Dalgety Bay
RAF Station Felixstowe (Administration of Personnel only) RAF Felixstowe, Norfolk
Marine Aircraft Experimental Establishment RAF Felixstowe, Norfolk
No 209 (General Reconnaissance) Sqn RAF Felixstowe
Landguard Range RAF Felixstowe
RAF Station Mount Batten Plymouth, Devon
No 204 (General Reconnaissance) Sqn RAF Mount Batten
RAF Station Pembroke Dock Pembroke Dock, Pembrokeshire
No 210 (General Reconnaissance) Sqn RAF Pembroke Dock
No 228 (General Reconnaissance) Sqn RAF Pembroke Dock
Floating Dock RAF Pembroke Dock
No 217 (General Reconnaissance) Sqn RAF Tangmere
RAF Station Thornaby Thornaby, North Riding of Yorkshire
No 224 (General Reconnaissance) Sqn RAF Thornaby
No 233 (General Reconnaissance) Sqn RAF Thornaby
RAF Station Thorney Island Thorney Island, Hampshire
No 22 (Torpedo Bomber) Sqn RAF Thorney Island
No 42 (Torpedo Bomber) Sqn RAF Thorney Island

(a) Directly under Director of Training for training.

No 17 (Training) Group

Unit Location/Administered by
RAF Station Calshot Calshot Spit, Hampshire
HQ and Training Sqn RAF Calshot
No 240 (General Reconnaissance) Sqn RAF Calshot
RAF Station Donibristle Donibristle,
School of Naval Co-operation RAF Ford
RAF Station Gosport Gosport, Hampshire
  1. Training Sqn
  2. Torpedo Section
  3. Storage Unit
No 1 Coast Artillery Co-operation Unit RAF Gosport
RAF Station Lee-on-Solent Lee-on-Solent, Hampshire
No 2 Anti-Aircraft Co-operation Unit RAF Lee-on-Solent
RAF Station Southampton Southampton, Hampshire
School of General Reconnaissance RAF Thorney Island
RAF Station Worthy Down Worthy Down, Winchester, Hampshire

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

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

Source - July 1938 Air Force List

County names used are those in use at the time

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