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Coastal Command - March 1939


No 16 (Reconnaissance) Group

 
Unit Location/Administered by
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
No 500 (County of Kent) (General Reconnaissance) Sqn AAF RAF Detling
No 48 (General Reconnaissance) Sqn RAF Eastchurch
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 Bombing 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 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
Bombing Range Dalgety Bay
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, Hampshire

No 18 (Reconnaissance) Group

 
Unit Location/Administered by
RAF Station Leuchars Leuchars, Fife
No 224 (General Reconnaissance) Sqn RAF Leuchars
No 233 (General Reconnaissance) Sqn RAF Leuchars
RAF Station Abbotsinch Abbotsinch, Renfrewshire
No 269 (General Reconnaissance) Sqn RAF Abbotsinch
RAF Station Dyce Dyce, Aberdeenshire
No 612 (County of Aberdeen) (General Reconnaissance) Sqn AAF RAF Dyce
No 502 (Ulster) (General Reconnaissance) Sqn AAF RAF Aldergrove

Source - March 1939 Air Force List

County names used are those in use at the time

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