RAF Tiree [entry point]

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RAF Tiree [entry point]

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RAF Tiree was located on the island of Tiree in the Inner Hebrides of the west coast of Scotland.

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The station was opened in 1941 and used by Coastal Command. 304 Squadron with Wellingtons was transferred from Bomber Command to Coastal Command in May 1942 and moved to RAF Tiree for a month. The station was used for anti-submarine patrols, air-sea rescue and meteorological flights. Other Coastal Command aircraft that used the station included Hudsons, B-24s, Warwicks, Halifaxes, Ansons and Sea Otters. The site is now Tiree Airport.

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“RAF Tiree [entry point],” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed July 7, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/21810.

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