RAF Thornaby [entry point]


RAF Thornaby [entry point]


RAF Thornaby was located North Yorkshire immediately south of Stockton-on-Tees.

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It was opened in the 1920s and was in Coastal Command during World War Two, including air-sea rescue units. From March to July 1941 114 Squadron from 2 Group Bomber Command operating Blenheims was loaned to Coastal Command and flew from the station. Aircraft used at the station included Hudsons, Ansons, Bothas, Oxfords, Swordfish, Beaufighters, Wellingtons and Warwicks. Coastal Command 1674 Heavy Conversion Unit also used B-17s, B-24s and Halifaxes.

Artwork                            Text
Map                                Text. Correspondence
Map. Navigation chart and log      Text. Diary
Moving image                       Text. Log book and record book
Photograph                         Text. Memoir
Physical object                    Text. Personal research
Physical object. Clothing          Text. Poetry
Physical object. Decoration        Text. Service material
Sound                              Text. Training material
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“RAF Thornaby [entry point],” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed December 4, 2023, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/21811.

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