Sunderland

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Title

Sunderland

Description

A port side flying view of a Sunderland.

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One b/w photograph on an album page

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

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PThomasAF20080032

Transcription

[Photograph]

Short Sunderland.
A development of the S.23 Empire class civil class flying boats. The first Sunderland flew in October 1937 with Bristol Pegasus XII radial engines, & incorporated the first powered gun turrets to be used in a British Flying Boat. The Sunderland played a major part in the Second World War being used extensively in the North Atlantic on anti-sub work. Altogether 606 were built.

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“Sunderland,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed December 4, 2021, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/23298.

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