RAF Castle Kennedy [entry point]


RAF Castle Kennedy [entry point]


RAF Castle Kennedy was located in Dumfries and Galloway in Scotland, 5 miles (8 kms) east of Stranraer.

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In early 1941 the station was developed as an air gunnery school which, during the course of the war, used Blenheims, Hampdens, Wellingtons, Ansons and Bothas with Battles, Defiants, Lysanders and Martinets as target tugs. A Coastal Command torpedo training unit also used the station.

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 Castle Kennedy [entry point],” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed May 25, 2024, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/5650.

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