RAF Skellingthorpe [entry point]


RAF Skellingthorpe [entry point]


RAF Skellingthorpe (also known as Skelly) was a Bomber Command station in Lincolnshire 2 miles (3 kms) south-west of Lincoln.

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It opened in November 1941 as part of 5 Group Bomber Command. The first occupants were 50 Squadron and 455 Squadron both equipped with Hampdens. 455 Squadron moved out in February 1942. 50 Squadron converted to Manchesters in April 1942 but two months later changed to Lancasters. 61 Squadron with Lancasters also used the station from November 1943.

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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
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“RAF Skellingthorpe [entry point],” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed December 9, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/5707.

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