Navigation log

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Title

Navigation log

Description

Time based navigators log of operation to Bochum on 13 May 1943 completed by navigator Sergeant Bush.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1943-05-13

Contributor

Andy Hamilton

Rights

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Format

Two page form document filled in

Language

Identifier

ONorthGJ173836-160523-01

Temporal Coverage

Transcription

2320 EQUIPMENT CHECKED
2325 CHOCKS AWAY
2333 AIRBORNE BASE I.F.F. ON
2339 157 235/40 169 180 BASE S/C COTTESEMORE LT “F” 160 5500 +11°C 176 164 96 35 0014
2345  FIX 5401N 0111W B 4.33 D 49.32
2346 TMC 155
2349  DRIFT 11° P R.G. TMC 158
2356  FIX 5338N 0059W B 4.56 D 50.01
 W/V [circled 208/27] AP G/S 154
0006  FIX 5317 ½ N 0048W B 5.30 D 50.90
 W/V [circled 205/30] AP
0013 TURNING TOWARDS “F” 160M
0019 114 240/35 123 133  COTT. LT S/C SOUTHWOLD 160 5500 +12°C 176 195 97 30 0049
 W/V [circled 200/35] AP
0027 COAST OF WASH 5 MILES TO PORT
0029  FIX 5247N 0020E B 6.50 C 42.72
 W/V [circled 228/60] AP
0036  FIX 5239 ½ N 0049E B 6.69 C 41.61
TMG 114 G/S 192
 W/V [circled 237/33] TR & GS
0045 135 237/33 145 155  D.R. POS’N 5229N 0127E a/c SOUTHWOLD 160 5500 +12°C 176 180 15 5 0050
0051 119 250/40 129 138 SOUTHWOLD S/C 5100N 0540E CLIMBING 147 10500 173 199 194 56 0147
0051  FIX 5521N 0145E B 7.29 C 39.64
0052 OXYGEN ON IFF OFF
ALL EXTERNAL NAV. LIGHTS OFF
0102  FIX 5205N 0225E B 7.63 C 38.49
G/S 180
0110 HT REACHED ETA ENEMY COAST 0120 14000 -3°C 195
0117  FIX 5141N 0321E B 7.99 C 37.31
0121 119 240/30 126 134 CROSSING COAST a/c 134M 155 14000 -3°C 195 211 99 28 0149
0130 USING STUDS + Y JAMMING
0134  FIX 5123N 0425E B 7.91 C 36.80
[missing word] 31 0152
0152 084 240/30 087 094 DR 5100N 0540E S/C 5106N 0703E 145 14000 -3°C 185 216 60 17 0209
0209 FLAK VERY HEAVY + PREDICTED
CONED BY 30 LIGHTS
0216 009 016 TURNING ON TARGET – MR 27 7 0223
0223 BOMBS GONE

0223 003 010 TARGET S/C 5155N 0720E 30 9 0232
0232 326 203/39 316 323 DR 5155N 0732E S/C 5400N 0500E 150 14500 -2°C 195 213 173 49 0321
0245 OIL PUMPED BY NAV.
PETROL 200 GALS
0315 CROSSING EAST END OF AMELAND B/A
0320 STIRLING FIRED BURST UNDERNEATH
AIRCRAFT – GETTING DANGEROUS
NOW
0323 PETROL 170 GALS
0324 272 203/39 261 270 D.R. 5400N 0500E S/C FLAM HD, 145 14000 -2°C 190 171
0340 FIX ? B 3.54 C 41.07
0344  FIX 5350N 0420E B 3.52 C 41.11
0350 ALL SWITCHES OFF ALL FUZES OFF
PANEL CHECK SHOWS HANG UP
ON STATION 14
0356  FIX 5354N 0340E B 3.25 C 41.58
TMG 275
0413 J – BEAM “A” HEARING DOTS
0418  FIX 5405N 0226E B 2.60 C 42.58
0418 OIL PUMPED B/A
0420 110 GALS.
0426  FIX 5412N 0159E B 2.31 C 43.01 145 5000 +8°C 162
LIGHTS FLASHING IN SEA G/S 144
 W/V [circled 200/65] TR + GS
0442 251 200/65 233 244 DR POS’N 5420N 0103E a/c FLAM HD 150 5000 +8°C 167 115 48 25 0507
0453  FIX 5419N 0053E B 2.00 D 51.40
0511 275 200/65 252 263 FLAM B HD S/C BASE 150 5000 +15°C 165 135 51 23 0534
0528 HOMING TO BASE
0536 BASE
0540 LANDED BASE TIME 6.07 M M BUSH

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13 – 5 – 43
SGT BUSH
BOCHUM
S – BEAMS A: 095 B: 060 C: 080 D: 060
0601 2151 04.19 0514 2236
10
6 - - - * R FOR AFT RW MOON 22° AZ 2560T
BASE 235/40 5500’ 176 157 169 11°W 180 164 96 35
5254N 0026W
5254N 0026W 240/35 5500’ 176 114 123 10°W 133 195 97 30
SOUTHWOLD
SOUTHWOLD 250/40 55000’ 15000’ 173 129 9°W 138 199 95 29
5100N 0540E 240/30 15000’ 202 119 126 8°W 134 218 99 27
5100N 0540E 240/30 15000’ 202 084 087 7°W 094 231 60 16
5106N 0703E
5106N 0703E 240/30 15000’ 202 015 009 7°W 016 222 27 [underlined] 7 [/underlined] 2.24
TARGET
TARGET 240/30 15000’ 200 010 003 7°W 010 218 30 8
5155N 0720E
5155N 0720E 240/30 15000’ 190 326 317 7°W 184 173 57
5400N 0500E
5400N 0500E 230/60 15000’ 176 272 259 9°W 268 127 205 97
FLAM. HD. 5000’
FLAM HD. 230/47 5000’ 162 275 263 11°W 274 126 [underlined] 51 24 [/underlined]
BASE 53 9 8 4 5.30

[circled 0] 0200 – 0235 [circled 0210 – 0220] 20000 [circled -140]
2000 FT 5000 FT 10000 FT 15000 FT
BASE 230 35 – 40 230 45 – 50 230 60 230 60
53 ½ N +12°C +8°C +1°C -8°C
53 ½ N 240 30 240 35 250 40 230 45
ENEMY COAST
ENEMY COAST 240 20 240 25 250 25 240 30
TARGET 20000 260/35
STUDS [undecipherable word] WELL: INVOICE
0130 – 0230 [circled [deleted] undecipherable 2 words [/deleted]] [circled 295M VZ 4 MILES]
FLAM HD 270° T BEACON SL O216E
1805 REC + ARC ADD 253O HRS
2210 SPICA + VEGA
0115 SPICA + ALTAIR 5105N 0655E
0247 ARC + ALTAIR YELLOW MARKERS 0157, 0202
2140
2210
2310
2320
2330
2331

S/C 2339

Citation

“Navigation log,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed July 21, 2019, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/8199.

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