Hourigan, Margaret

Title

Hourigan, Margaret
Margaret Hourigan
M Hourigan

Description

157 items. An oral history interview with Margaret Hourigan (b. 1922, 889775 Royal Air Force) and 156 target photographs taken by 50 and 61 Squadron aircraft during 1944. Margaret Hourigan served in the Women's Auxiliary Air Force as a plotter with Fighter Command before being posted to RAF Waddington and RAF Skellingthorpe with Bomber Command.

The collection has been loaned to the IBCC Digital Archive for digitisation by Margaret Hourigan and catalogued by Trevor Hardcastle.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

2019-04-16

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Identifier

Hourigan,M

Collection Items

Farge
Target photograph of Farge. Partly rural and wooded with both banks of the Weser, roads settlements and field patterns visible. Captioned ‘3’, ‘4908 SKELL. 27.3.45/8” 16800 055’ 1302 FARGE.P. 14MC1000(Minol)ID. C.33secs. S/L…

Givors
Target photograph of Givors. Rural area with field patterns, a dense wood and sparse settlements. Captioned ‘8°F’, '6B 1963. SKELL.11/12.8.44//NT.8” 8000’ [arrow] 048° 0104. GIVORS RD.F. 8x1000. 3x500. 23secs. F/L PARKER F. 61. On…

Ladbergen
Target photograph of Ladbergen. Mainly rural area with fields covered in snow and the Dortmund-Ems Canal visible. Captioned ‘5’ 4121 SKELL. 1.1.45//8” 11750 ‘040°’ 1119 LADBERGEN. C 14MC1000DT, LD. C28secs. F/L.GREENFIELD.C.61. On the…

Bois-de-Cassan
Target photograph of Bois-de- Cassan. Rural area, roads, woods, field patterns and houses clearly visible. Captioned '3°F', '4B', '1614 SKELL. 2.8.44 // 8" 16000' [arrow] 085° 1719 BOIS-DE-CASSAN RD.M.11X1000.4X500.C33secs.F/O. WHITE. M.61'. On the…

Farge
Target photograph of Farge. Partly rural and wooded but with industrial structures including oil storage tanks. Roads and field patterns visible. Captioned '3[degree]s F', '4B', '4912 Skell.27.3.45//8" 16200 050° 1303 FARGE.R. 14MC1000(Minol)LD.…

Flushing
Target photograph of Flushing. Port area, breakwater, docks, quays, bomb explosions and disturbed water visible. Captioned '8°F', '5B', '3205 SKELL.11.10.44.// 8" 5000' [arrow] 272° 1458 FLUSHING 96RD.C.11X1000.4X500.C23secs.F/O ABBOTT.C.61.'. On…

Politz
Target photograph of Politz. Partially obscured by ball of light and haze, no clear detail visible. Captioned '5[degreesF', '5B', '4385 SKELL.8/9.2.45//NT(C).8" 10750 065° 2121 POLITZ.A. 1HC4000IN. 14MC500DT. 21secs. F/O MOURITZ.A.61.'. On the…

Royan
Target photograph of Royan. Almost completely obscured by light streaks and a ball of light. no clear detail visible. Captioned '8°F', '6CLB', '4179 SKELL.4/5.1.44//NT(C).8" 8000 213° 0402 ROYAN.L. 1HC4000(M) IN,5GP500DT,11MC500DT, 23secs. S/L.…

Wilhelmshaven
Target photograph of Wilhelmshaven. Completely obscured by cloud, smoke, dust and bomb explosions. Captioned '3°F', '6B', '3079 SKELL.5.10.44.//8" 18000' [arrow] 270° 1109 WILHELMSHAVEN RD.B.10X1000.4'J'X500.C34secs.F/O MOURITZ.B.61'. On the…

Wurzburg
Target photograph of Wurzburg. Urban area, some light streaks, no clear detail visible. Captioned '8°F', '6B', '4705 SKELL.16/17.3.45//NT/(C).7". 9500 014° 2133 WURZBURG.E. 1HC4000IN,18X4. 19secs. F/O.SWALES.E.61.' On the reverse ' F/O. SWALES.…

Rollencourt
Target photograph of Rollencourt. Red dot centre right. Partially obscured by cloud, visible area rural, field patterns and bomb explosions visible. Captioned '5°F', 5B', '2439 SKELL.31.8.44// 8" 14000' [arrow] 172° 1812 ROLLENCOURT…

Dam-Heimbach
Target photograph of the Heimbach Dam. Partially obscured by cloud smoke and dust. No detail clearly visible. Captioned '8°F', '5B', '3931 SKELL.11.12.44.// 8" 9000' 125° 1437 DAM-HEIMBACH.T. 14 MC 1000 DT. C 25secs. F/L BARTLETT.T.61'. On the…

Ships-Moss
Target photograph of Shiping off Moss. Coastal area, bay or estuary, small area showing quays and docks, larger area showing coast line, but mainly water. Bomb explosions in water. Captioned '8°F', '7B', '4064 SKELL.28/29.12.44//NT(C)8" 8000' 340°…

Molbis
Target photograph of Molbis. Mainly obscured by light streaks, balls of light and bomb explosions. Visible area mainly rural, no detail clearly visible. Captioned '6V', '5B', '5069. SKELL.7/8.4.45//NT(C)7" 16200' 080° 2302 MOLBIS.D.…

Brest
Target photograph of Brest. Port area, breakwaters, quays, docks, industrial installations, river La Penfeld all clearly visible. Bomb explosions straddling a breakwater. Captioned '3°F', '5B', '2069 SKELL.14.8.44.//.8" 15500' [arrow] 010° 2028…

Pilsen
Target photograph of Pilsen. Completely obscured by haze, smoke, dust, light streaks and balls of light. Captioned 'V', '5B', '5152 SKELL.16/17.4.45//NT(C)8" 12750' 165° 0401. PISEN.B. 1HC4000(Tr)IN+6MC500(M2)DT46ANM64DT.27secs.F/L.RAWLE.B.61.'. On…

La Pallice
Target photograph of La Pallice. Port area, partially obscured by cloud, smoke and dust. Breakwaters, docks, quays, industrial installations and lock gates all clearly visible. Disturbed water from bomb explosions also visible. Captioned '5°F',…

Bois de Cassan
Target photograph of Bois de Cassan. Red dot lower centre. River Oise, bomb craters, roads and field patterns all visible. Partially obscured by bomb explosions, smoke and dust. Captioned '3°F', '5B', '1877 SKELL.6.8.44.// 8" 14000 [arrow] 136°…

Konigsberg
Target photograph of Koningsberg. River or canal top right, some light streaks, urban area, street patterns and features visible. Captioned '8[degrees ]F', '7B', '2426 SKELL.29/30.8.44//NT8" 8700 [arrow] 030° 0133 KONIGSBERG…

Nuremberg
Target photograph of Nuremberg. Obscured by haze and light streaks. Captioned '3°F', '8B', '3328 SKELL.19/20.10.44//NT(C-8" 16000' [arrow] 014° 2103 NUREMBERG RD.M.1X4000.14XCP.14.27secs. F/O.MOURITZ.M.61.'. On the reverse F/O MOURITZ. NURNBERG.…

Gdynia
Target photograph of Gdynia. Partially obscured by light streaks, visible area is urban but no clear detail visible. Captioned '9', '3989 SKELL. 18/19.12.44.//NT(C)8" [height, heading & time censored] GDYNIA(B) 10 ANM 59 DT. [exposure censored] F/L…

Stettin
Target photograph of Stettin. Mainly obscured by light streaks and balls of light. Visible are urban areas, no clear detail visible. Captioned '6', '1627 WADD.5/6.1.44.NT//5" 21000 [arrow] 130° 0351 STETTIN.J.3X1000+1X500+9X4+4X30.31secs.W/C.…

Wesel
Target photograph of Wesel. Obscured by light streaks and bomb explosions, No clear detail visible. Captioned '5°F', '5B', '4854 SKELL.23/24.3.45//NT(C)8" 11000' 030° 2237 WESEL.Q 8MC1000.TD. 6ANM65TD 21SECS.F/O.ROOCROFT.Q.61.'. On the reverse…

Politz
Target photograph of Politz. Partially obscured by light streaks, some bomb explosions, no clear detail. Captioned '3° F', '6B', '4237 SKELL.13/14.1.45//NT(C)8" 17000' 320° 2216 POLITZ.P. 1HC4000IN.14MC500DT. 27secs. F/O. COOKSEY. P.61.'. On the…

Munich
Target photograph of Munich. Obscured by haze, light streaks and balls of light. Captioned '7B', '1952 SKELL.17/18.12.44//NT/(C).8".13100' 043° 2205 MUNICH.T. 1HC4000IN.15X4. 23SEC.S/L.FADDEN.T.61.'. On the reverse ' S/L. FADDEN. MUNICH…
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