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Lerwick (Canadian: 10 )

Saunders-Roe Lerwick

Saunders-Roe A.36 Lerwick (Source Wikipedia)
Lerwick L7265, "WQ-Q' of 209 Squadron. Taking off from Loch Ryan, March 1941

The Saro Lerwick was a British flying boat intended to be flown along with the Short Sunderland in RAF Coastal Command. Only a small number were built. They had a poor service record and a high accident rate; of 21 aircraft, 10 were lost to accidents and one for an unknown reason. Lerwicks were flown by RCAF aircrews overseas during the Second World War.

From Jul to Nov 1942, Lerwicks were flown for operational training by No. 422 Squadron, and No. 423 Squadron, RCAF at Lough Erne, Northern Ireland. The aircraft they flew included Serial Nos. L7250, coded U, L7256, coded V, L7258, coded R, L7259, coded Q, L7260, coded P, L7264, coded N, L7266, codd Y, and L7267, coded B. By the end of 1942 the Lerwick had been declared obsolete, and by early 1943 the survivors had been scrapped. Harold Skaarup web page

Wkikpedia Wikipedia Lerwick Flying Boat

General Harold A Skaarup Web Page

CASPIR Aircraft Groups:
RCAF 400 Squadron (10), Canadian Aircraft Losses (2)
last update: 2021-09-18 18:42:10

Lerwick L7250

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 L7250

Known Squadron Assignments:

Operated by No. 422 (GR) Squadron, RCAF, from Lough Erne, Northern Ireland, for training in 1942, coded 'DG*U". last update: 2024-February-19

Lerwick L7253

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 L7253

Known Squadron Assignments: ;209

last update: 2024-February-19
1940-February-20 KIA RAF Aircraftman 2nd Class Lawrence Herbert Trumay 2022-01-03

Lerwick L7256

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 L7256

Known Squadron Assignments:

Operated by No. 422 (GR) Squadron, RCAF, from Lough Erne, Northern Ireland, for training in 1942, coded 'DG*V". last update: 2024-February-19

Lerwick L7258

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 L7258

Known Squadron Assignments:

Operated by No. 422 (GR) Squadron, RCAF, from Lough Erne, Northern Ireland, for training in 1942, coded 'DG*R". last update: 2024-February-19

Lerwick L7259

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 L7259

Known Squadron Assignments:

Operated by No. 422 (GR) Squadron, RCAF, from Lough Erne, Northern Ireland, for training in 1942, coded 'DG*Q". last update: 2024-February-19

Lerwick L7260

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 L7260

Known Squadron Assignments:

Operated by No. 422 (GR) Squadron, RCAF, from Lough Erne, Northern Ireland, for training in 1942, coded 'DG*P". last update: 2024-February-19

Lerwick L7264

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 L7264

Known Squadron Assignments:

Operated by No. 422 (GR) Squadron, RCAF, from Lough Erne, Northern Ireland, for training in 1942, coded 'DG*N". last update: 2024-February-19

Lerwick L7266

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 L7266

Known Squadron Assignments:

Operated by No. 422 (GR) Squadron, RCAF, from Lough Erne, Northern Ireland, for training in 1942, coded 'DG*Y". last update: 2024-February-19

Lerwick L7267

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 L7267

Known Squadron Assignments:

Operated by No. 422 (GR) Squadron, RCAF, from Lough Erne, Northern Ireland, for training in 1942, coded 'DG*B". Crashed on landing at Lough Erne on 10 September 1942. last update: 2024-February-19

Lerwick L7268

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 L7268

Known Squadron Assignments: ;4

last update: 2024-February-19
1941-October-14 KIFA RCAF Pilot Officer Gordon Dudley Gilmour 2021-08-07

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