Oblique aerial photograph taken from Short Sunderland Mark III, EK586 'U', of No. 10 Squadron RAAF during an attack on German type VIIC submarine U-426 in the Bay of Biscay. The U-boat is down by the stern and sinking after six depth charges straddled her stern. The captain of EK586, Flying Officer J P Roberts RAAF, was awarded an immediate DFC on his return to Mount Batten, Devon.

C Oblique aerial photograph taken from Short Sunderland Mark III 'U' of No. 10 Squadron RAAF during an attack on German type VIIC submarine in the Bay of Biscay

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Sunderland Flying Boat

A Short Sunderland Mk 1 at its base in the UK. Unit or location unknown. The only listing for these squadron codes I could find was a RCAF B.

AIRCRAFT ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945 SHORT S25 SUNDERLAND (CF 657)   Sunderland Mark III, EJ143 ‘S’, of No. 230 Squadron RAF Detachment, piloted by Flight Lieutenant A W Deller, taking off at Addu Atoll, Maldive Islands.

CF Sunderland Mark III ‘S’ of No. 230 Squadron RAF Detachment piloted by Flight Lieutenant A W Deller taking off at Addu Atoll Maldive Islands

Look at the scale of this Short Sunderland in the factory. MASSIVE.

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