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Short Sunderland Mk.I, P9604 ‘RB-J’, of No. 10 Squadron Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) Detachment based at Oban, Scotland, about to taking off from Oban Bay.

A Short Sunderland Mk I of No. 10 Squadron RAAF, based at Oban in Scotland, August

South African Air Force Short Sunderland flying boat, operating from Lake…

South African Air Force Short Sunderland flying boat, operating from Lake Umsingazi, Zululand, during WWII, flying over Durban.

The crew of an Armstrong-Whitworth Whitley of Coastal Command, which had come down in the Atlantic, being rescued by a Short Sunderland of No. 10 Squadron RAAF. The six crew are clambering into the Sunderland from a two-man dinghy, which they were forced to use after their main dinghy failed to function. The photograph was taken from the wing of the Sunderland by one of its crew.

CH The crew of an Armstrong-Whitworth Whitley of Coastal Command which had come down in the Atlantic being rescued by a Short Sunderland of No

Short Sunderland III - A Sunderland of the 422 Squadron RCAF (Royal Canadian Air Force) taking off from Lough Erne, Northern Ireland - February 1944

Short Sunderland III - A Sunderland of the 422 Squadron RCAF (Royal Canadian Air Force) taking off from Lough Erne, Northern Ireland - February 1944

G-AGCA. British Airways - in the wartime livery at Port Washington Marine Terminal, La Guardia, August 1945.  © Whites Aviation / Alexander Turnbull Library Image WA-00472-F via P. Sheehan Collection - 1950-097.

British Airways - in the wartime livery at Port Washington Marine Terminal, La Guardia, August © Whites Aviation / Alexander Turnbull Library Image via P.

Short Sunderland rear turret

The Frazer-Nash rear turret of a Short Sunderland of No 210 Squadron at Oban, August The Sunderland was the first RAF flying boat to be fitted with power-operated gun turrets.

Short Sunderland

british-eevee: “Short Sunderland flying boats on patrol ”

Rnzaf Short Sunderland S 25 Flying Boat Seaplane Aircraft Stamp 1980 Tuvalu

Rnzaf Short Sunderland S 25 Flying Boat Seaplane Aircraft Stamp 1980 Tuvalu

Picture of the Short S25 Sunderland

Image used to illustrate the details of the Short Sunderland Long-Range Maritime / Reconnaissance Flying Boat

A peaceful scene at Castle Archdale in Northern Ireland on 20 May 1943, as a seaplane tender passes a Sunderland of 201 Sqn. The censor has removed all trace of the aircraft’s fuselage-mounted ASV aerials. Photo by RAF official photographer Mr. H. Hensser. Royal Air Force Coastal Command, via the Imperial War Museum.

waterCastle Archdale air station (RAF Castle Archdale, also known as RAF Lough Erne) was an RAF seaplane station 120 kilometer west of Belfast.