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1993 (©)
RAF Swanton Morley airfield control tower
Airfield Today:
Robertson Barracks
Tower Type:
Watch Office with Met Section, 5845/39
Tower:
Not known
Other Buildings:
Not known
History:
/07/1941 to /08/1941 and /03/1943 to /08/1943, No. 88 Squadron with Blenheim and Bostons.
/10/1940 to /12/1941, 105 Squadron with Blenheim and Mosquito.
/12/1941 to /02/1944, 226 Squadron with Boston and Mitchell.
/08/1943 to /10/1944, 98 Squadron with Mitchells.
/09/1943 to /11/1943, 305 Squadron with Mitchells.
/04/1943 to /12/1943, 2 GSU, Group Support Unit with Hurricane and Mosquito.
/11/1944 to /05/1945, Bomber Support Development Unit, with Beaufighter, Lancaster, Mosquito and Spitfires.
/12/1946 to /1957, No. 4 Radio School with Anson, Proctor and Prentice. Then used by RAF ground units until closure /09/1995, taken over by the army as Robertson Barracks in 1996.
RAF Swanton Morley airfield control tower
1980 (© Fred Cubberley)
RAF Swanton Morley airfield control tower
Airfield:
Operational bomber
Opened:
/09/1940
Closed:
/09/1995
Code:
SM
USAAF Station:
N/A
Runways:
3x - Grass
Hangars:
1x - J Type, 4x - Blister, 4x - T2
County:
Norfolk
Location:
3 miles N of Dereham
OS Ref:
TG002187
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RAF Swanton Morley airfield control tower
1993 (©)
RAF Swanton Morley airfield control tower
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