Archive centreKendal
ReferenceWDX 2004
TitlePapers, notes and photographs: Windermere Sunderland Flying Boats, 1941-1945
DescriptionCollected and collated by Mr Stan O'Connor. Includes reminiscences of Stan O'Connor who worked at the flying boat factory at White Cross Bay, Windermere, 1941-1944; interview with Frederick 'Jim' Frearson, c1985; aircraft maintenance records, 1940s; pilot's and flight engineer's notes for Sunderland III; Flying-Boat Reunion programmes, 1993-1995; notes on the sinking of U-Boat U-107 by Windermere Flying Boat EJ150; list of Sunderland aircraft built at Windermere; notes on the factory at Calgarth, Windermere; cut away drawing of Sunderland I flying boat; newspaper cuttings regarding flying boat sunk in Windermere (an untrue rumour); copy of operations records books; notes on loss of DP176, the first Windermere flying boat; photographs of flying boats including first flight of DP176.
Date1940s-2007
ExtentHalf box
Catalogue levelFonds
Subject termsMilitary aviation
Second World War (1939-1945)

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