Short Sunderland flying boat by FrigateRN

One of the most outstanding British seaplanes during the Second World War was the Short Sunderland flying boat. It was a heavily armed long-range naval patrol flying boat that earned .

Short Sunderland Mark I, L2163 ‘DA-G’, of No. 210 Squadron RAF based at Oban, in flight over the Atlantic while escorting Canadian Troop Convoy 6 (TC.6), inbound for Greenock.1943

Short Sunderland Mark I of No. 210 Squadron RAF based at Oban, Scotland in flight over the Atlantic while escorting Canadian Troop Convoy 6 inbound for Such long range aircraft were critical to securing eventual victory in the Battle of the Atlantic.

Short Sunderland Mk.1 in flight -1938

Short Sunderland Mk.1 in flight -1938

Short Sunderland Mk V of the 201st Squadron RAF moored at Tower Bridge, London 16th September 1956 (during the commemoration of the Battle of Britain)

Short Sunderland Mk V of the Squadron RAF moored at Tower Bridge, London September 1956 (during the commemoration of the Battle of Britain) awesome!

1938-1959 Short S.25 Sunderland. Flying Boat Bomber. RAF, RNZAF, RAAF, FN. Engine: 4 x Bristol Pegasus XVIII nine cylinder radial engines (1,065 hp) Armament: 16 x .303 Browning machine guns, 2 x .5 in machine guns. Max speed: 210 mph (336 km/h)

Engine: 4 x Bristol Pegasus XVIII nine cylinder radial engines hp) Armament: 16 x Browning machine guns, 2 x in machine guns. Max speed: 210 mph km/h)

422 Squadron RCAF mascot, Straddle takes the co-pilot's seat in a Short Sunderland flying boat. 422 flew the massive Sunderlands on coastal and submarine patrols and Straddle was known to actually go on these patrols. In the left seat is Flight Lieutenant Lloyd Detwiller.

422 Squadron RCAF mascot, Straddle takes the co-pilot's seat in a Short Sunderland flying boat.

Short S.25 Sunderland Mk V (Sunderland first flight 1937, Mk V variant circa 1944)

The Short Sunderland was a British flying boat patrol bomber developed for the Royal Air Force (RAF) by Short Brothers. It took its service name from the town (latterly, city) and port of Sunderland in North East England.

Short Sunderland I. RAF flying boat

Short Sunderland I. Long range maritime reconnaissance & anti submarine aircraft.

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The Short Sunderland was a British flying boat patrol bomber developed for the Royal Air Force (RAF) by Short Brothers.

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The Place as Airlift - a British Short Sunderland flying boat

The huge Short Sunderland flying boat had a crew of 9 but could accommodate as many as 80 men when used as a transport. Radar had only been introduced to the Sunderland in October 1941.

JUN 2 1943 ‘Battle in the Bay’ – Sunderland v Ju The huge Short Sunderland flying boat had a crew of 9 but could accommodate as many as 80 men when used as a transport. Radar had only been introduced to the Sunderland in October

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