Short Sunderland commando training

Discussion in 'General' started by robin bird, Aug 8, 2017.

  1. robin bird

    robin bird Well-Known Member

    I have found reference of No5/6 Commando training with the Marine Aircraft Experimental Establishment, Helensburgh, during the early years of the war. One such trial involved dinghies and Short Sunderland flying boats. Any more information please.

    robin bird
  2. robin bird

    robin bird Well-Known Member

    Any pictures of No5/6 commando in Helensburgh, or Scotland, would be of interest too.
  3. Dubman

    Dubman Well-Known Member

    Hi Robin. Any luck with photos?
    I have just found out a relative was on No5...
  4. Robert-w

    Robert-w Well-Known Member

    I wonder if this was triggered by the German use of flying boats and dinghies to deliver assault troops in 1940

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