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Serial Mk c/n Fac Eng History
MB235Seafire IIc3503CHAM46FF 14-10-42 15MU 18-10-42 884Sq 12-42 to 5-43 778Sq Crail 10-43 768Sq Abbotsinch 19-9-44 Into barrier engine torn out Patroller Cat Z1 1-11-44 S/L LE Garner safe
MB236Seafire IIc3504CHAM46FF 16-10-42 15MU 18-10-42 807Sq 'M' 11-42 to 4-43 880Sq Stalker unable to maintain height force-landed Salerno beach Cat Z 9-9-43 (Lt D Cameron PoW escaped)
MB237Seafire LRIIc3513CHAM46FF 17-10-42 15MU 19-10-42 884Sq Turnhouse 12-42 to 3-43 880Sq 2-44 759Sq Yeovilton 4-44 to 5-44 Belfast to Ayr 28-7-44 808Sq 8-44 to 11-44 879Sq 1-45 to 3-45 728Sq Ta Kali u/c failed to lower whoels-up landing on grass 18-5-45 (S/L GG Harrington) Swung landing nosed over (S/L JSA Harris)
MB238Seafire IIc3521CHAM46FF 18-10-42 15MU 25-10-42 3FPP Flaps failed overshot and o/t Kirkbride Cat FAAC 13-11-42 Tested ARS Hatston 22-3-43 ros Hatston 19-5-43 894Sq Hatston 5-43 834Sq 'R' damaged in hangar in gale Hunter 4/5-8-43 833Sq Stalker 9-43 791Sq Arbroath transfer to Burscough but spun in on circuit on arrival 2m S of airfield Cat Z 3-10-43 S/L ER Almond+
MB239Seafire IIc3537CHAM46FF 22-10-42 15MU 24-10-42 ros 5-1-43 884Sq 1-43 DLT hook pulled out wingtip bent Argus 3-4-43 (Lt T Winstanley) 897Sq prop hit runway on takeoff force-landed in soft ground 4-12-43 (S/L WH Neilson) Hamble to Lee-on-Solent 20-4-44 761Sq Heavy landing port tyre burst swung off runway Cat X1 27-8-44 (Lt WG Phillimore) u/c damaged belly landed Cat Y1 27-10-44 (S/L PM Harker SANF)
MB240Seafire IIc3548CHAM46FF 24-10-42 15MU 28-10-42 Tested ARS Hatston 25-11-42 899Sq 1-43 880Sq '7B' 20-2-43 899Sq 5-43 Lee-on-Solent to Hatston 20-2-44 809Sq 6-44 Caught wire hit barrier fuselage wrinkled Stalker Cat Y1 23-7-44 (S/L EHR Stephens)
MB241Seafire IIc3557CHAM46FF 27-10-42 15MU 2-11-42 887Sq 2-43 to 3-43 ros 22-2-43 (AST?) Hamble to Christchurch 29-7-43 Lee-on-Solent to 809Sq Andover 2-11-43 807Sq 12-43 to 10-44 Taxied into when stationary by MB193 Grimsetter Cat S 7-3-44 (Lt FC Neve) Swung to stbd landing ground looped damaged u/c and wing Long Kesh Cat X1 31-3-44 (S/L PE Love) Heavy landing damaged aerials wingtip and tyres Hunter Cat X1 2-8-44 (S/L PWJ Webb)
MB242Seafire IIc3558CHAM46FF 27-10-42 15MU 2-11-42 880Sq 11-42 887Sq fuselage hit round-down Unicorn 6-8-43 (Lt PH Knowler) 768Sq Abbotsinch 6-44 Hook caught on lift on nose Trouncer 4-2-45 (S/L NJ Geary)
MB243Seafire LIIc3585CHAM46FF 31-10-42 15MU 6-11-42 899Sq (named Shamrock IV) 12-42 to 11-43 tailwheel hit round-down 15-4-43 (S/L JV Brownlee) 879Sq Attacker bombed target at San Angelo with 5 Spitfire IX of 4SAAF then hit by flak baled out Cat Z 27-6-44 (S/L AA Gowan with partisans retd 10-7-44)
MB244Seafire IIc3583CHAM46FF 31-10-42 15MU 2-11-42 899Sq '6Q' 12-42 Spun into Firth of Clyde off Greenock from 1000ft Cat Z 28-5-43 S/L PP Fitzgerald killed
MB245Seafire LIIc3584CHAM46FF 31-10-42 15MU 2-11-42 Tested ARS Hatston 25-11-42 880Sq 12-42 899Sq to 880Sq '7D' 20-2-43 to 5-43 Taxied into by MB150 wing damaged 23-3-43 (S/L MA Button) 899Sq 5-43 Lee-on-Solent to Cosford 10-11-43 809Sq loss of aileron control Dale Cat X 9-3-44 (S/L AB Foley RNZN) 879Sq attd 7SAAF 1-7-44 On return from ops hit bump on runway swung into taxying Spitfire JL111 of 7SAAF Orvieto 3-7-44 (S/L WS Donnelly RNZN)
MB246Seafire LRIIc3586CHAM46FF 6-11-42 15MU 7-11-42 899Sq 1-43 to 2-43 Hawarden to RAE 21-1-44 Lee-on-Solent 14-2-44 879Sq Attacker 10-44 to 3-45 728Sq Ta Kali 5-45 to 6-45
MB247Seafire IIc3587CHAM46FF 6-11-42 15MU 8-11-42 808Sq engine failure force-landed wheels-up nr Broadwoodwidger Devon Cat Y 30-12-42 (S/L AP Goodfellow) AST Hamble 17-1-43 Lee-on-Solent 31-3-43 801Sq 4-43 to 6-43 Tested AST Hamble 15/25-5-43 809Sq 8-43 899Sq 8-43 PD 23-2-44
MB248Seafire IIc3600CHAM46FF 7-11-42 15MU 9-11-42 801Sq HMS Furious 3-43 to 6-43 Christchurch to Heston 17-8-43 809Sq 12-43 Tail hit prop of rear aircraft 4-5-44 (Lt LJ Baker) Swung off runway taxying Dekheila 30-1-45 (S/L GJT Moore RNZN) 879Sq 2-45
MB249Seafire IIc3609CHAM61FF 13-11-42 15MU 17-11-42 886Sq 3-43 809Sq apparent engine failure hit ground at high speed Cat Z 7-11-43 Lt AR Mason safe
MB250Seafire LIIc3605CHAM61FF 10-11-42 15MU 17-11-42 899Sq 1-43 to 2 43 809Sq 7-43 to 8-43 880Sq Stalker Salerno landings low windspeed over deck bounced over wires into barrier Cat Z 10-9-43 S/L SN Harris safe
MB251Seafire LIIc3612CHAM61FF 13-11-42 15MU 17-11-42 Yeovilton 6-12-42 RNARY Coimbatore 2-44 834Sq Battler at Puttalam believed carrying out force-landed crashed into house caught fire Cat Z 27-4-44 (S/L SR Duncan+)
MB252Seafire IIc3628CHAM46FF 17-11-42 15MU 20-11-42 Tested ARS Hatston 2-3-43 887Sq 3-43 to 6-43 Christchurch to Lee-on-Solent 28-2-44 759Sq Yeovilton 7-44 to 11-44
MB253Seafire IIc3631CHAM46FF 21-11-42 15MU 21-11-42 Tested ARS Hatston 10-1-43 880Sq '7R' 2-43 to 7-43 899Sq 5-43 to 7-43 897Sq 9-43 RNARY Coimbatore 2-44 889Sq 4-44 Floated u/c caught on barrier crashed into deck park went over side taking LR907 with it Atheling Cat Z 29-6-44 (Pilot S/L JD Chittenden RNZN and 4 others inc AM(E)2 RJ Milton and AF H Patrick all+)
MB254Seafire IIc3654CHAM46FF 22-11-42 15MU 24-11-42 809Sq 11-43 FONAS Staff Lee-on-Solent 7-44 to 8-44 (781 Sqn?)
MB255Seafire IIc3655CHAM46FF 24-11-42 15MU 28-11-42 Tested ARS Hatston 18-1-43 880Sq Indomitable '7F':'7K' 2-43 Striking force escort hit by AA ditched alongside ship caught fire sank Cat Z 15-6-43 (S/L RA Lawson DoI) BUT 761Sq Henstridge wheel hit unmarked rut nosed over Code 3 18-3-44 (S/L A Goater) 709Sq St Merryn stbd oleo collapsed 17-4-44 (Lt JEF Rankin)
MB256Seafire IIc3656CHAM46FF 25-11-42 15MU 25-11-42 887Sq 1-43 to 4-43 884Sq 1-43 to 5-43 899Sq '6C' 809Sq 12-43 Port u/c collapsed 20-4-44 (Lt LJ Baker) Prop damaged taxying Stalker 23-6-44 (L/C TB Winstanley) Wingtip hit Marauder taxying Blida 29-6-44 (S/L PI Rae) 4F Wing hit by MB194 1-8-44 On Fanara dump Egypt 4-47
MB257Seafire IIc3657CHAM46FF 25-11-42 15MU 2-12-42 Tested ARS Hatston 15-1-43 801Sq 5-43 894Sq Illustrious from 3-43 to 7-43 Came down on port wheel when arrested Cat Y 28-6-43 (S/L E Kirkham) Lee-on-Solent to Hawarden 11-5-44 885Sq engine failure on landing stalled landed heavily Cat Y1 23-8-44 (S/L R Hales)
MB258Seafire IIc3674CHAM46FF 28-11-42 15MU 2-12-42 1FPP flaps and brakes failed overshot landing Prestwick Cat Ac 13-1-43 S/O Miss B Grant safe ros VA Oxford 17-1-43 Tested ARS Hatston 2-3-43 894Sq from 3-43 to 7-43 894Sq caught Swordfish trailing aerial damaged 13-6-43 (S/L ABB Clark) Christchurch to Lee-on-Solent 17-10-43 807Sq 'M' 12-43 Bounced caught No.8 wire prop clipped barrier Cat X1 25-6-44 (S/L LGC Recce RNZN) Heavy landing airframe buckled back broken Bone Cat Z1 12-7-44 S/L DS Robertson safe
MB259Seafire IIc3686CHAM46FF 29-11-42 15FPP f/l on ferry due hydraulic failure Middle Wallop Cat A 1-12-42 Miss V Strodl safe 15MU 6-12-42 808Sq St.Merryn stalled spun in sea from 50ft Cat Z 24-4-43 S/L TN Shinkfield+
MB260Seafire IIc3694CHAM46FF 30-11-42 15MU 2-12-42 Prestwick 29-1-43 833Sq hit barrier Stalker 17-8-43 (S/L AJ Davies) Lee-on-Solent to Yeovilton store 19-2-44 Tested 12-4-44 807Sq 7-44 879Sq landed to stbd caught No.8 wire hit island Attacker Cat Y1 28-8-44 (S/L DA Gibson)
MB261Seafire IIc3695CHAM46FF 30-11-42 15MU 11-12-42 748Sq St.Merryn heavy landing Cat Y1 21-6-43 (S/L BAN King) Cv to FRIIC (Merlin 32) A Sqn AAEE 4-4-44 (determine aftmost CG with/without inertia weight) Tested RNARY Donibristle 11/14-12-44 768Sq Abbotsinch hit tail of Corsair JS721 taxying after landing Trouncer 26-2-45 (S/L G Robertson) Heavy landings wrinkled fuselage 15-3-45 (Mid J Marchant) Caught No.7 wire prop clipped barrier 15-3-45 (S/L OL Sundt)
MB262Seafire IIc3696CHAM46FF 30-11-42 15MU 2-12-42 887Sq Unicorn 1-43 Ran off deck into sea sank Cat Z 10-6-43 S/L AD Hawkins-King safe
MB263Seafire IIc3707CHAM46FF 5-12-42 15MU 6-12-42 884Sq 1-43 to 5-43 809Sq hit round-down floated over wires into barrier Unicorn 20-9-43 (S/L DS Ogle) Yeovilton store tested 12-4-44 ATA Hawarden 11-6-44 FAW-7S USN Dunkeswell ground looped landing 16-9-44 (L/C RD Garland USNR) Mjr overhaul required
MB264Seafire IIc3723CHAM46FF 8-12-42 15MU 9-12-42 894Sq 7-43 to 11-43 Unicom/Paestum (809 Sqn?) 761Sq Henstridge 1-45 to 2-45 708Sq Gosport 5-45
MB265Seafire LIIc3725CHAM46FF 10-12-42 15MU 10-12-42 887Sq caught wire stbd wingtip hit pom-pom Unicorn Cat Y 12-7-43 (S/L WG Coleman RNZN) 880Sq 7-43 Renfrew to 880Sq 11-11-43 Taxied into parked lorry Skeabrae Cat X 7-3-44 (S/L CH Leighton RNZN) 768Sq Abbotsinch 11-44 Ballooned into barriers nosed over into Seafire 24-12-44 (Mid JF Makins)
MB266Seafire LIIc3726CHAM46FF 9-12-42 15MU 10-12-42 Yeovilton to 887Sq 28-2-43 to 5-43 Stalled after low approach trying to go round again 30-4-43 Cat Z S/L HA Foote safe. Rebuilt? 808Sq 11-43 to 1-44 Taxied into truck Burscough Cat X 22-11-43 (S/L ML Heath RNZN) 807Sq 11-43 to 7-44
MB267Seafire IIc3732CHAM46FF 11-12-42 15MU 15-12-42 801Sq 5-43 to 6-43 Christchurch to Cosford 25-8-43 897Sq low windspeed over deck port wing hit MB178 24-10-43 (S/L AB Foley RNZN) Taxied into by Skua L2979 Speke 21-12-43 807Sq 5-44 Floated into barrier nosed up Hunter Cat Y1 25-6-44 (S/L D Stewart)
MB268Seafire IIc3731CHAM46FF 11-12-42 15MU 15-12-42 801Sq 5-43 807Sq Hunter 3-44 to 8-44 Drogue hit air intake 14-3-44 (Lt JB Leeming) Tested RNARY Coimbatore 15-8-44 809Sq heavy landing u/c damaged Stalker Code 3 27-8-44 (S/L JO Jerromes) 728Sq Ta Kali engine began to sputter 21-8-45 (S/L ME Scott) u/c defective belly landed on grass 10-1-46 (S/L JA Tyrrell)
MB269Seafire LIIc3746CHAM46FF 14-12-42 15MU 22-12-42 801Sq 5-43 894Sq Illustrious 4-43 Heavy landing 19-8-43 (S/L ABB Clark) 809Sq Stalker 'SA' 7-44 Do24 destroyed Volos Harbour Greece shared MB133 NF607 NN134 and NN390 1015 17-10-44 (S/L GC Morris) Swung landing Cat HX 22-1-45 (S/L AO Fry)
MB270Seafire LIIc3749CHAM46FF 15-12-42 15MU 20-12-42 886Sq hit barrier landed in walkway 5-9-43 (Lt IO Robertson) 879Sq 9-44 Hook bounced over wires into barrier Attacker 24-10-44 (S/L JE Wilmshurst Smith)
MB271Seafire IIc3771CHAM46FF 20-12-42 15MU 22-12-42 887Sq 2-43 Floated over wires over side Unicorn Cat Z 6-43? S/L WG Coleman (RNZN) safe
MB272Seafire IIc3780CHAM46FF 23-12-42 15MU RNDA 2-1-43 Machrihanish to 880Sq 22-3-43 899Sq 5-43 to 7-43 Tested Yeovilton store 31-5-44 Yeovilton as personal aircraft of Capt CLO Keighly-Peach (named QUEENIE II) 1-6-44 to 8-45
MB273Seafire IIc3789CHAM46FF 24-12-42 15MU RNDA 3-1-43 880Sq 2-43 to 5-43 899Sq 3-43 to 8-43 880Sq 2-44 768Sq Abbotsinch 9-44
MB274Seafire IIc3791CHAM46FF 30-12-42 15MU RNDA 2-1-43 16FPP Swung on landing and u/c collapsed Donibristle FAAC 16-2-43 S/O Miss M de Bunsen safe 887Sq 7-43 809Sq 9-43 880Sq collided with lorry on peritrack Ballyhalbert Cat Y1 5-2-44 (S/L JG Hale) CRO Belfast Cat B repairs 18-2-44 RY 19-9-44
MB275Seafire LIIc3806CHAM46FF 1-1-43 15MU 3-1-43 Pershore to Cosford 5-2-43 899Sq 4-43 to 8-43 809Sq 9-43 880Sq 9-43
MB276Seafire IIc3792CHAM46FF 30-12-42 15MU 2-1-43 887Sq Unicorn 4-43 to 7-43 Stalled 30-4-43 (Lt HA Foote RNZN)
MB277Seafire IIc3805CHAM46FF 31-12-42 15MU 3-1-43 894Sq HMS Illustrious 5-43 Taxied into soft earth nosed over Machrihanish Cat X 8-6-43 (S/L PJM Canter RNZN) 899Sq 7-43 879Sq bounced into barrier Attacker Cat Y 30-12-43 (S/L LGC Reece RNZN) 719Sq St.Merryn 12-44 794Sq St.Merryn 2-1-45 to 2-45
MB278Seafire IIc3808CHAM46FF 2-1-43 15MU 8-1-43 880Sq from 22-3-43 to 5-43 899Sq 7-43 Tested RNARY Coimbatore 9-9-44 and 5-10-44
MB279Seafire LIIc3809CHAM46FF 2-1-43 15MU 3-1-43 Tested ARS Hatston 16-4-43 887Sq Unicorn '2H' from 7-5-43 Heavy landing Cat Y 16-5-43 (S/L WJF Beever) 809Sq Stalker 11-43 Heavy landing port oleo collapsed Code 3 14-6-44 (L/C HDB Eaden) Bounced into barrier Cat Y1 26-7-44 S/L EHR Stephens
MB280Seafire LIIc3826CHAM46FF 8-1-43 15MU 11-1-43 RNAS Donibristle 26-8-43 Arbroath 15-9-43 Burscough 2-10-43 897Sq 'V' 23-10-43 809Sq Stalker 'S':'V' 20-2-44 Damaged prop taxying Dale 11-3-44 (S/L WS Donnelly RNZN) Ditched Cat Z 15-8-44 S/L GC Morris safe
MB281Seafire LIIc3827CHAM46FF 8-1-43 15MU 15-1-43 809Sq engine failure force-landed Cat S 10 2-44 (S/L RD Wood) 807Sq u/c would not lower belly landed La Senia Cat Y1 10-6-44 (S/L GE Thomas) 728Sq Ta Kali 'M8A' 5-45 to 10-45
MB293Seafire IIc6S 239292ASTM46FF 21-11-42 AST ASTH 28-11-42 Cv LFIIC M32 15MU 29-11-42 AAEE 14-12-42 trls with 1x200lb or 1x120lb smoke bomb. Deck takeoff trls with same. 3-44 trls with Mk III light univ carrier with 4x10lb practise bombs and 4x4.5in dia recco flares and 4x40lb GP bombs. Drag excessive 879Sq HMS Attacker [Works order 3633]
MB294Seafire IIc3668ASTM46FF 23-11-42 AST 15MU 29-11-42 Tested ARS Hatston 14-1-43 894Sq Illustrious from 3-43 to 10-43 Heavy landing tail oleo broke Cat X 10-9-43 (Lt HT Palmer) 787Sq Wittering 1-44 to 7-44 759Sq Yeovilton 9-44 to 10-44 [MkIIc prefix?] 761Sq Henstridge heavy landing port oleo broke off Cat ZZ 3-2-45 S/L DN Wright safe
MB295Seafire IIc3669ASTM46FF 26-11-42 AST 15MU 2-12-42 885Sq 2-43 to 6-43 880Sq 7-43 761Sq Henstridge 3-45 to 9-45 Floated into barrier 16-3-45 (S/L NC Eversfield)
MB296Seafire IIc3670ASTM46FF 28-11-42 AST 15MU 2-12-42 885Sq 'A' 2-43 Tested North Front 24-2-43 u/c locked up diverted belly landed on top of full 30gall slipper tank Ta Kali Cat Y 30-7-43 (S/L JD Buchanan) 809Sq 3-44
MB297Seafire LIIc3710ASTM46FF 1-12-42 AST 15MU 10-12-42 Cark to Kirkbride 10-3-43 Tested ARS Hatston 10-4-43 RNAS Hatston 19-5-43 (896 Sqn?) 880Sq from 20-8-43 Burscough 10-1-44 761Sq Henstridge fighter affiliation exercise with USAAF B-24 near RAF Zeals collided with Spitfire EN914 of 761Sq pilot baled out too low at 600ft Cat Z 3-10-44 Lt GH Whitehead+
MB298Seafire IIc3714ASTM46FF 4-12-42 AST 15MU 11-12-42 880Sq 7-43 899Sq Hunter 8-43 Possible flak damage from Italian cruiser near Naples fast landing into barrier engine fell out into sea Cat Z 11-9-43 S/L J Kirk safe
MB299Seafire IIc3743ASTM46FF 12-12-42 15FPP flap damaged landing Andover Cat A 20-12-42 Miss A Leska (Polish) safe 15MU 21-12-42 HAL mods. RAE 2-43 catapult trls. HAL mods. AST Hamble (fit drag chain arrester gear) A Flt RAE 31-7-43 (drag chain arrester gear trls on elevated P catapult) 799Sq Lee-on-Solent 31-8-45 to 1-46
MB300Seafire LIIc3744ASTM46FF 13-12-42 15MU 19-12-42 880Sq to Burscough 3-12-43 761Sq Henstridge 7-44 to 2-45 Tyre punctured nosed up Cat LC 22-11-44 (S/L CAA Corp)
MB301Seafire IIc3807ASTM46FF 31-12-42 15MU 5-1-43 Christchurch to Hawarden 4-8-43 807Sq '8D' 7-43 to 9-43 897Sq 11-43 809Sq 3-44 to 4-44 761Sq Henstridge 7-44 Insufficient power nosed over into soft ground Cat ZZ 21-2-45 (S/L TB Smith-Hawthorne)
MB302Seafire LIIc3846ASTM46FF 9-1-43 15MU 21-2-43 ros 2-43 Holmesley South 28-3-43 808Sq Battler 'F' 5-43 to 6-43 Fw200 port engines on fire crashed in sea 4025N1453W shared with NM970 2238 22-6-43 (S/L AG Penney) Wing Ldr 3rd Naval F Wing's aircraft from 17-3-44 Henstridge 25-4-44 759Sq Yeovilton 10-44 to 11-44
MB303Seafire IIc3811HPAM45FF 2-1-43 15MU 4-1-43 894Sq Illustrious from 3-43 After heavy landings port u/c began to collapse Cat X2 28-6-43 (S/L PTW Weston) Struck round-down Cat X 9-9-43 (Lt WJ Pooley) Henstridge to Hawarden 24-11-43 899Sq 11-43 880Sq 16-1-44 Tested Yeovilton store 24-5-44 759Sq Yeovilton heavy landing port oleo collapsed Cat X2 12-6-44 (S/L GT Murphy) 761Sq Henstridge port oleo torn off belly landed Cat Z1 13-11-44 (S/L GW Draper)
MB304Seafire LRIIc3831HPAM46FF 8-1-43 15MU 8-1-43 Ringway 3-2-43 Tested ARS Hatston 15-4-43 899Sq 5-43 Stalled on deck in force-landed Indomitable 23-6-43 (S/L MA Button of 880 Sqn) 809Sq stbd u/c collapsed on landing Dekheila Cat LQ 28-1-45 (S/L IWE Little) 879Sq 3-45
MB305Seafire IIc3833HPAM46FF 8-1-43 15MU 8-1-43 880Sq 5-43 897Sq heavy landing tail oleo collapsed back wrinkled Unicorn 26-8-43 (S/L AB Foley RNZN) PD 17-12-43
MB306Seafire LIIc3834HPAM46FF 8-1-43 15MU 9-1-43 Kirkbride to Donibristle 7-2-43 Unit? while stationary hit by taxying Swordfish HS364 Machrihanish 28-3-43 894Sq from 15-6-43 880Sq Stalker from 13-8-43 Internal damage to fuselage 17-8-43 (Lt JG Hornshaw) 886Sq Attacker taxied into NM996 11-9-43 RAE 2-44 (RATOG in comparison with Ib NX958) 761Sq Henstridge 12-44 Collided with MB152 while forming up in circuit 1m S of airfield 7-1-45 (pilot safe)
MB307Seafire LIIc3869ASTM45FF 13-1-43 AST 15MU 18-1-43 RNAS Lee on Solent 8-3-43 Lee-on-Solent 7-5-43 (sic) 807Sq 5-43 to 8-43 Heston Aircraft to A Flt RAE 18-2-44 (RATOG and catapult trls) [RATOG trls Illustrious] Heston Aircraft 11-3-44 (mods) RAE 27-3-44 (RATOG in comparison with NX958) Heston Aircraft 24-4-44 A Flt RAE 4-5-44 (RATOG) Visited AAEE 16-5-44 Windscreen paste tests 17-5-44 [759 Sqn?] Yeovilton 23-5-44 RAE 3-7-44 759Sq Yeovilton (uncoded) 11-7-44 to 5-45 731Sq Easthaven
MB308Seafire IIc3873ASTM45FF 13-1-43 AST 15MU 21-1-43 895Sq 4-43 886Sq 11-43 to 12-43 809Sq heavy landing bounced into barrier Stalker Cat Y1 27-6-44 (S/L GH Brittain)
MB309Seafire IIc3835HPAM45FF 8-1-43 15MU 11-1-43 884Sq Turnhouse 3-43 to 6-43 DLT into barrier Argus 8-4-43 DLT into barrier Argus 9-4-43 (both Lt T Winstanley) 895Sq 4-43 Missing en route Machrihanish to Donisbristle store Cat Z 19-6-43 S/L AE Beeston (801Sq)+) (Coded 'L' once)
MB310Seafire IIc3867HPAM45FF 15-1-43 15MU 21-1-43 Machrihanish to 880Sq 22-3-43 Engine trouble stalled over round-down Indomitable 18-5-43 (S/L MA Button) 894Sq from 15-6-43 PD 3-8-43
MB311Seafire IIc3874HPAM45FF 15-1-43 15MU 23-1-43 Tested Renfrew 21-12-43 879Sq 3-44 728Sq Ta Kali 3-45 to 7-45
MB312Seafire IIc3868HPAM45FF 15-1-43 15MU 21-1-43 879Sq 11-43 808Sq '3D' 5-44 Wheels up landing Ballybalbert 18-11-44 (S/L DW Barraclough) 731Sq Easthaven 'E3Y' 9-45 to 10-45
MB313Seafire LIIc3881HPAM46FF 17-1-43 15MU 21-1-43 DH Witney 5-4-43 Tested 15-4-43 808Sq u/c damaged after cross-wind landing on slope Cat X 25-8-43 (S/L PM Lamb) 807Sq Fabrica Bf109 and Fw190 both damaged shared MA992 29-6-44 (S/L DS Robinson)
MB314Seafire FBLIIc3895HPAM46FF 21-1-43 15MU 23-1-43 DH Witney 5-4-43 Tested 21-4-43 Tested AST Hamble 24-4-43 894Sq from 15-6-43 807Sq Hunter 7-43 Attacked targets in S.France flak damage no flaps attempted to land on appeared to fall unconscious just before touching down throttle opened fully through barrier over stbd bow knocking over HF/DF mast Cat Z 20-8-44 Lt EV Speakman+ also killed AF(E) STC Barter AF(E) WGP Peirce and AM2 engine failure Pym and 3 other ratings)
MB315Seafire IIc3896HPAM46FF 21-1-43 15MU 21-1-43 Donisbristle store on delivery overshot tried to go round again through perimeter fence demolished bungalow 'Musoka' Caroline Ave Stanpit Christchurch Hants Cat Z 25-6-43 (S/L PM Lamb badly inj)
MB316Seafire IIc3902HPAM46FF 23-1-43 15MU 27-1-43 895Sq 4-43 894Sq from 15-6-43
MB317Seafire IIc3903HPAM45FF 23-1-43 15MU 27-1-43 CRU AST Hamble 31-3-43 Lee-on-Solent 20-4-43 807Sq 5-43 to 8-43 809Sq 5-44 to 6-44 879Sq 'AE':'AS' 9-44 to 3-45 728Sq Ta Kali 5-45 to 8-45
MB318Seafire IIc3914HPAM46FF 26-1-43 15MU 27-1-43 Lee-on-Solent 1-3-43 894Sq from 15-6-43 885Sq Formidable 'O6L' Passage to Gibraltar badly damaged in hangar during gale Hunter 4/5-8-43
MB319Seafire IIc3919HPAM46FF 27-1-43 15MU 29-1-43 895Sq 4-43 897Sq 10-43 to 11-43 Hit handcart on peritrack Cat X 24-10-43 (S/L WT Hodgson) 809Sq 3-44 to 7-44 807Sq ground looped stbd u/c collapsed Ramatuelle Italy 24-8-44 (L/C MAJM Hayward) 3FU ferry stbd tyre burst landing swung into rough ground hit trucks Bone Cat E 27-6-45 (F/O CA Wright RAF seriously inj) Coded 'S' once
MB320Seafire IIc3924HPAM46FF 29-1-43 15MU 3-2-43 CRU 31-3-43 807Sq 5-43 over-corrected into barrier Indomitable Cat Z 21-6-43 S/L RH Simpson safe
MB321Seafire LIIc3943HPAM45FF 2-2-43 15MU 4-2-43 807Sq HMS Battler 'P' 4-43 to 5-43 894Sq from 15-6-43 807Sq '8P' stalled landing on broke back Indomitable 10-7-43 (S/L NA Neal) AAEE 11-44
MB322Seafire LIIc3963HPAM46FF 6-2-43 15MU 10-2-43 Sherburn to Renfrew 17-2-43 Lee-on-Solent 6-3-43 CRU 31-3-43 Lee-on-Solent store landed u/c not locked down Cat X 11-5-43 (Lt P Campbell) 880Sq from 20-8-43 809Sq 11-43 879Sq 6-44 to 8-44 Crashed off runway landing Blida Cat X 19-6-44 (S/L WTS Buchan) 728Sq Ta Kali 1-45 807Sq ground looped at end of run landed cross-wind Dekheila Cat X 28-2-45 (S/L JD Myhill)
MB323Seafire IIc4133CHAM45FF 22-3-43 15MU 24-3-43 807Sq 5-43 to 4-44 Barrier crash Indomitable Cat Y 27-6-43 (S/L GE Pugh) Port wing hit ground u/c collapsed nosed over Grimsetter 7-3-44 (S/L PE Love) Tested Donibristle 3-7-44 761Sq Henstridge 8-44 Tyre punctured nosed up 22-11-44 (S/L GW Draper) Landed wheels-up Cat ZZ 17-1-45 (Mid WA Armstrong)
MB324Seafire IIc4134CHAM45FF 26-3-43 15MU 28-3-43 Cowley 8-4-43 809Sq 4-43 807Sq 5-43 to 8-43
MB325Seafire IIc4148CHAM45FF 27-3-43 15MU 28-3-43 2FPP Swung on landing and u/c collapsed Exeter 15-4-43 809Sq 4-43 894Sq from 15-6-43 Comm Flt [which?] flap selector damaged 17-11-43 (Capt RStA Malleson) 759Sq Yeovilton summer 1944
MB326Seafire IIc4176CHAM46FF 1-4-43 15MU 8-4-43 Arbroath to 884Sq 3-6-43 Wheel collapsed landing Turnhouse in strong cross-wind Cat Y2 7-6-43 (S/L JD Alexander RNZN) 833Sq 8-43 759Sq 2-44 809Sq 3-44 Ground looped while taxying Long Kesh Cat X2 20-4-44 (Lt LJ Baker) CRO Belfast for Cat Ac repairs 29-4-44 RY 25-7-44 768Sq Abbotsinch 12-44
MB328Seafire IbASTM45(ex BL676) Cv AST Hamble 10-1-42 (tropical filter A frame arrester hook and slinging points) VA Worthy Down 23-3-42 AAEE 30-3-42 (handling and fuel system trls) 778Sq Arbroath 8-4-42 Dn. (sic AAEE?) 24-4-42 (Aero Report designated this aircraft as a Mk.IIN IFF trls ground equipment installation Further trls with 30 gallon fuselage overload tanks. Two 20mm cannon 1xF24 camera. To compensate for CG movement after A frame installed 2 x 27lb weights fitted to engine bearers. 61/2lb weight on elevator controls aircraft dived to 470mph) 787Sq Duxford/Wittering 7-42 to 9-43 759Sq Yeovilton 8-44 force-landed in field Cat Z1 28-9-44 (Mid FH Tucker)
MB329Seafire IbASTM45(ex BL687) Cv AST Hamble 10-1-42 VA Eastleigh 21-4-42 38MU 25-4-42 76MU 15-6-42 Glasgow Docks 7-7-42 RNARY Nairobi to RNARY Fayid arr 18-6-43 North African Pool Berka I c.28-6-43 Left for Ta Kali but tyre burst on takeoff from Homs en route left runway went on nose 17-7-43 (Lt R Pridham-Wippell safe) Ta Kali to 885Sq 8-43 to 9-43 Evanton store 11-43 731Sq Easthaven unable to lower u/c belly landed 16-7-44 (S/L JBW Broadbent)
MB330Seafire IbASTM45(ex BL678) Cv AST Hamble 10-1-42 VA Eastleigh 14-5-42 38MU 17-5-42 76MU 15-6-42 RNARY Nairobi to RNARY Fayid arr 18-6-43 North African Pool Berka I 28-6-43 885Sq 7-43 PD 14-12-43
MB331Seafire IbASTM45(ex BL694) Cv AST Hamble 26-1-42 VA Eastleigh 30-5-42 38MU 3-6-42 76MU 29-6-42 Glasgow Docks 8-7-42 RNARY Nairobi to RNARY Fayid arr 20-6-43 885Sq from 8-43 731Sq Easthaven 'E3S' 1-45 to 6-45 748Sq Dale/St.Merryn 7-45 to 12-45
MB332Seafire IbASTM46(ex AB416) Cv AST Hamble 9-3-42 VA Eastleigh 26-5-42 38MU 30-5-42 76MU 19-6-42 Glasgow Docks 7-7-42 RNARY Nairobi to RNARY Fayid arr 18-6-43 Berka I 28-6-43 885Sq 8-43 to 9-43 768Sq Abbotsinch 5-44 Evanton store 3-44 to 4-44 Renfrew to RAF Gosport 4-7-44 761Sq Henstridge force-landed wheels-up on grass Cat Z 12-3-45 (S/L GW Falcon)
MB333Seafire IbASTM45(ex AB410) Cv AST Hamble 9-3-42 VA Eastleigh 20-5-42 38MU 24-5-42 HAL 9-6-42 76MU 27-6-42 Glasgow Docks 8-7-42 RNARY Nairobi to RNARY Fayid arr 21-6-43 775Sq Fayid 12-43 to 3-44 BUT 879Sq Flaps failed to operate ran into mud bent prop Andover 9-11-43 (S/L DGG Clapham)
MB334Seafire IbASTM45(ex AB413) Cv AST Hamble 9-3-42 VA Eastleigh 8-5-42 38MU 16-5-42 76MU 27-6-42 Glasgow Docks 7-7-42 RNARY Nairobi to RNARY Fayid 19-6-43 Berka I 23-7-43 885Sq 8-43 Hook pulled out over side Formidable Cat Z 28-8-43 (S/L RT Allen safe)
MB335Seafire IbASTM45(ex AB408) Cv AST Hamble 14-3-42 38MU 29-5-42 76MU 25-6-42 Glasgow Docks 8-7-42 RNARY Nairobi to RNARY Fayid 18-6-43 North African Pool Berks I c.28-6-43 Ta Kali 21-7-43 To 885Sq 8-43 to 9-43 842Sq 1-44 731Sq Easthaven 'E3Y' 5-44 to 8-45
MB336Seafire IbASTM45(ex AB376) Cv AST Hamble 13-2-42 VA Eastleigh 30-5-42 38MU 4-6-42 A Sqn AAEE 10-6-42 (radio and comms equipt trls) Arbroath to RNARY Donibristle 31-8-42 807Sq high approach hit island Cat X 27-9-42 (S/L GRA Darling) ros 2-11-42 885Sq Into barrier landing Furious Cat Y 6-5-43 768Sq Abbotsinch 5-44 to 4-45 Prop hit deck landing Ravager 19-7-44 (Mid GI Frazer) Caught No.8 wire tipped barrier Trouncer Cat LQ 26-2-45 (S/L RP Hypher)
MB337Seafire IbASTM61(ex AB261) Cv AST Hamble 6-3-42 VA Eastleigh 21-5-42 38MU 24-5-42 76MU 25-6-42 Glasgow Docks 8-7-42 RNARY Nairobi to RNARY Fayid 17-6-43 775Sq Dekheila engine failure force-landed crashed 10-7-43 (S/L CH Macphail) Aboukir to 775Sq Dekheila 4-2-44 to 3-44 761Sq Henstridge 8-44 to 9-44 731Sq Easthaven 'E3Y' 8-45
MB338Seafire IbASTM45(ex AB415) Cv AST Hamble 26-4-42 VA Eastleigh 3-6-42 38MU 6-6-42 76MU 25-6-42 Glasgow Docks 7-7-42 RNARY Nairobi to RNARY Fayid 18-6-43 North African Pool Berka I 28-6-43 Dekheila 1-8-43 Fayid 3-8-43 885Sq 8-43 to 9-43 801Sq Furious 'G' 2-44 to 5-44 Engaged Bf109 Stadlandet 11-2-44 (S/L GW Falcon) 731Sq Easthaven 'E3X' 9-44 to 6-45 Hood flew off damaged fin and rudder 16-9-44 (S/L AHG Kynaston) Ran off runway into soft ground nosed over 10-2-45 (S/L MG Gatley) 748Sq St.Merryn 8-45 to 12-45
MB339Seafire IbASTM45(ex BL679) Cv AST Hamble 31-1-42 VA Eastleigh 2-6-42 38MU 6-6-42 76MU 19-6-42 Glasgow Docks 7-7-42 RNARY Nairobi to RNARY Fayid 17-6-43 Dekheila store no wind flap failure overshot Cat Y 20-8-43 (S/L RW Gibb) 775Sq Dekheila 11-43 to 3-44
MB340Seafire IbASTM45(ex BL689) Cv AST Hamble 10-1-42 15MU 1-6-42 38MU 4-6-42 76MU 29-6-42 Glasgow Docks 7-7-42 Station hack Port Reitz 8-44 to 1-45
MB341Seafire IbASTM45(ex AB414) Cv AST Hamble 30-4-42 VA Eastleigh 8-6-42 38MU 11-6-42 76MU 8-7-42 Shipped 20-7-42 885Sq 12-42 to 4-43 748Sq St.Merryn/Henstridge 8-43 Landed with no flaps or brake pressure nosed over Henstridge 17-2-44 (Lt RWM Walsh) retd RAF 12-44 [?]
MB342Seafire IbASTM45(ex AB379) Cv AST Hamble 6-3-42 VA Eastleigh 9-6-42 38MU 11-6-42 76MU 8-7-42 Shipped 30-7-42 801Sq 1-43 to 2-44 Landed wheels-up Cat Y 9-3-43 (Lt FRA Turnbull) One u/c leg failed to lower 6-12-43 (Lt WH Stevens) 768Sq Abbotsinch into port walkway Ravager 1-5-44 (S/L CW Green) Stbd u/c knocked up Ravager 21-8-44 (S/L PE Holway)
MB343Seafire IbASTM45(ex AB409) Cv AST Hamble 30-4-42 VA Eastleigh 16-6-42 76MU 8-7-42 Shipped 20-7-42 801Sq from 11-42 to 2-44 Ravager DLT by 748Sq pilot 11-4-44 Evanton store 6-44 Hamble to Lee-on-Solent engine failure en route force-landed Cowley 6-12-44 (T/O GA Barnett ATA) 798Sq Lee-on-Solent flapless landing overshot 22-7-45 (S/L JN Wilson)
MB344Seafire IbASTM45(ex AR444) Cv AST Hamble 16-5-42 VA Eastleigh 18-6-42 Phillips and Powis 15MU 23-6-42 Shipped 20-7-42 801Sq 1-43 SS Gibraltar force-landed due to weather 13-3-43 (Lt EJ Clark) 898S matter thrown up damaged prop tip Wingfield Cat LQ 18-1-45 (Lt HH Salisbury)
MB345Seafire IbASTM45(ex AR445) Cv AST Hamble 17-5-42 VA Eastleigh 21-6-42 76MU 10-7-42 Shipped 20-7-42 801Sq 1-43 885Sq Formidable 'K' 2-43 Oil leak obscured windscreen emergency landing 24-5-43 (S/L FH Montgomery) Into barrier 27-6-43 (Lt LP Jones) 761Sq Henstridge 2-44 Ran into bowser which stopped abruptly 9-5-44 (S/L JR Northeast) Hamble to Yeovilton 23-8-44 748Sq Dale/St.Merryn 7-45 Taxied into vehicle wing damaged 21-11-45 (S/L JFO Willcox)
MB346Seafire IbASTM45(ex AR446) Cv AST Hamble 20-5-42 VA Eastleigh 21-6-42 76MU 10-7-42 Shipped 20-7-42 885Sq 2-43 Into barrier Formidable 6-5-43 (S/L PA Luing) 794Sq Henstridge 11-43 761Sq Henstridge 11-43 Landed wheels-up Cat X1 10-6-44 (Mid JH Brewer) Lost port wheel landing belly landed Cat Y1 30-8-44 (Mid IT Dean)
MB347Seafire IbASTM45(ex AR443) Cv AST Hamble 17-5-42 VA Eastleigh 20-5-42 76MU 9-7-42 Shipped 23-7-42 801Sq 3-43 885Sq 4-43 Donibristle to Inskip 29-3-44 748Sq Yeovilton 3-44 to 4-44 768Sq Abbotsinch engine failure at 5000ft force-landed on airfield 31-5-44 (S/L JA Young) 748Sq Yeovilton/Dale/St.Merryn 8-44 to 9-45
MB348Seafire IbASTM45(ex AR459) Cv AST Hamble 26-5-42 VA Eastleigh 23-6-42 76MU 10-7-42 Shipped 20-7-42 801Sq 'R' 12-42 807Sq 12-42 779Sq North Front 'Z'
MB349Seafire IbASTM45(ex AR442) Cv AST Hamble 20-5-42 VA Eastleigh 26-6-42 RNDA 15MU 30-6-42 DAWT Lee-on-Solent personal aircraft of Capt RC Hay RM 7-43 to 9-43 736Sq St.Merryn 4-44 718Sq St.Merryn 17-8-44 to 10-44 SF St.Merryn Nosed over taxying 11-4-45 (S/L WA Murray)
MB350Seafire IbASTM45(ex AB404) Cv AST Hamble 26-4-42 8MU 4-6-42 38MU Donibristle 6-10-42 885Sq engine trouble landed wheels-up North Front 3-11-42 (S/L JD Buchanan) AST Hamble 24-1-43 801Sq 8-43 748Sq Yeovilton 3-44 Hamble to Gosport 6-4-44 [?-listed as IIc MB530] 736Sq St.Merryn 7-44
MB351Seafire IbASTM45(ex AB405) Cv AST Hamble 26-4-42 VA Eastleigh 5-6-42 38MU 9-6-42 ATA Ratcliffe 10-8-42 braked hard swerved u/c collapsed 14-8-42 (L/C S Timbs) AST Hamble 7-9-42 15MU 10-10-42 886Sq 3-43 ros 1-4-43 842Sq from 31-7-43 Scrambled from Fencer to intercept Ju88 which got away climbing through 7000ft of cloud 12-12-43 (S/L JD Kelsall) 807Sq 3-44 748Sq Yeovilton 3-44 731Sq Easthaven 'E3U':'E3Z' 5-44 to 7-45
MB352Seafire IbASTM45(ex AB406) Cv AST Hamble 26-4-42 VA Eastleigh 15-6-42 Donibristle 1-8-42 801Sq 10-42 to 8-43 Henstridge tested 20-1-44
MB353Seafire IbASTM45(ex AB407) Cv AST Hamble 30-4-42 VA Eastleigh 11-6-42 Donibristle 12-8-42 801Sq 9-42 Heavy landing one leg collapsed Furious Cat X 27-11-42 (S/L LD Wilkinson) Hamble to White Waltham 30-1-43 ros 6-4-43 801Sq Furious 1-44 Shot down in sea by Bf109G of JG5 2m N of Krakenes Norway Cat Z 11-2-44 S/L WL Horner+
MB354Seafire IbASTM45(ex AB492) Cv AST Hamble 30-4-42 VA Eastleigh 13-6-42 RNDA 17-6-42 Donibristle 1-8-42 897Sq Stretton 27-8-42 801Sq 3-9-42 ros 2-4-43 801Sq heavy landing port u/c damaged Furious 4-11-43 (S/L RW Durrant RNZN) 761Sq Henstridge 2-44 engine failure on takeoff force-landed in field Cat Z2 3-10-44 (Mid TA Cox)
MB355Seafire IbASTM45(ex AB494) Cv AST Hamble 30-4-42 VA Eastleigh 15-6-42 38MU 17-6-42 Donibristle 7-8-42 897Sq Stretton 17-8-42 801Sq 3-9-42 FTR Furious Ju88 dest over Fleet but hit by return fire crashed off North African coast Cat Z 28-11-42 S/L D Platt+
MB356Seafire IbASTM45(ex EP148) Cv AST Hamble 29-5-42 VA Eastleigh 30-6-42 Flying accident ros 15MU 5-7-42 807Sq drifted caught wire hit barrier Furious Cat X 20-9 42 (S/L H Rowland) AST Hamble 17-11-42 ros 1-4-43 801Sq 5-43 Internal coolant leak Cat Y 29-6-43 (S/L RW Durrant RNZN) 15FP Hamble ferry Renfrew to Gosport for Fleetlands u/c would not retract after takeoff landed safely Cat Ac 25-4-44 (T/0 Mrs FME Bennett ATA) 708Sq Gosport 5-44 RNARY Fleetlands test after MI engine failure force-landed Worthy Down Cat S 27-7-44 (Lt GPLaT Shea-Simmonds) 798Sq Lee-on-Solent 7-45
MB357Seafire IbASTM45(ex AR457) Cv AST Hamble 18-5-42 VA Eastleigh 2-7-42 Tested RNARY Donibristle 30-8-42 807Sq DLT Furious port u/c failed to lower force-landed Machrihanish Cat Y 4-9-42 (S/L CF Hargreaves) ARS Machrihanish 14-9-42 AHU Arbroath 21-10-42 880Sq 12-42 894Sq 2-43 to 4-43 Tested ARS Hatston 13-5-43 801Sq 5-43 801Sq 11-43 Lee-on-Solent to Fighter Leaders School RAF Milfield (attd) 30-1-44 Lee-on-Solent 1-3-44 761Sq Henstridge 12-44 to 3-45 [prefix?) 708Sq Gosport 5-45 to 6-45 798Sq Lee-on-Solent 7-45
MB358Seafire IbASTM45(ex AR458) Cv AST Hamble 26-5-42 VA Eastleigh 4-7-42 15MU to Prestwick 31-7-42 RNARY Donibristle to Machrihanish 1-9-42 807Sq Drifted to port caught wire u/c collapsed Furious Cat Y 4-9-42 (S/L LP Twiss) AST Hamble 11-9-42 Arbroath 15-10-42 Kirkbride to Arbroath 22-10-42 894Sq 2-43 to 4-43 801Sq 'J' 3-43 to 5-44 731Sq Easthaven 'E3W' 6-44 to 8-45 u/c collapsed landing 11-7-44 (S/L JA Robertson)
MB359Seafire IbASTM45(ex EP141) Cv AST Hamble 30-5-42 VA Eastleigh 7-7-42 15MU 9-7-42 761Sq Yeovilton 8-42 to 9-42 801Sq 9-42 to 1-43 759Sq Yeovilton 12-43 SF Easthaven 12-43 to 1-44 Taxied off road nosed over in soft ground Cat X1 7-12-43 (S/L BF O'Neill RNZN) 801Sq 3-44 Evanton store 8-44 Sherburn 9-9-44 748Sq Dale/St.Merryn 4-45 to 1-46
MB360Seafire IbASTM45(ex AR460) Cv AST Hamble 30-5-42 VA Eastleigh 7-7-42 761Sq Yeovilton 8-42 884Sq Dasher to North Front 3-11-42 801Sq 1-43 885Sq 'C' 2-43 Selected flaps up on takeoff sank to ground Cat X 11-5-43 (S/L FH Montgomery) Still u/s so left North Front when Formidable sailed 28-6-43 4F Wing 2-44 768Sq Abbotsinch 8-44
MB361Seafire IbASTM45(ex AR461) Cv AST Hamble 15-6-42 VA Eastleigh 21-7-42 15MU 4-8-42 807Sq 11-42 801Sq 3-43 ros 29-3 43 778B Flt Pretoria Castle from 24-8-43 to 1-44 768Sq Abbotsinch 7-44 to 8-44
MB362Seafire IbASTM45(ex EP142) Cv AST Hamble 30-5-42 VA Eastleigh 8-7-42 (as EP142) 15MU 12-7-42 Donisbristle store to 880Sq Hatston 'R' 12-12-45 Collided MB369 during camera gun attacks at 6000ft nr Woodwick bombing range Cat Z 3-2-43 S/L LH Johnson+
MB363Seafire IbASTM45(ex EP144) Cv AST Hamble 29-5-42 VA Eastleigh 7-7-42 15MU 9-7-42 801Sq from 23-9-42 ros 1-4-43 Heavy landing tyre burst u/c damaged Cat X1 20-11-43 (S/L RF Saxe) Donibristle 21-5-44 787Sq Wittering 6-44 Brakes failed ran into steamroller damaged wing Arbroath Cat X2A 25-8-44 (Lt JM Richmond) [787Y Flt 6-44 to 10-44]
MB364Seafire IbASTM45(ex EP146) Cv AST Hamble 29-5-42 VA Eastleigh 4-7-42 Tested RNARY Donibristle 24-8-42 801Sq 'N' from 9-42 ros 2-4-43 Nosed over landing Furious Cat X1 3-2-44 (S/L A Robson) Fw190 probable and Bf109 damaged Stadlandet Norway 11-2-44 (S/L RW Durrant) 768Sq Abbotsinch 8-44 To GI as A350 at RN Engineering College Manadon Plymouth Burnt in fire drill 1957
MB365Seafire IbASTM45(ex EP147) Cv AST Hamble 30-5-42 VA Eastleigh 8-7-42 15MU 11-7-42 Yeovilton 16-8-42 801Sq 12-42 to 3-43 Donibristle to Hatston 18-3-44 768Sq Abbotsinch 8-44 779Sq North Front stbd u/c failed to lock down belly landed 20-10-44 (S/L KL Wood)
MB366Seafire IbASTM46(ex EP291) Cv AST Hamble 14-6-42 VA Eastleigh 21-7-42 15MU 4-8-42 801Sq 'K' 10-42 ros 2-4-43 801Sq panels detached in flight 14-5-44 (S/L A Robson) Tested RNARY Donibristle 5-6-44
MB367Seafire IbASTM46(ex EP293) Cv AST Hamble 14-6-42 CBAF 21-7-42 15MU 4-8-42 801Sq from 9-42 to 1-43 Heston Aircraft RAE 3-44 (RATOG trls)
MB368Seafire IbASTM45(ex EP294) Cv AST Hamble 10-6-42 VA Eastleigh 11-7-42 15MU 21-7-42 807Sq 9-42 ros 28-10-42 899Sq 3-43 801Sq 3-43 to 1-44 Taxied into lorry on peritrack Machrihanish Cat X 4-5-43 (Lt WH Stevens) Inskip to Gosport 24-3-44 748Sq St.Merryn 11-45
MB369Seafire IbASTM46(ex EP295) Cv AST Hamble 14-6-42 VA Eastleigh 18-7-42 15MU 25-7-42 801Sq collided MB362 during camera gun attacks at 6000ft nr Woodwick bombing range Cat Z 3-2-43 S/L ACA Smalley (880Sq)+
MB370Seafire IbASTM46(ex EP296) Cv AST Hamble 11-6-42 VA Eastleigh 15-7-42 15MU 21-7-42 801Sq from 9-42 ros 29-3-43 Port leg collapsed after landing Stretton Cat X 8-8-43 (S/L GW Falcon) 808Sq 4-44 748Sq St.Merryn 11-43 to 8-44 Overran runway nosed up in soft ground 9-3-44 (Lt JL Moore) 759Sq Yeovilton 12-44 Heavy ADDL stbd oleo collapsed Cat HX 4-1-45 (L/C FH Tucker)
MB371Seafire IbASTM46(ex EP299) Cv AST Hamble 11-6-42 VA Eastleigh 18-7-42 RNDA at 15MU 21-7-42 801Sq 1-43 to 3-44 ros 2-4-43 808Sq '3F' 4-44 759Sq Yeovilton 12-44 [?-listed as IIc 371]
MB372Seafire IbASTM46(ex EP301) Cv AST Hamble 11-6-42 VA Eastleigh 14-7-42 15MU 21-7-42 801Sq from 9-42 force-landed Tafaroui 8-11-42 (S/L PJ Hutton) 768Sq Trouncer 2-45
MB373Seafire IbASTM46(ex EP302) Cv AST Hamble 11-6-42 VA Eastleigh 19-7-42 (still as EP302) 15MU 4-8-42 761Sq Yeovilton 8-42 807Sq 9-42 ros (15MU?) 28-11-42 884Sq 3-43 801Sq 3-43 to 6-43 842Sq touched barrier skin wrinkled Fencer 19-8-43 (S/L JD Kelsall) 768Sq Abbotsinch 5-44 Caught No.4 wire port wheel ran off into walkway 17-6-44 (S/L DH Lee-on-Solent) 768Sq Abbotsinch 3-45 to 4-45 748Sq Dale/St.Merryn 6-45 Weathercocked taxying hit stationary aircraft 18-10-45 (S/L JWW Baker)
MB374Seafire IbASTM46(ex EP304) Cv AST Hamble 10-6-42 VA Eastleigh 17-7-42 RNDA at 15MU 19-7-42 801Sq 12-42 Heavy landing Furious Cat Y 11-12-43 (S/L PH London) To RAE 1-45 Lee-on-Solent to RAE 8-3-45
MB375Seafire IbASTM45(ex EP308) Cv AST Hamble 10-6-42 VA Eastleigh 14-7-42 RNDA 21-7-42 897Sq Stretton 27-8-42 801Sq 3-9-42 to 1-43 ros 2-4-43 816Sq heavy landing 7-9-43 (Lt GP Magwood) 801Sq 12-43
MB761VII4512EAM64FF 3-7-43 33MU 4-7-43 124Sq 15-7-43 FAAC 23-12-43 1402Flt 28-10-44 high alt trls SOC 9-12-48
MB762VII4547EAM64FF 12-7-43 39MU 16-7-43 2FPP tailwheel failed to unlock on landing Colerne 16-7-43 ros 5-8-43 405ARF 1-9-43 616Sq 28-9-43 Flew into hill Dinmore Hill Hereford CAC 21-1-44 [29-6-44]
MB763VII4568EAM64FF 16-7-43 33MU 20-7-43 405ARF HAL 4-8-43 312Sq 11-8-43 118Sq 4-10-43 453Sq 'Z' 27-10-43 SF Skeabrae 8-11-43 Overshot landing and tipped up Skeabrae FAAC 15-7-44 recat E 18-9-44
MB764VII4593EAM64FF 21-7-43 39MU 26-7-43 405ARF HAL 19-8-43 616Sq 14-10-43 CB ops 5-3-44 2AGS 3-3-45 sold scrap Intl.Alloys 19-3-47
MB765VII4611EAM64FF 7-8-43 33MU 10-8-43 405ARF 16-8-43 312Sq 18-8-43 118Sq 4-10-43 453Sq 'G' 27-10-43 SF Skeabrae 8-11-43 high alt trls CB ops SOC 30-12-48
MB766VII4635EAM64FF 12-8-43 33MU 15-8-43 405ARF HAL 21-8-43 124Sq 28-8-43 3011 Service Echelon 4-2-44 124Sq CAC ops 14-2-44 SOC 25-4-46
MB767VII4641EAM64FF 13-8-43 9MU 15-8-43 405ARF 22-8-43 616Sq 'YQ-F' 1-9-43 Hit by flak over Cherbourg CAC 21-4-44 ros Ftr Command Northolt 10-11-44 Shoeburyness as target aircraft high alt trls SOC 9-12-48
MB768VII4647EAM64FF 15-8-43 33MU 17-8-43 405ARF 27-8-43 616Sq 'YQ-X' 14-9-43 Shot up by Bf109s then damaged by flak and abandoned over Channel CE 12-6-44 F/Lt J McG Cleleand RNZAF picked up by HSL
MB769VII4668EAM64FF 20-8-43 39MU 23-8-43 405ARF 8-9-43 616Sq 'YQ-T' 28-9-43 3GTS 11-10-45 39MU nea SOC 11-5-46
MB770PRXIT4250CHAM63FF 21-4-43 Benson 28-4-43 1OADU 9-6-43 Malta 24-6-43 682Sq Missing from PR mission over Northern Italy 4-3-44
MB771PRXIT4257CHAM63FF 28-4-43 6MU 29-4-43 Benson 10-5-43 542Sq 23-5-43 8OTU 1-9-44 ros 9-4-45 sold MoS 18-1-49
MB772PRXIT4264CHAM63FF 29-4-43 Benson 2-5-43 1OADU 7-7-43 Malta 1-8-43 683Sq u/c would not lock down on return from PR sortie and collapsed on landing Loqa CB 3-9-43 NWAfrica 1-12-43
MB773PRXIT4265CHAM63FF 30-4-43 Benson 2-5-43 1OADU 31-5-43 Malta 1-6-43 683Sq 218Grp NAfrica 30-11-43 SOC 28-4-45
MB774PRXIT4275CHAM63FF 3-5-43 Benson 5-5-43 1OADU 25-5-43 Malta 1-6-43 683Sq Middle East 30-9-43 680Sq 9-10-43 103MU 6-45 SOC 26-9-46
MB775PRXIT4282CHAM63FF 6-5-43 Benson 12-5-43 1OADU 31-5-43 682Sq NWAfrica Ran out of fuel and engine cut in circuit crashlanded LaMarsa FACB 11-8-43
MB776PRXIT4291CHAM61FF 4-5-43 Benson 12-5-43 1OADU 4-6-43 NWAfrica 1-7-43 Malta 1-8-43 682Sq C2 ops 12-9-43 683Sq MedAAF 21-6-45 SOC 18-10-45
MB777PRXIT4292CHAM63FF 7-5-43 Benson 12-5-43 1OADU 15-6-43 Miles Aircraft 16-6-43 NWAfrica 1-7-43 682Sq Malta 1-11-43 MedAAF SOC 28-2-46
MB778PRXIT4293CHAM63FF 8-5-43 Benson 12-5-43 1OADU 15-6-43 NWAfrica 1-7-43 Malta 1-8-43 682Sq 683Sq Hit by EN674 at dispersal Milazzo East FAC3 13-9-43
MB779PRXIT4295CHAM63AFF 9-5-43 Benson 12-5-43 1OADU 15-6-43 HAL 22-6-43 Miles Aircraft 17-7-43 NWAfrica 31-7-43 682Sq MedAAF SOC 18-10-45
MB780PRXIT4302CHAM63AFF 12-5-43 Benson 15-5-43 1OADU 9-6-43 Malta 1-7-43 541Sq Benson 14-7-43 FAAC 25-11-43 MedAAF 21-6-45 SOC 18-10-45
MB781PRXIT4304CHAM63FF 13-5-43 Benson 16-5-43 1OADU 21-6-43 NAfrica 1-7-43 682Sq MedAAF SOC 31-5-45
MB782PRXIT4310CHAM63FF 13-5-43 Benson 16-5-43 FTR in transit Porthreath to Gibraltar 18-5-43 [16-6-43]
MB783PRXIT4311CHAM63AFF 14-5-43 Benson 18-5-43 1OADU 7-7-43 Miles Aircraft 8-7-43 Malta 1-8-43 Italy 1-12-43 MedAAF SOC 13-10-45
MB784PRXIT4312CHAM63AFF 15-5-43 Benson 18-5-43 1OADU 30-5-43 Miles Aircraft 30-6-43 NFT
MB785PRXIT4335CHAM63AFF 17-5-43 Benson 18-5-43 1OADU 28-6-43 Malta 1-7-43 683Sq Middle East 30-9-43 680Sq 30-10-43 Engine cut belly-landed at Deversoir CE 12-7-45 FLt WJ Webber inj
MB786PRXIT4348CHAM63FF 21-5-43 Benson 25-5-43 1OADU 15-6-43 Malta 1-7-43 MedAAF 21-6-45 SOC 28-2-46
MB787PRXIT4337CHAM63FF 18-5-43 6MU 22-5-43 Benson 23-5-43 541Sq 3-6-43 VASM 26-8-43 univ camera install 8OTU 30-8-44 to 5935M 15-4-46 rtp 28-4-47
MB788PRXIT4343CHAM63FF 22-5-43 Benson 23-5-43 542Sq 15-6-43 8OTU 4-10-44 fire in air FAAC 6-11-44 HAL sold MoS 18-1-49
MB789PRXIT4352CHAM63FF 22-5-43 enlarged oil tank spl windscreen AAEE 16-8-43 perf trls high alt Benson 25-5-43 ? 542Sq 15-6-43 VASM 24-9-43 univ camera install 542Sq 9-10-43 flew into hill Stubbs Field Turville Oxon CE Homing bearing at wrong height 1-12-43 P/O PJ Spencer+
MB790PRXIT4353CHAM63FF 22-5-43 Benson 26-5-43 CB ops 19-6-43 HAL VASM 15-9-43 univ camera install 541Sq 30-9-43 photo sorties Ran out of fuel and force-landed hit wall nr Buddock Cornwall CE 18-12-43 AST SOC 5-1-44
MB791PRXIT4361CHAM63FF 24-5-43 Benson 28-5-43 543Sq 3-7-43 106Grp Wastage Pl 18-6-44 34WSU 22-2-45 8OTU 29-6-45 to 5936M 18-4-46 rtp 28-4-47
MB792PRXIT4360CHAM63AFF 25-5-43 Benson 27-5-43 541Sq 19-6-43 Missing (Kiel) 24-6-43 WO2 RM Lawrence+
MB793PRXIT4369CHAM63FF 26-5-43 Benson 28-5-43 542Sq 21-6-43 Engine cut returning from PR mission belly-landed Findon Sussex CE 7-5-44
MB794XII4237HPAGIIIFF 20-4-43 8MU 24-4-43 405ARF HAL 26-8-43 41Sq 'EB-H' 29-9-43 Hit by flak off Carentan and abandoned Normandy Beach Head 9-6-44
MB795XII4245HPAGIIIFF 21-4-43 8MU 27-4-43 405ARF HAL 27-8-43 41Sq 'EB-A' 29-9-43 CAC ops 20-10-43 ros to 4875M 15-9-44 SOC 1-1-48
MB796XII4246HPAGIIIFF 23-4-43 39MU 27-4-43 41Sq 'EB-U' 21-5-43 Hit by flak nr Rouen aircraft abandoned on fire 6-9-43 F/O R J Boyd+
MB797XII4247HPAGIIIFF 24-4-43 39MU 27-4-43 405ARF HAL 1-8-43 41Sq 'EB-Y' 22-8-43 crash-landed whilst lost Harty Marshes CE 12-2-44 FH131:15
MB798XII4263HPAGIIIFF 29-4-43 8MU 1-5-43 405ARF HAL 22-8-43 41Sq 'EB-U' 14-9-43 AST 39MU 22-9-44 595Sq 2-5-45 29MU 2-9-45 5919M 2-9-45 93ATC 12-3-46 SOC 30-11-49
MB799XII4269HPAGIII8MU 6-5-43 405ARF HAL 22-8-43 41Sq 14-9-43 91Sq 16-9-43 Ramrod to Lille aircraft abandoned into sea off Ramsgate 19-9-43
MB800XII4270HPAGIIIVAWD 7-5-43 wts and CG loadings prod aircraft 39MU 11-5-43 41Sq 'EB-B' 19-5-43 shot down by Fw190 south of Dunkirk 19-9-43
MB801XII4276HPAGIIIFF 4-5-43 39MU 11-5-43 41Sq 'EB-X' 11-5-43 ros 26-8-43 crash-landing CE 20-11-43
MB802XII4284HPAGIIIFF 6-5-43 41Sq 'EB-K' 11-5-43 Shot down by Fw190 nr Beauvais 24-9-43
MB803XII4283CHAGIIIFF 6-5-43 91Sq 'DL-D' 13-5-43 HAL 23-10-43 61OTU 41Sq 'EB-X' 15-5-44 AST 21-6-44 39MU nea 14-5-46
MB804XII4322HPAGIIIFF 14-5-43 39MU 18-5-43 405ARF HAL 1-8-43 41Sq 'EB-T' 22-8-43 CB ops 16-7-44 ASAT Aberforth 2-5-45 595Sq 3-5-45 to 5920M 12-3-46 115ATC
MB805XII4320CHAGIIIFF 9-5-43 91Sq 16-5-43 Ramrod combat with Fw190s FTR 24-7-43 F/Lt G Stenborg (RNZAF)+
MB806VII4327EAM64FF 18-5-43 9MU 24-5-43 R-RH 27-5-43 124Sq 23-8-43 Malcolms 7-2-44 mods 2AGS 22-3-45 sold scrap 3-9-47
MB807IX4404EAM63AFF 4-6-43 39MU 5-6-43 82MU 18-6-43 La Pampa 2-7-43 Casablanca 14-7-43 Middle East 1-9-43 NAfricanASC 31-10-43 72Sq 93Sq SOC 31-3-44 recat A 31-1-45 MedAAF SOC 26-7-45
MB808VII4359EAM64FF 25-5-43 39MU 28-5-43 124Sq 'ON-C' 6-6-43 Combat with Fw190 SE Nieuport CAC 14-2-44 616Sq 3-4-44 SOC high alt trls 30-12-48

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