spit_Ia

Spitfire

aircraft production

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Serial Mark c/n Fac Eng History
MV456LFVIIISuperM669MU 10-9-44 82MU 20-9-44 Martaban 30-10-44 India 8-12-44 SOC 14-2-46
MV457LFVIIICHAM666MU 17-9-44 Martaban 30-10-44 India 8-12-44 152S SOC 30-5-46
MV458LFVIIISuperM669MU 10-6-44 82MU 25-8-44 Martaban 30-10-44 India 8-12-44 17S Tyre burst on take-off belly landed Tennant 9-5-45 SOC 12-6-45
MV459LFVIIISuperM669MU 9-9-44 222MU 29-9-44 Martaban 30-10-44 India 9-12-44 8RFU Engine cut bellylanded in river bed nr Ambala 26-6-47
MV460HFVIIISuperM706MU 10-9-44 82MU 18-9-44 SSLS1965 21-9-44 Australia 8-11-44 RAAF as A58-664 Stored until SOC 9-49
MV461HFVIIISuperM706MU 11-9-44 82MU 18-9-44 SSLS1965 21-9-44 Australia 8-11-44 RAAF as A58-665 Stored until SOC 9-49
MV462LFVIIICHAM66MU 16-9-44 82MU 25-9-44 Martaban 30-10-44 India 8-12-44 SOC 31-7-47
MV463HFVIIISuperM706MU 16-8-44 82MU 13-9-44 SSLS1965 21-9-44 Australia 8-11-44 RAAF as A58-666 Stored until SOC 9-49
MV464HFVIIISuperM706MU 8-9-44 82MU 18-9-44 SSLS1965 21-9-44 Australia 8-11-44 RAAF as A58-667 Stored until SOC 9-49
MV465HFVIIISuperM706MU 10-9-44 82MU 21-9-44 Sarpen 26-9-44 Australia 1-1-45 RAAF as A58-714 Stored until SOC 9-49
MV466HFVIIICHAM706MU 15-9-44 82MU 29-9-44 Horoata 15-10-44 Australia 30-11-44 RAAF as A58-643 auth for writeoff 5-46 SOC 11-48
MV467HFVIIISuperM706MU 9-9-44 82MU 18-9-44 SSLS1965 21-9-44 Australia 8-11-44 RAAF as A58-668 Stored until SOC 9-49
MV468HFVIIISuperM706MU 10-9-44 82MU 21-9-44 Port Fairey 15-10-44 Australia 24-11-44 RAAF as A58-673 RAN 6-48 destroyed on fire dump
MV469HFVIIISuperM706MU 15-9-44 82MU 27-9-44 Port Fairey 15-10-44 Australia 24-11-44 RAAF as A58-674 Stored until SOC 9-49
MV470HFVIIICHAM706MU 15-9-44 82MU 27-9-44 Port Fairey 15-10-44 Australia 24-11-44 RAAF as A58-675 Stored until SOC 11-48
MV471HFVIIICHAM706MU 16-9-44 82MU 27-9-44 Port Fairey 15-10-44 Australia 24-11-44 RAAF as A58-676 Stored until SOC 9-49
MV472HFVIIICHAM706MU 18-9-44 82MU 27-9-44 Horoata 15-10-44 Australia 30-11-44 RAAF as A58-644 Stored until SOC 9-49
MV473HFVIIIKEAM706MU 17-9-44 82MU 27-9-44 Horoata 15-10-44 Australia 30-11-44 RAAF as A58-645 auth for writeoff 5-46 SOC 11-48
MV474HFVIIICHAM706MU 17-9-44 82MU 27-9-44 Horoata 15-10-44 Australia 30-11-44 RAAF as A58-646 rtp 7-46
MV475HFVIIIKEAM70MU 17-9-44 82MU 26-9-44 Port Fairey 15-10-44 Australia 24-11-44 RAAF as A58-677 Stored until SOC 9-49
MV476HFVIIICHAM706MU 18-9-44 82MU 28-9-44 Horoata 15-10-44 Australia 30-11-44 RAAF as A58-647 Lost on bombing ops NW Borneo 7-45
MV477HFVIIISuperM706MU 23-9-44 82MU 29-9-44 Horoata 15-10-44 Australia 30-11-44 RAAF as A58-648 rtp 12-45
MV478HFVIIISuperM706MU 25-9-44 82MU 4-10-44 Horoata 15-10-44 Australia 30-11-44 RAAF as A58-649 rtp 1-46
MV479HFVIIISuperM706MU 25-9-44 82MU 3-10-44 Horoata 15-10-44 Australia 30-11-44 RAAF as A58-650 Crashed on takeoff Croydon strip Tarakan 8-45 rtp
MV480LFVIIISuperM669MU 23-9-44 215MU 6-10-44 Martaban 30-10-44 India 8-12-44 81S 10RIAF SOC 27-3-47
MV481HFVIIISuperM706MU 29-9-44 215MU 6-10-44 Sussex 13-11-44 Australia 6-2-45 RAAF as A58-708 Stored until SOC 9-49
MV482HFVIIISuperM706MU 21-10-44 82MU 17-12-44 City of Calcutta 18-1-45 Australia 27-2-45 RAAF as A58-730 Stored until SOC 9-49
MV483LFVIIISuperM666MU 27-9-44 222MU 3-10-44 Martaban 30-10-44 India 8-12-44 155S air collision with MD403 crashed Arnhemia Sumatra pilot killed FACE dbf 26-2-46 SOC 14-3-46
MV484HFVIIISuperM706MU 14-10-44 215MU 23-10-44 Suffolk 18-11-44 Australia 23-12-44 RAAF as A58-695 Stored until SOC 9-49
MV485HFVIIISuperM706MU 27-9-44 215MU 6-10-44 Sussex 13-11-44 Australia 6-2-45 RAAF as A58-716 Stored until SOC 9-49
MV486HFVIIISuperM706MU 25-9-44 82MU 4-10-44 Horoata 15-10-44 Australia 30-11-44 RAAF as A58-651 auth for writeoff 5-46 SOC 11-48
MV487HFVIIIKEAM706MU 1-10-44 215MU 18-10-44 SSLS1972 6-11-44 Australia 17-12-44 RAAF as A58-686 RAN 6-48 destroyed on fire dump
MV499HFVIIICHAM706MU 1-10-44 215MU 12-10-44 Liverpool 16-10-44 Sussex 8-11-44 Australia 6-2-45 RAAF as A58-707 Stored until SOC 9-49
MV500HFVIIICHAM70MU 1-10-44 215MU 12-10-44 Sussex 13-11-44 Australia 6-2-45 RAAF as A58-709 Stored until SOC 9-49
MV501HFVIIICHAM706MU 1-10-44 215MU 12-10-44 Sussex 13-11-44 Australia 6-2-45 RAAF as A58-710 Stored until SOC 9-49
MV502HFVIIISuperM706MU 13-10-44 215MU 23-10-44 Suffolk 18-11-44 Australia 23-12-44 RAAF as A58-696 Stored until SOC 9-49
MV503HFVIIICHAM706MU 2-10-44 215MU 14-10-44 SSLS1972 6-11-44 Australia 17-12-44 RAAF as A58-687 Stored until SOC 9-49
MV504HFVIIISuperM706MU 8-10-44 215MU 14-10-44 Ajax 6-11-44 Australia 17-12-44 RAAF as A58-688 Stored until SOC
MV505HFVIIISuperM706MU 13-10-44 215MU 23-10-44 Ajax 6-11-44 Australia 17-12-44 RAAF as A58-689 auth for writeoff 5-46 SOC 11-48
MV506HFVIIISuperM706MU 6-10-44 215MU Sussex 13-11-44 Australia 6-2-45 RAAF as A58-711 Stored until SOC 9-49
MV507HFVIIISuperM706MU 15-10-44 215MU 23-10-44 Suffolk 18-11-44 Australia 23-12-44 RAAF as A58-697 Stored until SOC 9-49
MV508HFVIIISuperM706MU 8-10-44 215MU 14-10-44 3PATP 24-10-44 Ajax 6-11-44 Sydney 17-12-44 RAAF as A58-690 Stored until SOC 9-49
MV509HFVIIISuperM706MU 15-10-44 215MU 27-10-44 Suffolk 18-11-44 Australia 23-12-44 RAAF as A58-698 RAN 6-48 destroyed on fire dump
MV510HFVIIISuperM706MU 8-10-44 215MU 14-10-44 Ajax 6-11-44 Australia 17-12-44 RAAF as A58-691 RAN 6-48 destroyed on fire dump
MV511HFVIIISuperM706MU 15-10-44 215MU 27-10-44 Suffolk 18-11-44 Australia 23-12-44 RAAF as A58-699 Stored until SOC 9-49
MV512HFVIIISuperM706MU 15-10-44 215MU 23-10-44 Suffolk 18-11-44 Australia 23-12-44 RAAF as A58-700 RAN 6-48 destroyed on fire dump
MV513HFVIIISuperM706MU 15-10-44 215MU 27-10-44 Suffolk 18-11-44 Australia 23-12-44 RAAF as A58-701 Stored until SOC 9-49
MV514HFVIIISuperM706MU 15-10-44 215MU 9-12-44 SSLS2495 27-12-44 Australia 16-2-45 RAAF as A58-722 Stored until SOC 9-49
NF418Seafire IIIWestM55MFW RNDA 31-12-43 Westland CRD VAWD 2-1-44 761S Henstridge 3-45 to 10-45 Stalled short of runway 17-3-45 (L/C RC Pearson)
NF419Seafire IIIWestM55FW RNDA 31-12-43 Burscough to 899S Belfast 22-2-44 Taxied into by NF420 25-4-44 Landed hook up 5-7-44 (Mid BR Taylor) 807S Hunter 1-45 Caught No.8 wire into barrier Cat LQ 2-5-45 (S/L FP Curry) Ki43 possibly damaged Sumatra shared NN300 16-5-45 (S/L WC Whitlam) Port oleo collapsed landing 4-6-45 (S/L F Logie RNZN) Trincomalee 8-45
NF420Seafire IIIWestM55FW RNDA 1-1-44 899S from 3-44 to 5-44 Taxied into NF419 Cat X1 25-4-44 (Lt DC Coates) Tested RNARY Coimbatore 7-5-45 879S Caught No.8 wire into barrier Cat ZZ 10-8-45 (S/L LB Lees RNZN) To Trincomalee WO
NF421Seafire IIIWestM55FW RNDA 1-1-44 899S HMS Khedive ('KS') from 3-44 to 5-44 Hal Far 4-45
NF422Seafire IIIWestM55FW RNDA 8-1-44 899S HMS Chaser ('KL') from 3-44 Weathercocked into wind after landing into soft ground port oleo twisted Code 3 26-5-44 (S/L JG Barrett) Tested Arbroath 10-7-44 801S 1-45 to 3-45
NF423Seafire IIIWestM55FW RNDA 8-1-44 899S from 3-44 879S ran off runway Th Kali 29-1-45 (S/L LB Lees RNZN) 809S Dekheila practice DB blew up at 4000ft pilot baled out but parachute split Gianaclis bombing range Cat ZZ 11-2-45 (S/L G Johnson killed)
NF424Seafire IIIWestM55FW RNDA 8-1-44 Burscough to 899S Belfast 23-2-44 Swung off peritrack taxying to dispersal hit air raid shelter Long Kesh 7-5-44 Heavy landing port u/c collapsed Kheldive 14-5-44 (Lt RIM Scott) 807S 6-44 Hook up into barrier nosed over Cat ZZ 26-2-45 (S/L JH Brewer)
NF425Seafire IIIWestM55FW RNDA 8-1-44 899S from 3-44 to 6-44 809S Stalker 2-45 Pecked landing Cat SS 10-3-45 (S/L HL Aspinall RNZN) Ran into PR136 in stream landing Cat HX 5-4-45 (S/L K Herring OK)
NF426Seafire IIIWestM55FW RNDA 8-1-44 39MU 14-1-44 899S from 3-44 to 6-44 885S ('2A') 6-44 Tested Arbroath 10-7-44 899S ('CF') caught No.8 wire into barrier 5-3-45 (S/L GW Draper) Low level x-country struck steel wire 30-4-45 (S/L RB Taylor) Port tyre burst off runway nosed up in soft ground 20-7-45 (Lt HH Salisbury) Bankstown to Schofields 20-9-45
NF427Seafire IIIWestM55FW RNDA 18-1-44 899S from 3-44 to 6-44 807S floated into barriers Hunter 9-10-44 (S/L JH Brewer)
NF428Seafire IIIWestM55FW RNDA 18-1-44 899S from 3-44 Tail and hook hit rounddown jammed up hit barrier Khedive 24-5-44 (Lt HH Salisbury)
NF429Seafire IIIWestM55FW RNDA 15-1-44 Donibristle 14-10-44 879S 12-44 At Dekheila dived too low on DB exercise struck ground exploded Gianaclis West landing strip Cat ZZ 29-1-45 (S/L KA Cain killed)
NF430Seafire IIIWestM55FW RNDA 19-1-44 Tested Henstridge store 15-3-44 SF Schofields tyre burst ran off runway nosed up 20-3-45 (S/L GE Scott) Tested Nowra 24-4-45 796S 6-45 to 7-45
NF431Seafire IIIWestM55FW RNDA 15-1-44 899S 4-44 708S Gosport 5-45 to 8-45 CRO Belfast Cat B repairs 24-10-45 RY 4-5-46
NF432Seafire IIIWestM55FW RNDA 19-1-44 885S 10-44 To 715S 11-44 to 3-45 RNARY Coimbatore Trincomalee 8-45
NF433Seafire IIIWestM55FW RNDA 19-1-44 899S 3-44 to 5-44 Wing struck branches low flying Code 9 20-3-44 (S/L BA Gentry)
NF434Seafire IIIWestM55FW WAL 16-1-44 RNDA 19-1-44 39MU 21-1-44 899S Belfast ('J' named KELLY'S EYE) 24-2-44 AHU Arbroath 1-7-44 AHU Donibristle 24-7-44 Belfast store 18-10-44 Shipped to Med arr AR Dekheila 1-11-44 809S Stalker ('Y') 15-12-44 Through barrier into deck park pushed NN416 overboard wrote off PP944 put .303in bullet through S/L DF Mant's cap Stalker Cat ZZ 1-5-45 (S/L ACS Morrison) Jettisoned BUT 757S Tambaram 8 45 to 9-45 Port tyre burst landing 17-8-45 (S/L FR Young)
NF435Seafire IIIWestM55FW RNDA 21-1-44 39MU 25-1-44 886S 3-44 to 5-44 Tested Yeovilton store 20/21-6-44 808S 9-44 899S 5-45 715S St.Merryn 2-45 to 11-45
NF436Seafire IIIWestM55FW RNDA 22-1-44 899S 4-44 Tail hit rounddown Khedive Cat Z 14-5-44 (S/L GC Shelley)
NF437Seafire IIIWestM55FW RNDA 22-1-44 899S from 3-44 Lost tailwheel landing Long Kesh 7-5-44 885S 8-44 to 10-44 778S Pretoria Castle into barrier 26-3-45 (Lt DR Carter)
NF438Seafire IIIWestM55FW RNDA 22-1-44 899S from 3-44 Swung ldg u/c collapsed Cat Y1 24-5-44 (S/L VS Lowdon)
NF439Seafire IIIWestM55FW RNDA 27-1-44 899S from 3-44 807S Hunter bounced into barrier Cat X1 25-9-44 (S/L CE Wright) Op Picnic hit by flak in attack on ship baled out Petai Channel Cat Z 7-10-44 (S/L D Stewart killed)
NF440Seafire IIIWestM55FW RNDA 22-1-44 899S from 3-44 AHU Arbroath 14-7-44 Tested Donibristle 15-10-44 879S engine failure force-landed 10-1-45 (S/L TI McCartney)
NF441Seafire IIIWestM55FW RNDA 22-1-44 899S HMS Khedive ('KW') from 3-44 Floated into barrier Khedive 11-4-44 (Lt DC Coates) 761S Henstridge 2-44 809S 3-45 to 4-45
NF442Seafire IIIWestM55FW RNDA 27-1-44 885S 3-44 to 5-44? 899S from 3-44 to 12-44 709S St.Merryn BU pulling out from dive during army exercise Cat ZZ crashed Colbiggan Farm Innis Downs 2 1/2m NE of Roche Cornwall Cat ZZ 23-6-45 (Lt DA Davis killed)
NF443Seafire IIIWestM55FW RNDA 27-1-44 807S 7-44 Lost height on takeoff Hunter ditched Cat Z 15-8-44 (Lt JB Leeming OK)
NF444Seafire IIIWestM55FW RNDA 29-1-44 899S from 3-44 At Arbroath opl patrol lost leader climbing in cloud spun into field from 2000ft White Bog Croft nr RAF Peterhead Aberdeenshire Cat Z 7-6-44 (S/L KS Roberts RNZN killed)
NF445Seafire IIIWestM55FW RNDA 29-1-44 899S HMS Khedive from 3-44 to 12-44 809S port oleo collapsed landing Stalker 10-3-45 (S/L RHF Lavender) 879S floated into barrier Attacker 10-7-45 (S/L LB Lees RNZN) To Trincomalee 7-45
NF446Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 29-1-44 899S from 3-44 to 12-44 Ayr to AHU Donibristle 8-4-45 803S Arbroath from 15-6-45 to 7-45 805S from 7-45 Stalled onto rough ground lost port oleo Machrihanish 6-9-45 (S/L JW Clarke)
NF447Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 29-1-44 885S 3-44 to 4-44 899S ('D') 9-44 Hit tree landing Long Kesh 17-11-44 (Lt WT Russell) Heavy landing with port drift port u/c collapsed Schofields 26 7-45 (S/L KBI Smith RAN)
NF448Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 29-1-44 885S 3-44 to 5-44 Tested Henstridge store 24-6-44 Tested by 807S pilot at Ta Kali 22-2-45 809S Stalker jerked to halt by wire tail oleo damaged 17-3-45 (S/L JW Hill) Wing damaged by bomb splinter 31-5-45 (S/L D McDonald) 880S 6-45
NF449Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 29-1-44 Tested Henstridge 12-6-44 Tested Donibristle 16-10-44 894S 12-44 Bounced into barrier Indefatigable 20-5-45 (S/L JC Taylor)
NF450Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 29-1-44 885S 4-44? Tested Arbroath 3-8-44 761S Henstridge 4-45 to 1-46 Yeovilton store to 772S Burscough ('O9A') 16-3-46 to 5-46 Evanton store 11-9-46
NF451Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 29-1-44 879S 3-44 AHU Donibristle to Belfast IAR 15-10-44 879S stalled on approach Dekheila Cat ZZ 14-2-45 (Mid RJ Watson OK)
NF452Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 29-1-44 885S 3-44? 807S 6-44 to 11-44 Hit barrier Hunter Cat Y1 26-7-44 (S/L LG Lloyd)
NF453Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 29-1-44 886S 3-44 to 5-44 885S 8-44 to 9-44 Taxying accident 8-8-44 (S/L FJG Boyd)
NF454Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 29-1-44 885S 3-44 to 4-44 Tested Donibristle 16/23-11-44 899S 2-45 879S 3-45 Gosport to RDU Anthorn 9-1-47 To Aeronavale
NF455Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 31-1-44 899S 5-44 Trincomalee 5-45 880S 7-45
NF480Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 31-1-44 885S port tyre burst on takeoff St.Merryn Cat Y1 23-3-44 (Lt SL Devonald) 807S landed u/c not locked down Marble Arch LG Cat LX 7-2-45 (S/L R Brook)
NF481Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 5-2-44 886S 3-44 to 4-44 718S 6-44 899S ('C') 10-44 to 6-45 Crail to 794S Eglinton 15-11-46 Landed port oleo partially retracted 4-12-46 (S/L A Davidson)
NF482Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 5-2-44 886S Lee-on-Solent 4-44 Out of fuel believed AA punctured tank force-landed in field near gliders S of France 7-6-44 (S/L RJ Foxley retd 9-6-44) A/c evidently recovered 808S 10-44 715S St.Merryn 6-45 761S Henstridge ('G3I') 4-45 to 1-46 RDU Anthorn to St.Merryn 12/13-1-46 Yeovilton to 772S Burscough 4-4-46 to 9-46 To Aeronavale
NF483Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 5-2-44 808S 5-44 to 10-44 Tail oleo struck concrete edge fuselage damaged Cat X1 31-8-44 (S/L FP Tyler) 715S St.Merryn 11-44 to 11-45 Collided Corsair KD779 taxying 19-9-45 (Lt SFF Shotton) Tested Eglinton 3-46
NF484Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 5-2-44 886S 3-44 808S 5-44 Damaged rudder taxying 28-9-44 (S/L JK Radnor) At Ballyhalbert engine failure after low-level bombing ditched Cat Z 8-10-44 (S/L FP Tyler OK)
NF485Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 5-2-44 886S 3-44 4-44 718S Henstridge 6-44 808S 8-44 to 11-44
NF486Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 5-2-44 886S 3-44 5-44 808S Lee-on-Solent shot down by Bf109s over Normandy Cat Z 7-6-44 (Cdr JM Keene-Miller Cdr Flying Lee-on-Solent-on-Solent PoW)
NF487Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 5-2-44 RAE 3-44 (Cartridge initiated takeoff Landing trials with Hawarden arrester gear) 886S 4-44 to 5-44 807S Hunter 7-44 Cowling adrift damaged prop Cat X1 17-8-44 (S/L PM Lamb) Bounced burst both tyres Cat X1 18-8-44 (S/L GE Thomas) Bounced into barriers damaged prop and wings Cat Y1 21-8-44 (S/L M La Page)
NF488Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 5-2-44 886S 5-44 to 6-44 885S 5-44 808S 8-44 Swung stbd landing port oleo collapsed Eglinton Cat X1 29-9-44 (S/L NJ Bowen) 715S St.Merryn 6-45 to 7-45
NF489Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 5-2-44 787S Wittering/Tangmere 4-44 to 3-45 761S Henstridge 3-45 to 4-45 760S Lee-on-Solent/Henstridge ('J') 12-45 to 1-46 Yeovilton store stbd tyre burst on takeoff wheels-up landing 1-7-46 (S/L RCC Hay)
NF490Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 5-2-44 RAE 3-44 AAEE and VAWD 7-44 arrester gear trials
NF491Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 10-2-44 886S Lee-on-Solent spotting for Mauritius damaged Fw190 chased another Normandy 8-6-44 (Lt RM Crosley) 808S 8-44 to 9-44 CRO Belfast Cat B repairs 4-1-45 RY 28-6-45 794S St.Merryn/Eglinton 7-45 to 11-45
NF492Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 11-2-44 39MU 12-2-44 Lee-on-Solent 19-4-44 Tested Arbroath 3-8-44 809S stbd oleo leg damaged landing Stalker Cat X1 27-11-44 (S/L DD James) 807S bounced caught wire into barrier Hunter 4-6-45 (Mid JS Fry) Trincomalee 7-45
NF493Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 11-2-44 39MU 15-2-44 885S 8-44 808S 8-44 709S St.Merryn ('S5N') prop and half reduction gear fell off in DB practice Trelliga Range Cat Z 15-11-44 (pilot unhurt)
NF494Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 11-2-44 809S Stalker by 11-44 Heavy landing damaged oleo leg 16-3-45 (S/L RHF Lavender) Heavy landing damaged port u/c 2-5-45 Bounced through barriers u/c removed landed on stbd Oerlikon 5-5-45 (both S/L D McDonald)
NF495Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 12-2-44 Tested Arbroath 19-7-44 808S 8-44 894S hit top of No.1 barrier with u/c overturned Indefatigable Cat ZZ 4-12-44 (S/L DD Leighton)
NF496Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 12-2-44 RNARY Coimbatore taxying accident 4-6-45 (S/L G Easton) 757S Puttalam swung landing up on nose 25-7-45 (S/L FE Nelson)
NF497Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 12-2-44 885S 7-44 to 10-44 Taxying accident 8-8-44 (S/L RE Goadsby) 899S ('D6Y') 12-44 to 4-45 Heavy landing tailwheel spindle broke Cat HC 9-2-45 (S/L VS Lowden) 807S 7-45 [prefix?]
NF498Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 12-2-44 885S 8-44 until 11-44 761S Henstridge 2-45 Taxied into tail of NN551 3-2-45 (S/L CR Thomas) 794S Eglinton 6-45 Bounced port wing dropped 13-8-45 (S/L HWM Fiske) 761S Henstridge 9-45 to 10-45
NF499Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 12-2-44 2FP Whitchurch swung landing cross wind port wingtip struck runway Cat Ac 20-11-44 (F/O FA Blackwell ATA OK) 761S Henstridge 1-45 Overshot into rough ground 1-5-45 (S/L PS Taylor)
NF500Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 12-2-44 39MU 18-2-44 FONAS Staff Lee-on-Solent flagship (marked 'FGS' ex 'WTC'?) from 30-6-44 until 8-45
NF501Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 24-2-44 787S Wittering 3-44 to 4-44 880S 6-44 to 8-44 899S 6-44 to 8-44 801S 10-44 AHU Donibristle to Belfast store 15-2-45 880S 'H6K' set on fire and junk damaged Suta Japan 24-7-45 (S/L ED Pye) Heavy landing port oleo collapsed Implacable 28-7-45 (S/L PE Holway)
NF502Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 19-2-44 809S stalled landing Dekheila Cat HX 19-12-44 (S/L HD Atkin) Drifted into port catwalk landing Stalker 1-3-45 (S/L JW Hill) Tested Trincomalee 18-5-45 879S Katukurunda PR125's wing hit prop 30-5-45 Swung port oleo collapsed 31-5-45 (S/L FW Greenwood) Trincomalee 7-45 760S Lee-on-Solent/Henstridge ('W') 12-45 to 1-46
NF503Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 19-2-44 886S 6-44 899S 6-44 808S 8-44 to 10-44 715S St.Merryn ('S4P') 11-44 to 10-45
NF504Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 19-2-44 718S Eglinton 10-46 794S Eglinton 10-45 to 1-46 Eglinton 11-46 to 2-47
NF505Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 19-2-44 879S 5-45 Burst tyre swung off taxitrack on nose Trincomalee 22-7-45 (S/L DA Gibson) Trincomalee 8-45
NF506Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 24-2-44 Tested Arbroath 3-8-44 Tested Donibristle 15-11-44 Trincomalee 8-45
NF507Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 23-2-44 Lee-on-Solent 5-4-44 885S taxied into LR853 Lee-on-Solent 22-5-44 Donisbristle store taxied into ATA Anson AX579 Cat S 11-11-44 (Lt P Zigler) 899S 5-12-44 Swerved off runway landing into ditch Schofields 28-5-45 (Lt JL Joly) Heavy landing port oleo collapsed Schofields 20-6-45 (Lt CH Gray RAN) 794S Eglinton 3-46 Lee-on-Solent ('103') To Aeronavale 18-9-48
NF508Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 24-2-44 Lee-on-Solent store stbd tyre burst landing 7-8-44 (Lt MJS Newman) Tested Donibristle 7-6-45 803S Arbroath stationary tail hit by wing of NN464 27-6-45
NF509Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 25-2-44 808S 5-44 886S 5-44 899S 6-44 to 8-44 880S 8-44 Machrihanish 21-9-44 801S weak brakes taxied into station bus on verge of track Schofields 17-9-45 (Lt KV Newton)
NF510Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 25-2-44 39MU 27-2-44 Lee-on-Solent 8-4-44 885S 8-44 to 10-44 Tested St.Merryn 8-1-45 to 2-45 761S Henstridge ('G5P') 718S Eglinton 9-46 794S Eglinton ('114/A') 11-46 to 2-47 Implacable 7-4-47
NF511Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 26-2-44 886S Lee-on-Solent force-landed after opl sortie over Normandy crashed through three fields Godlington nr Swanage Dorset Cat Z 25-6-44 (S/L A Horstead DoI)
NF512Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 26-2-44 715S St.Merryn 9-44 718S Henstridge tested 26-9-44 Ran out of petrol Cat ZZ 4-2-45 (S/L PJ Barclay OK)
NF513Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 26-2-44 718S Henstridge 9-44 Tested Donibristle 9-3-45 761S Henstridge 6-45 to 10-45 Port tyre deflated nosed up on soft ground 14-6-45 (S/L WB Youngman)
NF514Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 26-2-44 HQ ADGB (Naval Admin Office) Northolt 5-44 Lossiemouth to Skeabrae 3-9-44 880S 3-45 to 6-45 Coded 'B' at Inskip diplay 10-45
NF515Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 26-2-44 39MU 27-2-44 Lee-on-Solent 4-4-44 894S 7-44 Lossiemouth to 801S Skeabrae 3-9-44 to 2-45 802S 5-45 to 6-45 Collided in formation 12-5-45 (L/C RI Hargreaves) 806S prop struck runway Machrihanish 6-8-45 (S/L J Cole)
NF516Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 26-2-44 39MU 27-2-44 Lee-on-Solent 18-3-44 Donisbristle store 9-8-44 894S 12-44 Broke stbd oleo and prop landing Cat LQ 7-3-45 (S/L IHS Morgan) Opl flight emergency landing landed between Nos.3 and 4 wires but failed to hook up floated through two barriers Indefatigable Cat ZZ 1-4-45 (S/L NT Quigley DoI)
NF517Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 26-2-44 Tested Cochin 6-7-45
NF518Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 26-2-44 886S 6-44 807S 6-44 to 11-44 808S 8-44 to 10-44 879S Attacker 3-45 tailwheel caught wire Cat LX 11-7-45 (S/L WTS Buchan)
NF519Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 26-2-44 Tested Donibristle 19-11-44 Tested by 807S pilot at Ta Kali 22-2-45 Dekheila 24-2-45 899S Caught No.8 wire into barriers Chaser Cat HY 1-3-45 (S/L DH Grime) 807S 4-45 to 5-45
NF520Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 26-2-44 Belfast to Donibristle 10-5-44 Tested RNARY Coimbatore 2-10-44 and 7-12-44 Trincomalee 1945 WO (on a Sqn?)
NF521Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 29-2-44 Yeovil to 39MU 2-3-44 Tested RNARY Coimbatore 13-12-44 894S ('130/S') A6M shot down in sea during raid Sakishima Islands shared with S/L RH Reynolds in '141/S' 1145 4-5-45 (S/L RC Kay) 728S Ta Kali ('M2L')
NF522Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 29-2-44 39MU 4-3-44 Lee-on-Solent 19-3-44 761S Henstridge to Lee-on-Solent 17-4-44 Tested Donibristle 16-10-44 879S 1-45 809S 2-45
NF523Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 29-2-44 Tested RNARY Coimbatore 15-24-12-44 Short of fuel in bad weather Cat S 22-12-44 (S/L R Taylor) force-landed stbd wheel sank in soft ground nosed over 24-12-44 (Lt HG Thom RAN) 761S Henstridge 6-45
NF524Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 29-2-44 Tested Yeovilton store 23-5-44 899S 6-44 880S 8-44 Tall hit prop of Hurricane Hatston Cat X1 3-9-44 (S/L ED Pye) Machrihanish to AHU Donibristle 25-11-44 809S 11-44 Tested Donibristle 27-2-45 761S Henstridge 4-45 [prefix?]
NF525Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 29-2-44 886S Lee-on-Solent 5-44 Fw190 shot down nr Houlgate 0610 own engine hit by another Fw190 force-landed among trees E of Caen Cat Z 8-6-44 (Lt H Lang RNZN injured but safe)
NF526Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 29-2-44 Henstridge to Yeovilton 2-5-44 899S ('A') 8-44 Swung to stbd landing damaged prop and wing port u/c collapsed 1-6-45 (S/L LA Bradbury) Tested Bankstown 12-45 Tested Bankstown 10-46 to 12-46 Coded '117' once
NF531Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 4-3-44 886S 3-44 to 5-44 Port wingtip scraped the ground 28-4-44 (S/L WA Wallace) 808S Landed wheels-up 22-8-44 (S/L NJ Bowen) Tested Belfast 20-12-44 899S 1-45 to 2-45 803S Arbroath 7-45 883S Arbroath/Machrihanish 18-9-45 until 12-45 to GI as A509
NF532Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 4-3-44 886S 3-44 to 5-44 Unable to estimate distance accurately 29-4-44 (S/L WA Wallace) 885S 8-44 To 715S St.Merryn 11-44 to 11-45 794S Eglinton 3-46 to 4-46
NF533Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 4-3-44 761S Henstridge 5-44 885S Lee-on-Solent D-Day invasion spotting for RN presumed hit by flak force-landed in field S of Hermanville-sur-Mer Normandy Cat Z 6-6-44 (S/L AH Bassett killed)
NF534Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 4-3-44 886S Lee-on-Solent 5-44 Shot down in English Channel by AA fire from Allied ships Cat Z 7-6-44 (L/C PEI Bailey OK)
NF535Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 8-3-44 761S Henstridge 5-44 885S Lee-on-Solent ('2J') 5-44 Attacked by Fw190s severely damaged ditched nr LST SW of Caen 0625 Cat Z 7-6-44 (L/C SL Devonald uninjured)
NF536Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 10-3-44 39MU 11-3-44 885S 5-44 to 10-44 880S 2-45 to 3-45 886S 5-45 761S Henstridge 'G4J' Crail to Lossiemouth 14-11-46 767S Milltown 12-46
NF537Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 10-3-44 39MU 9-3-44 885S 5-44 886S Lee-on-Solent force-landed crashed after hit by light flak over France Cat Z [c.6-6-44?] (Lt WA Wallace returned later)
NF538Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 10-3-44 899S HMS Khedive ('S') 7-44 force-landed replacement engine required Cat SS 28-12-44 (S/L DN Duncan) Floated caught No.8 wire damaged prop on barrier Ravager 7-2-45 (S/L TP Hawker) Tested Donibristle 30-3-45 Tested Donibristle 23-7-45 805S 7-45 883S Arbroath from 18-9-45 until 12-45
NF539Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 10-3-44 Tested Yeovilton store 2-6-44 899S Long Kesh ('KW') 7-44 Port spar caught on wire 2-10-44 Missed wires 8-2-45 (both Lt HH Salisbury) 805S 7-45
NF540Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 11-3-44 808S 5-44 886S hit blind approach aerial mast on approach u/c damaged Defford 21-5-44 (S/L GH Horne) 709S 9-45 to 10-45
NF541Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 16-3-44 886S Lee-on-Solent 5-44 Hit by AA force-landed crashed Normandy Cat Z 7-6-44 (Lt DB Law unhurt)
NF542Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 11-3-44 885S Lee-on-Solent 5-44 Attacked by what were thought to be friendly aircraft crashed in sea Deauville Cat Z 10-6-44 (S/L RG Kennett killed)
NF543Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 11-3-44 899S 7-44 Floated over all wires into barrier Khedive Cat Y1 15-8-44 (S/L EW Hunt)
NF544Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 16-3-44 Yeovilton to Kirkbride 24-6-44 899S ('M') 7-44 to 12-44 Floated into barrier damaged engine and tail Khedive 18-9-44 (S/L WJ Long) Floated over wires stbd wingtip hit island Chaser Cat ZZ 21-3-45 (S/L JM Sturrock OK)
NF545Seafire IIIWestM55MLFIII RNDA 17-3-44 899S ('B') 5-44 Ravager to Gibraltar arr 19-6-44 A Sqn AAEE 18-8-44 (CG) To VA High Post 8-44
NF546Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 17-3-44 885S ('2D') 5-44 to 10-44 899S HMS Khedive ('B':'KB') 12-44 to 3-45 Tyre burst landing swung on nose prop damaged Long Kesh Cat LQ 6-1-45 (S/L GW Draper unhurt) Tested after ros Belfast 19-2-45 Into barrier Chaser Cat HY 7-3-45 (S/L TP Hawker)
NF547Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 17-3-44 885S ('M':'2D') 4-44 to 10-44 2 Bf109 damaged Normandy 16-6-44 (S/L R Hales) Bf109 shot down 2m NE of Caen 1010 8-6-44 (S/L RCS Chamen SANF) Heavy landing tail oleo collapsed 11-8-44 (S/L J Fisher) 899S 2-45 709S St.Merryn ('S5Q') 3-45 to 8-45
NF548Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 18-3-44 39MU 23-3-44 801S 9-44 787Y Flt 10-44 736B Flt 1-3-45
NF549Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 18-3-44 885S 5-44
NF550Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 18-3-44 885S 5-44 886S 5-44 to 6-44 808S 8-44 to 9-44 715S St.Merryn 11-44 to 12-45 794S Eglinton 3-46 to 4-46
NF551Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 18-3-44 886S 4-44 to 6-44 Bognor to Odiham 8-7-44 808S 8-44 to 10-44 715S St.Merryn ('S4B') 11-44 to 12-45 794S St.Merryn/Eglinton 6-45 to 7-46 772S Burscough 3-46 [prefix?]
NF552Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 18-3-44 Tollerton to Sherburn 25-4-44 801S 6-44 Op Begonia attack on convoy off Stadlandt hit by flak crashed in flames nr rocky coast Hidrefjord Gurskey Cat Z 12-9-44 (S/L MA Glennie killed)
NF553Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 18-3-44 Tested Arbroath 11-7-44 899S Heavy landing stbd oleo collapsed Cat Y2 31-8-44 (S/L GC Shelley)
NF554Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 18-3-44 886S 5-44 to 6-44 808S 7-44 to 10-44 Port tyre burst on takeoff port u/c collapsed Cat X/C 19-7-44 (Lt AC Palmer RM) 899S 8-44 3F Wing Leader 9-44 to 10-44 715S St.Merryn 11-44 to 11-45
NF555Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 18-3-44 39MU 19-3-44 Henstridge 14-4-44 899S Khedive missed wires hit barrier Cat Y1 27-7-44 (S/L VS Lowden)
NF556Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 22-3-44 899S 8-44 809S landed wheels-up 13-8-44 (S/L K Herring) 899S 2-45
NF557Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 22-3-44 899S Long Kesh ('K') 7-44 Landed hook up into barrier Cat ZZ 17-3-45 (S/L JW Johnson RNZN)
NF558Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 24-3-44 39MU 25-3-44 899S Long Kesh ('I') 8-44 to 5-45 Wingtip hit crash truck when being parked Cat LQ 27-3-45 (S/L GT Murphy) 761S Henstridge 5-45 to 11-45
NF559Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 24-3-44 885S 8-44 to 10-44 Arbroath to Donibristle 24-7-44 709S St.Merryn 2-45 772S Burscough ('O9B') 4-46 to 5-46
NF560Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 24-3-44 899S ('P') tested 26-7-44 Ground collision with 290S Martinet MS625 Long Kesh 3-11-44 (S/L DT Challick RNlN) Shorts CRO Belfast Cat B repairs 14-12-44 Recat E 24-1-44
NF561Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 24-3-44 899S 8-44 At Long Kesh pilots seat split pulling out of DB attack 19-11-44 (S/L VS Lowden) Lee-on-Solent To Aeronavale BUT 768S Abbotsinch tested 26-10-44
NF562Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 24-3-44 801S Furious ('J') from 1-5-44 to 7-44
NF563Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 25-3-44 Donibristle to 801S 21-5-44 to 9-44 768S Abbotsinch floated into barrier Cat LQ 29-1-45 (S/L FA Brash SANF)
NF564Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 25-3-44 885S 8-44 to 10-44 Tested Belfast 20-2-45 709S St.Merryn attempted force-landed in bad visibility crashed burnt out 1m S of Wellington Somerset Cat ZZ 19-5-45 (Lt JA Grogan RCN killed)
NF565Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 25-3-44 VA High Post 12-4-44 (weighed and CoG) 33MU to Hawarden 28-4-44 Tested RNARY Coimbatore 5-12-44 U/c collapsed on landing Cat LQ 16-12-44 (Lt DJ Lambert) Tested RNARY Coimbatore 23/24-3-45 757S Tambaram 8-45 to 10-45
NF566Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 25-3-44 899S HMS Khedive 8-44 to 6-45 Crashed fuselage scrapped wings to Irish Air Corps IAC155
NF567Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 31-3-44 899S 8-44
NF568Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 25-3-44 Tested Yeovilton store 25-5-44 899S 7-44 to 9-44
NF569Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 29-3-44 801S 7-44 768S Abbotsinch/Ayr/Ballyhalbert/Easthaven 11-44 to 11-45 Braked hard swung stbd oleo collapsed Abbotsinch Cat HX 23-11-44 (Lt J Bridge)
NF570Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 30-3-44 885S 7-44 Whitchurch to Lee-on-Solent 23-11-44 879S Hit rounddown 20-4-45 (Lt JA Armstrong) 883S Arbroath ('K') 10-45 until to RNARY Belfast 12-45 [prefix?]
NF575Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 31-3-44 899S HMS Khedive ('CV') 12-44 Floated into barrier Indomitable 24-7-45 (S/L JP Crathus RAN)
NF576Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 30-3-44 801S 6-44 Tested Belfast 17-12-44 768S Abbotsinch 6-45 Heavy landing 9-9-45 (S/L HW Claughton RNZN) 883S Arbroath from 9-45 until 12-45 To GI as 6428M at 6SoTT Hednesford 8-9-47
NF577Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 29-3-44 885S Lee-on-Solent 5-44 Bf109 damaged Normandy 16-6-45 (S/L JD MacIntee) To 715S St.Merryn 11-44 to 11-45 Eglinton to 772S Burscough 9-4-46
NF578Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 31-3-44 885S 8-44 Radiator cowling detached in flight Ballyhalbert Cat Y1 3-11-44 (S/L WA Woodfield) 801S 2-45 AHU Donibristle 14-3-45 802S 5-45 to 7-45 806S stalled just short of runway Machrihanish 6-8-45 (S/L A White) On Balado Bridge dump 3-52
NF579Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 31-3-44 Henstridge 17-4-44 885S 7-44 Taxying collision with oncoming aircraft Cat Y 19-8-44 (S/L FMD Brooshooft) Tested Donibristle 7/8-3-45
NF580Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 31-3-44 801S 9-44 768S Abbotsinch ('D') stalled onto rounddown skidded into barrier on nose Cat HY 21-12-44 (S/L NA Dent)
NF581Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 31-3-44 801S pecked landing Code 2 22-6-44 (S/L FA Dane) Heavy landing port oleo and wing damaged Cat X1 22-8-44 (S/L A Robson) 768S Abbotsinch 11-44 Bounced caught No.7 prop clipped barrier 16-3-45 (S/L WT Waller) Caught No.7 wire prop tipped barrier Ravager Cat SS 21-3-45 (S/L TG Thomson) Throttle cut on takeoff ditched over stbd side Ravager Cat ZZ 22-3-45 (S/L RW Mullins OK)
NF582Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 31-3-44 801S Furious from 1-5-44 to 9-44 768S Abbotsinch floated into barrier Cat Y1 1-11-44 (Mid DN Duncan) Tested Belfast 19-12-44 768S Easthaven 8-45 Heavy landing port oleo collapsed 29-11-45 (Lt JL Koechlin)
NF583Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 31-3-44 Arbroath to AHU Donibristle 3-8-44 801S Grimsettr ('P7F') 31-1-45 engine failure on takeoff force-landed wheels up Jervis Bay 21-5-45 (Lt S Jewers)
NF584Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 31-3-44 801S from 5-44 880S Furious 761S Henstridge swung to port on landing stbd oleo collapsed 27-3-45 (S/L GO Jones) 794S St.Merryn stalled short of runway 23-6-45 (S/L GMJ Brown RNZN)
NF585Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 31-3-44 RNARY Coimbatore 807S Tail struck rounddown Cat HY 26-2-45 (S/L JH Brewer)
NF586Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 15-4-44 33MU 18-4-44 Ringway to Prestwick 5-6-44 885S 8-44 801S 9-44 736BS ('YOX') ferrying Colossus to Hal Far spun in sea attempting barrel roll at 300ft Cat Z 20-3-45 (L/C DG Brooker 1846S CO killed)
NF587Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 20-4-44 33MU to Henstridge 9-5-44 Tested Arbroath 19/29-7-44 885S 8-44 879S engine failure baled out Cat ZZ 15-12-44 (S/L HC Vane OK)
NF588Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 31-3-44 Henstridge to Lee-on-Solent 6-6-44 Donibristle 4-8-44 801S 2-45 899S 3-45 882S 5-45 force-landed crashed nr Arbroath Cat ZZ 18-5-45 (S/L ML van den Brink RNeN DoI soon after returning from visiting his recently liberated family at Arnhem)
NF589Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 31-3-44 899S ('W') 8-44 to 11-44 16FP ferry stalled at 50ft on approach crashed heavily at end of runway u/c collapsed went on stbd wing Abbotsinch Cat E 23-10-44 (F/O CHS Turnbull ATA OK)
NF590Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 31-3-44 Tested Arbroath 19-7-44 to 3-8-44 809S ('D') 9-44 809S 3-45 At Trincomalee collided NN409 rejoining formation during wing bombardment and strafing exercise debris hit NF603 18m NNW of airfield Cat ZZ 30-7-45 (S/L ACS Morrison killed)
NF591Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 31-3-44 757S Puttalam 7-45 757S to Tambaram 15-7-45 to 10-45 Taxying collision with Hellcat JX722 17-8-45 (Lt JW Ayres)
NF592Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 7-4-44 RNARY Coimbatore 807S 12-44 Swung off runway hit sand pile Dekheila 9-1-45 (S/L II MacGregor)
NF593Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 7-4-44 Tested Donibristle 11-11-44 801S 3-45 880S 3-45 Fuselage damaged Cat LY 11-4-45 (S/L RJ Simpson) Trincomalee 7-45 757S Tambaram 8-45
NF594Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 7-4-44 887S engine failure force-landed wheels-up Eglinton Cat X2 18-6-44 (S/L GS Thomson) 879S 3-45 Eglinton to Maydown 15-10-45
NF595Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 7-4-44 879S Attacker ('AV') 10-44 to 4-45 Tail oleo broke off landing Cat LQ 9-2-45 (S/L HC Vane) 728S Ta Kali 1-46
NF596Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 7-4-44 760S Lee-on-Solent 805S Machrihanish 801S 7-44 to 8-44 768S Abbotsinch barrier crash Cat HY 25-11-44 (S/L A Fitchat SANF) Donibristle 9-45 760S Lee-on-Solent ('D') hit Vickers oleo pump taxying 16-10-45 (Lt R Owen) Eglinton 30-11-45
NF597Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 7-4-44 709S 11-44 Tested Donibristle 29-1-45 880S 16-2-45 to 8-45 Swung to stbd landing into soft ground Grimsetter 8-3-45 (S/L MH Seigne) Swung off runway pecked Jervis Bay 19-5-45 (S/L JE Letham)
NF598Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 7-4-44 768S Abbotsinch Taxied into tractor damaged stbd wing Ravager Cat X1 10-10-44 (S/L AG Knight) Caught last wire into barrier damaged prop and u/c fairings Cat X 14-10-44 (S/L IF Stirling RNZN) Tail hit rounddown 21-12-44 (Mid JF Makins) 801S 2-45 [prefix?]
NF599Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 7-4-44 885S 8-44 To 709S 11-44 to 9-45 AAEE 7-45 Carbon monoxide cockpit contam tests with NF652 and PX921 (Seafire III) and NN263
NF600Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 7-4-44 ATA ferry Hawarden to Belfast 28-4-44 Tested RNARY Coimbatore 29-12-44 879S Attacker 7-45 to 8-45 Caught wire tail lifted pecked 11-7-45 (S/L GH Wilson RNZN)
NF601Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 22-4-44 801S Furious from 1-5-44 to 9-44 787Y Flt 10-44 to 2-45 787S ran off taxiway tipped on nose 12-12-44 (L/C RE Bibby) Speke to 736B Flt 1-3-45 to 4-45
NF602Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 7-4-44 33MU 18-4-44 Tested RNARY Coimbatore 16-11-44 894S Indefatigable Operation Meridian I u/c failed baled out Cat ZZ 24-1-45 (S/L WG Gibson picked up by Whirlwind) BUT AHU Donibristle to Grimsetter 8-3-45
NF603Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 15-4-44 718S Henstridge 5-44 899S 6-44 761S Henstridge 11-44 to 3-45 809S 4-45 Hit by debris from mid-air collision between NF590 and NN409 landed safely Trincomalee 30-7-45 (S/L JW Hill OK) To Trincomalee 8-45
NF604Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 15-4-44 772S Ayr from 17-4-46 to 6-46
NF605Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 15-4-44 880S 8-44 to 9-44 801S 10-44 880S 2-45 803S Arbroath ('P') from 15-6-45 Acting as target for quarter attacks collided with LR820 landed safely Cat ZZ 6-8-45 (S/L WL Nash OK)
NF606Seafire IIIWestM55FBLIII RNDA 20-4-44 807S Hunter 6-44 hit by fire from flakship caught fire dived in sea from 800ft S of Toulon Cat Z 16-8-44 (Lt LG Lloyd killed)
NF607Seafire IIIWestM55RNDA 15-4-44 809S Stalker ('SG') 6-44 Twisted hook and frame 19-8-44 (S/L GC Morris) Tail bounced heavily Cat X1 29-9-44 (S/L RGW Barker) Do24 dest Volos Harbour Greece shared MB133 MB269 NN134 and NN390 1015 17-10-44 (S/L ACS Morrison RNZN) 879S force-landed fuel shortage 29-1-45 (S/L TI McCartney)