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Bembridge (Seaplane)

Major
Also known as: Bembridge Harbour / RAF Bembridge / RNAS Bembridge
County: Isle of Wight
Current Status: Harbour / Open land
Date: 1915 - 1919 (notification of relinquishment 11 September, though may have already closed by 1 September)
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF / RNAS
Landing Surface Types: Water
Aircraft Roles: Maritime patrol

The following organisations are either based at, use and/or have at least potentially significant connections with the airfield (as at 31/01/2018):

  • Bembridge Parish Council

The following alternative information/mass media sources have at least potentially significant connections with the airfield (as at 31/01/2018):

  • Island Eye - features history and rare photographs of seaplane base

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 253 Sqn
  • No 412 (Seaplane) Flight
  • No 413 (Seaplane) Flight

Photographs of the plaques for Foreland and Bembridge (Seaplane), 2018. Courtesy of Sheila Weedall and Bembridge Parish Council:

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