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Maydown

Major
Also known as: HMS Gannet II / HMS Shrike / Maydown Industrial Estate / No 17 SLG / RAF Maydown / RNAS Maydown
County: Derry City
Current Status: Industry
Date: 14 April 1941 - 1947
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF / FAA / USAAF

The following organisations are either based at, use and/or have at least potentially significant connections with the airfield (as at 01/07/2013):

  • Bang On The Door
  • CPC Office Supplies Ltd
  • Du Pont UK LImited
  • GB Engineering
  • Image Branding
  • Marc-Five Ltd
  • Maydown Precision Engineering Ltd
  • Oakgrove Cabins
  • Partridge Peartree Productions

Notable Past Associated Organisations:

  • North West Model Aircraft Club

Main unit(s) present:

  • 2nd FS
  • 97th FS
  • No 231 Sqn
  • No 744 Sqn
  • No 794 Sqn
  • No 804 Sqn
  • No 813 Sqn
  • No 816 Sqn
  • No 819 Sqn
  • No 821 Sqn
  • No 822 Sqn
  • No 824 Sqn
  • No 825 Sqn
  • No 831 Sqn
  • No 832 Sqn
  • No 833 Sqn
  • No 836 Sqn
  • No 838 Sqn
  • No 840 Sqn
  • No 842 Sqn
  • No 845 Sqn
  • No 846 Sqn
  • No 848 Sqn
  • No 849 Sqn
  • No 850 Sqn
  • No 852 Sqn
  • No 853 Sqn
  • No 856 Sqn
  • No 860 Sqn
  • No 1834 Sqn
  • No 2707 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2754 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2756 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2836 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2850 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • Combined Anti-Submarine Tactical School

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Plan of Maydown, c. 1940s. © Royal Navy Research Archive. Click here for more information.

Parent(s)/HQ Airfields(s):

AldergroveEglinton

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