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St. Merryn

Major
Also known as: HMS Curlew / HMS Vulture / RNAS St. Merryn / St. Merryn Aerodrome
County: Cornwall
Current Status: Aviation / Farmland / Industry / Leisure activity
Date: 1937 - 10 January 1956
Current Use: Limited flying
Used By: FAA / Civil
Landing Surface Types: Unpaved, later paved

The following organisations are either based at, use and/or have at least potentially significant connections with the airfield (as at 01/09/2011):

  • Atlantic Bays Holiday Park
  • Maribou Holiday Park
  • Piran Marine
  • St. Ervan Parish Council
  • St. Merryn Holiday Village
  • St. Merryn Parish Council

Main unit(s) present:

  • 17th Carrier Air Group

  • 21st Carrier Air Group

  • No 82 GS

  • No 709 Sqn

  • No 715 Sqn

  • No 719 Sqn

  • No 725 Sqn

  • No 736 Sqn

  • No 741 Sqn

  • No 748 Sqn

  • No 750 Sqn

  • No 762 Sqn

  • No 774 Sqn

  • No 787 Sqn

  • No 792 Sqn

  • No 794 Sqn

  • No 796 Sqn

  • No 800 Sqn

  • No 801 Sqn

  • No 802 Sqn

  • No 804 Sqn

  • No 807 Sqn

  • No 808 Sqn

  • No 809 Sqn

  • No 810 Sqn

  • No 813 Sqn

  • No 817 Sqn

  • No 819 Sqn

  • No 820 Sqn

  • No 825 Sqn

  • No 826 Sqn

  • No 828 Sqn

  • No 829 Sqn

  • No 836 Sqn

  • No 837 Sqn

  • No 860 Sqn

  • No 879 Sqn

  • No 880 Sqn

  • No 882 Sqn

  • No 883 Sqn

  • No 884 Sqn

  • No 885 Sqn

  • No 886 Sqn

  • No 887 Sqn

  • No 888 Sqn

  • No 891 Sqn

  • No 893 Sqn

  • No 895 Sqn

  • No 897 Sqn

  • No 1831 Sqn

  • No 1832 Sqn

  • No 1833 Sqn

001Taxiway at the west of the airfield. Looking south at the runway 05 threshold - 4 March 2009.png

Taxiway at the west of the airfield, looking south at the runway 05 threshold, 4 March 2009. © Richard Flagg

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The Operations Block at St Merryn, 4 March 2009. © Richard Flagg

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An Admiralty Type S/Mainhill Hangar, 4 March 2009. © Richard Flagg

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An Admiralty Type S/Mainhill Hangar at St Merryn, 4 March 2009. © Richard Flagg

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A hangar at St Merryn, 4 March 2009. © Richard Flagg

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The control tower at St Merryn, 4 March 2009. © Richard Flagg

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The control tower at St Merryn, 4 March 2009. © Richard Flagg

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Cinema at St Merryn, 4 March 2009. © Richard Flagg

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Boiler House at St Merryn, 4 March 2009. © Richard Flagg

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Barrack Block at St Merryn, 4 March 2009. © Richard Flagg

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Aircraft Shooting In Butts at St Merryn, 4 March 2009. © Richard Flagg

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Aerial view of St Merryn, 27 April 2014. © Richard Flagg

Footage of St. Merryn, October 2009. Courtesy of John Grech

The control tower at St. Merryn, 2009. Courtesy of John Grech

 

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

Satellite(s):

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