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HMS Umbra

On 14 February 1944 the Coastal Command Development Unit experimented with night photography on the submarine HMS Umbra. a Wellington G.R.Mk.XII fitted with a Leigh Light dropped three bakelite bombs from 40', spaced at 80', while a 'Sea Search' camera illuminated the target. The photo was taKen through a mirror by an American K24 camera with a 7" lens. Ref: AIR 65/77

HMS Umbra
Bigbird, Oct 3, 2011
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