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Sopwith Camel

Shown here is Flight Sub-Lieutenant Stuart Culley lifts off in his Sopwith Camel from a high-speed lighter while in tow by the destroyer HMS Redoubt, circa 1917. He would later shoot down the Zeppelin L.53.

Sopwith Camel
Bigbird, Sep 12, 2007
    • d1951
      Its actually August 1918. The lighter is being towed by HMS Redoubt. The aircraft is a Sopwith 2F-1 Camel serialled N6812 and the lighter is H3 from Harwich. This Camel was built in Scotland at Dalmuir by William Beardmore & Co.Ltd. This Camel can be seen in the Imperial War Museum, London.
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