Sunderlands

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  1. Terry

    Terry New Member

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    Hi
    I'm new to this so go easy on me.
    I'm looking for information on how to find crew members from WW2 Sunderland Flying Boats. My dad was a navigator, and was based for some of the time in Mombasa.
    His name was Harry Hornby.
     
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    Hi Terry, from another Terry! There'll be people here who can probably give you better info, but a start point would be Squadron Associations. If you know the Squadron Number concerned, then have a look on the net for an Association. The contact details are normally shown.
     
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    Thanks Terry

    Airframes? Do you paint?
     
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    Hi Terry. Yes, I'm an aviation artist of sorts (!). Had a couple of limited edition prints published, and fortunate to have pictures hanging around the World, but nothing special!
    Let me know how you get on with your search mate.
     
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    SUre will.

    Thanks
     
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    I would like to add that even though I consider myself to be a devoted fan of the PBY, the Sunderland may have been the best flying boat of the war.
     
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