The History of Royal Air Force marine craft 1918-1986 by GeoffreyD Pilborough

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  • Great Britain. -- Royal Air Force. -- Marine Craft Section -- History.

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Statementcompiled by Geoffrey D. Pilborough. The 200 class seaplane tender.
The Physical Object
Pagination119-202p. :
Number of Pages202
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15345095M
ISBN 100951026631
OCLC/WorldCa315665235

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The Marine Branch () was a branch of the Royal Air Force (RAF) which operated watercraft in support of RAF operations. Just days after the creation of the RAF itself, the Marine Craft Section (MCS) was created with the transfer of Royal Navy Air Service (RNAS) vessels and personnel to the new service.

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