Tag Archives: Alderney

09/viii/44 – Patrols at either end of the day

9th August 01:20
DH Mosquito XIII MM558 ME-E (A/I Mk.VIII)
Pilot: F/O Scott
Navigator (R): Self
PATROL – COL 15074 (Tailcoat One)
St Malo & Mont St Michel area at 5,000ft. One bogey – Stirling which kindly fired on us, without effect.
GCI 16081 (Tailcoat)
Rennes & Laval area at 4,000ft. Two bogies – a Stirling & a Lancaster. Otherwise very dull.
3:40

14:15
NFT, CINE-GUN & FORMATION
With F/O Robinson. Long run as target for W/O Addison DFC DFM & then formation beat-up of Robbie’s house & formation home. A/I switching circuit U/S on the way home.
1:15

21:40
NFT & IFF CHECK
On Robbie again – his IFF apparently U/S
0:15

PATROL – COL 15073 (Yardley One)
Cap de la Hague & Alderney area. No activity whatsoever.
2:50

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13/vii/44 – Channel Islands Patrol

13th July 01:50
DH Mosquito XIII MM558 ME-E (A/I Mk.VIII)
Pilot: F/O Scot
Navigator (R): Self
PATROL – GCI 15073 (Yardley One)
Cap de Hague, Guernsey & Alderney area at 10,000 & 5,000 ft, above 10/10 low Stratus. No signs of activity. Landed Hurn.
3:10

09:00
Pilot: W/O Hughes
HURN ~ BASE
F/O Scott having left with W/O Riley while we were having breakfast. 3-5/10 @ 3,000 ft, otherwise OK.
0:15