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Walrus P5715

Aircraft Model:Supermarine Walrus Mk. I
Identities:P5715
Units:No. 9 Squadron, RAAF

Timeline

5 June 1942Received at Rathmines ex Qantas.
10 June 1942Allotted to HMAS Canberra ex No. 9 Squadron.
11 June 1942Aircraft to proceed to Amberley where HMAS Canberra will pick it up.
Issued to Amberley.
13 June 1942Landed at Coffs Harbour en route to Amberley.
15 June 1942Embarked HMAS Canberra.
9 August 1942Aircraft lost aboard HMAS Canberra during the Battle of Savo Island.
12 September 1942Written off.

Photos

HMAS Canberra prior to sinking after the Battle of Savo Island with Supermarine Walrus P5715 on board

References

Crick, D. and J. Barr 2015 RAAF A2 Supermarine Seagull V & Walrus. ADF Serials. Retrieved 6 August 2017 from <http://adf-serials.com.au/2a2.htm>.

National Archives of Australia [NAA] 1944, Aircraft status cards - Walrus Pegasus VI K8542 to HD874, A10297, BLOCK 3.

Record updated on 6 August 2017.


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