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Life Pic: Shorts Flying Boat At LGA  
User currently offlineTimz From United States of America, joined Sep 1999, 6902 posts, RR: 7
Posted (5 years 11 months 3 weeks 3 days 1 hour ago) and read 2487 times:

No caption info-- is that a wartime paint scheme?

http://tbn0.google.com/hosted/images/c?q=ec9becc5381593ef_large

and another pic

http://tbn0.google.com/hosted/images/c?q=7bbcc05ff5db8b78_large

[Edited 2008-12-30 12:21:47]

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User currently offlineGr8SlvrFlt From United States of America, joined Jan 2002, 1609 posts, RR: 10
Reply 1, posted (5 years 11 months 3 weeks 3 days 1 hour ago) and read 2401 times:

According this article from 1946, Clare made two transatlantic roundtrips in August and September 1940 carrying American ferry pilots.

http://www.flightglobal.com/pdfarchive/view/1946/1946%20-%201325.html


User currently offlineTimz From United States of America, joined Sep 1999, 6902 posts, RR: 7
Reply 2, posted (5 years 11 months 3 weeks 2 days 22 hours ago) and read 2231 times:

Stroud says Clare flew four round trips Poole-Botwood-Montreal-NY-- I guess they weren't allowed to stop in Ireland in 1940? No seaplane base in Scotland?

User currently offlineAirNZ From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (5 years 11 months 3 weeks 2 days 22 hours ago) and read 2205 times:



Quoting Timz (Reply 2):
Stroud says Clare flew four round trips Poole-Botwood-Montreal-NY-- I guess they weren't allowed to stop in Ireland in 1940? No seaplane base in Scotland?

Could have stopped in Londonderry, or Lough Erne though.


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