December 9 (Sat) 1944, Scapa Flow, Orkney

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Dome Attack Teacher, Columbo Harbour, (Ceylon) Sri Lanka. Image copr. IWM A24965.

Usual harbour routine. Supplies embarked. During the week usual gunnery working up programme was carried out. Planes were grounded owing to weather conditions on some days but several runs were held. Parties went ashore for Fighter Direction training and Dome Teacher [for anti-aircraft gunnery training].

RW Ravenhill Captain 11.xii.44

 

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