V Serials

The following shows the “V Serials” that are known to have been on charge of the squadron.

These were built by English Electric Company under contract No. 982938/39

V9978

V9978 [IWM C3046]

09/11/1941 On Charge from 12 Maintenance Unit
18/12/1941 Operational Sortie to Brest (Ditched in Sea)
19/12/1941 Off Charge to Loss

V9979

V9979 [Source – Linzee Duncan]

25/10/1941 On Charge from 8 Maintenance Unit
25/11/1941 Operational Sortie to Brest
18/12/1941 Operational Sortie to Brest
30/12/1941 Operational Sortie to Brest (Failed to Return)
31/12/1941 Off Charge to Loss

V9982
02/11/1941 On Charge from Handley Page
15/01/1942 Ground (Incident)
16/01/1942 Off Charge to Repair
03/03/1942 Returned to Squadron
15/03/1942 Off Charge to 102 Conversion Flight

V9983
09/11/1941 On Charge from Handley Page
11/12/1941 Operational Sortie to Cologne
06/01/1942 Operational Sortie to Brest
12/02/1942 Operational Sortie to English Channel / North Sea
27/02/1942 Off Charge to 12 Maintenance Unit

V9993
24/12/1941 On Charge from Handley Page
10/01/1942 Operational Sortie to Wilhelmshaven
26/01/1942 Off Charge to 1652 Conversion Unit

V9994
28/12/1941 On Charge from Handley Page
26/01/1942 Off Charge to 1652 Conversion Unit