RAF Bowmore

RAF Bowmore
Air Force Ensign of the United Kingdom.svg
Bowmore, Argyll and Bute in Scotland
RAF Bowmore is located in Argyll and Bute
RAF Bowmore
RAF Bowmore
Shown within Argyll and Bute
Coordinates55°45′26″N 6°17′17″W / 55.75722°N 6.28806°W / 55.75722; -6.28806Coordinates: 55°45′26″N 6°17′17″W / 55.75722°N 6.28806°W / 55.75722; -6.28806
Site information
OwnerAir Ministry
OperatorRoyal Air Force
Controlled byRAF Coastal Command
Site history
Built1940 (1940)
In use1940-1946 (1946)
Battles/warsSecond World War

Royal Air Force Bowmore or more simply RAF Bowmore is a former Royal Air Force station located in Bowmore, Argyll and Bute, Scotland.

The following units were here at some point:[1]

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Citations[]

  1. ^ "Bowmore (Seaplane) (Islay)". Airfields of Britain Conservation Trust. Retrieved 4 July 2020.
  2. ^ Jefford 1988, p. 57.
  3. ^ Jefford 1988, p. 77.
  4. ^ Jefford 1988, p. 91.
  5. ^ Lake 1999, p. 109.

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