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RAF Holyhead was an RAF station situated at Holyhead, Anglesey, Wales. It was the most westernly RAF base in Britain. The former headquarters building was Porth-y-felin House, a Grade II listed building that was sold by the Ministry of Defence in the 1990s.

Units[edit | edit source]

A Vosper Thornycroft 68ft Rescue & Target Towing Launch which was a type used by the 1113 MCU at Holyhead

No. 52 Air/Sea Rescue Marine Craft Unit was formed at Holyhead on 28 March 1942 and was based until disbanded in May 1942.[1]

No. 1113 Marine Craft Unit RAF which was formed at Holyhead on 1 July 1954 and was based until it was disbanded on 1 April 1986.[2]

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Notes[edit | edit source]

  1. Sturtivan 2007, p. 54
  2. Sturtivan 2007, p. 187

Bibliography[edit | edit source]

Sturtivant, Ray (2007). RAF Flying Training and Support Units since 1912. Air-Britain. ISBN 0-85130-365-X. 

Coordinates: 53°19′04″N 4°38′50″W / 53.3177°N 4.6472°W / 53.3177; -4.6472

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