Unit History: RN Air Station Fearn
RAF Fearn became HMS Owl, a Royal Naval Air Station, on 1st of August 1942. There were less than 100 men at the begining, but the camp grew and by 1943 there were around 1500 men with the number eventually reaching some 3000 at its peak.
The base went into care and maintenance in 1946 and ceased to be an air field in 1953.
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