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Unit History: RN Air Station Benbecula

RN Air Station Benbecula

County: - Hebrides
 
Grid Ref:  NF787562
 
Height above Sea Level: 16 ft
 
Railhead: Oban
 
Main units (airfield): -
 
No 841 Sqn (19 Dec 1941 - 1 Feb 1942)
 
No 2841 Sqn RAF Regiment (1 Feb 1942 - xxx xxxx)
 
206 Sqn (1 Jul 1942 - 18 Oct 1943)
 
220 Sqn (20 Mar - 18 Oct 1943)
 
179 Sqn (12 Dec - 23 Oct 1944)
 
304 Sqn (21 Sep 1944 - 6 Mar 1945)
 
36 Sqn (9 Mar - 4 Jun 1945)
 
Operational Control: -
 
Opened (RAF airfield) - 1941
 
No 15 Group (1944)
 
Closed (RAF airfield) -1947
 
No 2 Group (2005)
Detachments:
 
220 Sqn (Jul 1942 - Feb 1943)
 
455 Sqn (Apr 1942 - Apr 1944)
 
Harbour: -
 
No 62 Air/Sea Rescue Marine Craft Unit (28 Mar 1942 - 27 Mar 1944, 16 Oct - 29 Nov 1944)
 
2

Active From: 1941 - 1947

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