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RAF Air-Sea Rescue launch and Wellington bomber going to pick up a downed crew off the coast of Sollum, Egypt. 1941-44.

Caption   RAF Air-Sea Rescue launch and Wellington bomber going to pick up a downed crew off the coast of Sollum, Egypt. 1941-44. ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States National Archives via D. Sheley
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Photos at Same Place Sollum, Egypt
Added By David Stubblebine
Added Date 18 Jan 2013

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1. John O'Callaghan says:
1 Jul 2013 12:18:59 AM

With out being too pedantic I would like to advise you that the vessel in the above picture is not a Royal Navy vessel but a Royal Air Force (RAF)ASR Launch. She is of US built 63ft type designated AVR by the US Navy, ARB in the US Army and known in the British service as a"Miami"

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