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Only surviving Swordfish pilot: "Sinking the Bismarck"


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Just for Info 8)
The strike against the Bismarck was flown in two waves and associated sub-flights, the first wave was led by 818 squadron and the second by 810 squadron.


First wave (818 squadron)
Coode, TP Lt Cdr RN (CO 818 squadron)
Carver, ES Lt RN
Dillnutt, WH P/O

Dixon-Child, WS Sub Lt (A) RNVR
Penrose, GRC Sub Lt (A) RN
Blake, RHW L/A

Moffatt, JWC Sub Lt (A) RNVR
Miller, JD Sub Lt (A) RNVR
Hayman, AJ L/A
Godfrey-Faussett, DF Lt RN
Royall, LA Sub Lt(A) RN
Graham, VR A/P/O

Pattisson, KS Sub Lt (A) RN
Meadway, PB Sub Lt (A) RN
Mulloy, DL N/A

Beale, AWD Sub Lt RN
Friend, C Sub Lt (A) RN
Pimlott, K L/A

Keane, S Lt (A) RN
Goddard, RIW Sub Lt RN
Mulliner, LC P/O

Jewell, CM Sub Lt (A) RN
Parkinson, GH L/A

Second wave (810 squadron)

Hunter, H deG Lt RN
Stewart-Moore, JA Lt Cdr RN (CO 810 squadron)
McColl, RH P/O

Lithgow, MJ Sub Lt (A) RN
Cooper, NCM Sub Lt (A) RNVR
Russell, J L/A

Swanton, FA Sub Lt (A) RN
Woods, GA Sub Lt RNVR
Seager, JR L/A

Owen-Smith, ASL Lt (A) RN
Topham, GG Sub Lt (A)
Watson, J P/O

Gardner, J Sub Lt (A) RN
Longmuir, JB Sub Lt RNVR
Willcocks, MF Sub Lt (A) RN
Mays, HG Sub Lt (A) RN
Finney, R L/A

Dixon, AN Sub Lt (A) RNVR
Turner, JF Sub Lt RNVR
Shields, ATA L/A
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