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.

Aircrews:

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
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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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