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ORB'S and Squadron Reports

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The following are a collection of Operational Record Books ( ORB"S) from various missions out of Castle Archdale.
 
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You may download them and print them.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Message from Winston Churchill #1

Message from Winston Churchill #2

423 Squadron Crest Report #1

423 Squadron Crest Report #2

423 Beat Newspaper #1

423 Beat Newspaper #2

423 Beat Newspaper #3

 
 
 
 
 
1943 Operational Record Books:
 
 
 

201 O.R.B. report for period of 20/3/43-21/3/43 F/O W.C.Robertson attacked U-631.

423 Sqn March 1943 #1

423 Sqn March 1943 #2

423 Sqn March 1943 #3

423 Sqn March 1943 #4

423 Sqn March 1943 #5

423 Sqn March 1943 #6

423 Sqn March 1943 #7

423 Sqn March 1943 #8

423 Sqn March 1943 #9

423 Sqn March 1943 #10

423 Sqn March 1943 #11

423 Sqn March 1943 #12

423 Sqn March 1943 #13

423 Sqn April 1943 #1

423 Sqn April 1943 #2

423 Sqn April 1943 #3

423 Sqn April 1943 #4

423 Sqn April 1943 #5

423 Sqn April 1943 #6

423 Sqn April 1943 #7

423 Sqn April 1943 #8

423 Sqn April 1943 #9

423 Sqn April 1943 #10

423 Sqn April 1943 #11

423 Sqn April 1943 #12

423 Sqn April 1943 #13

423 Sqn Sept 1943 #1

423 Sqn Sept 1943 #2

423 Sqn Sept 1943 #3

423 Sqn Sept 1943 #4

423 Sqn Sept 1943 #5

423 Sqn Sept 1943 #6

423 Sqn Sept 1943 #7

423 Sqn Sept 1943 #8

423 Sqn Sept 1943 #9

423 Sqn Sept 1943 #10

423 Sqn Sept 1943 #11

423 Sqn Sept 1943 #12

423 Sqn Sept 1943 #13

423 Sqn Sept 1943 #14

423 Sqn Sept 1943 #15

423 Sqn Sept 1943 #16

423 Sqn Sept 1943 #17

423 Sqn Sept 1943 #18

423 Squadron Attack On U-Boat Oct 1943

Attack On U-Boat By Sunderland "J" of 423 Squadron Oct 8 1943

Comments Of Attack On U-Boat By Sunderland "J" of 423 Squadron Oct 8 1943

423 Sqn October 1943 #1

423 Sqn October 1943 #2

423 Sqn October 1943 #3

423 Sqn October 1943 #4

423 Sqn October 1943 #5

423 Sqn October 1943 #6

423 Sqn October 1943 #7

423 Sqn October 1943 #8

423 Sqn October 1943 #9

423 Sqn October 1943 #10

423 Sqn October 1943 #11

423 Sqn October 1943 #12

423 Sqn October 1943 #13

423 Sqn October 1943 #14

423 Sqn December 1943 #1

423 Sqn December 1943 #2

423 Sqn December 1943 #3

423 Sqn December 1943 #4

423 Sqn December 1943 #5

423 Sqn December 1943 #6

423 Sqn December 1943 #7

423 Sqn December 1943 #8

423 Sqn December 1943 #9

423 Sqn December 1943 #10

423 Sqn December 1943 #11

 
 
 
 
 
423 Squadron 1944 Operational Record Books:

January 1944 #1

January 1944 #2

February 1944 #1

February 1944 #2

March 1944 #1

March 1944 #2

March 1944 #3

March 1944 #4

March 1944 #5

March 1944 #6

April 1944 #1

April 1944 #2

April 1944 #3

April 1944 #4

April 1944 #5

April 1944 #6

April 1944 #7

April 1944 #8

April 1944 #9

April 1944 #10

April 1944 #11

April 1944 #12

April 1944 #13

May 1944

June 1944 #1 ( Invasion Day )

June 1944 #2

July 1944 #1

July 1944 #2

August 1944

 
 
 
 
 
 
 423 Squadron 1945 Operational Record Books:

April 1945 #1

May 1945 #1

May 1945 #2

May 1945 #3

May 1945 #4

May 1945 #5

June 1945 #1

June 1945 #2

July 1945 #1

July 1945 #2

July 1945 #3

August 1945 #1 ( 423 Move from Castle Archdale)

August 1945 #2

August 1945 #3

August 1945 #4

August 1945 #5

August 1945 #6

August 1945 #7

August 1945 #8

August 1945 #9

August 1945 #10

August 1945 #11

September 1945 #1

September 1945 #2

September 1945 #3

 
 
 
 
 
 
423 Squadron Reports:

Report #1

Report #2

Report #3

Report #4

Report #5

Report #5 continued

Report #6

Report #7

Report #8

April 24 1944 Narrative of attack on U-672 by F/L F.G. Fellows

April 24 1944 Narrative of attack on U-672 by F/L F.G. Fellows #2

April 24 1944 Diagram of attack on U-672 by F/L F.G. Fellows

ORB for April 24, 1944 attack on U-672 by F/L F.G. Fellows

July 12 1944 Narrative of attack on u-boat by F/O Ulrich

July 12 1944 Diagram of attack on u-boat by F/O Ulrich

September 11 1944 Narrative of attack on u-boat by F/O Farren

September 11 1944 Narrative of attack on u-boat by F/O Farren #2

November 15 1944 Narrative of u-boat attack by F/Lt. B.L. Witney

November 15 1944 Diagram of attack on u-boat by F/Lt. B.L. Witney

November 19 1944 Narrative of attack on u-boat by F/Lt. B.L. Witney

November 19 1944 Diagram of attack on u-boat by F/Lt. B.L. Witney

Dec 28 1944 Narrative of attack on u boat by F/Lt. J.N. Farren

Dec 28 1944 Diagram of attack on u-boat by F/Lt. J.N. Farren

January 1 1945 Narrative of attack on u-boat by F/L R.M.Johnson

January 11 1945 Narrative of attack on u-boat by F/O A.R. Pinder

January 15 1945 Narrative of attack on u-boat by F/O R.M.Bartlett


 
Special thanks to:
 
 James Stewart     N.Ireland 
Joe O'Loughlin     N.Ireland
    Breege Mc Cusker  N.Ireland 
John Newall         Canada
                               Richard Lebek  Canada ( crew member U-672)
Norman Lebek   Canada
 Roland Berr      Germany
                                Harry Lorkin   U.K. (RAF 226 Squadron)          
     John Rogers          UK            
                                    N.Jack Logan       Canada   (RCAF 422 Squadron)
              Les and Maureen Ingram  Scotland
   Bill Barber            Canada    
  Robert Walsh        N.Ireland  
                         Capt. Jerry Mason USN (ret.)  Canada         
             Blake Wimperis      Canada              
                                   Robert Quirk     Canada                                          
                                    Norm Muffitt          Canada                                      
                         Lt/Col S. Beaton     Canada  (Camp Borden)
       Stephanie Pinder     USA            
    Alec (Johnny) Johnston    N.Z.
                 Stephen Kerr           N.Ireland             
                                   Reg Firby               Canada (RCAF 423 Squadron)
         Maurice Duffill         Australia     
                   John Hartshorn              UK                     
                                  Don Macfie      Canada ( RCAF 422/423 Squadron)
                               Frank Cauley   Canada  ( RCAF 422 Squadron)
                                Harold O'Brien  Canada  ( RCAF 423 Squadron)
                                   James Newall          UK        ( RAF 423 Squadron)
      Ian Meadows                    UK
                     Bill Baker                 Canada               
John Taylor      Canada
            Gordon Burke              Canada
          Carol Whittle                    U.K.

Last Update on Dec 07 , 2010