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Hull's Own Air Force Station

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United Kingdom Barrage Balloon Centres - 1938-1945
Centre Location Known Dates
No. 1 Kidbrooke, London SE3 04/10/37 - 1960s
No. 2 Hook, Surrey 1938 - 1960s
No. 3 Stanmore, Middlesex 1937 - 2004
No. 4 Chigwell, Essex 1938 - 1968
No. 5 Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands  
No. 6 Wythall, Birmingham 1939 - 1964
No. 7 Alvaston, Derbyshire  
No. 8 Fazakerly, Liverpool  
No. 9 Warrington, Cheshire  
No. 10 Bowlee, Manchester  
No. 11 Pucklechurch, Bristol  
No. 12 Fareham, Hampshire  
No. 13 Collaton Cross, Plymouth  
No. 14 Llandaff Cardiff  
No. 15 Longbenton, Newcastle  
No. 16 Norton, Sheffield 1939 - 1952?
No. 17 Sutton on Hull, East Yorkshire 28/06/39 - 16/08/61
No. 18 Bishopbriggs, Glasgow  
No. 19 Rosythe, Fife 21/10/39 - 06/05/40
No. 20 Lyness, Orkney Isles 02/06/40 - 27/12/41
No. 21 Pembroke Dock, Pembrokeshire 27/08/40 - 31/12/41
No. 22 RAF Biggin Hill, Kent 19/02/44 - 20/11/44
No. 23 RAF Gravesend, Kent 01/02/44 - 15/01/45
No. 24? RAF Redhill, Surrey 01/07/44 - 15/04/45
No. 24 RAF Fairlop, Essex 1941 - 1946
No. 945 Squadron RAF Great Sampford, Essex 1942 - 1945
No. 947 Squadron
Storage RAF Scorton, Yorkshire 1939 - 1945
Storage RAF Southend, Essex  
Storage RAF Zeals, Wiltshire (32 Group, BC, Bath) 1942 - 1946
Centre numbers 1 - 18 went on to become RAF Stations.

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