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Balloon Command : U.K. Barrages and Schedule of Flying Strengths

Number 30 Group 01/10/39 01/01/40 01/04/40 01/07/40 01/10/40 First Deployed
London 410 312 95 175 349  
Harwich - 18 19 16 23 November 1939
Thames - 19 21 24 24 November 1939
Langley - - - 24 23 June 1940
Dover - - - - 23 June 1940
Weybridge - - - - 21 September 1940
Channel Convoy - - - - 6 August 1940
             
Number 31 Group 01/10/39 01/01/40 01/04/40 01/07/40 01/10/40 First Deployed
Birmingham North 37 29 13 52 55  
Birmingham South 22 19 11 48 58  
Coventry 17 16 28 56 54  
Derby 8 21 17 32 32  
Liverpool 32 41 10 24 61  
Runcorn 25 37 18 32 48  
Crewe   20 12 32 31 October 1939
Manchester 24 26 14 24 54  
             
Number 32 Group 01/10/39 01/01/40 01/04/40 01/07/40 01/10/40 First Deployed
Filton - - - 24 23 May 1940
Avonmouth 16 15 9 20 29  
Bristol 3 - - 8 28  
Southampton 19 33 39 72 70  
Portsmouth 26 52 46 40 55  
Plymouth 17 25 22 24 42  
Cardiff 6 6 4 8 26  
Brockworth - - - 8 23 June 1940
Yeovil - - - - 21 July 1940
Falmouth - - - - 18 August 1940
Milford Haven - - - - 15 September 1940
Barry - - - - 13 July 1940
Swansea - - - - 26 July 1940
Port Talbot - - - - 15 July 1940
Newport - - - - 28 September 1940
             
Number 33 Group 01/10/39 01/01/40 01/04/40 01/07/40 01/10/40 First Deployed
Newcastle 9 43 63 48 60  
Blyth - - - 8 7 May 1940
Billingham 4 14 24 48 44  
Sheffield 20 29 14 72 62  
Hull 19 35 55 36 72  
             
Number 34 Group 01/10/39 01/01/40 01/04/40 01/07/40 01/10/40 First Deployed
Glasgow 24 31 11 45 79  
Forth   35 33 36 48 October 1939
Loch Alsh - - - 16 - June to Sept 1940
Scapa - - 9 40 35 February 1940
Ardeer - - - - 24 September 1940
Belfast - - - - 16 September 1940
             
Totals 738 876 587 1092 1741  

 


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