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Memorial to Spitfire Blue Peter

Item

Photo_104.jpg

Title

Memorial to Spitfire Blue Peter

Description

NEAR THIS SPOT ON 23RD MAY
1942 SPITFIRE Mk VB AD 540 BLUE
PETER CRASHED WHILST ON
CONVOY DUTIES IN THE CLYDE
ESTUARY P.O. DAVID HUNTER
BLAIR BEING KILLED IN THE
ACCIDENT. THE AIRCRAFT LAY
HIDDEN FOR 51 YRS TO THE DAY
IT CRASHED UNTIL DISCOVERED BY
RALPH DAVIDSON OF THE D.G.A.G.
ON 23RD MAY 1993.

Identifier

Photo_104

Contributor

LE

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Citation

GC, “Memorial to Spitfire Blue Peter,” Carsphairn Archive, accessed June 20, 2024, https://www.carsphairn.org/CarsphairnArchive/items/show/3116.