Military History Books
by Harold A. Skaarup   www.SilverHawkAuthor.com   
 
Warplanes of the Second World War preserved in the United Kingdom, Supermarine Stranraer, Supermarine Walrus and Seagull

Warplanes of the Second World War preserved in the United Kingdom,

Supermarine Stranraer, Supermarine Walrus and Supermarine Seagull 

The aim of this website is to locate, identify and document Warplanes from the Second World War preserved in the United Kingdom.  Many contributors have assisted in the hunt for these aircraft to provide and update the data on this website.  Photos are by the author unless otherwise credited.  Any errors found here are by the author, and any additions, corrections or amendments to this list of Warplane Survivors of the Second World War in the United Kingdom would be most welcome and may be e-mailed to the author at hskaarup@rogers.com. 

Warplanes of the Second World War preserved in the UK, including captured German and Japanese warplanes, are listed on separate pages on this web site.

Data current to 28 Dec 2018.

Warplanes of the Second World War preserved in the United Kingdom by aircraft type, serial number, registration number and location:

 (Roland Turner Photos)

 (Alan Wilson Photos)

Supermarine Stranraer (Serial No. 920), Reg. No. CF-BXO, Royal Air Force Museum London, Hendon.  This aircraft was built in 1940, one of 40 built by Canadian Vickers.  In service with the Royal Canadian Air Force, it flew with several squadrons on anti-submarine patrols, as a training aircraft and carrying passengers.  In 1944, it was disposed of and went into civil service where it was flown by Canadian Pacific Airlines until 1947, then Queen Charlotte Airlines, who replaced its original British engines with American Wright 1820s.  Queen Charlotte Airlines flew it on passenger flights until 1952, flying from Vancouver along the Pacific coast of British Columbia.  It flew with several other private owners until damaged by a ship in 1966.  In 1970, it was bought by the RAF Museum and transported to the UK.

 (IWM Photo CH 18540)

Supermarine Walrus Mk. I of Nos. 276 or 277 Squadron, RAF, on the ground at Warmwell, Dorset, ca 1943, 

Supermarine Walrus Mk. I (Serial No. W2718), Reg. No. G-RNLI, being restored, Solent Sky, Hampshire.

 (Alan Wilson Photos)

Supermarine Walrus Mk. I (Serial No. L2301), Reg. No. G-AIZG, Fleet Air Arm Museum, Yeovilton, Ilchester, Somerset.

 (The Land Photo)

 (Oxyman Photo)

 (Hugh llewelyn Photos)

 (Alan Wilson Photos)

Supermarine Seagull Mk. V (Serial No. A2-4), Royal Air Force Museum London, Hendon.