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Manufacturer : Short
Short 184 Artwork Collection
Flight Lieutenant Rutland and Assistant Paymaster Trewin Locate the German Fleet at Jutland, 31st May, 1916 by Ivan Berryman.
|Squadrons for : Short 184|
|A list of all squadrons from known to have used this aircraft. A profile page is available by clicking the squadron name.|
Country : UK
Founded : 22nd July 1918
Fate : Disbanded 31st July 1957
From dusk till dawn
|No.219 Sqn RAF|
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|Signatures for : Short 184|
|A list of all signatures from our database who are associated with this aircraft. A profile page is available by clicking their name.|
Click the name or photo above to see prints signed by Flight Lieutenant Philip Bristow
| Flight Lieutenant Philip Bristow |
Philip Bristow joined the Royal Naval Air Service in August 1917 and was sent for immediate flying training in France, qualifying as a pilot and returning to the UK to train on seaplanes, after which he began submarine surveillance flights. He was forced to ditch his aircraft into the sea on three occasions, twice using carrier pigeons to summon assistance. He was rescued on these occaions by a trawler, a drifter and a destroyer respectively. Transferring to the RAF on April 1, 1918, he was posted to 219 Squadron, flying the Short 184, where he saw active service flying combat patrold on the Northern Front. He died in late 2001 / early 2002, aged 101, and just a fortnight short of his 102nd birthday.
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