Latitude 52°5341 "N Longitude 02°14'38"W

   

ACQUISITION

Accommodation site retransferred from Ministry of Supply.

 

COMMISSIONED

15th April 1943

 

PAID OFF

31st January 1946 to Care & Maintenance status.

 

CLOSED

November 1946, site absorbed by HMS CABBALA

   

C.O./O.I.C.

Captain P. R. P. Peroival, DSO, 15 Apr 43

   

FUNCTION

Accommodation and training of W.R.N.S. aircraft maintenance ratings.

 

ADDRESS

R.N. Air Training Establishment
Millmeece,
Eccleshall,
Staffordshire

England

 

LOCALITY

The establishment occupied several locations in and around the village of Millmeece, Staffordshire.

 

LANDMARKS

Not known

 

ROAD AND RAIL ACCESS

Not known

   
 
Not applicable
 
 
Not applicable
 
   

ACCOMMODATION

Capacity:

Officers:

15

Chiefs, P.O.s and ratings:

Unknown.

W.R.N.S. Officers:

11

W.R.N.S.  Chiefs, P.O.s and ratings;

Unknown.

 

ARMOURIES

Not known 

 

COMPASS BASE

Not known 

 

DISPERSAL

1 hardstanding

 

HANGARS

 

Number /Type

Size

Door Height

Door Width

1 x Mainhill

60' x 80'

17'

55'

2 x sheds

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MEDICAL

Not known

 

METEOROLOGICAL

Not applicable.

 

FUEL AND OIL

Aviation -

Not known

M/T -

Not known

Oil -

Not known

   

TEST BASE

None.

 

TEST BUTT

1 aircraft test butt

 

WORKSHOPS

Dedicated instructional workshops established for RNATE.

 

EXPLOSIVES

Store for aircraft ammunition

 

BOMBING AND FIRING RANGES

Not applicable.

   
   

Information taken from CB 4368 B. Admiralty Handbook of Naval Air Stations Aug. 45

 

 

List of first and second line squadrons, station flight and other flying units based at this location

 

 

A number of instructional airframes were housed on site.

 

 

 

 

 

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Click here for a list of Primary sources


Additional sources:

 

Admiralty Fleet Orders:

 

Confidential Admiralty Fleet Orders:

 

 

 

 

 


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