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A history of 1703 Naval Air Squadron

 

Formation and work-up

No.1703 Squadron formed at RNAS Lee-on-Solent on August 1st 1945 as an Air Sea Rescue (ASR) squadron under the command of Lt. (A) K.A. Chare RNVR. The squadron was issued with six Sea Otters for service in the Pacific. The squadron was not required for service after the Japanese surrender and was disbanded on September 18th 1945.

A Supermarine Sea Otter at RNAS Lee-on-Solent.

 


 

Content revised: 23 October 2022

 

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No badge issued for this squadron

 

 

Battle Honours

None

Aircraft Types

Sea Otter I Aug - Sep 45

 

Commanding Officers

Lt. (A) K. A. Chare RNVR  I Aug  45

Squadron disbanded 18 Sep 1945

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reminiscences

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Gallery


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