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 {ret) 15 Apr 43
   
FUNCTION Accommodation and training of W.R.N.S. aircraft maintenance ratings.

 

ADDRESS R.N. Aircraft 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 ?' ?' ?'
 
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

 

 

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