Stationery, Walter Llewellyn & Co, Eastbourne, Sussex
Stationery, Walter Llewellyn & Co, Carpenters, Joiners, Plumbers, Painters, Glaziers, Paper Hangers and House Decorators, Ceylon Place, Eastbourne, Sussex.
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Women at John I Thorneycroft & Co, Hampton Launch Works
Women at John I Thorneycroft & Co, Hampton Launch Works, Platt's Eyot have just put the finishing touches to a Whaleback boat. 25th April 1943.
105 Whalebacks were built for the RAF Marine Branch Air Sea Rescue. They had a top speed of 25-26 knots.
The craft were used during the Second World War for air-sea rescue operations to save Allied aircrew from the sea