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HIGH SPEED LAUNCH TRANSOM ARRIVES

June, 2012

The refurbished transom of a famous RAF High Speed Launch (HSL) has recently been donated to the Museum by its previous owner Peter Arnold. HSL142 had a full and successful wartime career as an Air Sea Rescue Launch, serving at Grimsby, Dover and in Gibraltar. The craft’s post-war career is sketchy but is known to have included use as a houseboat on the River Thames. The photograph shows members of the Museum team that facilitated the transom’s move to the Museum.

Talks by Tangmere

The Museum is able to offer speakers to interested groups or societies on a range of subjects connected with the history of operations at RAF Tangmere and other military aviation subjects.

Further details of the full range of presentations and the availability of speakers can be obtained by calling the museum on 01243 790090, by emailing your interest to director@tangmere-museum.org.uk or by letter marked for the attention of the Director.

Museum Development

The Museum car park has been enlarged and re-laid and audio guides provided with the assistance of LEADER – the European Agricultural Fund for Redevelopment.

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