Short Sunderland Mark I of No. 210 Squadron RAF based at Oban, Scotland in flight over the Atlantic while escorting Canadian Troop Convoy 6 inbound for Such long range aircraft were critical to securing eventual victory in the Battle of the Atlantic.
The Short Sunderland was a British flying boat patrol bomber developed for the Royal Air Force (RAF) by Short Brothers. It took its service name from the town (latterly, city) and port of Sunderland in North East England.
Short Sunderland: fliegendes “Stachelschwein” mit angetriebenen Geschütztürmen