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Report - RAF Millom Practice Bombing Range, Silecroft 01/06/07

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RAF Millom

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RAF Millom had two practice bombing ranges one to the south in the Duddon estuary of a platform type.

The second range featured here was to the north and was a floating raft type, so while we were in the area we paid it a visit.

Flash Location for Northern end of site

Flash Location for southern end of site

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Anchor from the target raft outside the museum

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80' bombing direction arrow

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80' bombing direction arrow

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Stumps from the telephone poles that went down to the radio station

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Range was about 0.5 miles ahead

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Plotting table base

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Quadrent Tower base

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Quadrent Tower base

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One of the floors from the three story observation tower

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One of the floors from the three story observation tower

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Floor of the three story observation tower showing generator bases. The range operated day and night and these provided power to the target illumination.

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Remaining radio station building, these transmitted the plots to the aircraft

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Remaining radio station building, these transmitted the plots to the aircraft

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Water storage tank

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View of radio and accommodation site

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AA Machine gun pit

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AA Machine gun pit

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Building remains

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Building remains

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Building remains

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Stanton air raid shelter

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Stanton air raid shelter

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Stanton air raid shelter

After the war the site was used to house German POW's working on local farms.
 

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