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| James Kightly YELLOW Roger Wallsgrove aes Supermarine ey: Sel Mushroom Model Magazine Special hie Supermarine Wiallinuls “) Stranraer Published in Poland in 2004 by STRATUS Artur Juszezak, Po. Box 123, 27-600 Sandomierz 1, Poland e-mail: arturj @mmpbooks.biz for Mushroom Model Publications, 36 Ver Road, Redbourn, AL3 TPE, UK. e-mail: rogerw@waitrose.com © 2004 Mushroom Model Publications. http://www.mmpbooks.biz All rights reserved. Apart from any fair dealing for the purpose of private study, research, criticism or review, as permitted under the Copyright, Design and Patents Act, 1988, no part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, electrical, chemical, mechanical, optical, photocopying, recording or otherwise, without prior written permission, All enquiries should be addressed to the publisher. ISBN 83-917178-9-5 Editor in chief Roger Wallsgrove Editorial Team Bartlomiej Belearz Robert Peczkowski Artur Juszezak Proofreading ‘Roger Wallsgrove Colour Drawings Bob Pearson Scale plans Przemyslaw Frask Mariusz Kubryn Get in the picture! Do you have photographs of historical aircraft, airfields in action, or original and unusual stories to tell? MMP would like to hear from you! We welcome previously unpublished material that will help to make MMP books the best of their kind. We will return original photos to you and provide full credit for your images. Contact us before sending us any valuable material: rogerw@waitrose.com Printed by: Drukarnia Diecezjaina, ul. Zeromskiego 4, 27-600 Sandomierz tel. (15) 832 31 92; fax (15) 832 77 87 www.wds.pl —marketing@wds.pl WYPRODUKOWANO W POLSCE PRINTED IN POLAND. On the title page: Walrus 1 L228, 700 Sqn., from HMS Sheffield. This aircraft was used for spotting at the battle in Operation ‘Collar’, an attempt to bring the Italian Navy to battle, by crew Capt J.R.W. Groves, Lt Car G Fenwick and Leading Airman Pike, thus acquiting the name “Spotter of Spartivento” on the starboard nose. See pages 13 and 28 for other pictures of this aircraft. (IWM A4055)