Joe Townshend's Log, 18 October 1944, p.2 (bottom)

Joe Townshend's Log, 18 October 1944, p.2 (bottom)

This is the bottom half of the the second page of Joe Townshend's navigation log from the sortie in which his aircraft from No.540 Squadron discovered the Tirpitz off Tromso on 18 October 1941.

Many thanks to Michael Townshend for sending us this picture. His father, Joe Townshend, was the navigator on this aircraft.

The second part of page two has been used to record fuel levels and fuel consumption instead of weather observations:

1233 410 gals  
1320 330 gals 100 gph
1405 270 gals  
1435 225 gals 90 gph
1500 180 gals 300 miles N

 

How to cite this article: Rickard, J (23 July 2017), Joe Townshend's Log, 18 October 1944, p.2 (bottom) , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_townshend_log_tirpitz_4.html

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