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Errol Martyn
11th March 2009, 23:31
The following may be of interest to some forum members.

Cross Country Routes No.20 O.T.U.
W1. Base - Perth - Toohead - Kinnairds Head - Base
W2. Base - Rona - Suleskerry - Base
W3. Base - Carnoustie - Point of Stoer - Base
W4. Base - Eigg - Renish Point - Butt of Lewis - Base
W5. Base - Mull of Kintyre - Scalasaic - Montrose - Base
W6. Base - Aldergrove - Larne - Port Patrick - West Freugh - Port Ellen - Peterhead-Base
W7. Base - (5743'N 0000'W - 5705'N 0120'W) - 5810'N 0120'W - Base
W8. Base - (5700'N 0000'W - 5830'N 0130'W) - Base
W9. Base - (5705'N 0110'W - 5830'N 0132'W) - Rothes - Carron - Inverurie - Base
W10. Base - Maud - Inverberrie - Macduff - Helmsdale - Thurso - Suleskerry - Base

Unlcear why some sets of co-ordinates appear in brackets.

Source: Hand written entry in the log book of Flt Lt D C Stewart, RNZAF, during his time with No.20 OTU (Dec 40-Mar 41).

Errol