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St. Merryn

Major
Also known as: HMS Curlew / HMS Vulture / RNAS St. Merryn
County: Cornwall
Current Status: Aviation / Farmland / Industry / Leisure activity
Date: 1937 - 10 January 1956
Current Use: Limited flying
Used By: FAA / Civil
Landing Surface Types: Unpaved, later paved

The following organisations are either based at, use and/or have at least potentially significant connections with the airfield (as at 01/09/2011):

  • Atlantic Bays Holiday Park
  • Maribou Holiday Park
  • Piran Marine
  • St Merryn Holiday Village
  • St Merryn Parish Council

Main unit(s) present:

  • 17th Carrier Air Group

  • 21st Carrier Air Group

  • No 82 GS

  • No 709 Sqn

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  • No 1831 Sqn

  • No 1832 Sqn

  • No 1833 Sqn

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Plan of St. Merryn, c. 1940s. © Royal Navy Research Archive. Click here for more information.

Satellite(s):

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