13 Squadron

Adjuvamus Tuendo ('We assist by watching')
Squadron Code(s):
Dates Mosquitos on Squadron Strength:
September 1946 to February 1952
Mosquito Variant(s) Flown:
Main Base(s):
Ein Shemer (September 1946)
Kabrit (December 1946)
Fayid (February 1947)
Kabrit (February 1951)
Commanding Officer(s):

Wg Cdr A. H. W. Ball DSO, DFC (September 1946)Wg Cdr A. M. Brown DFC (November 1946)Sqn Ldr R. N. Hampson (March 1947)Sqn Ldr J. C. T. Hewell DSO, DFC (December 1948)Sqn Ldr L. V. Bachellier AFC (December 1949)

Aircraft Examples:
PF633, 'D'; PF678, 'H'; RG242, 'A'; VL617, 'N'; VL618; VL619; VL620
13 Squadron crest
Formed after No. 680 Squadron renumbered.
Examples of Types of Operations:

Performed photo-reconnaissance and photo-survey duties of the Mediterranean and surrounding areas from its base in Palestine.

Further Reading:
Mosquito Squadrons of the RAF by Chaz Bowyer


Squadron profile provided by Mark Huxtable
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