Vinegrove 1-4

Group Sqn Position Vinegrove / Balance Time Altitude Position Remarks
385 B High 1-4 9:01:00 0 Take off  
385 C Low 1-4 9:15:00 0 Take off  
385 A Lead 1-4 9:50:00 0 Take off take off late due to having to change ships, will try and catch formation at Buncher before they leave
385 A Lead 1-4 10:02:30 5500 51 56N 00 56E Buncher 13
385 A Lead 1-4 10:06:00 5500   Command pilot said to head back to Buncher because we had to pick up formation before leaving
385 B High 1-4 10:15:00 6000 51 56N 00 56E Buncher 13, Squadron assembled
385 B High 1-4 10:30:00 6500 51 56N 00 56E Buncher 13, Group assembled
385 C Low 1-4 10:30:00 5000 51 56N 00 56E Buncher 13
385 A Lead 1-4 10:30:30 5500 51 56N 00 56E Buncher 13, Departing, going to fly right of course & pick up formation ar Buncher 12, starting climb
385 B High 1-4 10:33:00 6500 52 03N 00 46E Sudbury
385 A Lead 1-4 10:36:30   Sighted the wing, so are turning to get in our position
385 B High 1-4 10:39:00 6500 52 05N 00 16E Castle Camps
385 C Low 1-4 10:46:00 6500 52 15N 00 40E Westley
385 B High 1-4 10:48:00 6500 52 12N 00 52E Starting Division Assembly (52 12N 00 53E?)
385 C Low 1-4 10:53:00 6500 52 03N 00 46E Buncher 22
385 A Lead 1-4 10:55:00 52 03N 00 46E Sudbury
385 B High 1-4 10:55:00 9000 52 03N 00 46E Sudbury
385 B High 1-4 11:00:00 9000 52 00N 00 58E  
385 A Lead 1-4 11:06:00 7000 51 55N 01 18E Felixstowe, 2,5 miles right
385 B High 1-4 11:06:00 8300 51 56N 01 16E Harwich. English Coast, Division Assembled
385 C Low 1-4 11:06:00 5500 51 54N 01 15E  
385 A Lead 1-4 11:10:00 8000    
385 B High 1-4 11:13:00 8300 51 45N 01 30E “S” ing to keep position
385 A Lead 1-4 11:17:00 9000 51 41N 01 43E “s” ing a little
385 B High 1-4 11:20:00 10500 51 37N 01 50E  
385 C Low 1-4 11:21:00 8700 51 38N 01 49E  
385 B High 1-4 11:27:00 12000 51 28N 02 00E  
385 B High 1-4 11:35:00 13500 51 19N 02 19E  
385 A Lead 1-4 11:45:00 13500 51 13N 02 53E Ostende
385 B High 1-4 11:45:00 15000 51 11N 02 50E Coast, control point 2
385 C Low 1-4 11:46:00 12400 51 12N 02 53E  
385 B High 1-4 11:48:00 15000 51 08N 02 52E  
385 A Lead 1-4 11:50:00 13500    
385 A Lead 1-4 11:53:00 14500 51 02N 03 12E  
385 B High 1-4 11:55:00 16500 50 59N 03 11E  
385 A Lead 1-4 12:01:00 16500 50 58N 03 30,5E  
385 B High 1-4 12:03:00 17800 50 55N 03 34E  
385 B High 1-4 12:10:00 17800 50 51N 03 50E  
385 A Lead 1-4 12:17:30 20000 50 46N 04 15E  
385 B High 1-4 12:18:00 17800 50 48N 04 18E  
385 C Low 1-4 12:18:00 18400 50 47N 04 18E  
385 B High 1-4 12:25:00 17800 50 42N 04 37E  
385 B High 1-4 12:31:00 17800 50 37N 04 55E  
385 B High 1-4 12:34:00 17800 50 35N 05 00E  
385 A Lead 1-4 12:38:00 22000 huy Fighters reported in vicinity
385 B High 1-4 12:38:00 23000 50 28N 05 34E  
385 C Low 1-4 12:38:00 21000 50 32N 05 14E  
385 B High 1-4 12:45:00 23000 50 24N 05 53E  
385 A Lead 1-4 12:45:30 22000 50 24N 05 32E  
385 A Lead 1-4 12:49:00 22000 50 22,5N 05 40E  
385 A Lead 1-4 12:55:00 22000    
385 C Low 1-4 12:59:00 21200 50 12N 06 21E  
385 B High 1-4 13:00:00 23000 50 14N 06 03E  
385 A Lead 1-4 13:05:00 22000 50 15N 06 25E We are doing evasive action
385 B High 1-4 13:07:00 23000 50 13N 06 27E  
385 A Lead 1-4 13:11:00 22000   B-17 went down in spin
385 B High 1-4 13:14:00 23000 50 14N 06 54E  
385 A Lead 1-4 13:16:00 22000 50 12N 06 52E  
385 B High 1-4 13:20:00 23000 50 09N 07 31E  
385 B High 1-4 13:30:00 23000 50 09N 07 43E Crossing Rhine river
385 A Lead 1-4 13:33:00 22000 50 07N 07 31E  
385 B High 1-4 13:35:00 23000 50 13N 08 05E  
385 A Lead 1-4 13:36:00 22000    
385 C Low 1-4 13:37:00 21300 50 12N 08 05E  
385 B High 1-4 13:42:00 23000 50 21N 08 15E  
385 B High 1-4 13:50:00 23000 50 30N 08 42E  
385 A Lead 1-4 13:51:30 22000    
385 C Low 1-4 13:59:00 21000 50 37N 09 18E  
385 B High 1-4 14:03:00 23000 50 38N 08 20E  
385 A Lead 1-4 14:05:00 22000 50 37N 09 12E  
385 B High 1-4 14:10:00 23000 50 28N 09 40E  
385 A Lead 1-4 14:14:00 22000 50 17N 09 42E IP
385 B High 1-4 14:15:00 23000 50 17N 09 42E IP
385 C Low 1-4 14:15:00 21500 50 20N 09 40E IP
385 B High 1-4 14:22:00 22800 Target  
385 A Lead 1-4 14:22:30 22000 target Bombs away
385 C Low 1-4 14:23:00 21500 49 55N 08 58E Target
385 B High 1-4 14:25:00 22000 RP  
385 A Lead 1-4 14:26:00 21000 RP  
385 C Low 1-4 14:28:00 20300 49 45N 09 10E  
385 B High 1-4 14:33:00 22000 49 28N 09 00E  
385 A Lead 1-4 14:33:30 21000 49 29N 09 00E  
385 C Low 1-4 14:43:00 20600 49 00N 08 50E  
385 A Lead 1-4 14:45:30 21000 48 56N 08 47E  
385 B High 1-4 14:46:00 22000 Forzhien  
385 C Low 1-4 14:50:00 20000 48 43N 08 45E  
385 B High 1-4 14:52:00 22000 Baden Baden  
385 B High 1-4 14:55:00 22000 48 32N 07 58E  
385 A Lead 1-4 15:00:00 21000 48 49N 07 38E Start descent
385 B High 1-4 15:00:00 22000 48 40N 07 24E  
385 C Low 1-4 15:01:00 20000 48 51N 07 38E  
385 B High 1-4 15:08:00 22000 49 00N 06 50E  
385 A Lead 1-4 15:09:00 16000 49 12N 06 46E  
385 B High 1-4 15:16:00 17000 49 16N 06 05E  
385 A Lead 1-4 15:19:00 16000 49 14N 06 10E  
385 B High 1-4 15:28:00 17000 49 38N 05 05E  
385 A Lead 1-4 15:30:00 11000 49 31N 05 05E  
385 C Low 1-4 15:32:00 9500 49 34N 04 59E  
385 B High 1-4 15:34:00 17000 49 46N 04 44E  
385 B High 1-4 15:44:00 17000 50 15N 04 13E  
385 B High 1-4 15:50:00 17000 50 30N 03 25E  
385 A Lead 1-4 15:52:00 6000 50 17N 03 59E  
385 A Lead 1-4 15:56:30 6000 50 30N 03 40E  
385 B High 1-4 16:00:00 17000 50 55N 02 58E  
385 A Lead 1-4 16:04:00 6000 50 47N 03 19E  
385 B High 1-4 16:06:00 16000 51 11N 02 48E  
385 B High 1-4 16:15:00 16000 51 35N 02 00E  
385 A Lead 1-4 16:16:00 6000 51 12N 02 51E Coast
385 C Low 1-4 16:16:00 5400 51 12N 02 52E  
385 A Lead 1-4 16:22:00 6000 51 24N 02 11E  
385 B High 1-4 16:25:00 8600 51 55N 01 18E Felixstowe
385 B High 1-4 16:34:00 2000 Over Base  
385 A Lead 1-4 16:41:30 2000 51 55N 01 18E Felixstowe
385 C Low 1-4 16:42:00 1300 51 55N 01 18E Felixstowe
385 B High 1-4 16:50:00 0 Landed  
385 A Lead 1-4 16:52:00 2000 Over Base  
385 C Low 1-4 16:53:00 1300 Over Base  
385 A Lead 1-4 17:23:00 0 Landed  
385 C Low 1-4 17:31:00 0 Landed