Vinegrove 1-7

Group Sqn Position Vinegrove / Balance Time Altitude Position Remarks
447 A Lead 1-7 8:30:00 0 engine start  
447 A Lead 1-7 8:37:00 0 taxi  
447 A Lead 1-7 8:50:30 0 Take off  
447 A Lead 1-7 9:13:00 7000 52 10N 00 52E Buncher 16, Assembly Altitude
447 A Lead 1-7 10:29:00 7000 52 03N 00 46E Buncher 22, I.M.T. Right of course, On time
447 A Lead 1-7 10:34:00 7000 52 02N 00 21E 1 minute early, 2 Miles left of course
447 A Lead 1-7 10:39:30 7000 52 12N 00 10E Cambridge , 0,5 minute early
447 A Lead 1-7 10:47:00 7000 52 20N 00 25E 3 Miles right of course, on time abeam Mildenhall
447 A Lead 1-7 10:53:00 7000 52 08N 00 37E In trail of 4F group
447 A Lead 1-7 10:58:30 7000 52 03N 00 46E Buncher 22, On course, 0,5Minute early
447 A Lead 1-7 11:02:00 7000 52 02N 00 58E  
447 A Lead 1-7 11:07:00 7000 52 04N 01 13E Start “s” ing to left, to get into Division column
447 A Lead 1-7 11:11:30 7000 51 59,5N 01 24E English coast, 3 Miles left of course, 0,5 Minute late
447 A Lead 1-7 11:13:30 8000 51 56N 01 31E 4E & 4F were late necsitating “s” turns in channel
447 A Lead 1-7 11:22:30 9800 51 47N 01 56E 3,5 Miles left of course
447 A Lead 1-7 11:27:30 10800 51 46N 02 10E More “s” turns
447 A Lead 1-7 11:34:00 11700 51 39N 02 14E P-51 escort
447 A Lead 1-7 11:43:30 13800 51 20N 02 21E  
447 A Lead 1-7 11:50:30 15300 51 15N 02 40E Coast In, 10,5 Minutes late
447 A Lead 1-7 11:52:30 15500 51 11N 02 49E (51 12N 02 51E) 3,5 miles right of course
447 A Lead 1-7 12:00:00 16000 51 00N 03 03E Still “S” ing
447 A Lead 1-7 12:05:00 16600 50 53N 03 20E 10 Miles right of course
447 A Lead 1-7 12:06:00 16700 50 54N 03 25E 6 Groups abreast
447 A Lead 1-7 12:12:00 17100 50 49N 03 41E  
447 A Lead 1-7 12:22:00 17900 50 51N 04 13E  
447 A Lead 1-7 12:27:00 18800 50 47N 04 27E  
447 A Lead 1-7 12:35:00 19800 50 35N 04 49E P-51 escort, 1 chute
447 A Lead 1-7 12:39:00 20900 50 33N 04 57E Bandits reported, smoke trail of 1 ship
447 A Lead 1-7 12:48:00 22000 50 20N 05 23E  
447 A Lead 1-7 12:56:00 22100 50 20N 05 46E  
447 A Lead 1-7 13:00:00 22000 50 20N 06 00E Flak, Mickey operator hurt
447 A Lead 1-7 13:23:00 22000 50 08N 07 00E  
447 A Lead 1-7 13:30:00 22000 50 12N 07 25E Moselle river
447 A Lead 1-7 13:37:00 22000 50 12N 07 39E Rhine River
447 A Lead 1-7 13:47:00 22000 50 23N 08 42E  
447 A Lead 1-7 13:57:00 22000 50 30N 08 40E  
447 A Lead 1-7 14:00:00 21900 50 38N 09 20E Fighter Attack ahead
447 A Lead 1-7 14:18:00 22000 50 20N 09 37E IP
447 A Lead 1-7 14:25:00 22000 Target Bombs away, pirmary visual
447 A Lead 1-7 14:32:00 21000 49 47N 09 09E RP
447 A Lead 1-7 14:52:00 21200 48 52N 08 48E Start Turn
447 A Lead 1-7 14:59:00 20600 49 47N 08 11E  
447 A Lead 1-7 15:05:00 20200 48 55N 07 36E  
447 A Lead 1-7 15:11:00 18800 48 56N 07 04E  
447 A Lead 1-7 15:21:00 16200 49 08N 06 12E 49 08N 05 12E?
447 A Lead 1-7 15:27:00 14500 49 15N 05 40E  
447 A Lead 1-7 15:32:00 12500 49 24N 05 11E  
447 A Lead 1-7 15:36:00 11000 49 30N 04 50E  
447 A Lead 1-7 15:41:00 11000 49 43N 04 38E  
447 A Lead 1-7 15:49:00 11000 50 01N 04 13E  
447 A Lead 1-7 15:58:00 10700 50 24N 04 43E  
447 A Lead 1-7 16:16:00 10500 50 53N 02 53E 18 Miles left of course
447 A Lead 1-7 16:19:00 10500 51 09N 02 43E Coast out, Ostende sur middelkerke
447 A Lead 1-7 16:43:00 6000 51 55N 01 18E Felixstowe, 360° left trun
447 A Lead 1-7 17:00:00 6000 Over Base Peel off
447 A Lead 1-7 17:15:00 0 Landed  
447 A Lead 1-7 17:37:00 0 base engines off