Yes please do.
I think there is another relic
A booklet "The Tramways of Grimsby, immingham and Cleethorpes" by JH Price captions a photo of the tram shed
"A 1935 view of Grimsby Corporations tram depot at 42 Victoria Street created by adding a concrete front to a wartime seaplane hangar brought from Killingholme...."
built in 1926.
This site http://www.airfieldarchaeology.co.uk...lingholme.html says there were upto 8 sheds there but which one this might be, I do not know
Happy to go and photograph the interior if anyone is interested
Yes please do.
Are there particular features I need to look for to identify which hangar type got moved from the selection that was at Killingholme?
Here are two images of RNAS Killingholme dated 1918 depicting a Felixstowe F-2As N4516 + N4465
Aerial photo from April 1930
looks like a hangar in this one ?
Following on from Noel's article in the March 2013 Airfield Review (iss 138 page 34) here are some more photos of the former seaplane shed which became a tram shed in 1925 and is now used by Stagecoach for Bus maintenance
East facade with the signage and date, with one of the former tram entrances still present on Victoria Street opposite the Police Station and Magistrates Court. Tram tracks are still visible entering the hangar at this door way. I am guessing that this would have been the open or door side of the former hangar
West side of the hangar facing the dock with wood or concrete buttresses
South side of the hangar, western apex, lean to looks newer than the hangar
(this photograph accompanies the article)
South side of the hangar, eastern apex
Location is http://www.flashearth.com/?lat=53.56....5&r=0&src=msl
When I asked for access to the inside of the hangar for a quick photo, I was refused on the grounds of Elf and Safety
Last edited by netcompsys; 19-04-2013 at 13:24. Reason: Note posts on Immingham moved to another thread
Went for a walk north from Killingholme Haven last week, it was low tide so I was able to get so shots of the old jetty
What ever there was of the the old RNAS/USN seaplane base, airfield and Admiralty Oil Tanks is now gone, covered in cars and containers as part of the Humber Sea Terminal
looking inland from the sea wall by the jetty
Internal roof structure
North wall - 1
North Wall - 2
For completeness - some tram tracks still in the floor
As always click on the thumbnail for a larger version which has had to be reduced in size to fit under the limits on here
I hope that these might help some more knowledgeable person to identify the hangar type.
Clearly this is not the large, high and long hangar for the flying boats seen in some photos of the original site
In 1986 Immingham Museum produced an A4 booklet titled
"Killingholme Seaplane Base 1914-1919"
When I asked more recently at the museum, they did not seem to be aware of itPublished by Immingham Museum with the generous assistance of the Humberside Aircraft Preservation Society and P.H.T. Green
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