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HMS Daedalus, Lee-on-Solent


 
 
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Daedalus Roll of Honour - Daedalus personalities and memories - 1917-2001

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DAEDALUS CONTACTS TODAY

 
Ministry of Defence 
HMS Daedalus Landowners & representatives

Defence Estates Disposals
Ian Smith, Head of Disposals
Defence Estates Disposals,
St George’s House,
Blakemore Drive, Sutton Coldfield B75 7RL.
contact name: Gail Standring at gail.standring@de.mod.uk
Gail Standring: 0121 311 2015
Website:  http://www.defence-estates.mod.uk
(June 2001)

For further information about any aspect of the work of DE within this Region, or elsewhere, please contact any of the offices listed or e-mail: swregion@de.mod.uk

Defence Estates South West Regional Office
Paul Champney (responsible for Daedalus estate)
Defence Estates South West Regional Office
DE Portsmouth
Building 1/150 (PP19D)
Murray's Lane
HMNB Portsmouth
Portsmouth
PO1 3NH
Tel: 02392 722721/723522
Fax: 02392 811403
E-mail: paul.champney@de.mod.uk
Website: http://www.defence-estates.mod.uk
2001

MOD Historic Buildings Advisory Group
Dr Lewis Moonie
Under Secretary of
State and Chairman of the Historic
Buildings Advisory Group
MOD Historic Buildings Advisory Group (HBAG)
2000

Land Agents for Defence Estates - CB Hiller Parker
(no longer Daedalus Agents 2001)
For further information contact
Jasper Master
CB Hillier Parker
77 Grosvenor Street
London.
W1A 2BT
Telephone (020) 7629 7666
Email: jmasters@cbhillierparker.com
Website: http://www.cbhillierparker.com/

2001
 
Agents responsible for renting property at Daedalus 2001

Agents acting on behalf of Defence Estates for Daedalus property
 

Austin Adams Co Ltd
Contact: Bernie Cooper
202, London Road
Portsmouth
PO@ (JE
Hants
Tel: 023 9269 1611
Fax: 023 9269 0383
Email: bsc@austinadams.co.uk
 
 
Current Fleet Air Arm, Royal Navy & military bodies related to Daedalus

Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Head Office
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
2 Marlow Road
Maidenhead
Berkshire
SL6 7DX
United Kingdom

Tel: (01628) 634221
Fax: (01628) 771208
Telex: 847526 Comgra G
E-mail:
For General Enquiries: general.enq@cwgc.org
For Casualty & Cemetery Enquiries:
casualty.enq@cwgc.org
Website: http://www.cwgc.org/

Defence Aviation Repair Agency (DARA) Fleetlands
DARA Fleetlands
Fareham Road
GOSPORT
Hampshire
PO13 0AA
Tel: 023 92 544428
Fax: 023 92 544279
Website: http://www.dara.mod.uk

Fleetlands Air Museum (1987-2001. Closed March 2001)
Graham Cooper, Quality Unit
Former curator of Fleetlands Air Museum
RNAY Museum (DARA Fleetlands)
Fareham Road
Gosport
Hants PO13 0AW
Tel: 023 92 54428
Direct: 023 92 543315

Fleet Air Arm Association
Solent Branch
Peter Westbrook
161 Brockhurst Road
Gosport, Hampshire
PO12 3AX
Website: http://www.faasig.org/faaassoc.htm
Email: Lowen33@aol.com

Fleet Air Arm Field Gun Association
Jimmy Andrews
14 Scott Close
Stubbington
Fareham
Hampshire PO14 2HD
Email: Josh Morris   FAAFGUN@aol.com
URL:  http://members.aol.com/faafgun/

Fleet Air Arm Officers Association
The Admin Director
FAAOA
4 St James's Square
London SW1Y 4JU
United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7930 7722
Fax: +44 (0) 20 7930 7728
E-Mail: faaoa@fleetairarmoa.org
Website: http://www.Fleetairarmoa.org/

Fleet Air Arm Squadron
Email:  enquiries@faasquadron.org.uk
Website: http://www.faasquadron.org.uk

Fleet Air Arm Telegraphist Air Gunner Association (TAGA)
Chairman
Mr. L.D. Sayer, DSM,
The Observatory, Rowneys Farm,
Wakes Colne,
Colchester. CO6 2AS,
U.K.
Tel: (01206) 240 328
Website: http://www.flynavyheritage.org.uk/tag.htm

HMS Sultan
Royal Navy School of Marine and Air Engineering
Gosport
Hants
Website: http://www.royal-navy.mod.uk/static/pages/1943.html

Portsmouth Naval Gliding Club
Chairman: Peter Waugh - email chairman@pngc.co.uk
Membership Secretary:
Kevin Hills, 5 Shannon Road,
Hill Head,
Fareham
Hants, PO14 3RL
Telephone Evenings: 013 29 314784
Mobile 07774  276025
Email: membership@pngc.co.uk
Webmaster email: dji@contactbox.co.uk
Website: http://www.pngc.contactbox.co.uk/

Roman Catholic Chaplain
HMS Sultan
Gosport
Hants.
Website: http://212.24.85.85/04/rc/contactdetails.htm

Royal Naval Association
Gosport Branch
Tel: 013 29 310060/013 29 312 574
Email: rnagosport@ukonline.co.uk
Website: http://www.royal-naval-association.co.uk/

Royal Navy - Naval Historic Branch
3-5 Great Scotland Yard
London
SW1A 2HW
Website: http://www.royal-navy.mod.uk/

Royal Navy Historic Flight (RNHF)
General Manager
Bryan Wood
Tel: 019 35 456725
Fax: 019 35 455273
Email: rnhf@flynavyheritage.org.uk
Website: http://www.flynavyheritage.org.uk

Southampton Royal Naval Support Unit  (URNU/UNAS)
Lieutenant Allan Wilson
The Officer in Charge
Southampton University Naval Air Squadron
Southampton Royal Naval Support Unit  (URNU/UNAS)
Southampton University, Portsmouth University
and Southampton Institute
3rd Floor Capella House
Kingsway
Southampton S014 INJ
Tel: 023 8063 5525 (Tel: 02380 223 553)
Fax: 023 8063 4799 (Fax: 02380 235 104)
Email: surnu@soton.ac.uk
Website: http://www.soton.ac.uk/~surnu/unas_page.htm
 
 
Local Government

Fareham Borough Council
Fareham Borough Council,
Civic Offices,
Civic Way,
Fareham,
Hampshire, PO16 7PP
Tel: 013 29 236100
Fax: 013 29 821770
Email:  economic.development@fareham.gov.uk
Website: http://www.fareham.gov.uk/

Gosport Borough Council

Daedalus Working Group : Gosport Borough Council Committee Membership (2000/2001 Municipal Year)
The Mayor (ex-officio); Chairman of the Policy and Resources Committee (Councillor Edgar)(ex-officio), Councillors Mrs Bloodworth, Burgess, Farr, Hook, Kimber, Mrs Searle, Taylor and Train.

Gosport Regeneration Partnership
(Gosport Borough Council has joined force with the Ministry of Defence Estates
Organisation, English Partnerships and Hampshire County Council to form the
Gosport Regeneration Partnership)

Conservation Officer
Planning and Building Control division
Gosport Borough Council
Town Hall
High Street
Gosport
Hants
Tel: (023) 9254 5456
Fax: (023) 9254 5588

Michael Nutt
Business Parks and Industrial Sites - Hampshire
Gosport Borough Council
//www.gosport.gov.uk
(ref: Oct 2000)

Economic Regeneration Officer
Gosport Borough Council
Town Hall
High Street
Gosport
Hampshire PO12 1EB
Tel:  (023) 9254 5203 or 584242
Fax (023) 9254 5238
Email: econdev@gosport.gov.uk

Hampshire County Council
County Council Headquarters
The Castle,
Winchester,
Hampshire, SO23 8UJ
Tel: 0800 028 0888/+44 -(0)-1962-870500

Historic Bldgs/Conservation Areas
Environment
Tel:  Ext : 6828

Regional Planning
Strategy
Ext: 6782

Economic Prosperity Sub-Committee
Community Development and Conservation Sub-Committee
Feasibility Study for the Hovercraft Museum Trust
Website:  http://www.hants.gov.uk/scrmxn/c29545.html
April 2000

 
Agencies operating at Daedalus

Hampshire Police Air Support Unit (HPASU)
Bob Ruprecht
Air Support Manager
Hampshire Police Air Support Unit
Hampshire Constabulary
Control Tower,
Argus Gate,
Brooke Way,
Lee on Solent,
Hampshire,
PO13 9YA.
Tel: 023 92 551714
Website:  http://www.hampshire.police.uk/
Email: asu@hpasu999.freeserve.co.uk
2001

(see B-N Press Release re Lee on Solent Islander 2001 and Hants police newletter)

HM Coastguards/Bristow Helicopters Ltd.
Bristow Helicopters Ltd. (Lee On Solent)
Coastguard SAR Helicopter Unit
Lee On Solent Airfield
Argus Gate
Broom Way
Lee On Solent
Hampshire
PO13 9YA
Phone: 023 92 550142
Fax: 023 92 550390
Email:
Website: http://www.bristoweurope.com/

 
Aviation Associations & Clubs operating at Daedalus & adjacent areas

Fleetlands Flying Association
Lee-on-the-Solent
Information about the F.F.A. email: richard@fleetlands.co.uk
Web pages email: Webmaster@pilots.co.uk
Website: http://www.fleetlands.co.uk

Gosport Aviation Heritage Museum
Gunners Way
Brockhurst
Gosport
Hampshire
Curator: Fred Matthews
Tel: (023) 9258 6689 or (01329) 28 626
Website: http://www.hants.gov.uk/leisure/museums/gospavia/index.html

Gosport Aviation Society
Contact: Joyce Upperton
60 Oval Gardens
Gosport
Hants
PO12 2RB
Tel: 023 9258 2489
2001

Archivist
Roy G Powell
1, St Catherine St
Southsea
PO5 2NG
Hants
Tel: 023 928 24587
2001

Website info: http://www.hants.gov.uk/istcclr/cch02018.html

Hovercraft Museum Trust
Chris Potter
Trustee
The Hovercraft Museum Trust
Argus Gate, Chark Lane (off Broom Way),
Lee-on-Solent, Hampshire  PO13 9NY
United Kingdom
Phone / Fax (24 hours): 023 9255 2090
Email: Chris Potter: chris@hovercraft-museum.org
Site Administrator: Lyndon Ford  lyndon@hovercraft-museum.org
Email enquiries to: enquiries@hovercraft-museum.org
Website: http://www.hover.globalinternet.co.uk/museum.html

Friends of The Hovercraft Museum
Office Address:   The Hovercraft Museum Trust,
Argus Gate, Chark Lane (off Broom Way),
Lee-on-Solent, Hampshire  PO13 9NY
United Kingdom
Phone / Fax (24 hours): 023 9255 2090
Website: http://www.hover.globalinternet.co.uk/musfriends.html

Lee Bees Model Aircraft Club
Alan Turner
Secretary
Lee on Solent
Email : airtrafficcontrol@leebees.org
Website: http://www.leebees.org/
1999

Southampton University Gliding Club
Jon Taylor
Captain
Southampton University Gliding Club
University of Southampton
Highfield,
Southampton, SO17 1BJ.
UK,
SUGC Tel: 07773 869 936
Capt Tel: 023 8032 2809
General Tel: +44 (0)23 8059 5000.
General Fax: +44 (0)23 8059 3939.
SUGC Email: jjt199@soton.ac.uk
Website: http://www.soton.ac.uk/~gliding/

Gosport Air Veterans Association
Editor Tinfish Times
John Parfoot
97 Green Cres
Gosport
Hants
Tel: 013 29 280 573
email: johnparfoot@lineone.co.uk
 
Aircraft Restoration, Aviation, Storage and Shipping Companies at Daedalus

Hoverspeed faster car ferries
Website: http://www.hoverspeed.co.uk/

Hughes Aviation
HMS Daedalus
Lee-on-Solent
PO13 9NY
Tel: 023 9255 3655

Gosport Rotary Club
Contact: Rtn C Cowdrey J.P
Galleons Reach
78 Elson Road
GOSPORT
Hampshire
PO12 4HA
Tel: 023 9258 0018
Meets at The Thorngate Hall, Bury Road, Gosport
Website: http://www.rotary-ribi.org

Sea Containers Ltd
Website: http://www.seacontainers.com/

Super Catalina Restoration
Lynchill Cottage,
Mill Lane,
Alton,
Hants, GU34 2QH,
England.
Telephone 01420 85585 ( Office hours )
Fax:  01420 543443
Website: http://www.supercatalina.com
Email:  Public Relations & General Information - Peter Rogers Peter@supercatalina.com
Aircraft -     Phil Rampley phil@supercatalina.com
Dick Smith       dick@supercatalina.com
Webmaster Rick Hunt webmaster@supercatalina.com
 
 
Lee on Solent Airfield flying and Daedalus slipway access 

Daedalus Airfield information
UK Airfield Directory: The following list contains information on small and private airfields. For information only. Not to be used for navigation or flight planning purposes.
Website: http://www.b7web.net/flyppl/airnav/airfields/LEE-ON-SOLENT%20(EGHF).htm

Daedalus Slipway information
Inventory of Public Launch Points on the Hampshire Coast.
Website: http://www.solentforum.hants.org.uk/launch/hms_daedalus_slipway.htm

 
Other Expert Bodies & Links

HANTSWEB Home:
Hantsweb serves the county of Hampshire in Southern England, and provides over 700,000 pages of information for residents and visitors.
Website: http://www.hants.gov.uk/index.html

English Heritage (Aviation Thematic Study)
Jeremy Lake
English Heritage Manager of the Aviation Thematic Study.
South East Region
Eastgate Court
195-205 High Street
Guildford
GU1 3EH
Tel: 01483 252000
Website: http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/

English Nature
Team Manager: Dr Rob Wolton
Hampshire & Isle of Wight Team (Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Portsmouth & Southampton)
1 Southampton Road
Lyndhurst
Hampshire
SO43 7BU
Hampshire Team Tel: +44 (0)2380 283944
Local Tel: 01703 283944.
Hampshire TeamFax: +44 (0)2380 283834
Hampshire Team Email: hants.iwight@english-nature.org.uk
National Website: http://www.english-nature.org.uk

Fleet Air Arm Museum
Box D6, RNAS Yeovilton
 Near Ilchester, Somerset
BA22 8HT
Tel: +44 (0) 1935 840565
Fax: +44 (0) 1935 842630
E-mail: enquiries@fleetairarm.com
Website: http://www.fleetairarm.com

Imperial War Museum
Lambeth Road,
London SE1 6HZ
Telephone 0207 4165000
Fax : 0207 4165379
Website: htttp://www.iwm.org.uk

RAF Museum
RAF Museum
Grahame Park Way
London
NW9 5LL
UK
Tel: +44 (0)2082 052 266
+44 (0)8916 005 633 (admission information)
+44 (0)2082 001 751
Website: http://www.rafmuseum.com/

Solent Aviation Society
Email: webmaster@solent-aviation-society.co.uk
Chairman Email: phil_butler@yahoo.com
Website: http://www.solent-aviation-society.co.uk/

Southampton Hall of Aviation
Albert Road South
Southampton
SO14 3FR
Tel: 01703 635830
Fax: 01703 223383
Email: SpitfireHome@compuserve.com
Website: http://www.btinternet.com/~birddog/424site/424museum.htm
 

FURTHER INFORMATION
Website Aircraft Directories and Databases with Fleet Air Arm air station and Lee-on-Solent information

Fleet Air Arm Archive 1939-1945
Most Comprehensive website about the Fleet Air Arm on the web. Includes information about all the wartimed aircraft and squadrons stationed at HMs Daedaluys 1939-945, as well as a summary to RN Air Stations in the UK and around the world. For FAA Archive 1939-1945 A-Z list overseas and commonwealth see table

 http://www.fleetairarmarchive.net/welcome.htm

The Royal Navy. Official website of the Royal Navy. Information on the current Aircraft of the Fleet.

http://www.royal-navy.mod.uk/static/pages/145.html


Royal Navy Historic Flight and Swordfish Heritage Trust
Invaluable link to our national heritage and the living treasures of the Fleet Air Arm. Includes information about the flying historic aircraft, including aircraft history, technical details and photographs, as well as uptodate info on forthcoming events and how to support the Trust.

http://www.flynavyheritage.org.uk

Fleet Air Arm Officers Association List of UK and overseas FAA Naval Air Stations (compiled by FAAOA).
RAF & RN Airfields by British Forces.com
The Royal Navy: Bases Index by British-Forces.com These bases are split up by Ocean/Continental area throughout History.
The Bases and their records contained herein are not detailed, if you require the conplete record of a particular airfield's activites, Please try the Action Stations series of Books, published by Patrick Stephens Limited between 1980 and 1990. If this fails, try the Imperial War Museum or the Public Records Office at Kew. Home Bases RAF Overseas Airfields.

See British force.com and its A-Z listing for RAF, FAAA and Royal Navy bases.

The Royal Navy: Bases Index, including detailed A-Z The Royal Navy: Home Bases, FAA air stations, RAF airfields. Also see the search engine

Compilation of U.K Airfields no longer in use- their current uses and dates of opening/closing
Sturtivant, R. & Burrow, M (1995) 
 'Fleet Air Arm Aircraft 1939 to1945'  Published by Air Britain (Historians) Ltd, 1995 ISBN: 0 85130 232 7




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