The British Empire and its effect on Plymouth

Short 184 at RNAS Cattewater

RNAS Cattewater's first job was to try and see how planes might aid the Royal Navy. There was a great deal of hope that planes could make ruling the empire cheaper and easier. This picture taken in 1918 clearly shows a bomb strapped beneath the plane.

Empire in Your Backyard: Plymouth Article

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