Flying Boat Stations

FLYING BOAT STATIONS were situated along the West Coast for use by the RCAF to conduct aerial patrols and to protect against Japanese invasion. The original station was at JERICHO BEACH (1920) but when WWII began, another 5 stations were established for the duration of the war: UCLUELET (1940–44); ALLIFORD BAY in Skidegate Inlet on the QUEEN CHARLOTTE ISLANDS (1940–45); Seal Cove near PRINCE RUPERT (1941–44); Coal Harbour in QUATSINO SOUND on VANCOUVER ISLAND (1941–45); and BELLA BELLA...

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