RNAS Longside

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RNAS Longside

Opened on the RNAS Longside Branch.


This was a Great War airship station (opened 1918) built for defence of shipping by spotting submarines from the air. There were landing sites and storage sheds.

A line from Longside entered the airfield at Lenabo from the north east. The airfield^s powerhouse and rigid airship shed were served along with a siding by the petrol store.

The branch was lifted after the war.


Airship station


RNAS Lenabo