Seaplane off Monkey Beach c. 1933. Since the engines appear to be Rolls Royce Kestrels rather than Napier Lions, the plane is almost certainly a Scapa. This was a development of the Supermarine Southhampton, a seaplane designed by R.J.Mitchell, (of Spitfire fame) and was first produced in 1933.

Used in Courier Article - see COR_006. 
Cat1 Mersea-->Beach

Seaplane off Monkey Beach c. 1933. Since the engines appear to be Rolls Royce Kestrels rather than Napier Lions, the plane is almost certainly a Scapa. This was a development of the Supermarine Southhampton, a seaplane designed by R.J.Mitchell, (of Spitfire fame) and was first produced in 1933.
Used in Courier Article - see COR_006.


Photo: Ron Green Collection
Image ID RG27_157
Category 1 Mersea-->Beach


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This image is part of the Mersea Museum Collection.