JB557

Avro 683 Lancaster III

Built by:

Avro, Manchester

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HW

U

JB557

Contract:

1807

Works Order:

Delivered:

1943-11-07

Struck off:

1947-05-21

Fate:

Memorials:
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Story

Survived the war. Served with 100 Sqn, 1667 HCU, 1662 HCU, 1653 HCU.

Last Flight Details (if lost)

Home Base:

Squadron:

100

Mission:

Role

Rank

Service No.

Name

Fate

Service

IBCC Link

Missions Flown

Click on date to see crew and op details

Memorial

Serial
Date
Sqn
Code
Base
Mission
T/O
Land
JB557
1943-11-18
100
HW
L
Grimsby
Berlin
1750
0129
JB557
1943-11-22
100
HW
L
Grimsby
Berlin
1716
0013
JB557
1943-11-26
100
HW
L
Grimsby
Berlin
1658
0004
JB557
1943-12-02
100
HW
L
Grimsby
Berlin
1706
2310
JB557
1943-12-03
100
HW
L
Grimsby
Leipzig
0006
0708
JB557
1943-12-16
100
HW
U
Grimsby
Berlin
1630
2346
JB557
1943-12-20
100
HW
U
Grimsby
Frankfurt
1706
2309
JB557
1943-12-29
100
HW
U
Grimsby
Berlin
1640
2336
JB557
1944-01-02
100
HW
U
Grimsby
Berlin
0002
0231
JB557
1944-01-05
100
HW
U
Grimsby
Stettin
0002
0821
JB557
1944-01-14
100
HW
U
Grimsby
Brunswick
1724
2216
JB557
1944-01-20
100
HW
U
Grimsby
Berlin
1630
2323
JB557
1944-01-21
100
HW
U
Grimsby
Magdeburg
1942
0241
JB557
1944-01-27
100
HW
U
Grimsby
Berlin
1734
0151
JB557
1944-01-28
100
HW
U
Grimsby
Berlin
0007
0740
JB557
1944-01-30
100
HW
U
Grimsby
Berlin
1711
2352
JB557
1944-02-25
100
HW
U
Grimsby
Augsburg
1825
0235
JB557
1944-03-01
100
HW
U
Grimsby
Stuttgart
2340
0745
JB557
1944-03-15
100
HW
U
Grimsby
Stuttgart
1910
0305
JB557
1944-03-18
100
HW
U
Grimsby
Munich
1855
0030
JB557
1944-03-22
100
HW
U
Grimsby
Frankfurt
1900
0035
JB557
1944-03-26
100
HW
U
Grimsby
Essen
1955
0045
JB557
1944-03-30
100
HW
U
Grimsby
Nuremburg
2155
0600
JB557
1944-04-09
100
HW
U
Grimsby
Gardening (Gdynia)
2125
0555
JB557
1944-05-27
100
HW
U
Grimsby
Merville
2359
0342
JB557
1944-05-28
100
HW
U
Grimsby
Eu
2238
0205
JB557
1944-05-31
100
HW
U
Grimsby
Tergnier
2350
0215
JB557
1944-06-02
100
HW
U
Grimsby
Berneval
2350
0325
JB557
1944-06-05
100
HW
U
Grimsby
Caisbecq
2130
0140
JB557
1944-06-06
100
HW
U
Grimsby
Vire
2215
0325
JB557
1944-06-07
100
HW
U
Grimsby
Foret de Cerisy
2325
0410
JB557
1944-06-10
100
HW
U
Grimsby
Acheres
2300
0400
JB557
1944-06-14
100
HW
U
Grimsby
Le Havre
2050
0020
JB557
1944-06-16
100
HW
U
Grimsby
Domleger
0001
0355
JB557
1944-06-22
100
HW
U
Grimsby
Reims
2245
0320
JB557
1944-06-24
100
HW
U
Grimsby
Les Hayons
1545
1930
JB557
1944-06-27
100
HW
U
Grimsby
Vaires
0045
0520
JB557
1944-06-29
100
HW
U
Grimsby
Domleger
1210
1505
JB557
1944-06-30
100
HW
U
Grimsby
Vierzon
2220
0330
JB557
1944-07-02
100
HW
U
Grimsby
Oisement Neuville Au Bois
1215
1530
JB557
1944-07-04
100
HW
U
Grimsby
Orleans
2225
0410
JB557
1944-07-05
100
HW
U
Grimsby
Dijon
2110
0550
JB557
1944-07-06
100
HW
U
Grimsby
Foret du Croc
1855
2235
JB557
1944-07-12
100
HW
U
Grimsby
Tours
2135
0355
JB557
1944-07-14
100
HW
U
Grimsby
Revigny
2125
0616
JB557
1944-07-18
100
HW
U
Grimsby
Scholven
2305
0305
JB557
1944-07-18
100
HW
U
Grimsby
Sannerville
0345
0720
JB557
1944-07-20
100
HW
U
Grimsby
Courtrai
0005
0335
JB557
1944-07-23
100
HW
U
Grimsby
Kiel
2300
0340
JB557
1944-07-25
100
HW
U
Grimsby
Coquereaux
0655
1050
JB557
1944-07-25
100
HW
U
Grimsby
Stuttgart
2135
0600
JB557
1944-07-28
100
HW
U
Grimsby
Stuttgart
2125
0545
JB557
1944-07-30
100
HW
U
Grimsby
Aiming Point "F"
0640
1030
JB557
1944-07-31
100
HW
U
Grimsby
Foret de Nieppe
2200
0135
JB557
1944-08-03
100
HW
U
Grimsby
Trossy St Maxim
1135
1610
JB557
1944-08-04
100
HW
U
Grimsby
Pauillac
1335
2140
JB557
1944-08-05
100
HW
U
Grimsby
Pauillac
1435
2220
JB557
1944-08-18
100
HW
U
Grimsby
Rieme
2220
0110
JB557
1944-08-25
100
HW
U
Grimsby
Russelsheim
2010
0455
JB557
1944-09-16
100
HW
U
Grimsby
Leeuwarden Aerodrome
0050
0350
JB557
1944-09-20
100
HW
U
Grimsby
Calais
1515
1840
JB557
1944-09-23
100
HW
U
Grimsby
Neuss
1845
2335
JB557
1944-09-25
100
HW
U
Grimsby
Calais
0800
1125
JB557
1944-09-26
100
HW
U
Grimsby
Cap Gris Nez
1035
1335
JB557
1944-09-27
100
HW
U
Grimsby
Calais
0845
1220
JB557
1944-09-28
100
HW
U
Grimsby
Calais
0825
1125
JB557
1944-10-05
100
HW
U
Grimsby
Saarbrucken
1840
0030
JB557
1944-10-07
100
HW
U
Grimsby
Emmerich
1200
1605
JB557
1944-10-11
100
HW
U
Grimsby
Port Fredrick Hendrix
1440
1740
JB557
1944-10-12
100
HW
U
Grimsby
Port Fredrick Hendrix
0615
0925
JB557
1944-10-14
100
HW
U
Grimsby
Duisburg
0025
0550
JB557
1944-10-14
100
HW
U
Grimsby
Duisburg
0625
1110
JB557
1944-10-19
100
HW
U
Grimsby
Stuttgart
1705
2345
JB557
1944-10-23
100
HW
U
Grimsby
Essen
1635
2210
JB557
1944-10-25
100
HW
U
Grimsby
Essen
1245
1725
JB557
1944-10-29
100
HW
U
Grimsby
Domburg
1130
1415
JB557
1944-10-30
100
HW
U
Grimsby
Cologne
1745
2340
JB557
1944-10-31
100
HW
U
Grimsby
Cologne
1745
2250