BK777 ‘Alexander’s Ragtime Crew’

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Allan stood in front of BK777 AA-U ‘Alexanders Ragtime Crew’. The other individual is unknown, but judging by the relative darkness of his uniform, could be Australian. © Allan Alexander/ NZBCA Archive

 

Date Target Notes Code Pilot Duration
1 20/04/43 Rostock AA-U P/O French 08:00
2 22/04/43 Mining in the Gironde Estuary AA-U P/O French 06:50
3 27/04/43 Mining off the Frisian Islands AA-U F/L Broadbent 05:01
4 28/04/43 Mining in Kiel Bay AA-U Sgt. Sedunary 07:15
5 04/05/43 Dortmund AA-U P/O French 04:32
6 12/05/43 Duisburg AA-U P/O French 03:49
7 13/05/43 Bochum AA-U P/O French 04:31
8 25/05/43  Dusseldorf AA-U F/L French 03:47
9 29/05/43 Wuppertal AA-U Sgt. Helm 04:37
10 11/06/43 Dusseldorf AA-U F/S French 03:39
11 19/06/43 Krefeld AA-U F/L French 02:07
12 21/06/43 Krefeld AA-U F/L French 03:23
13 22/06/43 Mannheim (actually Mülheim) AA-U F/S Helm 04:19
14 03/07/43 Cologne AA-U Sgt. Burley 05:00
15 13/07/43 Aachen AA-U P/O Alexander 04:55
16 24/07/43 Hamburg AA-U P/O Alexander 06:35
17 25/07/43 Essen AA-U P/O Alexander 05:00
18 27/07/43 Hamburg AA-U P/O Alexander 06:30
19 29/07/43 Hamburg AA-U P/O Alexander 04:25
20 30/07/43 Remscheld AA-U F/S Phillips 04:25
21 02/08/43 Hamburg AA-U F/O Alexander 05:50
22 10/08/43 Nurenburg AA-U F/O Alexander 08:00
23 23/08/43 Berlin AA-U F/O Alexander 08:00
24 27/08/43 Nurenbburg AA-U F/O Alexander 08:00
25 05/09/43 Mannheim AA-U F/O Menzies 06:45
26 08/09/43 Bouolgne AA-U F/O Alexander 02:50
27 15/09/43 Montlucon AA-U F/O Alexander 06:40
28 16/09/43 Modene AA-U F/O Alexander 07:50
29 22/09/43 Hanover AA-U F/O Alexander 05:50
30 23/09/43 Mannheim AA-U F/O Alexander 06:30
31 03/10/43 Kassel AA-U F/O Alexander 03:00
32 18/11/43 Mannheim AA-U F/S McKenzie 03:25
33 19/11/43 Leverkusen AA-U F/S Turner 04:46
34 16/12/43 Attack against a Special Target AA-U F/S Wallis 03:35
35 20/12/43 Mining off the Frisian Islands AA-U F/S Baird 03:00
36 29/12/43 Mining in the Bay of Biscay AA-U F/S Baird 05:30
dnc 14/01/44 Attack against a Special Target AA-U Sgt. Gregory 03:00
37 21/01/44 Attack against a Special Target AA-U Sgt. Gregory 03:05
38 25/01/44 Attack against a Special Target Four aircraft failed to drop their bombs on targets for unreported reasons. AA-U F/S Gregory 03:40
39 27/01/44 Mining in the Heligoland Area AA-U F/S Gregory 04:15
40 03/02/44 Mining off Cherbourg AA-U F/S Armstrong 03:00
41 11/02/44 Mining off Morlaix AA-U F/S Evans 04:20
42 15/02/44 Mining in the Kiel Bay AA-U F/S G. Armstrong 05:22
43 19/02/44 Mining in Kiel Bay AA-U F/S Kay 05:45
44 20/02/44 Mining off St. Malo AA-U F/S Armstrong 04:05
dnc 22/02/44 Mining in Kiel Bay AA-U P/O Buckley 01:55
45 02/03/44 Mining off Cherbourg AA-U F/S Willis 03:15
46 13/03/44 Mining off Lorient AA-U F/S Armstrong 05:40
47 16/03/44 Amiens AA-U F/O Murray 03:30
48 22/04/44 Laon AA-U F/S Hubbard 04:15
dnc 23/04/44 Mining in Kiel Bay BK777 had to abort the mission early through engine trouble, and returned to land at 01.30hrs. AA-U F/S Gibson 04:50
Total Op hours 248:08