Small Craft Group Publications

RAF MARINE CRAFT DIRECTORY SERIES
VOLUME 1 CRAFT 120Ft - 62Ft (Includes all HSLs, RTTLs etc)
VOLUME 2 CRAFT 60Ft - 41.5Ft (Includes all Pinnaces, Refuellers etc)
VOLUME 3 CRAFT 41.5Ft - 27Ft (Includes all Seaplane Tenders, Firefloats & Ferry boats)
VOLUME 4 CRAFT 27Ft - 9Ft (Includes all Tenders, Dinghies & Flare Path Floats)
VOLUME 5 AIRBORNE LIFEBOATS & Aircraft Dinghies
VOLUME 6* Craft transferred from other nations, locally acquired & requisitioned craft, miscellaneous craft and auxiliaries.
APPENDIX A OUTBOARD PROFILE DRAWINGS of RAF Marine Craft (169 drawings)
ADDENDUM 1* Additional info/photos for craft in Vols 1 to 5 which have emerged since printing.
APPENDIX B 43ft Range Safety Launch (RSL) – Full building spec + histories of each boat.
APPENDIX C 63ft General Service Pinnace (GSP) – Building spec + histories of each craft.
APPENDIX E(1) 63ft Miami (Crash Boats) Pt 1 – Details of all WW2 craft + histories of UK craft etc
APPENDIX E(2) 63ft Miami (Crash Boats) Pt 2 – Details of post-war + survivors etc

 

FUTURE PLANNED VOLUMES IN THIS SERIES
APPENDIX D 78ft RTTL Mk3 Craft – Building spec + histories etc
APPENDIX F 68ft RTTL Mk2 (Vospers) – Building spec + histories
APPENDIX G RAF & RAFSA YACHTS & DINGHIES
VOLUME 7 RAF Mooring Vessels & craft, Moorings, & Targets used by RAF
VOLUME 8 RAF MARINE CRAFT bases, Abbreviations, Lifting, shifting, slipping of RAF MARINE CRAFT, Colour Schemes, RAF Marine Craft engines
VOLUME 9 WWII losses, Post War Accidents, Post War Disposals, RAF Craft Conversions RAF craft in the movies, craft rebuilt or restored, craft at museums.
VOLUME 10 RAF MARINE CRAFT Survivors

 

OTHER SMALL CRAFT GROUP PUBLICATIONS
CRASH BOATS Part 1
CRASH BOATS Part 2
Reinforced Concrete barges of World War IIHM Customs & Excise Cutters & Launches - Class Directory
Retired on the River: The houseboats of Shoreham: A Short History
Light Ships of the United Kingdom and Ireland 1820-2006: An illustrated Fleet List