High level raid on Scapa Flow

Three hours after the sinking of HMS Iron Duke a high level raid of 15 aircraft bombs Scapa Flow, narrowly missing the 12,000 ton accommodation ship Voltaire. One stray bomb lands on Hoy which is the first part of the British Isles to be hit by a German bomb in the war.

The Skuas of 803 Sqn. from Haston make no contact with the enemy.

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