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Squadrons 51 to 60

Dates Location Higher Formation / Notes
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. 51 Port Squadron .
1965.07.15 England: McMullen Barracks, Marchwood 17 Port Regiment
. Jul 67: Aden .
. 1976:?? .
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. 52 Port Squadron .
1965.07.15 England: McMullen Barracks, Marchwood 17 Port Regiment
. 1 Jan 70 - Mar 70: Libya: Tobruck For withdrawal from Libya
. 1990 - 1991: Saudi Arabia 10 Transport Group
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. 53 Port Training Squadron .
c1967 England: Formed at McMullen Barracks, Marchwood .
. 19??: Renamed Port Training Squadron .
. c1977: Renamed 53 Port & Maritime Squadron, from Marchwood Admin Sqn 17 Port Regiment
. c1979: Renamed 53 Port Support Squadron .
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. 54 Engineer Support & Ambulance Squadron .
1968? Germany: Tunis Bks, Lubbecke 4 ADTR
. Oct 90: Saudi Arabia (2 tps attached 1 ADTR). Direct Sp to 7 Bde Engineer Regt & Field Ambulance .
. Apr 92: Disbanded .
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. 54 Squadron .
1965.07.15 Germany: St Georges Barracks, Minden .
. 20 Nov 72 - 16 Mar 73: Northern Ireland: Ballykinlar .
. 18 Mar - 25 Jun 74: Northern Ireland: Ballykinlar .
. 3 Jul - 26 Oct 75: Northern Ireland: St Angelo/Ft George .
. 6 Jan - 8 Mar 76: Northern Ireland: Armagh .
. 30 Jul - 26 Nov 78: Northern Ireland: Moscow; GT Troop only .
. 1 Dec 79 - 31 Mar 80: Northern Ireland: Moscow .
. 1980:?? .
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. 55 Air Despatch Squadron .
1965.07.15 Singapore: RAF Changi, det at RAAF Butterworth 15 Air Despatch Regiment
. Rotated with 69 Sqn between Singapore and Borneo every 3 months, in Borneo split between RAF airfields at Labuan & Kuching .
. Early 1968: 15 Regiment disbanded .
c1970 England: RAF Tangmere & Thorney Island 14 Air Despatch Regiment
. 1970: Absorbed 22 (AD) Sqn .
. 31 Jul - 29 Nov 75: Northern Ireland: Moscow .
. 1975?: Disbanded .
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. 55 Movement Control Squadron .
1976.07 ?? Formed from Air Mounting Centre 29 Tpt & Mov Regt
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. 56 Squadron .
c1969 Hong Kong: Sham Shui Po Camp 31 Regiment
. 1976: Disbanded, personnel absorbed by 29 Sqn .
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. 56 Squadron .
1980's England: Woolwich .
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. 57 Port Squadron .
1965.07.15 Aden: From 57 Port Squadron RE .
. Mid 66: Renamed Joint Services Port Unit (Middle East) .
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. 57 (Junior Leaders) Squadron .
1978 England: Reformed at Azimghur Bks, Colerne Junior Leaders Regiment
. 1989: ?? .
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. 58 Squadron .
1965.07.15 Cyprus: Dhekelia, from 58 Company (General Transport) RASC .
1976.01 Cyprus: RAF Akrotiri .
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. 59 Port Squadron .
1965.07.15 Cyprus: Akrotiri? Famagusta? From ?? Sqn RE
. 10 Jun 71: Renamed 10 Port Squadron .
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. 59 Squadron .
?? ?? Reformed .
. Aug 81: Disbanded .
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. 59 Movement Control Squadron .
Late 1981 England: Formed from a re-org of 50 & 55 MC Sqns to provide MC support to the UKMF 29 Transport & Movement Regiment
. Nov 90 - 1991: Saudi Arabia, relieved 50 MC Sqn 10 Transport Group
. 5 Apr 93: Renamed 59 Movement Control Squadron RLC .
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. 60 Squadron .
1965.07.15 Aden: Normandy Lines. From 60 Company RASC 24 Infantry Bde
c1967 England: Plasterdown Camp, Tavistock 24 Infantry Bde
. 21 Aug - 16 Dec 69: Northern Ireland: .
1971 England: Ripon 24 Infantry Bde
. 21 Sep 71 - 29 Mar 72: Northern Ireland: Holywood .
. 30 Sep 73 - 4 Feb 74: Northern Ireland: Moscow .
. 27 Mar - 31 Jul 76: Northern Ireland: Province wide .
c1977 England: Colburn Bks, Catterick .
. 1 May - 17 May 77: Northern Ireland: .
. 26 Nov 77 - 2 Apr 78: Northern Ireland: Moscow .
. 4 May - 15 Nov 84: Cyprus UN Transport Support Squadron
. 24 Jun 87 - 14 Jan 88: Cyprus UN Transport Support Squadron
. Jun 89 - Jan 90: Cyprus UN Transport Support Squadron
. Gulf War .
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