I think it is Archdale Robert - the T sheds backing on to the shore line, the Cats are probably 202 Squadron aircraft circa late 1944. taking a magnifying glass to it Sunderlands on the apron and a nose hanger backed on to the T sheds , definitely CA. The same scene different angle. The incident you mentioned , the same one - they flew between the Luftwaffe aircraft and the convoy and at the E/A putting them off. The thaw, 1945. Sunderland on the water. T9087 O/201 Squadron March 1942 - the white colouration which would later be so distinctive of Coastal aircraft has not as yet been adopted. Wing Commander Derek Martin is standing on the extreme right. Lloyd Detwiller , 422 RCAF who was killed at Troy in Feb 1944 on a FAE - with him his dog "Straddle" - a favourite photo of mine. 240 crew at Killadeas Sgts Newtown , Dredge , Davis , unknown. circa 1941.