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A small selection of some of the many photographs taken by Austin while at Short Brothers in Rochester

latex miscellaneous Felixstowe F5 flying boat N4041 moving down slipway at Shorts cropped
Felixstowe F3 flying boat showing open cockpit & front gunner's position Felixstowe F5 flying boat N4041 on the Shorts' slipway outside No. 3 erecting shed N4041 pictured again moving down the Shorts' slipway
latex miscellaneous Shorts F3 flying boats under construction 1
N4041 entering the Medway for the first time Front of the No. 3 erecting shed at Short Brothers Short F3 flying boats under construction
latex miscellaneous Shorts F3 flying boats under construction 4 cropped
Short F3 flying boats under construction Short F3 flying boats under construction Short F3 flying boats under construction
latex miscellaneous Shorts F3 flying boats under construction women 7 cropped
Short F3 flying boats under construction showing some of the female workforce then employed at Short Brothers Another of Austin's photos of women engaged in flying boat construction Short F3 flying boats under construction
latex miscellaneous Felixstowe F5 on medway 2 cropped
Felixstowe F5 N4040 nearing completion in No. 3 erecting shed Felixstowe F5 N4041 being tested for seaworthiness on the Medway Another shot of N4041 on the Medway

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