Arrangements for Atlantic Flight
Captain Alcock should proceed immediately to Newfoundland taking with him an 80' x 80' Bessaneau Hangar, ten R.A.F. mechanics, a Sergeant, and sufficient camp equipment to enable them to live on the job. These men will be used for erecting the Bessaneau and later to act as guards, etc.
On arriving at St. John's, Newfoundland, Capt. Alcock will make all arrangements for the site and erection of the hangar. When this has been done, he should return home without delay, leaving the erection of the hangar to the Royal Air Force N.C.O. in charge.
Assuming this time to be the end of March, the Atlantic "Vimy" should then be ready for test. The test should take approximately a week. The machine will then be dismantled and put into packing cases which will be waiting to receive the components, and shipped to Newfoundland without delay.
Vickers House, Shipping Department, in the meantime will have made the necessary arrangements for cargo space. The cubic capacity will be supplied to them within a few days.
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