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Machine shop, H.T.P. Motors Ltd., Back Quay, Truro, Cornwall. 1941

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Workers in the aircraft component repair department during the Second World War in what was the H.T.P. Motors showroom. Aircraft repair staff comprised 100 operatives, 50% of which were women. At their peak they produced 500 components a month for Spitfires, including tail planes and rudders. In 2018, this building is the Pannier Market on Back Quay, Truro. This photo shows repair work being carried out, probably on a Spitfire elevator, in what was the H.T.P. Motors showroom. Photographer: Unknown.

Copyright © From the collection of the RIC

Media ID 14607206

Date: 15th February 2018

: TRURI : TRUhtp.35

Image Size: 8334 x 6166 Pixels

Filesize is 10.12MB

Associated Categories: Truro

Associated Categories: Second World War

Keywords:  cornish  hosken  htp  ii  polkinhorn  trevithick  two  wartime  ww2  wwii