Aeroplane Monthly 1974-10
B.Cousens - A pigeon and a prayer
A D.H.4 similar to that in which Lts Gilligan and Trewin escorted Leckie and his crew in the H.12.
Four of the occupants of N8666 aboard HMS Halcyon shortly after their rescue. They are, left to right, Trewin, Nicholl, Leckie and Gilligan. The Sopwith Schneider seaplane carried by Halcyon is visible behind.
Curtiss H.12 N8666 at Great Yarmouth shortly after delivery. It has not yet been doped, and an outstanding operational career lies ahead.
A boat from HMS Halcyon saves six very weary airmen from a watery grave, September 8, 1917.