June 3/4, 1943

    11 Wellingtons from 426, 429, and 431 Squadrons were ordered on a mining operation to Brest and St. Nazaire. The crews were over the gardens at between 500 and 1,000 feet, sowing 14@1500 lb mines.

    F/O R. Epps, P/O H. Malone, and F/Sgt H. Patch from 426 Squadron returned early as they could not find the pinpoints.

    F/Sgt R. Ellison from 429 Squadron returned early as they were unable to find the pinpoint.

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