BRISTOL BLOODHOUND MKI
MSN unknown

 

 


09OCT08
Purchased from Classic Jets Fighter Museum, Parafield by David Tener and transported to Canberra.
01NOV08
Arrived in Canberra where it was displayed in David Tener's garage. While in David Tener's care the missile came to be known as "SAM-antha".
26FEB13
Ownership transferred to QAM by David Tener, Canberra.
07MAR13
QAM took delivery in Canberra.
11MAR13
Arrived at QAM Caloundra.
27MAR13

Reassembled at Caloundra. Thus far the identity of the missile has proved elusive. The only data plates to emerge are on the Bristol Thor ramjet engines:

Type Serial No.
BT2-1SAV2 5273
BT2-5E 5038

Both Thor engines also carry this same dataplate:

Commonwealth of Australia
Dept. Of Supply
W.R.E. Salisbury S.A.
Plant No. 112652

WRE is Weapons Research Establishment.


 

Compiled by Ron Cuskelly

 

 



 


ISSUE
DATE
REMARKS
3
26APR13
Added an image of the missile in its elevated display position.
2
06APR13
Added the date the missile was acquired by David Tener. Also added details of dataplates found on the missile.
1
20MAR13
Original issue.