Ordered under contract No 6712134/37 to spec 38/34, L7689 was built as c/n F3423. Coded B,[N 1] L7689 was lost during the night of 12-13 April 1941, when it was hit by gunfire after torpedoing a Motor Vessel, crashed onto the beach at Hammamet, Tunisia[N 2] and was captured, resulting in both crew members, PO CH Wines and LA LM Edwards, being interned as POWs.
- ↑ http://www.fleetairarmarchive.net/Aircraft/Swordfish.htm
- ↑ Aeroplane Magazine Company Profile - Fairey 1915-1960. Martyn Charlton (Editor). Kelsey Publishing. 2012. ISBN 978 1 907426 60 5 Page 125
- ↑ http://pelcra.pl/hask_en/browser.do?eh=4cbdbce6bc417230e2400c401380a50d&p=&order=&dir=&t=&ex=f7f63b3316b38b7f54698c384af855cf#
- ↑ http://www.fleetairarmarchive.net/Aircraft/FAACapturedAircraftHomepage.html