G-AFCU  Short S.30 Empire Class                                (c/n  S.880)

                                Here's "Cabot" on the Medway in the late 1930s.  These sleek 'boats were used on Imperial Airways
                                air mail routes to South Africa and Australia immediately prior to WW II.  G-AFCU was impressed into
                                service with the RAF during the war as V3137.  It was lost in Norway in 1940 after being bombed at
                                anchor by a Do.17 of 1 (F)/120.