03/12/2003. Remarks by Chris Pinn
: "The prototype Sunderland K4774 first flew on October 16, 1937 and service began soon after in June 1938 with 210 and 230 Squadrons. The weather-beaten grey/green camouflaged aircraft featured, Sunderland Mk.I, s/n L2163, coded "DA-G"
, was the sixth production aircraft from the initial batch of eleven. The photo was taken early in the war when L2163 was serving with 210 Squadron at Pembroke Dock. A total of 90 Mk.I's were built."