This Sandringham was owned by Charles Blair, Jr. while he was married to Maureen O’Hara. He used it in his Caribbean airline business (though when he owned it, it was called “Southern Cross”). It was built in 1943 as a Sunderland Mark III, converted to a Mark V with Pratt & Witney engines in 1944, and demilitarized and converted to a Sandringham in 1947.

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