The Hull Blitz - 1940 Raids

Bombing Raids on Kingston Upon Hull - 1940

Date (1940)

Red Hrs

White Hrs

First Bomb

Total Weight

Casualties

Notes

K

S

20 Jun

01.00

04.02

 

1 cwt   0 Chamberlain Street railway bridge parapet damaged.

20 Jun

00.10

03.19

01.40

11 cwt

 

1

Slight domestic property damage in Chamberlain Street.

30 Jul

00.05

00.53

00.10

2 cwt

 

 

Flats in Great Porter Street and Passage Street damaged.

25 Aug

02.31

04.57

02.31

40 cwt

6

10

Domestic damage to Carlton, Eastborne, Rustenburg and Morrill Streets.

25/26 Aug

20.59

00.20

21.44

3 c

 

 

Incendiaries quickly put out on Alexandra and Victoria docks.

27/28 Aug

20.46

03.29

02.31

3 cwt

1

 

Lodge and Maternity Home destroyed, Hedon Road. Seward Street goods station damaged.

30 Aug

01.50

03.01

02.20

11 cwt

 

1

Bellamay and Williamson Street and Victoria Dock - slight damage. First H.E. to straddle docks.

03 Sep

00.09

01.50

01.19

   

 

1

Unknown number of H.E. fell in river east of King George Dock.

04/05 Sep

20.55

00.25

21.15

2 c

 

 

Incendiary raid, Dalton and Tower Streets. Quickly extinguished.

06 Sep

05.10

05.55

05.20

4 c

 

 

Incendiaries mostly fell in fields, James Reckitt Avenue and Chamberlain Road.

10 Sep

22.06

22.58

23.30

2 c

 

 

Incendiary raid Telford, Steynburg, Margaret Streets. Few fires started quickly put out.

24 Sep

03.51

05.43

04.10

1 c

 

 

Incendiary raid, no fires started. Maybury Road and Bellfield Avenue.

13 Oct

19.45

21.27

20.20

4 cwt

2

8

Stoneferry and Kathleen Roads, Maxwell and Woodhall Streets. Slight domestic and industrial damage.

22 Oct

01.44

02.58

01.40

40 cwt

 

 

Mine dropped before warning. Extensive damage Sutton and Silverdale Roads, Maybury Road and Bellfield Avenue.

01 Nov

06.15

07.46

06.54

12 cwt

1

7

Frodsham Street, Marfleet Avenue to railway. Slight damage. Railway hit.

04 Nov             Details unknown.

07 Nov

18.56

20.42

19.00

1 c

 

 

Incendiary raid. No fires started. Flinton Grove, Marfleet Lane, Preston Road.

08 Nov

17.48

20.40

18.00

13 cwt

 

2

Fairfax, Cranbrook and Newland Avenues, Cottingham Road. Slight domestic damage, most fell in fields.

11 Nov

17.39

18.09

17.52

5 cwt

 

 

Maybury Road to City boundary. Slight domestic damage.

12 Dec

04.43

06.33

04.45

6 c

 

 

Incendiary raid only, Hedon Road, Paragon Street and Bankside. All Incendiaries put out.

17 Dec

no warning

02.55

1 c

 

 

Incendiary raid, Greek Street and Woodlands Road. No fires started.


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