14 July 1943

Raid No 67

 At 01.24 hours on the 14th July 1943, the warning was sounded and planes were heard over the City immediately afterwards. A large number of flares were seen over the Eastern and Central Division and a heavy barrage of gun-fire was put up from ground defences.

The raid was short and sharp and over 8O incidents were reported. A variety of bombs were dropped on the City Including heavy HE’s., IBs, (Explosive and ordinary types) and Phosphorus bombs. Major fires took place at the East Hull Baths and Reckitts Library, Holderness Road. The railway bridge in Southcoates Lane received a direct hit. Some damage was caused in Central and Western Divisions.