Aeroplane Monthly 1974-06
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P.Jinks - 834 - banana boat squadron
Probably a unique picture of P-40 Warhawks being catapulted from HMS Archer in November 1942.
A Seafire going round again after attempting a landing on HMS Hunter during the Salerno operation.
Two 834 Squadron aircraft are depicted. Fairey Swordfish HS457 and a Seafire, the former flat out at 90kt, off Ballykelly, Northern Ireland, in June 1943.
An approaching Swordfish pilot's view of HMS Battler. Three Seafires are visible on the far end of the deck.
A Blackburn-built Swordfish II, HS645, equipped with ASV aerials, photographed from another of its kind in 1944.
An approaching Swordfish pilot's view of HMS Battler. Three Seafires are visible on the far end of the deck.
Two 834 Squadron aircraft are depicted. Fairey Swordfish HS457 and a Seafire, the former flat out at 90kt, off Ballykelly, Northern Ireland, in June 1943.
A Swordfish aboard the American-built HMS Battler rises by lift to the flight deck.
HMS Battler at speed with two Swordfish on deck.
Making final adjustments to a Swordfish torpedo aboard HMS Battler.
A formation takeoff from Floyd Bennett Field shows Swordfish DK782 taken from Swordfish V4424.