Acceptance by RN and first Atlantic crossing
August 1943, H.M.S. Emperor working-up off New York after her transfer
to the Royal Navy from the Us Navy on August 6th.
Working up with her squadrons
The officers and men of 800
Naval Air Squadron shortly after their arrival onboard H.M.S. Emperor
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This sequence of four photos shows Hellcat ‘J’ of 800 naval air squadron
going into the barrier on HMS Ravager on November 3rd 1943 during a
period of Deck Landing Training (DLT) prior to joining HMS Emperor in
Operations in Northern waters
Operations in Artic waters
against the Tirpitz
All photographs on this page
are from the collection of the late Jack Price, Air Mechanic 800
Squadron, kindly supplied by Mr Carl Berrington.
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17 April 2017
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