United Kingdom Aircraft Carriers

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  1. Snautzer01

    Snautzer01 Well-Known Member

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    Wow - what a collection. Flying Corsairs, Hellcats and Avengers + Fumars (?) ALL at the same time. :)

    MM
     
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    Good Stuff. :thumbright:


    Wheels
     
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    Fantastic pics, thanks for sharing.
     
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    I think it is a firefly actually that is being lifted from the hangar....likley to be a strike against the Tirpitz or a training cruise, around mid-1944 I think
     
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    Great shots - and a much needed additional reference for my Hellcat GB. 3rd from top is HMS Emperor, I suspect, entering Mediteranean to support southern France landings in 1944. One of the birds with the folded wings still has the D-Day stripes.
     
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    Very cool photos, haven't seen any of them before!
     
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    Gnomey World Travelling Doctor
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    Nice shots, thanks for sharing!
     
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    Hi Snautzer

    Thanks for the correction I think you are right
     
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    Yes, the plane on the lift is definitely a Barracuda. I like the shot of the Albacore with the Firefly behind it (next to bottom of first post, I think)
     
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