Hawker Sea Hurricane on catapult
Hawker Sea Hurricane on the catapult of a CAM (Catapult Armed Merchantman) ship, a stopgap measure designed to fill the gap before escort carriers could be built. The Hurricane would have to be ditched after a single sortie, and the pilot rescued.
Taken from Fleet Air Arm, HMSO, published 1943, p.79
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