HMS Nairana escorting an Arctic convoy

HMS Nairana escorting an Arctic convoy
Here we see the escort carrier HMS Nairana escorting an Arctic convoy in seas so rough that the bows of the ship are hidden behind the waves.
Fleet Air Arm Carrier Warfare, Kev Darling. A complete history of the Fleet Air Arm's use of aircraft carriers, from the earliest experiments during the First World War, through the Second World War, where the carriers became the most important capital ships in the navy, the Korean War, which saw the Fleet Air Arm involved from the beginning to the end, the Falklands War, which re-emphasised the important of the carrier and right up to the current 'super-carriers'. [read full review]
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How to cite this article: Rickard, J (21 July 2010), HMS Nairana escorting an Arctic convoy , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_hms_nairana_arctic.html

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