No.823 Naval Air Squadron (FAA): Second World War

Aircraft - Locations - Group and Duty - Books

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Aircraft
-September 1939-3 December 1940: Fairey Swordfish
1 November 1941-June 1943: Fairey Swordfish
June 1943-July 1945: Barracuda

Location
-September 1939-8 June 1940: HMS Glorious
8 June-3 December 1940: Hatston, Orkney

1 November 1941-: Crail
August-September 1942: HMS Furious
September 1942-June 1943: Coastal Command
June 1943-1945: 45th Naval TBR Wing
April 1945: Arrived India on HMS Atheling
6 July 1945: Merged into 822 Squadron

Squadron Codes:
Swordfish: 4A+ then single letters
Albacore and Barracuda: Single letters

Duty/ Battle Honours
1940: Norway

Books

 

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How to cite this article: Rickard, J (pending), No.823 Naval Air Squadron (FAA): Second World War, http://www.historyofwar.org/air/units/FAA/823_NAS.html

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