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The catafighters and merchant aircraft carriers

Author: Kenneth Poolman
Publisher: London : Kimber, 1970.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Poolman, Kenneth, 1924-
Catafighters and merchant aircraft carriers.
London : Kimber, 1970
(OCoLC)568038149
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth Poolman
ISBN: 0718300521 9780718300524
OCLC Number: 137129
Description: 128 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 25 cm
Contents: The fighter catapult ship Springback --
Fairey Fulmar landing on a carrier --
Sea Hurricane ready for take off from a CAM-ship --
Sea Hurricane being loaded onto a training catapult --
Sea Hurricane at the point of launching --
Training catapult rocket cluster --
Sea Hurricane aboard the Empire Tide --
Empire Tide's Sea Hurricane from the starboard side --
Sea Hurricane with Senior and Second Pilot aboard Empire Tide --
CAM-ship Empire Tide in convoy to Murmansk --
Focke-Wulf Condor 200C-4 --
Sea Hurricane leaving the catapult --
Trial launch of a Sea Hurricane in harbour --
Flying Officer Fenwick and Flight Lieutenant Turley-George with the Fighter Direction Officer --
CAM-ship and Sea Hurricane in a North African port --
Empire Audacity --
Grumman Martlets of the Fleet Air Arm --
Hawker Sea Hurricanes on the deck in bad weather --
The Escort Carrier HMS Avenger --
A grain ship converted into a Merchant Aircraft Carrier --
Swordfish coming in to land --
Lieutenant Commander Slater's Swordfish aboard the Empire MacAlpine --
Lieutenant Commander Slater shaking hands with Mr. Campbell --
The Empire MacRae in convoy --
Rapana in peacetime trim --
Rapana in wartime, just before conversion --
The newly converted Rapana --
Amastra as a tanker --
Amastra as a Merchant Aircraft Carrier --
A Swordfish immediately after landing --
Ancylus at sea --
Ancylus entering port, Halifax, Nova Scotia --
Swordfish landing on --
Escort destroyer from a Swordfish --
Damaged Swordfish --
Pilot's eye view of convoy --
Bird's eye view of Merchant Aircraft Carrier --
Observer's eye view of convoy --
The Merchant Aircraft Carrier Rapana --
The Rapana from astern --
The tanker/carrier Empire MacColl Alexia before ... --
Alexia after --
Swordfish landing on the MAC-ship Empire MacKay --
Swordfish on the after lift of the Empire MacAndrew --
The Third Officer, Empire MacRae --
Sub-Lieutenant Terence Longdon --
Sub-Lieutenants Banks and Hassington --
Captain Collins of Empire MacRae --
Fairey Swordfish Mark III --
The Anglo-Saxon Petroleum Company's Miralda --
Rapana in harbour --
Sequence of four photographs showing the batsman bringing in a Swordfish --
After the gale : aboard Empire MacKay --
Written-off Swordfish on the flight deck of Empire MacKay --
Stern view of Rapana --
Empire MacAndrew and seagulls --
Empire MacColl --
Macoma in her normal role --
Suva Breeze in 1965 --
Tobon in 1967 --
Vassil Levsky in 1970.
Responsibility: Kenneth Poolman.

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