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File:The Royal Navy during the Second World War A10650.jpg

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English: The Royal Navy during the Second World War
A Supermarine Walrus amphibious aircraft taxiing up to HMS WARSPITE after returning from a sweep in the Indian Ocean. A crew member is sitting on the top wing to the winch cable to the aircraft when it arrives alongside the battleship. An ILLUSTRIOUS class aircraft carrier can be seen moored in the background. Alongside her is another vessel, possibly a hospital ship, and HMS LUDLOW. A cruiser is moored aft of these vessels and a motor cutter is making its way from this group of ships towards the camera.
Date between 1939 and 1945
date QS:P,+1950-00-00T00:00:00Z/7,P1319,+1939-00-00T00:00:00Z/9,P1326,+1945-00-00T00:00:00Z/9
Source http://media.iwm.org.uk/iwm/mediaLib//29/media-29492/large.jpg
IWMLondonThumbnail.jpg This is photograph A 10650 from the collections of the Imperial War Museums. Flag of the United Kingdom.svg
Author Oulds, D C (Lt), Royal Navy official photographer
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Part of Admiralty Official Collection
Subjects
  • Associated people and organisations
    Royal Navy, WARSPITE (HMS), battleship
  • Associated places
    Indian Ocean
  • Associated themes
    Fleet Air Arm 1939-1945, Royal Navy 1939-1945
  • Associated keywords
    Operations, Reconnaissance, naval aviation
Category photographs
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