Fleet Air Arm Ships
Aircraft of the Royal Naval Air Service and Fleet Air Arm are deployed aboard ships. We are constantly adding to the list below. If you know of ships which should be included, especially if you have images, please use the contact form to let us know.
ActivityEscort Carrier, operational 1943-44: Atlantic 1944; Arctic 1944.
AlbatrossSeaplane Carrier, RAN 1928-38, RN 1938-45 (also RANAS Nowra, NSW 1946-date): Atlantic 1942-43; Normandy 1944.
There were 7 ships bearing the name Albion before the first carrier.
HMS Albion (R07) was a Centaur-class aircraft carrier launched in 1947. She was converted into a commando carrier in 1962, sold in 1973, resold later that year and then broken up.
HMS Albion (L14) was launched by The Princess Royal at Bae Systems in Barrow in Furness, 9 March 200. She was commisioned 19 June 2003.
AmeerRuler-class Assault/Fighter Carrier 1944-45: Burma 1945; East Indies 1945.
AnneSeaplane tender 1915-17.
ArbiterRuler-class Escort Carrier 1942-45: Atlantic 1944.
ArcherArcher-class Escort Carrier 1942-45: Atlantic 1943-44.
Battle Honours: Camperdown 1797; Copenhagen 1801; Crimea 1854-55; Jutland 1916; Atlantic 1939-40; Norway 1940; Scharnhorst 1940; Falkland Islands 1982
(1-7) Non FAA related
(8) F814 Type 21 frigate 1977 - 1982
Aircraft carried: 1 × Westland Wasp helicopter, later refitted for 1 × Lynx
On 21st May 1982, HMS Ardent had been on the Gun line providing Naval Gun Fire to harass ...
AthelingRuler-class Escort Carrier 1943-45.
AudacityEscort Carrier 1941 (sunk Dec 1941): Atlantic 1941.
BattlerAttacker-class Escort Carrier 1942-45: Atlantic 1942-45; Salerno 1943; East Indies 1944.
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