Search Site
Sea Hurricanes

On this day 2 September 1942

Published: 02 Sep 2013

On this day 2 September 1942

802 (Sea Hurricanes) and 883 (Swordfish) Squadrons sailed in the escort carrier HMS AVENGER covering convoy PQ18 to North Russia. AVENGER’s aircraft shot down five German Ju88 and He111 torpedo-bombers of more than forty aircraft brought down by convoy defences. 27 of 43 merchantmen arrived safely. 


FAAOA no longer offer support for your browser.

For a faster, safer browsing experience
and to make use of the FAAOA site features

Upgrade Now for FREE