Air Arm Information & Bulletin Board
carriers & other WW2 aircraft carrying ships
The most complete internet Directory in the world of all the 100+ Aircraft
Carriers used by the Fleet Air Arm in WWII. By the end of the World War 2 the
strength of the Fleet Air Arm was: 59 aircraft carriers all over the world.
Naval aircraft carriers laid down before August 1945 but not yet commissioned
RN Aircraft Carriers involved in sinking Axis
Directory of Axis warships
sunk and links to the accredited squadrons and Aircraft carriers.
RN Aircraft Carriers involved in sinking Axis
Directory of Axis U-Boats
and submarines sunk and links to the accredited squadrons and Aircraft
RN Aircraft Carriers sunk by U-Boats
on board wartime aircraft carriers
British Pacific Fleet 1945
Aircraft Carrying RN & Commonwealth Warships
Aircraft carrier gallery of photographs and naval
FAA Archive Naval Art
FAA Wartime colour photographs
Surviving RN Aircraft
Carriers, Ships and Wrecks
Focuses on the location of the surviving FAA aircraft carriers and ships as
well as on marine archaeology and ship wrecks.
Warships of the British Royal Navy (not online April 2001)
around the world on recovery and restoration of Aircraft Carriers and Ships
used by the Fleet Air Arm. Includes information about the operators and
restorers of historic ships and warships.
Ship Yards and
Who built the ships? Locations, types and contracts.
Who scrapped the ships? Locations, and dates.
Fleet Air Arm Air Sea Rescue
Information about the FAA aircrew rescued by land, air and sea 1939-1945.
The Model Ship World
An introduction to the world of the model maker, focusing on Royal Navy and
Commonwealth models and reviews about them, and where to buy them, as well as
links to modeller societies and SIGs. Includes
online purchases (coming soon).
Modeling Homepage Site dedicated to building steel navy
"box-scale" kits plus merchant & sail ships in ANY scale.
Features include kit and photoetch database, kit
& photoetch reviews, modeling tips &
articles, book reviews, maritime history articles & an extensive links
- Marcle Models Excellent source of card models.
Located in UK.
Base Hobbies Online Resource for Model Shipbuilders
Harley, Model Railroading and R/C Warship Stuff with links to all
Large multi-topic site with information on warship and crew organisation
sites and information on large-scale radio-controlled warship models.
- Ship Modelers
Mailing List (SMML) One of the premier sources for modeling
information, the SMML web site holds not only all the Archives from the
free SMML List, but also has kit reviews, hints & tips, ship walk-abouts and various photos of both models and ship
- Spirit Games Great
source of all types of non-electronic games and small-scale miniatures
to go with them. These include 1:3000 Hood models, and WWII naval rules
and board wargames.
Supplies Ltd. Genuine.
Shipdrawing Archive Contains overhead and
plan-view line drawings of many major combatants of many different navies
from Hood's era.
Virtual Ships and Simulation
Sail your own virtual Royal Navy aircraft carriers, or take off from HMS
Hermes in your own virtual FAA aircraft. Introducing the world of the Flight
Simulator, with links to main websites with over 30000 files. Free downloads
of Microsoft Flight Simulator wartime RN and other ships, FAA and other WWII
- FREE DOWNLOADS (Microsoft flight Simulator and Combat Flight
Dreadnought Downloadable, precise model of H.M.S. Dreadnought in 1:
- HMS Rodney Home
Page Flight over HMS Rodney (5 secs) 320x240 pixels 842k
and Aircraft Carriers of the Royal Navy Today
Information about the warships used by the FAA today, and links to warships
of the Commonweath. Royal Navy Today
Key bibliographic sources. Includes online purchases (coming soon).
Ship, Aircraft carrier Associations and reunions.
- The International Naval
Research Organization is a non-profit corporation dedicated to the
encouragement of the study of naval vessels and their histories,
principally in the era of iron and steel warships (about 1860 to date).
Its purpose is to provide information and a means of contact for those interested
in warships. The principal activity of INRO for the last 35 years has
been the publication of a quarterly journal, Warship International
- Making Contact Royal Navy Ship Associations by ships.co.uk No
carrier or squadron or FAA assoc at present.
- The 'OLD
SHIPS'- CONTACTS Directory. on Axford's abode VERY Extensive A-Z listing. eg 14th CARRIER AIR GROUP 804 & 812 Sqdn's on HM Ships OCEAN, GLORY, THESEUS.
- AIRCRAFT CARRIER
STUDY GROUP Welcome to the home page of the Aircraft Carrier Study
Group, an index, by carrier. The CARRIER CAPSULES are excerpts from
postings of the Aircraft Carrier Study Group, a group of enthusiasts who
exchange articles and information about all the US aircraft carriers. Readers are encourged to send in one-page articles to
- Tracing World
War Two Veterans - Website helping people to trace friends and
contacts of WWll.
Ensign Fellowship Our aim is to try and put as many old friends back
in touch with each other as is humanly possible. Since leaving the Royal
Navy many of us have not come into contact with anyone we served with.
But with the power of the "Internet" the "Media" and
other helpful organisations, we have the technology to do something
about it. So regardless of when you were in the "Royal Navy"
or "Royal Marines" or the "WRNS" we want to help.
From "Lower Deck" to "Admiral" the list is endless
and so are the possibilities.http://www.4unet.co.uk/myhome/djrev/
Durness Web site Durness
Community has a special relationship with HMS HOOD. Our school children regularly
maintain the HOOD stones, written in 1935 by the crew on a visit to Loch Eriboll. Our page on military activity shows the
importance the area has to the Royal Navy with the only live bombing range in
Navy/Commonwealth Ship's Badges/Crests & cap tallies
and Aircraft Carrier Museums
Information about Ship museums and museum ships as well as the:
Highlighted news and events.
Ships in the News
including Warship visiting ports
Highlighted news and events,
including Warship Port
visits by Seawaves.
Websites around the
NAVY and WORLD WAR 2- Aircraft Carriers
including Fleet, Escort, Merchant Aircraft Carriers & CAM-ships
The Ship Names of the Fleet Air Arm. An inventory of
the Seaplane Carriers, Aircraft Carriers and Aviation Support Ships with an
outline of their Battle honours.
Alex's Royal Navy Page Aircraft Carriers of the
Royal Navy. Service and class technical details of all RN Aircraft Carriers.
Part 1 - 1920-1939 Furious, Hermes, Eagle, Courageous & Ark Royal
classes. Part 2 - 1940-1949 Illustrious, Implacable, Colossus &
Majestic classes. Part 3 - 1950-2000 Audacious, Centaur, Invincible
& Ocean classes
Aircraft Carrier Lists And Photo Gallery from 1913 to 2000.
The World Aircraft Carriers Lists are a
comprehensive, detailed listing of all the world's aircraft carriers and
seaplane tenders, from the start of naval aviation into the 21st century.
Every carrier and seaplane tender ever built or planned is listed, with
complete technical data, historical sketches and photographs for virtually
every ship. There are nearly 1000 high-quality photos linked to the espective ship histories. This is perhaps one of the most
comprehensive websites for information about the ships used by the Fleet Air
Arm and the Commonwealth. Includes a Master list of
RN Carriers and an extensive list of links to other web resources.
Czech based website with carriers from around the
world. Information is categorized by country and ship class. Data includes
photographs, capacity, handling gear, and engineering notes as well as
wartime career details.
Royal Navy Ships of
World War 2: by Andrew Arthur's guide to the Royal Navy of World War 2. A
website dedicated to the main classes of Royal Navy warship during the second
world war, with information on data, listings, plans and pictures of the
ships that fought the War. The site invites all to "Click on the above
links to read about the Royal Navy's indestructible armoured
carriers, the old and vulnerable conversions or the huge amount of USN
transferred and lesser numbers of home-grown". This site is one of the
most comprehensive for individual histories and general informtion
for each ship as well as provides summaries on Service History and Battle
Honours, Air Wings with details about aircraft complements and also techn ical data.
large dedicated website with profiles of the Battleships, Carriers and all
the warships of the Royal Navy and the World.
Warships on the Web
Excellent coverage of all
the world's armoured warships.
This site has been created to fill a void on
the internet, a web site dedicated solely to the remembrance of the Canada's light fleet aircraft carriers. Information
includes Histories and specifications, Photo galleries, Links and Sources and
Site dedicated to the last of the formaer Royal Navy wartime carriers. The INS Vikrant (ex HMS Hercules) was the fifth ship in a series
of six Majestic class light aircraft carriers built for the Royal Navy during
the Second World War. Extensive site with information about history, battles,
important dates, aircraft, photo gallery and preservation campaign..
website. Website dedicated to this post war RN
The official web site of the United States Navy.
Detailed website with a history of the Aircraft carrier in the USN, including
a detailed List
of all USN carriers with additional fact files for individual ships..
Evolution of Aircraft Carriers (out-of-print
monograph downloadable as .pdf files)
aircraft catapults - a history
State of the
Includes index of ship names. Also a brief
look at the Russian Aircraft Carrier programme. A cursory overview of the
development of Soviet/Russian aircraft carriers, from the Moskva
to the Ul'yanovsk. Includes ship silhouettes.
Sinking warships:Web pages dedicated to photographs of sinking
Kaigun, a site focussing on the WWII-era Imperial Japanese Navy and its aircraft carriers in the
Marina; Directory of names and statistics of the main Italian units
Technology data sheets: a website dedicated to data about the world's navies
in WW1 and WW2. Military Naval Technology started by publishing pages with
the focus on the German navy and to describe the evolution of naval
technology from the beginning of the century to the end of WW II. Datasheets
exist for the Allied and Axis counties on the following: Battleships, Battlecruisers, Aircraft
Carriers, Seaplane Tenders, Cruisers, Destroyers, Torpedo Boats, Submarines
and Minor Craft.
Created: 3-01-2001, Last Modified