HMS Fencer

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Aircraft Carrier histories. Royal Navy aircraft carriers of the Attacker Class. Aircraft carrier history of HMS Fencer from its launch to its participation in major wars also notice board for families of ex-crew of the carrier HMS Fencer.   Many Thanks to Syd Millen who provided a great deal of photographs and details of the carriers war duties for this page.

HMS Fencer in Scapa Flow, 1944. Thanks to Syd Millen

A Seafire Crash Lands on HMS Fencer. Thanks to Syd Millen

 Thanks to Syd Millen

Three aircraft carriers on their way to intercept the Tirpitz.  HMS Fencer, HMS Searcher and  another of the Attacker Class.  Thanks to Syd Millen

 Thanks to Syd Millen

The aircraft of HMS Fencer.  Thanks to Syd Millen

A take off from HMS Fencer. Thanks to Syd Millen

HMS Fencer with a Seafire returning safely. Thanks to Syd Millen

A Seafire crash on HMS Fencer. Thanks to Syd Millen

"W/Cat on Campania"  Thanks to Syd Millen

 

A Wildcat goes over the side of HMS Fencer......

.........still going over. Thanks to Syd Millen

 

Clearing up after the Wildcat went over the side. Thanks to Syd Millen

The deck of HMS Fencer on her way to Russia. Thanks to Syd Millen

HMS Fencer in a heavy roll.  Thanks to Syd Millen

HMS Pursuer following HMS Fencer, April 1944. Thanks to Syd Millen

HMS Fencer in a gale. Thanks to Syd Millen

HMS Striker in a gale, taken from HMS Fencer. Thanks to Syd Millen

HMS Striker, January 1944. Thanks to Syd Millen

Crew of HMS Fencer, August 1944 at Freetown. Thanks to Syd Millen

A Seafire landing on HMS Fencer. Thanks to Syd Millen

A wrecked aircraft on HMS Fencer. Thanks to Syd Millen

HMS Campania, 1944 Thanks to Syd Millen

HMS Campania, 1944 Thanks to Syd Millen

Crew of HMS Fencer, Cola Bay, November 1944. Thanks to Syd Millen

Crew of HMS Fencer, Cola Bay, November 1944. Thanks to Syd Millen

Crew of HMS Fencer, Cola Bay, November 1944. Thanks to Syd Millen

"Andy, Paddy and myself on HMS Fencer in Cola Bay off Murmansk, Nov 1944" Thanks to Syd Millen

                    

                        

                                   

A Pilot from HMS Fencer (Sub Lt Warren?) is returned to the carrier after being picked up by G55 (the only G55 we know of was HMS Longbow, cancelled in 1945. Thanks to Syd Millen