Aircraft carrier, 1950

J M Lock

Aircraft carrier, 1950
3 4 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 26cm

Aircraft carrier, 1950.

Photograph by Second-Lieutenant J M Lock, 1st Battalion Middlesex Regiment, Korea, 1950.

The Royal Navy's contribution to the United Nations naval task force in Korea included HMS 'Triumph', HMS 'Theseus' and HMS 'Glory', light fleet carriers equipped with Sea Fury, Sea Fire and Firefly aircraft. During the war, British carrier aircraft dropped 15,200 bombs of various sizes and fired 57,600 rockets and 3,300,000 rounds of 20 mm cannon ammunition in around 23,000 operational sorties.

Image Details

Negative No.
 
85438
Accession No.
 
NAM. 1992-08-61-17

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